Industry Update – 29th October 2018

Industry Update – 29th October 2018

Reports highlight that approvals of planning permissions are being granted at record high levels, as confirmed by the recent “Housing Pipeline” report from HBF and Glenigan. The report states that permissions for more than 350,000 new homes were granted in England in...
Industry Update – 22nd October 2018

Industry Update – 22nd October 2018

The sum of £248 million has been allocated by the government towards the costs involved in social sector landlords removing and replacing the unsafe ACM (Aluminium Composite M) cladding. This applies to any social sector housing high-rise building which is defined as...
Industry Update – 15th October 2018

Industry Update – 15th October 2018

The government is launching a consultation relating to their decision to improve leasehold positions on new builds. The Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire, will deliver the proposition today (15th October). It is widely expected to outline significant changes...
Industry Update – 8th October 2018

Industry Update – 8th October 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that the government plans to lift the house building “borrowing cap” on councils was widely welcomed by both industry experts and local authorities. Although well received, May’s announcement at the Conservative Party...
How could Brexit impact UK house prices?

How could Brexit impact UK house prices?

How could Brexit impact UK house prices? Many UK and global news outlets have recently carried reports of statements made by Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney relating to UK house prices and Brexit consequences. Carney’s statements were apparently offered to...
Industry Update – 1st October 2018

Industry Update – 1st October 2018

NHBC has reported a significant increase in new home registrations to 30,738 compared to 28,660 for the same period during 2017. Gov. UK Research from the Halifax says that the amount of first time buyers in the UK rose to 175,500 in the first half of this year – with...