Strong growth for Bellway

Bellway completed 5,007 homes in the six months to the end of January 2019, 5.6% ahead of last year. Total revenue is expected to rise by more than 12% to almost £1.5 billion. In a trading statement issued at the beginning of February ahead of its interim results next month, Bellway said it had achieved

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“Bounce back” for the new homes market

Along with the announcement of its half year results Redrow says the early weeks of 2019 have seen the new homes market “bounce back” after a subdued end to 2018 and the firm is confident that the Brexit uncertainty will not have “a huge impact” this year. For the period to the end of December

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Housing secretary to address industry

James Brokenshire, Housing Secretary will address the industry at this year’s HBF Policy Conference being held in London on Tuesday March 26. With the government pushing the industry hard to deliver 300,000 new homes a year, Brokenshire is set to underline the government’s commitment to tackling the housing issues of the UK. John Healey, Shadow

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Strong quarter for Countryside

Countryside Properties has reported a strong performed in its first quarter with the business placing more emphasis on private rented sector and affordable properties. Issuing an update on the period from October 1 to December 31 2018, the housebuilder and urban regeneration partner said that its total group completions climbed 28% to 1,094 homes against

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“Strong trading performance” for Persimmon

On February 26th Persimmon will release its full year results but the volume housebuilder has already revealed its achieved another “strong trading performance” during 2018 and expects its pre-tax profits for the year ending December 31 2018 to be “modestly ahead” of current market consensus, with the company benefiting from the new schemes it has

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Record profits anticipated for Bovis

Bovis Homes is heading for a “record” year of profits with another controlled period end, it reported in a trading update on January16th ahead of the release of its annual results on February 28.  The housebuilder said that during the year to 31 December 2018, it delivered 3,759 new homes in total, rising 3% against

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“Strong performance” for Taylor Wimpey

Taylor Wimpey has reported another year of “strong performance” with the company set to report full year results in line with expectations. Issuing an update on January 9th ahead of its results for the year ending December 31 2018, the volume housebuilder said that during the period its total home completions rose 3% to 14,947

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New home registrations up for NHBC in October

The number of new homes registered with NHBC in October was 14,579, 8% up year on year. Private sector registrations were up to11,097, a 7% rise compared to 10,383 in 2017 and the affordable sector was up to 3,482 compared to 3,099 in 2017, a 12% rise. For the rolling quarter from August to October, 42,307

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Another year of strong growth for Countryside!

Countryside has reported “another year of strong growth” with total completions up 27% against 2017. During the year to September 30 2018, the housebuilder achieved total completions of 4,295 homes. Its overall private average selling price dropped 7% to £402,000 compared to last year, due to the company’s focus on “price-points appropriate to local owner

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WhatHouse Awards

Great day catching up with some clients and candidates at this years WhatHouse Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel. For full list of winners visit the link below: https://www.whathouse.com/awards/2018/

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