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Some resilience in housing market 

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Some resilience in housing market 

House prices inched ahead in August, with average UK home now reaching £233,541, according to the latest research from the Halifax. According to the company’s house price index, average prices...

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Possible rise in home improvements

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Possible rise in home improvements

With more people struggling to get on the property ladder and the housing market still uncertain could more owners be considering home improvements in the coming months? Those with properties may look...

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Inside great British buildings

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Inside great British buildings

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the programme for Great British Buildings 2019. This gives members of the public a rare chance to look around some of this year’s RIBA...

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More women needed in construction

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More women needed in construction

Flexible working options are key in making construction a more attractive and progressive career choice for female talent, a new survey has shown. A recent Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)...

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Rise in house prices

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Rise in house prices

The average price of a house in Britain has edged up to £237,837, according to the Halifax. The three months to the end of May have seen the fastest annual rate since the start of 2017. The research...

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The London Festival of Architecture

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The London Festival of Architecture

This weekend sees the launch of the London Festival of Architecture, with events being held at a number of different locations. Running until June 30, the festival will be collaborating with the V&A+RIBA...

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Homeowners undeterred by uncertainty

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Homeowners undeterred by uncertainty

More than two-thirds of homeowners looking to buy or sell in the next six months say the decision to leave the EU and ongoing uncertainty have had no impact on their plans. Research from Legal & General...

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Enhancing lives

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Enhancing lives

Great Yarmouth in Norfolk is among five places across England to be announced as participants of a new programme to recognise and support high quality placemaking. The Future Place programme is an initiative...

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Prize for new homes

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Prize for new homes

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched a new prize – the Neave Brown Award for Housing. The late Neave Brown (1929 to 2018) was a socially-motivated, modernist architect,...

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Increase in of build-to-rent homes

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Increase in of build-to-rent homes

The total number of build-to-rent homes under construction across the UK has increased by nearly 40 percent, according to the British Property Federation (BPF). Research carried out for the organisation...

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Good news for first-time buyers

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Good news for first-time buyers

First-time buyer mortgage figures have hit their highest levels in over a decade, according to recent research. A Yorkshire Building Society analysis has indicated some 367,038 first-time UK buyers secured...

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