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Berkeley Group faces FTSE 100 relegation after shares plunge 20pc post-Brexit

Berkeley Group faces FTSE 100 relegation after shares plunge 20pc post-Brexit | UK House Building | Scoop.it
Berkeley Group, one of the hardest hit companies in the post-Brexit housebuilder sell-off, could find itself demoted from the FTSE 100 this week.
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How to solve the housing crisis

How to solve the housing crisis | UK House Building | Scoop.it
The government has set a target of 200,000 new homes to be built per year in England - but we are nowhere near that. How do we solve the crisis?
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Taylor Wimpey posts 34% hike in profits, with average prices £230,000 

Taylor Wimpey posts 34% hike in profits, with average prices £230,000  | UK House Building | Scoop.it
Taylor Wimpey became the latest housebuilder to unveil stellar 2015 results today. with full year profits jumping to £604million, up from £450m a year earlier,.
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Shortage of labour could thwart housing boom, says Barratt boss  

Shortage of labour could thwart housing boom, says Barratt boss   | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Chief executive David Thomas warned of a lack of skilled workers as the firm Barratt Developments yesterday became the latest housebuilder to report bumper results.

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Storm clouds on the horizon for house builders

Storm clouds on the horizon for house builders | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Analysts say a cooling in house price inflation, high build costs, and a
long-term shortage of labour will curb house builders' margins

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George Osborne's buy-to-let raid risks damaging UK economy

George Osborne's buy-to-let raid risks damaging UK economy | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Treasury Committee says the Chancellor’s measures to curb the buy-to-let
housing market could cost jobs and put a brake on growth

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Is London's luxury housing market about to crash?

Is London's luxury housing market about to crash? | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Odey Asset Management, BlueMountain Capital Management and Anchorage Capital are reported to have shorted the stock of Berkeley Group, the London-focused housebuilder.

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Housing market ends 2015 with a bang as prices jump by 6.4%

Housing market ends 2015 with a bang as prices jump by 6.4% | UK House Building | Scoop.it
Average property prices in England and Wales were £11,318 more expensive in December compared to a year before, costing £188,270.
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London Help to Buy is go - but experts warn it's not all good

London Help to Buy is go - but experts warn it's not all good | UK House Building | Scoop.it
Callooh callay, London's own Help to Buy scheme has launched this morning, the government's scheme to give first-time buyers a lift onto the housing ladder.
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Northern Ireland sees sharpest rise in building of new houses in UK - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Northern Ireland sees sharpest rise in building of new houses in UK - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Northern Ireland had the highest percentage increase in new home starts of any UK region during 2015, according to fresh figures.

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Average UK house price hits nearly £200k in January says Nationwide

Average UK house price hits nearly £200k in January says Nationwide | UK House Building | Scoop.it

House prices increased by 0.3 per cent month-on-month in January and the pace of price growth is poised to pick up further in the coming months, according to Nationwide.

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Buy-to-let landlords 'storming UK housing market' to beat stamp duty

Buy-to-let landlords 'storming UK housing market' to beat stamp duty | UK House Building | Scoop.it

A rush to purchase buy-to-let properties before a stamp duty hike arrives in April is hitting the property market, claims a landlord industry body.

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Bovis Homes set for record profits

Bovis Homes set for record profits | UK House Building | Scoop.it

The housebuilder, which operates largely in the South of England, is on track
for bumper results

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U.K. home prices could drop. But don't get too excited...

U.K. home prices could drop. But don't get too excited... | UK House Building | Scoop.it
First-time home buyers may be excited that U.K. house prices could soon fall in the wake of the Brexit vote. But the phrase 'Buyer beware' continues to apply.
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HOK’s Hertsmere House Will Be the Tallest Residential Tower in Western Europe

HOK’s Hertsmere House Will Be the Tallest Residential Tower in Western Europe | UK House Building | Scoop.it
HOK’s latest project, “Hertsmere House” on West India Quay in London’s Canary Wharf has been approved for development by members of Tower Hamlets’...
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“Last time buyers”: Britain needs more retirement housing, too

“Last time buyers”: Britain needs more retirement housing, too | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Restrictive planning laws, ever increasing demand for housing: managing population growth in Britain’s urban areas is no easy task.

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Buy to let investors swarm the market ahead of surcharge

Buy to let investors swarm the market ahead of surcharge | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Buy to let investors are clearly getting their houses bought before the new surcharge rules come into place: new figures show a 35 per cent surge in

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Right now there's no way the UK can hit its housing target

Right now there's no way the UK can hit its housing target | UK House Building | Scoop.it

The UK won't hit the government's 240,000-a-year housebuilding target by relying on the private sector, according to a new report - which also warned

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UK housing: First-time buyer policies would 'see fewer homes delivered for affordable rent'

UK housing: First-time buyer policies would 'see fewer homes delivered for affordable rent' | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Help to Buy, starter homes and shared ownership all serve same part of housing market, says Savills.

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UK kicks off biggest housing review in more than a decade

UK kicks off biggest housing review in more than a decade | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Redfern Review will look at supply, first-time buyers and planning issues

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Housebuilding in London actually fell last year

Housebuilding in London actually fell last year | UK House Building | Scoop.it
Londoners, hold on tight: the housing crisis is getting worse.
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UK House building at  highest level since the financial crisis

UK House building at  highest level since the financial crisis | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Figures from the National House Building Council show there were 156,140 registrations for new homes in 2015 – the most since 2007 and 75 per cent higher than during 2009.

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Fewer homes being built in London as UK house building falls 25pc short of target

Fewer homes being built in London as UK house building falls 25pc short of target | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Number of new homes being registered to build is the highest since the crash,
but building figures in London are stuttering

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Crest Nicholson profits jump on rising house prices

Crest Nicholson profits jump on rising house prices | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Buoyant demand and government-backed mortgage programmes boost the house
builder

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NHBC predicts rise in ‘smart homes’

NHBC predicts rise in ‘smart homes’ | UK House Building | Scoop.it

Research by the NHBC Foundation has found that smart home technology is set to rise from 11% today to 27% by 2020. Smart technologies identified in the Con

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