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Last chance to buy at Surrey development from Churchill Retirement Living

Friday 18 May 2012
Tagged: Addlestone, new homes, Retirement homes, Surrey

If you're looking for new-build retirement property in Surrey, it may be prudent to act quickly to secure one of only two purpose-built apartments at...

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Mortgage bulletin – Nationwide cuts rates, including NewBuy

Friday 18 May 2012
Tagged: mortgages, Nationwide, NewBuy

Effective today, Friday 18th May 2012, and following a cut in some of its rates and fees earlier this month, Nationwide is cutting interest rates by 0.10% on a number of its mortgages, including...

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What House? Awards Focus: Best Medium Housebuilder

Friday 18 May 2012
Tagged: Alan Brown, Bob Weston, Cala Homes, Rupert Bates, United House, Weston Homes, What House? Awards

This category is always hugely competitive, with a number of superb housebuilders entering, and last year's high standards did not disappoint.

Gold - United House Developments
United House Developments was awarded the prestigious Best Medium Housebuilder accolade,...

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Property investment: Safe as houses

Friday 18 May 2012
Tagged: buy-to-let, Marc Da Silva, NLA, Paragon Mortgages, property investment, Safe as houses

By Marc Da Silva.

Last month I attended an 'open house' in Cricklewood, north west London, along with about another 20 prospective purchasers. By Monday morning the estate agent had received five offers for the three-bedroom semi-detached house, which went under offer soon after...

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NewBuy proves a hit with homebuyers

Thursday 17 May 2012
Tagged: HBF, new homes, NewBuy, Stewart Baseley

Around 400 people have reserved new homes through the NewBuy scheme since its launch just nine weeks ago, according to fresh data released today by the Home Builders Federation (HBF).

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Buyers snapping up new homes in West Drayton

Thursday 17 May 2012
Tagged: Bob Weston, Fortis development, new homes, Weston Homes

Homebuyers are flocking to West Drayton to secure new homes at Weston Homes' new Fortis development, with over 20% of the properties in the development already sold less than three months...

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NewBuy offers hope to homebuyers at Taylor Wimpey development in High Wycombe

Thursday 17 May 2012
Tagged: Buckinghamshire, First-time buyers, High Wycombe, new homes, NewBuy, Taylor Wimpey

First-time buyers and existing homeowners who aspire to a new-build home at Kingshill Grange in High Wycombe...

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One-on-One Interview: Ian Bovingdon of Sequence

Thursday 17 May 2012
Tagged: Ian Bovingdon, new homes, One-on-One interview, Sequence

Property journalist Marc Da Silva speaks to Ian Bovingdon of Sequence.

Name and business title: Ian Bovingdon, Regional New Homes Partner, Sequence Ltd.

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New homes on Scotland’s northeast coast have great investment potential

Thursday 17 May 2012
Tagged: Aberdeenshire, Barratt Homes, Claymore Homes, Cove Bay, Fraserburgh, Macduff, new homes, Scotland, Springfield Properties

People’s perception of the housing market is starting to regain a more positive vibe at the moment and the north east of Scotland is leading the way. Recent figures from the Bank of Scotland show that house prices in three coastal towns in the area have more than doubled since 2004. The...

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New homes in Bedfordshire prove popular with buyers

Wednesday 16 May 2012
Tagged: Ampthill Heights, Bedfordshire, Bloor Homes, new homes, Vanessa Macnee

New homes at Ampthill Heights in Bedfordshire are proving a "real hit" with homebuyers, including first-time purchasers, according to Vanessa Macnee, sales director of the housebuilder Bloor Homes...

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Mortgage blog: Divorcing couples trapped by tight grip on lending

Wednesday 16 May 2012
Tagged: Fiona Sharp, mortgages

Divorce is a stressful time. Having to come to terms with the end of a marriage and the potential impact on children and your family, financial matters can often be overlooked. However, with the number of divorces on the rise, couples are increasingly finding themselves financially trapped....

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Furnished show home released for sale in Epworth by Ben Bailey Homes

Wednesday 16 May 2012
Tagged: Ben Bailey Homes, Epworth, Lincolnshire, new homes, Part Exchange, show home

One of only four new properties remaining for sale at its Windmill View development of...

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CALA Homes releases new luxury detached homes in Ickenham

Wednesday 16 May 2012
Tagged: Cala Homes, Ickenham, launch, London, London Borough of Hillingdon, luxury homes, new homes

CALA Homes has released the first homes for sale at The Chase, the latest phase of properties at the company's Ickenham Park development in...

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What House? Awards Focus: Best House

Wednesday 16 May 2012
Tagged: Best House, Bob Weston, St James Homes, Weston Homes, What House? Awards

With entries now coming in from housebuilders for the 2012 What House? Awards, we have decided to look back at last year's event and focus today on the Best House category.

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Just one luxury new home for sale at exclusive Ditchling development

Wednesday 16 May 2012
Tagged: Ditchling, East Sussex, Hillreed Homes, luxury homes, new homes, Part Exchange

House-hunters looking for an exclusive address in Mid-Sussex are urged to act quickly to snap up the one remaining property for sale at...

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