As we enter the final quarter of the financial year, many trades people will no doubt be looking at their accounts and pondering if they’ve got enough in the pot to buy some new equipment. Spring is traditionally a busy time for plant and tool upgrades across the building industry, as operators look to invest their end-of-year surplus or else delay making a purchase into next year’s budget.
PropTech innovator Yourkeys are automating how people buy new-build properties in January and drag the process into the 21st century once and for all. Their new ‘Reservation Engine’ technology completes all of the due-diligence, forms and checks needed for a purchase in minutes, getting people into their new-build homes faster than ever before.
The Year Ahead
The year 2020 has begun with a sense of clarity. But what are the industry's hopes and predictions for the next 12 months? Suzie Mayes finds out
The Interview - Marcus Hawley, Blackswan Properties
Marcus Hawley established Blackswan Properties in response to the "old boys' club of real estate". He talks to Suzie Mayes about changing the face of rental, restoring old properties and becoming a bigger player in Birmingham
Pride in sites
The UK's' best site managers were recently celebrated at NHBC's Pride in the Job 2019 Supreme Awards in London. Housebuilder reports on the winners and why they have joined the elite