Private registrations up 31% in Q1 – NHBC

UK new home registrations increased 25% in the first quarter of 2022 against the same period last year, with private registrations up 31% but completions slightly down, according to the latest NHBC data. In Q1 2022, a total of 45,991 new homes were registered to be built. Of these, 35,134 were for the private sector

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Persimmon and Vistry on track

Good news was reported by Persimmon and Vistry on 9th November.  Persimmon’s private sales reservation rates have remained “well ahead” of 2019 since July and Vistry has noted “some signs of improvement” in materials shortages and pricing pressures. Issuing a trading update for the period from July 1 to November 8, Persimmon said that its

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Ambitious growth targets set by Bellway

Bellway has seen its profits recover, with completions up 35% and heading towards 2019 levels. It is also targeting “ambitious future growth” of between 16,000 and 18,000 homes over “several years”. Reporting on the year ending July 31 2021, the housebuilder said its revenue rose 40.3% against 2020 to £3,122.5 million, only 2.8% below the

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“Strong trading” for Redrow

Redrow has seen “strong trading” since the start of its financial year with reservation values and homes turnover up on the equivalent period last year. During the 18 weeks to October 30 2020, the housebuilder said its homes turnover climbed 48% against last year to £657 million. The value of its net private reservations rose

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Record completions for Bellway

A record first half volume output has been achieved by Bellway for the six months ending January 31 2020 with the completion of 5,321 new homes (2019 – 5,007), a rise of 6.3%. Private homes have been in strong demand, with an 11% rise in the private reservation rate to 151 per week (2019 –

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Taylor Wimpey anticipate hitting year’s target

Taylor Wimpey has reported it is “on track” to deliver its full year expected results, while noting increasing customer caution in higher priced markets, especially London and the south east. Issuing a trading update in November, the volume housebuilder said that good demand for its homes continued in the second half of the year and

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Bellway has completion boost

A record number of housing completions was delivered by Bellway in the year ending July 31 2019 with 10,892 homes completed, 5.7% rise from 10,307 last year. Pre-tax profit rose 3.4% to £662.6 million from £641.1 million on revenue of £3,213.2 million (2018: £2957.7 million). Operating margins saw a slip to 21% from 22.1%.  Bellway

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Record number of completions for Barratt

Barratt has delivered its highest number of completions for 11 years in the 12 months to the end of June with profit before tax expected to be ahead of expectation at around £910 million against £835.5 million last year. Today issuing a trading update for the year, Barratt said it had completed 17,856 homes including

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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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