Bellway Sees Signs Of Housing Recovery

House BuildingHousebuilder Bellway have reported increases in sales and selling prices in its interim accounts, discouraging opinions that the housing market is slowly recovering.

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Filed under: Builders - posted by Simon on March 28, 2012

Barratt Group Confident In Midland’s Housing Market

House BuildingHome Builders Barratt Group has opened a new Solihull office after showing confidence in the Midland’s housing market.

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Filed under: Builders - posted by Simon on March 23, 2012

Home Builders Hoping For Mortgage Boost

House buildingHouse builders across the UK are hoping that the Government’s ‘NewBuy’ scheme – where buyers will be offered a mortgage worth up to 95% of the home’s value – will give their businesses a much needed boost.

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Filed under: Builders - posted by Simon on March 17, 2012

Persimmon Warn of “Challenging” Housing Market Despite Pre-Tax Profits

Despite a jump in profits for the first half of the year, one of Britain’s largest house building companies, Persimmon (PSNL) predicted that the UK housing market was set to remain a ‘challenging’ one.

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Filed under: Builders - posted by on August 25, 2011

Councillor Demands VAT Reduction For Construction Workers

roof replacementThe construction and renovation sector in Scotland could be handed a massive boost if the call made by a councillor for the government reduce the amount of VAT to be paid on home improvements and building is heeded to help give the industry a boost as it already tries to crawl out of a recession.

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Filed under: Builders - posted by Alex on August 4, 2011

UK Home Building On The Increase

Source: Lee J Haywood via FlickrAccording to the recently arranged and released figures backed by the UK Statistics Authority, in the June quarter of 2010, there were nearly 30,000 house building starts in England; an increase of 13% compared to the previous quarter and 84% higher than the same quarter in March 2009, however it is still 42% lower than in the boom of March 2007. These recently released figures surpass those published in May and provide information on the period between April and June 2010.

Housing starts as part of private enterprises were up 10% than in the March quarter of this year, and in the same period there was a 17% increase in starts undertaken by social landlords who are registered.

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Filed under: Builders - posted by sam on August 25, 2010