Bathrooms that sell homes

Rob Holroyd of Easy Bathrooms explains how housebuilders can create bathrooms that appeal to the target buyer. With the time people spend in their bathrooms on the rise – and the room often acting as an escape from the stresses... View Article

Two new appointments at Garador

The UK’s leading manufacturer of garage doors, Garador, has just announced Paul Eddleston as their Marketing Manager. Paul joined Garador in 2012 as a Marketing Coordinator and has worked hard to modernise Garador’s approach to marketing with a successful digital... View Article

New Bradite coating “will take market by storm”

British manufacturer of high quality protective coatings Bradite is set to take the specialist paint market by storm with the launch of a new multi-purpose product that is suitable for use on all surfaces. Bradite ‘One Can’, the first all-purpose... View Article

Why choose Canopies UK for your door canopies?

Canopies UK are the country’s leading designer, manufacturer and installer of high quality canopies. But what does this mean for housebuilders in reality? It means: You get to benefit from FastFit Canopies UK’s delivery service is guaranteed to deliver your... View Article

New live/work homes at Finberry, Ashford

Award-winning developer Crest Nicholson has announced the launch of nine live/work homes at its Finberry development in Ashford, Kent. The properties are designed to give people who already own an established small business or dream of setting one up, the opportunity to run a company... View Article

Tenure blind on a big scale in Bexley

Work on a major regeneration scheme is drawing to a close in a deprived south east London suburb. Paul Nicholls of Wates Residential explains its community-driven approach to this ‘tenure blind’ project. Jack Wooler reports. Erith Park is a large-scale,... View Article

Skills time bomb ticks louder

Brian Berry of the FMB explains some of the reasons behind the construction skills crisis, and considers the negative impacts the recent government recommendations on immigration could have, post-Brexit. Few in this industry will be surprised to hear that the... View Article

Survey reveals barriers to shared ownership adoption

The Government and the housing sector are falling short of educating shared ownership buyers, according to research from YouGov. The survey of over 200 people that own homes through shared ownership schemes was commissioned by housing association Aster Group. It... View Article

House price growth continues to outpace wages

The minimum income first-time buyers need in order to buy a home in the UK’s largest cities has risen by 18 per cent in the past three years, with house price growth continuing to outpace earnings in 16 out of... View Article

Community Housing Fund Phase 2 launched

£163m of affordable housing funding is now available to communities across England, after Phase Two of the Community Housing Fund was launched on 17 September. Phase One of the fund launched in July, and like Phase 2, it has been... View Article