Archive for May, 2011

Shared Equity Success For First Time Buyer

First time buyer Joanna Herrington, an auditor at Gravesham Borough Council, has taken advantage of Countryside Properties’ Shared Equity offer to purchase a one-bedroom apartment at Horizon One, in Gravesend, Kent. The company’s Shared Equity scheme is enabling first time buyers to escape the renting trap and purchase a home of their own. Shared Equity […]

Countryside Properties Show village Success at Priors Green, Takeley

Countryside Properties has successfully launched a new show village consisting of five beautifully furnished show houses, all with landscaped gardens, at The Thatchams in Priors Green, Takeley, Essex. Five homes have sold in the first week. The variety of property available for sale, with two, three, four and five bedroom houses, allows most home purchasers […]

British Benefit From Buyers’ Market in Cape Town

It is a classic buyers’ market in Cape Town with properties taking 19 weeks on average to sell and then with only 15 % of vendors achieving their asking price. This is good news for foreign buyers who account for almost 7% of total sales, by far the highest proportion of sales in any South […]

Eastmuir Primary Displays its Green Credentials

Pupils at Eastmuir Primary, Barlanark, are flagging up environmental awareness thanks to the donation of a flagpole from award-winning housebuilder, Bellway Homes, which proudly displays’ the school’s Eco Green Flag Award.