Ventrolla in control: reflecting on 2014

As a new year approaches, Christian Walker, Marketing Manager of period window specialist Ventrolla looks back on 12 months of progress. It has been another successful year for the company which has expanded its workshop space, invested in new machinery... View Article

House Price Index and housing starts

According to the Office for National Statistics House Price Index UK average house prices increased by 12.1 per cent over the year to September 2014. This is up from an increase of 11.7 per cent in the year to August... View Article

Autumn Statement reforms stamp duty

Housing commentators had to wait until almost the end of the government’s Autumn Statement before George Osborne announced major reforms to stamp duty. Before he detailed the changes to the threshold payments the Chancellor explained: “I am introducing today a... View Article

Kingspan warns of dangers of reusing access floors

Kingspan Access Floors has warned about the dangers of contractors taking up raised floors from buildings being renovated or demolished and then reusing them elsewhere. Kingspan Access Floors Managing Director Terry Newman said: “There is a relatively new but growing... View Article

Genie moves into London in a £40m homes deal

GENTOO’S Genie Home Purchase Plan is set to move to London in a deal which will see 2,000 new homes available in the capital over 10 years. Genie is a 30 year homeownership plan which doesn’t require a mortgage or... View Article

More than a quarter of UK homes powered by wind in 2014

RenewableUK is highlighting new official statistics from National Grid which show that record amounts of clean electricity were generated by wind power in 2014. Wind generated enough electricity to supply the needs of more than 6.7 million UK households last... View Article

Property Predictions for 2015 from

With Christmas and New Year all wrapped up it is time to wave farewell to 2014, a year that saw house prices around the nation rocket, Scotland vote no to independence and a review on Stamp Duty Tax. Now View Article