New shadow housing minister involves church and charities to enhance housing strategy. Doug Morrison reports
Economic uncertainty continued to hit confidence in the house market during September with both the number of prospective buyers and prices in decline, says Hometrack, the property analytics firm.
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Savills and Willmott Dixon have joined forces to develop a portfolio of private rented housing in what would be a bold move to kick-start the build-to-let movement.
St Modwen Properties has submitted its first residential planning application at Glan Llyn, the regeneration specialist’s £1bn redevelopment of the former Llanwern steelworks east of Newport in south Wales.
Nearly three quarters of the country saw house prices end 2010 lower than at the start of the year in a fragile market that continues to be skewed by weak demand and mortgage finance, says Hometrack.
Lenders and fund managers today warned of rising residential rents and repossessions as a result of the public sector cuts in the coalition’s comprehensive spending review.