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Repossessed property sold at below market value

Friday 11 July 2014
Tagged: Edward Swindells, property auctions, Swindells Auctioneers

People buying distressed or repossessed properties at auction can generally expect to pay in the region of 20% below market value as a result of insolvency practitioners rushing to sell, according to an established auctioneer.

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Mortgage blog: Experts urge borrowers to act now as rates rise fast

Friday 11 July 2014
Tagged: Moneyfacts.co.uk, mortgages, Sylvia Waycott

Experts are urging mortgage borrowers to act now to secure the best deals with new research revealing that rates are starting to rise fast. New data from financial analysts Moneyfacts shows that the lowest rates on offer have "shot up" in the last month and the experts believe that "the run of...

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Humber investment boosts Hull's potential for new homes buyers

Friday 11 July 2014
Tagged: Barratt Homes, Beal Homes, Bellway, East Riding of Yorkshire, Help to Buy, Hull, Keepmoat, new homes, Part Exchange

With the government's announcement this week of a £104m investment package for the Humber region, an increasing number of business leaders and investors are likely to start recognising Hull and the wider Humber region as an important national asset.

The funding will support a number...

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Weekly affordable homes round-up

Friday 11 July 2014
Tagged: Dorset, Durham, Hampshire, Lancashire, London, Staffordshire, Weekly affordable homes round-up

New affordable homes in London

Lovell has started work on a £16m residential property scheme in Hounslow, west London.Working with the London Borough of Hounslow, Hounslow Homes, Lovell is developing 37 homes for open market sale, 30 shared ownership properties and 49 homes for...

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Funding secured for over 2,000 new homes in Manchester

Friday 11 July 2014
Tagged: buying a home, First-time buyers, Manchester, Milliners Wharf, new build, new homes, Scarborough

Development work on two major residential property schemes on the edge of Manchester with a combined gross development value of £600m is set to press ahead this summer after the McCabe family's Scarborough Group International, the development firm, secured funding for the two major...

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Regional property auctions continue to strengthen

Thursday 10 July 2014
Tagged: Auction House, property auctions, Roger Lake

Regional auctions is the only sector of the property market that has consistently grown year-on-year since the credit crunch in 2008, and the number of lots sold have continued to rise on the back of the recent upturn too, according to Auction House, one of the country's leading property auction...

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‘Affordable’ penthouses launch at stylish Brighton development today

Thursday 10 July 2014
Tagged: Brighton, Hyde New Homes, launch, luxury homes, new homes

Renowned developer Hyde New Homes is set to launch a collection of six penthouses at its popular Super B development in central Brighton today. The two- and three-bedroom properties go on sale at the scheme, situated just a stone's throw from Brighton station.

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Waterfords launch one-off luxury home in Camberley

Thursday 10 July 2014
Tagged: buying a home, Camberley, luxury homes, Surrey, Waterfords

Waterfords New Homes department has launched The Burrows, five-bedroom luxury home in Camberley. With secluded surroundings, the property offers luxury living within walking distance of the town centre.

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Number of overseas property investors in London has been overestimated, says Savills

Thursday 10 July 2014
Tagged: investment, London property market, overseas investment, property, Property Prices

Despite various reports suggesting that an influx of international investors are fuelling the London property boom, new research shows that they volume of overseas buyers acquiring properties in the capital solely as an investment has been overestimated.

According to research conducted by...

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First of the ‘Leader’ homes at Linlithgow Brae is ready for summer movers

Wednesday 9 July 2014
Tagged: Linlithgow, Miller Homes, new homes, Scotland

The first of Miller Homes' three ‘Leader' properties at Linlithgow Brae will be ready for occupation this August.

This five-bedroom detached house type with integrated double garage is part of a collection of 14 eclectic family homes on the site. Prices for the ‘Leader' start...

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One-on-one interview: Mary Hurst of London Rock Capital

Wednesday 9 July 2014
Tagged: Belgravia, buying a home, buying off-plan, Fulham, London, London Rock Capital, Mayfair, new build, Streatham

Marc Da Silva continues his series of interviews with some of the biggest figures in UK housebuilding by speaking to Mary Hurst, chief executive of London Rock Capital. 

Where in London is your firm developing new homes?

We build properties in central London...

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Mortgage blog: Government scheme bad for taxpayers, says report

Wednesday 9 July 2014
Tagged: Department for Communities and Local Government, Help to Buy, mortgages, Public Accounts Committee

New figures have revealed that one of the government's controversial mortgage initiatives has helped thousands of buyers onto the property ladder. The Help to Buy equity loan scheme supported the purchase of 2,283 properties in May, with the vast majority of these loans being granted to first-...

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Property auction summary - week commencing 7th July

Wednesday 9 July 2014
Tagged: Birmingham, buying a home, CP Bigwood, Graham Penny Auctions, Harman Healy, London, Nottingham, property auctions, selling your home

This week we unearth some of the best property deals secured over the past few days at auctions in Nottingham, Birmingham and London.

Nottingham

Graham Penny's auction at the Nottingham Racecourse on Thursday 3rd July saw more than £1.45m in property sales...

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Work starts on new homes in Ebbsfleet Valley

Wednesday 9 July 2014
Tagged: buying a home, Ebbsfleet Valley, homes for sale, new homes, selling your home

Ward Homes has witnessed a high level of demand for new homes at its latest development in Ebbsfleet.

The first release of 21 homes at The Castle Hill development in Ebbsfleet Valley were all reserved at the recent preview event, while a further 129 properties are set to be released at...

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Property auction preview – week commencing 7th July

Tuesday 8 July 2014
Tagged: buying a home, Derby, Leeds, Liverpool, Property auction preview, property auctions, selling your home

A wide range of properties will go under the hammer in the coming days. Here are some potentially good residential lots to look out for at auctions in Derby, Leeds and Liverpool.

Derby

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