housing

Where can I buy a new-build for less than the cost of an existing home this Christmas?

Morning Katie

The latest research from Warwick Estates reveals that new-build homes carry a 40% premium compared to existing properties but that, in some regional markets, new-builds are actually up to 20% more affordable.

With the festive season upon us, many people are keen to buy a new home before Christmas. But today’s housing market is expensive, and new-builds, on...

Boyer achieves Planning Consent for 227 New Homes in Basingstoke

National planning consultancy Boyer (part of Leaders Romans Group ) has secured a reserved matters planning consent on behalf of Bloor Homes at Basingstoke Golf Course. The application was approved by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council on 3 November 2021. Of the new 227 homes, 91 are dedicated affordable housing.

The reserved matters planning consent follows the Planning...

planning, development, land, carter jonas

Carter Jonas’s Live Local Plan Monitor Achieves Coverage Across England and Wales

Carter Jonas's interactive Live Local Plan Monitor has been enhanced and now covers England and Wales. The national property consultancy launched the first phase of its Live Local Plan Monitor in autumn last year.

The web-based resource analyses adopted local plans, emerging plans, consultations and housing land supply and provides an up-to-date snapshot of local strategic planning,...

Student Accommodation

Over half of students are struggling financially, here’s Britain’s cheapest student digs to help your loan go further

Analysis by UniHomes , the UK’s leading student accommodation platform, has found that more than half of students struggle to get by financially, with food, travel and course materials eating away most at their student loan once the rent is paid.

UniHomes asked UK students if their student loan provided them with enough money to live comfortably? 56% stated that it didn’t and they...

developers, housing, property

Post-pandemic property market slump presents opportunities for smaller developers

‘Build, build, build’ is the Prime Minister’s message as we lift from lockdown and focus on getting the economy moving. Infrastructure and construction are the key to getting the country on track and preventing a worse recession than the country is already expecting. However, the focus of the government has been on larger construction companies and projects, with little emphasis on the...