The Labour party has unveiled a new set of measures to help increase home construction by small building firms, as well as giving more people in their twenties and thirties a chance to take their first steps on to the… Continue reading
New research has shown that space has overtaken location as the key concern for people looking to move home.
A survey of 2,000 homeowners showed that larger rooms were the most important criteria when searching for a new home, whilst… Continue reading
Harborough Council has revealed plans to build 700 new houses in the district in the coming year.
This follows the news that the council has fallen behind its new annual housing target, and so planning applications for the district will… Continue reading
The first UK cities house price index has placed Leicester second from last in a survey of annual house price rises.
Hometrack’s inaugural index revealed that London came top with an 18.1% increase, whilst Glasgow came bottom with just a… Continue reading
Halifax has said that it experts UK house prices to rise by a ‘more moderate’ 3%-5% in the next year.
Britain’s largest mortgage lender puts this down to the general election, which is likely to cause a lull in activity… Continue reading
The Harborough Mail has published some advice when it comes to renovating your home. Continue reading
Over 20% of homeowners noted that they will spend money on modernising and extending their home, instead of moving, a new study shows. Continue reading
House prices in the UK have risen by an average of £11,914 in the last month, with total figures almost reaching their 2007 peak, says new research from the Land Registry. Continue reading
Figures this month have shown that housebuilding activity in the UK is at its strongest level since 2007, with the National House Building Council recording 107,017 registrations for housebuilding between the months of January and September 2014. Continue reading