Industry Update – 18th February 2019

Industry Update – 18th February 2019

The government’s “Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission” has had four new commissioners appointed. The Commission advises the government by developing practical measures to ensure new housing developments meet the needs and expectations of communities, making...
Rightmove House Price Index: – 18th February 2019

Rightmove House Price Index: – 18th February 2019

Jason Tebb, Group Chief Operating Officer of Go Develop comments on the Rightmove House Price Index: “Whilst Brexit is of course a factor in the decision making process for some purchasers, the fact that this morning’s data indicates that asking prices are rising year...
Industry Update – 11th February 2019

Industry Update – 11th February 2019

The NHBC reports that developers registered 159,617 new homes in 2018. That is a 0.5% increase over 2017. Private sector registration reduced by 1% and the “affordable sector” remained largely flat. New home completions also remained stable – noting a 1% increase over...
Industry Update – 4th February 2019

Industry Update – 4th February 2019

James Brokenshire, Communities Secretary, has announced that approaching £500 million will be spent on the construction of 11,000 affordable properties across the country. This will assist the government to achieve its target of 300,000 properties per year by the...