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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New build completions up 6.4%

Official government statistics show new build completions are up 6.4% year-on-year. The government’s net additional dwellings data, released last week shows that new build completions accounted for 195,290 of supply in 2017-18 (the year to April). The figures also reveal that housing supply in England has increased to 222,190 during the period – up 78%

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Registrations reach highest quarter since 2007 – NHBC

New home registrations for Q3 2018 mark the strongest quarter in 11 years, according to the latest figures from NHBC. During Q3 2018 (July-September) 43,578 new homes were registered across the UK, up 15% on Q3 2017, making it the highest quarter since Q3 2007 when 49,520 new homes were registered, NHBC said. Of the

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Barratt and Crest report mixed market conditions

Barratt Developments and Crest Nicholson have issued updates to the market. Barratt reported a strong start to the financial year but Crest has issued a profit warning, announcing a new strategy to combat difficulties it is experiencing in the market. Reporting on the period from July 1 to October 14 2018, Barratt said that the

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Bellway hit 10,000 homes sales

Bellway announced today (16th October) its preliminary results for the year ending 31st July 2018 showing record volume output and excellent financial performance. Bellway has exceeded the 10,000 homes barrier for the first time in its history, growing volume by 6.9% and completing the sale of 10,307 new homes in the year to July 31

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Uplift in London new home growth, reports NHBC

The NHBC have reported more than 13,700 new homes were registered to be built in the UK during August, with strong growth in London. 13,713 new homes were registered in August 2018, a 1% increase on the same month last year. 10,588 new homes were registered for the private sector (10,738 in 2017), and 3,125

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