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Barratt sees “record” half year profit

Feb. 21, 2018

Barratt Developments achieved a strong first half performance it said today (February 21) with a “record” pre-tax profit of £342.7 million, increasing 6.8% a...

Government consults on housing ombudsman

Feb. 19, 2018

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has launched a consultation which includes a proposal to introduce a single housing ombudsman.

Strong first half for Linden

Feb. 14, 2018

Linden Homes has seen a strong first half, with revenue increasing 7% to £436.8 million against the equivalent period the previous year.

Sales boost at Bellway

Feb. 8, 2018

Help to Buy essential to market – Redrow

Feb. 7, 2018

The withdrawal of Help to Buy would have a “significant effect” on the marketplace and delivery of new homes, Steve Morgan, chairman of Redrow Homes, said to...

Sajid Javid

Industry responds to Javid landbanking claims

Feb. 1, 2018

The Home Builders Federation has rebutted claims from the housing secretary that some developers landbank, with the government stating it would consider inte...

Annual registrations hit ten year high – NHBC

Jan. 25, 2018

Annual registrations last year were the highest since 2007, according to NHBC’s latest figures.