Steve Morgan

The Matt Murray column – Steve Morgan is the right man to be Wolves chairman

While there are some fans, in the wake of the last two seasons, who will never be convinced by Steve Morgan, the interview in last Saturday's Express & Star showed how fortunate Wolves are to have him as owner and chairman.

Morgan knows he, among others, has made mistakes and hasn't shirked the blame, but you can never question his commitment to the club and passion for football.

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National Grid enters into Joint Venture with Redrow to develop 900 new homes in Ebbsfleet

National Grid and Redrow Homes have created a new Joint Venture (JV) that will see the delivery of around 900 new homes in Ebbsfleet, a key regeneration area of the South East.

The JV will primarily focus on building much needed family homes at National Grid's former substation site in North Kent, the Ebbsfleet Green development site, which comprises 95 acres.

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There is an alternative to the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’

With mortgage lenders continuing to make it hard for homebuyers to take out a home loan to purchase property, a growing number of first time buyers are turning to the 'bank of mum and dad' to help finance a property purchase. But with a wide range of initiatives now available to help people gain a foot on the housing ladder, there are plenty of alternative options.

Fresh research by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr), on behalf of HSBC, reveals that the ‘bank of mum and dad' helped to finance over 100,000 first time buyer borrowers between 2008 and 2011.

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There are now plenty of options for first time buyers.

Slow start for NewBuy but activity set to pick up

The government-back mortgage indemnity scheme, NewBuy, has so far seen just 250 home purchases, according to data published by the Communities and Local Government today, but there are signs that sales levels will soon rise sharply.

The scheme is designed to make it easier for first time buyers to get on the property ladder by accessing mortgages with deposits as low as 5%.

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Redrow property prices rise 15% year-on-year

The average price of a new home developed by Redrow Homes increased by an average of 15% from £164,800 to £189,900 in the year to 30 June, the company announced today.

The rise in property values reflects both an increase in demand from homebuyers for new homes and a change in company strategy, with Redrow now building larger "more upmarket homes", according to Steve Morgan, founder and chairman of Redrow.

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Steve Morgan is chairman of Redrow and owner of Wolves FC.

Stairways to Heaven & Hell, by Rupert Bates

To the tune of "She'll be coming round the mountain when she comes" - all together now - "You can stick your f***ing houses up your ar*e..."

Blimey, that's a bit fruity for a National Trust AGM. I know they are at the vanguard of an ignorant anti-development campaign, but language please NIMBYs, language.

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New home sprinkler law could spark Welsh housing crisis

Fewer new homes in Wales could be built as a consequence of a new Welsh law making fire sprinklers compulsory in all new build homes in Wales, according to the head of housebuilding firm Redrow Homes.

New homes as part of Wolves FC training academy

The head of Redrow Homes and chairman of Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club Steve Morgan reportedly plans to submit a planning application within the next few weeks to build 55

New Homes Bonus won’t solve housing shortage

Housing minister Grant Shapps has announced the final design of the New Homes Bonus, fulfilling the government's coalition agreement commitment, with a view to providing local authorities with an incentive to deliver more new homes.

The announcement was made on the day government figures showed that new build home building levels in 2010 hit their lowest level since 1923. Just 102,570 new homes were constructed in 2010, down 13% year on year.

Redrow post profit after selling more new homes

New homes developer Redrow Plc have reported a first-half profit after selling more new homes for higher prices.

Redrow Homes, under the leadership of chairman Steve Morgan, have changed the type of new homes they build, after launching the New Heritage Collection, which has proved popular with new home buyers.