January 30, 2019

Home construction in America continues to rebound but the lack of skilled labour for tradesman is hampering the home building industry.  With the building boom in parts of the country continuing a survey released a few years ago by Associated General Contractors of Ame...

January 28, 2019

The shortage of homes particularly affordable homes has been a challenge for local councils and previous government schemes. Announced earlier this month is a new cross-party commission for the government to provide 3.1 million new social homes in the UK over the next...

January 24, 2019

In a late year 2018 survey found that more than a third of British people are not happy overall with their homes, with a quarter feeling negative as soon as they move in. And it takes up to two years for home owners to believe that they are satisfied with their home, w...

January 22, 2019

Homebuyers in the British market for million pound or more homes are no longer looking in London and its commuter belt but are now turning to the East Midlands. A review by Lloyds Private Banking in The Telegraph shows the East Midland area had an increase of 67% in sa...

January 16, 2019

The housing lender Halifax is expecting UK housing prices to remain stable for 2019 with prices growing between 2% and a of 4% price inflation. Growth in the UK market for 2018 was at the lower end of the previous prediction of growth rates  of 0% to 3%. 

With last...

January 11, 2019

A five year acrimonious legal fight between Take That singer Robbie Williams and Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has finally come to an end. Williams won his bid to add an underground pool and basement to his Kensington mansion, however, Page who turned 75 this week...

January 9, 2019

In a year end analysis by Lloyds Bank of of the most expensive residential streets in Britain and Wales shows  Grosvenor Crescent in  Belgravia, London as the most expensive at an average price of £16.9 million. Six streets in the boroughs of London including  Westmins...

January 3, 2019

London over the years has become home to a number of unique tall buildings including the Leadenhall Building known to locals as the ‘Cheese Grater’, the 37-storey office block 20 Fenchurch Street often referred to as the ‘Walkie-Talkie’ and the tallest one of all the g...

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