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Midlothian offers a wide range of new homes for Edinburgh commuters

Friday 25 May 2012
Tagged: Bonnyrigg, Cruden Homes, Dalkeith, Gorebridge, Mauricewood, Midlothian, new homes, Queensberry Properties, Scotland, Springfield Properties, Stewart Milne Homes, Taylor Wimpey

Due to its close proximity and easy access to Edinburgh city centre, Midlothian has always been popular with commuters. However, the area also has an abundance of scenic countryside, rolling hills, country parks and places to visit as well as a large number of leisure facilities. All these...

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Taylor Wimpey to launch new showhomes in Nuneaton this evening

Friday 25 May 2012
Tagged: new homes, Nuneaton, Taylor Wimpey, Warwickshire

Househunters seeking to find a property in Nuneaton are being invited to attend an exclusive launch event for the new showhomes at Taylor Wimpey's Swans Bridge Gardens development in Nuneaton,...

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House building levels remain low

Friday 25 May 2012
Tagged: new homes, NHBC, Richard Tamayo

Public sector registrations to build new homes in the UK are still below last year's figures, while new homes levels in the private sector have increased slightly, according to figures released today by the...

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What House? Awards Focus: Best Starter Home

Friday 25 May 2012
Tagged: Berkeley Homes, Best Starter Home, City & Country Group, Lovell, McGinnis Group, new homes, What House? Awards

This category is all about a new home that shouts quality and affordability, on this vital first step of the housing ladder. The judges were looking for a clever layout which would make efficient and clever use...

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Weekly affordable homes round-up

Friday 25 May 2012
Tagged: affordable homes, affordable homes round-up, Barrow, Cornwall, Cumbria, East Dunbartonshire, East Lotian, London, new homes, Somerset, Suffolk

New affordable homes in Cumbria
Richard Leafe, the chief executive of the Lake District National Park Authority in Cumbria, has announced plans to try and build up to 900...

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Fun for all at Lovell new homes event in Dudley this weekend

Thursday 24 May 2012
Tagged: Dudley, Lovell, new homes, shared equity, show home, West Midlands

Housebuilder Lovell is promising visitors to its Priory Park development in Dudley this weekend (26th May 2012) more than just the chance to...

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New shared ownership homes launched in Limehouse

Thursday 24 May 2012
Tagged: A2Dominion New Homes, affordable homes, Limehouse, London, new homes, Shared Ownership

First-time buyers looking to buy a new home in London are being invited to view a range of shared ownership homes at a new flagship scheme in Limehouse.

Located between the City and Canary...

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Surrey makes a perfect location for luxury property hunters

Thursday 24 May 2012
Tagged: Ashtead, Berkeley Homes, Bewley Homes, Kingswood, Linden Homes, luxury homes, new homes, Octagon, Old Woking, Richmond, Surrey

As summer approaches, there is a great choice of luxury new homes in Surrey. Living in the county of Surrey offers a lifestyle that combines the best of the city with...

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One-on-One Interview: Nick Vaughan of Hamptons International

Thursday 24 May 2012
Tagged: Hamptons International, new homes, Nick Vaughn, One-on-One interview

What House? news editor Marc Da Silva speaks to Nick Vaughan of Hamptons International.

Name and business title: Nick Vaughan, Head of Residential Development & Investment (RDI) at...

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Mortgage blog: Three ways to get on the property ladder as a first-time buyer

Thursday 24 May 2012
Tagged: First-time buyers, mortgages, NewBuy, Nigel Lewis

Saving up your deposit can be your biggest challenge if you want to buy a home. First-time buyers are finding it particularly hard to get on the property ladder as lenders ask for higher and higher deposits for their best...

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Retirement Villages offers ten top tips for choosing new-build retirement property

Wednesday 23 May 2012
Tagged: new homes, Retirement homes, Retirement Villages

Specialist development Retirement Villages is offering prospective purchasers of new-build retirement property its advice on the points to consider before making a...

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Few remaining green homes for sale in North Yorkshire from Skipton Properties

Wednesday 23 May 2012
Tagged: Cowling, eco-friendly homes, new homes, North Yorkshire, Skipton Properties

With green issues part of the homebuying agenda for many purchasers, there's a great deal of interest in new homes that incorporate environmentally friendly features, not only minimising the impact on nature, but also saving running costs for the owner.

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Property investment: Public liability insurance for landlords

Wednesday 23 May 2012
Tagged: buy-to-ley, Endsleigh Insurance, property investment, public liability insurance

Being a landlord comes with a great deal of responsibility. Not only do landlords have to maintain their rental properties but they also have to make sure they are occupied with tenants. As a landlord, these people must also make sure the property is safe for all who come across it whether it is...

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What House? Awards Focus: Best Brownfield Development

Wednesday 23 May 2012
Tagged: Barratt Homes, Berkeley Homes, Best Brownfield Development, Hopkins Homes, Linden Homes, new homes, What House? Awards

Gold in this fiercely contested category last year was won by Hopkins Homes for its Tibby's Triangle scheme in Southwold, with Barratt Homes and Linden Homes both awarded silver, and The Berkeley Group scooping bronze.

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London Shell Centre scheme could feature 800 new homes

Wednesday 23 May 2012
Tagged: affordable homes, Canary Wharf Group, London, new homes, Qatari Diar, Shell Centre, South Bank

A draft masterplan for the Shell Centre unveiled by Canary Wharf Group plc and Qatari Diar Real Estate shows that the joint venture's Shell Centre redevelopment at South Bank in London could include up to 800 new...

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