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Chelmsford offers plenty of new-build options for homebuyers

Monday 16 July 2012
Tagged: Chelmsford, Countryside properties, Crest Nicholson, Essex, new homes, NewBuy, Part Exchange, shared equity, Swan New Homes

The choice of new-build homes for sale in Chelmsford, which are inexpensive to run due to their superior energy efficiency and which are often available with purchase...

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It’s not too late to cash in on the Olympic rental market

Monday 16 July 2012
Tagged: Marc Da Silva, new homes, Olympic Games, property investor news

Heathrow is today expected to set a new record for passenger numbers as it welcomes athletes and spectators to the London 2012 Games. This marks the start of the busy period for Olympic arrivals and Britain's biggest peacetime transport challenge.

Up to 236,955 passengers are expected to...

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Wide appeal for the house types and incentives at Scholars Green in Dalkeith

Monday 16 July 2012
Tagged: Dalkeith, Midlothian, new homes, Part Exchange, Scotland, shared equity, Taylor Wimpey

House-hunters looking to find a new home in Midlothian will discover a variety of two-bedroom property types, including apartments and terraced houses, still available at Taylor Wimpey's...

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Plans for new homes in Lancashire expected to be approved today

Monday 16 July 2012
Tagged: Bloor Homes, Buckshaw Village, Lancashire, new homes

South Ribble’s planning committee is expected to give Bloor Homes the green light to build 80 new homes on part of the former Royal Ordinance site at Buckshaw Village when it votes on the...

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Mortgage bulletin – Lowest-ever fixed-rate mortgage from HSBC launched

Monday 16 July 2012
Tagged: HSBC, mortgages

HSBC has just unveiled its lowest-ever fixed-rate mortgage, a five-year deal of just 2.99%. It is one of a range of new mortgages that the lender has just launched, which also includes tracker...

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Weekly affordable homes round up

Friday 13 July 2012
Tagged: affordable homes, government, Grant Shapps, Marc Da Silva, new homes, Thames Valley Housing

Talking to What House? news editor Marc Da Silva this week, housing minister Grant Shapps said that the Government is seriously committed to increasing the supply of affordable homes in Britain in...

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Open House this weekend at Clifton Heights in Devon

Friday 13 July 2012
Tagged: Clifton Heights, Devon, new homes, Redrow Homes

Housebuilder Redrow Homes will host an Open House weekend this Saturday and Sunday - 14th and 15th July - at Clifton Heights in Holsworthy, Devon.

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Taylor Wimpey has Shropshire covered for new homes buyers

Friday 13 July 2012
Tagged: FirstBuy, new homes, Shifnal, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Taylor Wimpey, Telford, Wem

Taylor Wimpey has a wide range of new homes for sale in Shropshire in the West Midlands, both in major towns such as Telford and historic Shrewsbury, and in smaller...

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Lanarkshire has much to offer first-time buyers of new homes

Friday 13 July 2012
Tagged: Barratt Homes, Bett Homes, Ferniegair, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Motherwell, new homes, Persimmon, Scotland, shared equity, Springfield Properties

We recently looked at new family homes in Lanarkshire and, while the area has a lot to offer families, it is also becoming more and more popular with first-time buyers and young couples. Many housebuilders in Scotland are picking up on this and as a result, there is a good choice of smaller...

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Barratt and L&Q to build 463 new homes in Fulham

Thursday 12 July 2012
Tagged: Barratt Homes, Fulham, L&Q, new homes, Sainsbury's

Barratt London, in partnership with L&Q, will develop 463 riverside apartments and a new Sainsbury's supermarket on the north bank of the Thames, after...

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What House? Awards Focus: Best Luxury House

Thursday 12 July 2012
Tagged: Centenary Homes, Consero London, Huntsmere, new homes, Octagon, What House? Awards

The What House? Awards are the most prestigious and longest established new homes awards, and so it is only fitting that they should reward the very best new homes in Britain - and you do...

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Mortgage blog: Libor fixing and your mortgage

Thursday 12 July 2012
Tagged: Daily Mirror, Libor, mortgages, Ray Boulger

The latest banking scandal to hit the UK has been the revelation that Barclays manipulated a key interest rate. As well as a £290 million fine, the chairman and chief executive of the high street bank have also been forced to step down as the Libor crisis grows. But, what did Barclays...

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Pilmuir Place offers stylish apartment living in Dunfermline

Thursday 12 July 2012
Tagged: Dunfermline, Fife, new homes, Scotland, Taylor Wimpey

First-time buyers and professional couples looking for a new home in Fife should be sure to check out Pilmuir Place in Dunfermline. Comprising a stylish collection of two- and three-bedroom apartments, the...

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Plenty of incentives on new homes in Cumbria

Thursday 12 July 2012
Tagged: Carlisle, Cumbria, Levens, Lovell, new homes, Persimmon Homes, Russell Armer Homes, Workington

Incorporating the stunning English Lake District, Cumbria offers endless green, open spaces and landscapes of craggy fells and glistening lakes - yet it is also home to the busy city and county town of Carlisle, and many vibrant market towns and pretty villages.

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Multi-million pound loan in Scotland to kick start stalled building projects

Wednesday 11 July 2012
Tagged: Glasgow, government funding, house building infrastructure loans fund, Housing for Scotland, Inverness, Scottish government, West Lothian

The Scottish Government will provide a £10million loan fund to kick-start stalled housing projects so that more new homes in Scotland can be created. The House-building Infrastructure Loans...

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