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Housing News Roundup 26th October

Posted in: Industry News

This week we’ve put together the latest news stories in the housing market so that you can keep up to date with what’s been going on.

Is Shared-Ownership ‘Affordable’ for the Average Londoner? You Must be Joking


Young professionals on decent salaries may be able to afford shared-ownership homes but many ower-paid Londoners. … read more

2,000 New Riverside Homes in Former Fulham Gasworks Planned with Food Bank, Youth Club and Allotments


The multibillion-pound makeover will provide 2,000 new homes, a third of which will be classified “affordable”. … read more

Seal the Deal on a New-Build Show Home and You May Just Get the Furniture, Fittings and Artwork Thrown In

Often coveted for its views, floorplan and space, a fully decorated show home could be the perfect ready-made home. … read more

Affordable Land Would Mean Affordable Housing: Here’s How We Get There

The price of land is a huge barrier to house-building, by councils or developers. Lease to individuals, and the equation changes Lord Porter, the chairman of the Local Government Association, has proposed to “set forth a million builders” by giving residents a role in the design and construction of council-built homes. … read more

The UK’s Best-Value London Commuter Towns with New Homes, 24-Hour Trains and Countryside on the Doorstep

Countryside adventures and great-value homes repay you for an hour (or less) commute. … read more

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