All Targets Achieve by Help to Buy – HBF

More than four out of five of the 170,000 homes purchased through the Help to Buy scheme in the five years to March 2018 were bought by first time buyers according to a new Home Builders Federation report released today. The report, Bringing home ownership back into reach, estimates that Help to Buy has enabled

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Quarter of a million people helped by Help to Buy – HBF

The government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme has helped around a quarter of a million people onto the property ladder since it was launched in 2013, according to the Home Builders Federation (HBF). HBF said that, based on an average first-time buyer household size of 1.8 people, it estimated that the initiative has now

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10.6% rise in completions for Bellway

Bellway have today announced housing completions rose 10.6% in the year ending July 31 2017 against the previous year. In its trading update released ahead of its preliminary results announcement on October 17, the housebuilder said it had achieved further volume growth, with completions rising to 9,644 during its financial year. Bellway’s housing revenue is

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Bellway continues to grow!

Bellway has seen housing completions in the six months to the end of January 2017 rise by 6.5% on last year at 4,462 (2016 – 4,188) as the firm reports positive market conditions. In a trading statement issued ahead of its annual results next month Bellway reports a substantial forward order book with a value

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“We need to build more homes” says PM May

Last week Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to “repair the dysfunctional housing market” to help deliver more new homes. In her speech to the Conservative Party conference on Wednesday 5th October she said: “As Sajid (Javid, communities secretary) said in his bold speech on Monday, there is an honest truth we need to address. We

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Redrow has record year

Redrow’s new home completions increased by 17% in the year ending June 2016, delivering a total of 4,716 legal completions compared to 4,022 last year. This increase was “spurred by Help to Buy” the firm said while reporting its full year results today. The house builder also saw outlets increase by 9% to 128 and

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