Monthly Archives: September 2011

First Time Buyer Mortgages Ten Month High

The mortgage market has started to see a light at the end of the tunnel as this summer saw the number of mortgages taken out by first-time buyers reach a ten-month high. According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders, the … Continue reading

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Concierge Serviced Houses and Apartments in Buckinghamshire

Cliveden Village’s new range of houses and apartments have just been launched at this concierge-serviced, gated development, exclusively for the over 55s, in an exceptional location in Taplow, Buckinghamshire.

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Economic Gloom Hits Housing Market

The RICS UK Housing Market Survey for August released today reports the housing market remaining subdued and continuing to be caught by the overall economic gloom. The overall net price balance for housing edged down further into negative territory, from -22 to -23. This means that 23% more surveyors recorded falling rather than rising house [...] Continue reading

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“Modest Improvement” – Who could as for any more?

The Halifax House Price Index (HPI) for August shows a monthly fall of -1.2% and annual change of -2.6%. However the Quarterly change, which can sometimes be seen as more stable, reports a 1.0% increase. This sets the average house price for the UK at £161,743 and is higher than the previous quarter. Although the [...] Continue reading

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Countryside Properties Makes Purchase Possible

A couple who have been struggling to get back on the property ladder since January have finally purchased a new home at The Green at Fortuna Park in Colchester thanks to developer Countryside Properties. Phillip and Denise Parkes sold their … Continue reading

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Britain Faces Worst Housing Shortage Since World War Two

A leading developer has warned that the Government simply cannot afford to bow to pressure on its controversial planning policy – despite a high profile backlash from pressure groups including the National Trust who claim the plans will lead to … Continue reading

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Devizes Site Manager Wins Prestigious National Award

Crest Nicholson (South West) Ltd. is delighted to announce that Devizes site manager, Tony Daniels, has been named ‘Quality Award’ winner in this year’s prestigious National House-Building Council’s (NHBC) ‘Pride in the Job’ competition.

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Marlborough Site Manager Wins Prestigious National Award

Crest Nicholson (South West) Ltd. is delighted to announce that Marlborough site manager, Barry McGrath, has been named ‘Quality Award’ winner in this year’s prestigious National House-Building Council’s (NHBC) ‘Pride in the Job’ competition.

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Property Investor Open Event in Gloucester

Property investors in Gloucester looking for an easy and stress-free purchase of a new property will be able to take advantage of two open events at Crest Nicholson’s Merchants Quay development in the historic Gloucester Docks this Thursday evening (15 … Continue reading

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South Wales Homebuyers Unlock Property Chains

Making a move up the property ladder can be stressful at the best of times and with this, homebuyers are looking for ways to make the move easier. One of the most problematic areas for homebuyers that need to be … Continue reading

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