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  • Castle Hill, Ebbsfleet

    Homes England cash boost for Ebbsfleet Garden City


    Housing agency commits £74m to enable next phase of the Kent housing development

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    Housing shortage, what housing shortage?


    Few people disagree with the notion that there is a housing shortage in England. It is trotted out both as an argument for more social homes and as an underlying case for ever increasing house prices. I too subscribe to the view that we need to increase and enhance the ...

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    If 2008 was bad for the housing market, 2009 looks much worse


    There are plenty of scary figures in the latest forecast from the Council of Mortgage Lenders not least the expectation that half a million homeowners will fall into arrears. The expectation that 75,000 homes will be repossessed by mortgage lenders is pretty scary too, especially as this in practice would ...

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    Britons £500 billion poorer as house prices fall


    I thought it might be interesting to put the latest Nationwide house price data and the recent land write downs made by Taylor Wimpey into a different context. I'd say for fun, but the real consequences are far from funny to a lot of people. So here is ...