Strong start for 2024 Southwest housing market

Independent estate agents across the Southwest feel optimistic about the housing market in 2024, according to the Experts in Property network, with many of its members reporting a New Year bounce back in activity.

After a period of political turmoil, sky high inflation and amid energy- and cost-of-living crises, the outlook at the beginning of 2023 could only get better... and it did...

Be in your new home for Christmas by buying through auction

Property experts, My Auction , say there is still time to find your new home and be in by Christmas. Buying a home through a property auction allows sales to complete in just 28 days, which leaves just enough time to find and secure your dream home and move in before Christmas Day.

Stuart Collar-Brown, founder and director of My Auction, said: “We have seen an increase in lots coming...

Discounted homes being built by Jones Homes in Eggborough

Local homebuyers in Eggborough are being given the chance to purchase a discounted home at a Jones Homes development in the village.

Three properties will be available to eligible buyers for 70 per cent of their market value at Teasel Green, off Weeland Road.

The discounted homes, which are each three-bedroom semi-detached houses, are now available to purchase from £193,196...

Estate agent says a bathroom renovation could add £7,500 to your home's value

So, you’re considering renovating your bathroom but can’t rule out the possibility of moving house in the next few years and want to know whether it’s worth it. Here are five things to consider, including expertise from an estate agent who values 200 houses annually.

Consider changes in house prices

For starters, house prices are on a downward trend in some regions right now...

Local housebuilder issues call for last available homes at popular Sunderland development

Local housebuilder, Barratt Homes North East, is encouraging all interested buyers in the local area to act quickly as the final home at its popular Cherry Tree Park development is set to be completed at the end of this month, with just four homes available to purchase.

Having begun in 2018, Cherry Tree Park has proven to be popular with families and young professionals alike, and is...

Buyer's chance to get behind the scenes at Wymeswold development

Potential buyers will have the chance to don hard hats and site boots at Dandara’s Dusty Boot event at The Meadows in Wymeswold, Loughborough.

On Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August, from 11am to 3pm, The Meadows will open its doors and provide buyers with an authentic feel of the development. This exclusive event offers a first-hand glimpse of the diverse range of properties...

Dandara welcomes young talent to the industry via trainee scheme

The choice between further education or getting started in the world of work can be an overwhelming decision for school leavers, but equipped with previous experience and a passion for new builds, Katie Groves knew that she was ready to pursue a career in property at just nineteen years old.

Born and raised in Westoning, Bedfordshire, Katie always had an interest in the property...

Construction begins on accessible homes in the natural beauty of Elsenham

Independent housebuilder Dandara has started construction at its Millers View development on Stansted Road in Elsenham. The completed development will feature 99 homes along with a public open space near the ancient protected Alsa Woods woodland.

Millers View will offer a range of two, three, four and five bedroom detached and semi-detached homes. Totalling 7.3 hectares, the...

Towerlands Park unveils new view home

Housebuilder Dandara has just unveiled a new Penshurst view home at its Towerlands Park development in Essex.

Situated in the bustling market town of Braintree in Essex, the four bedroom Penshurst view home features spacious living areas, and offers homebuyers a glimpse into modern countryside living. Now available for viewing, the Penshurst is open daily from 10am – 5pm.


Pupils clean local river with help of housebuilder

Pupils at Slindon C of E Primary School recently took part in a clean-up of the River Arun, located near Dandara’s Fontwell Meadows development in West Sussex, using litter picking kits donated by the housebuilder.

Kitted out in hi-vis vests, gloves, bags and litter pickers, Year 3 and 4’s visited Arundel’s popular swimming spot, to learn about river wildlife and the impact refuse...