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The Welsh housing economy has been given a boost after Persimmon Homes announced plans for seven new sites across the East of Wales. The new developments will be located in Gilwern, Barry, Rhydfelin, Church Village, Marshfield, Little Mill and Castle Heights and Bridgend and they will all open before October.
WhatHouse.co.uk's news editor Marc Da Silva takes his regular look at affordable housing projects across the UK.
NewBuy Cymru, a scheme designed to help more people buy a new home in Wales, has been abolished.
South Wales is a beautiful region that offers a diverse range of lifestyles for house-hunting families - from convenient city living in Cardiff and Newport, to quieter options in the suburbs, the Vale of Glamorgan, and the South Wales Valleys. With an impressive choice of new developments to suit a wide range of tastes and budgets, South Wales also boasts lush countryside, gorgeous beaches, and fantastic city centre shopping and entertainment.
Whathouse.co.uk's news editor Marc Da Silva takes his regular look at affordable new homes projects across the UK.
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations has cast doubt on the Scottish government's ability to meet its own targets of developing 6,000 affordable homes a year, of which 4,000 will be for social rent.
Prominent housebuilder Redrow Homes has announced plans to expand its portfolio of new homes in North Wales with a brand new development in the village of Penymynydd, Flintshire this spring. The new scheme will be called Heritage Park and will comprise 56 properties from the company's New Heritage Collection of property types.
With average house price in the UK rising to around £234,000, we have put together two properties you can get in the nine different regions of the UK for the national average price or less. From a two-bedroom apartment to a four-bedroom house, what's the best deal near you?
The CBI and the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) want to see housebuilding at the heart of George Osborne's upcoming Budget. The CBI is calling for 50,000 new affordable homes to be built, while the BCC wants to see the government commit to 100,000 additional new homes, to help tackle the existing housing shortage, particularly in London.
The property market in Newport in Gwent has been out-performing many areas of the UK, rising 7.8% since the start of 2012 compared to the average 1.4% rise across England and Wales. Despite this, Taylor Wimpey has vowed to freeze the prices for the final homes at Gerddi Rhiwderyn, its development just outside the popular South Wales city.
With more new developments on the way in Wales, Elan Homes is giving homebuyers a final chance to purchase a new-build home at two popular schemes along the south coast. Just one home remains for sale on each site, Secombe Vale and Cae Ffynnon: both are three-bedroom homes that would be perfect for a first-time buyer, home mover or downsizer.