Industry Update – 15th April 2019

Industry Update – 15th April 2019

McCarthy & Stone reported encouraging half-year results despite market conditions it describes as “challenging”. In the six months to the end of February, house completions were up 11% and average sales prices were also up by 7% (to £319,000)....
Industry Update – 8th April 2019

Industry Update – 8th April 2019

Figures from the NHBC show that private registrations in February dropped almost 17% against the same month in 2018. The number of new homes registered in the private sector during the month totalled 7,550 – a decrease of 16.8%. Housebuilder. It’s back to the...
Industry Update – 1st April 2019

Industry Update – 1st April 2019

Buildings are responsible for the consumption of 40% of the world’s energy and 40% of all carbon emissions, according to a white paper released in consultation with industry experts. The paper looks to uncover what the property industry is doing about...
Industry Update – 25th March 2019

Industry Update – 25th March 2019

Official statistics reveal that planning applications across the whole of England were down by 4% in the final quarter of 2018, compared to the number received in the same quarter the previous year. 88,600 of the total 107,800 applications have been granted –...
Industry Update – 18th March 2019

Industry Update – 18th March 2019

Peer to peer lender Lendy faces tighter scrutiny by the Financial Conduct Authority following analysis showing that around 55% of its outstanding loans have been judged “non-performing” and that the lender is failing to meet the standards required by the regulator....
Rightmove House Price Index: – 18th March 2019

Rightmove House Price Index: – 18th March 2019

Jason Tebb, Group Chief Operating Officer of Go Develop comments on the Rightmove House Price Index: “With all but two of the UK’s regions showing a month on month increase in asking prices in February, the data released this morning from Rightmove proves that there...