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New homes save buyers £629 a year on energy bills – HBF

Oct. 20, 2017

A new build home can save a home owner £629 a year on energy bills, according to a new report by the Home Builders Federation.

PM hosts housing meeting

Oct. 18, 2017

Bellway achieves “record” completions

Oct. 17, 2017

Bellway achieved “record” completions during its financial year, it said today (October 17).

Countryside and Telford benefit from market

Oct. 11, 2017

Countryside Properties’ Housebuilding division has enjoyed an “excellent year of growth”, the company said today, (October 11) with London developer Telford ...

Stewart Baseley, executive chairman, HBF

Spotlight to intensify on housing industry – Baseley

Oct. 5, 2017

The spotlight on the housing industry is set to intensify with the government reiterating its commitment to housing as a key priority, Stewart Baseley, HBF’s...

Theresa May

PM pledges to “reignite home ownership”

Oct. 4, 2017

The prime minister Theresa May has announced that the government will return to building houses in a pledge to “reignite home ownership”, announcing an extra...

Cala Homes

Phase out Help to Buy over time – CALA

Oct. 2, 2017

The Help to Buy equity loan initiative should be “transitioned out over time”, Alan Brown, ceo of CALA Group said today (October 2).

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Housebuilders vote against CITB proposals – HBF

Oct. 2, 2017

Housebuilders have overwhelming returned a vote of “no confidence” in the current operation of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), the body whic...