GGF prepares for busy time at party conferences

The GGF will yet again be in attendance at the political party conferences this Autumn to raise Members concerns across a range of political campaigns including: Reducing the rate of VAT on home improvements and energy efficient glazing The GGF... View Article

GGF reassures Scottish members ahead of referendum

With the imminent referendum on whether or not Scotland should be an independent country from the rest of the UK taking place this week, the GGF can reassure all Scottish Members that the levels of service and the benefits received... View Article

Home Group ‘Acts Smart’ to tackle fuel poverty

Affordable housing customers in London are set to benefit from cheaper energy bills thanks to a new project being run between Home Group and Utilita Energy. As part of the deal, up to 4,000 customers of Home Group, one of... View Article

Family homes coming soon to Cosham

A fabulous new development of family homes is expected to attract a high level of interest from first time buyers and young professionals in Hampshire. Parkside, from the UK’s biggest housebuilder Persimmon Homes, will offer a range of two, three... View Article

Interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014

Mar City (AIM: MAR.L) the London and Midlands focused housebuilder today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. Summary of results Further excellent progress made in first half of 2014. Revenue up 192% to £25.5m... View Article

Story Homes in line for prestigious national awards

Housebuilder Story Homes has been nominated for two prestigious UK Property Awards. The developer, which builds homes across Lancashire, Cumbria, North East England and South West Scotland, has been put up for Best Residential Development in Lancashire for High Wood, Lancaster,... View Article

Take action now to get your energy bills down

Winter is approaching and that means months of higher household energy consumption – and higher bills. There are many ways that homeowners can bring these bills down – even one-third less – but these big reductions will mean making an... View Article

Wild-crafting – nature crafting for winter / spring

The RSPB – Europe’s largest wildlife conservation organisation – has long urged UK householders to better connect with nature. It currently has a wealth of editorial material + box out tips & panel info on the joys of artsy wild-crafting... View Article

Home ownership becoming ‘exclusive members’ club’

The National Housing Federation (NHF) says first time buyers need 10 times the deposit they did in the 1980s. It says home ownership is becoming an “exclusive members’ club”. The NHF, which represents housing associations, says only the wealthiest of... View Article

Slashing red tape to boost British housebuilding

Measures will save housebuilders and councils £114 million per year by cutting red tape and ensuring homes are built to demanding standards. A package of measures published 12 September 2014 will save housebuilders and councils £114 million per year by... View Article

Torquay development scoops another award

A flagship housing development in Torquay, considered the south-west’s leading eco-development, has scooped another major national housing award. Sovereign Living’s Beechfields View was named the Best Large Development at the National Housing Award, held on Thursday 11 September at the... View Article