Reasons why 2016 was great for mortgage rates

Reasons why 2016 was great for mortgage rates

2016 was seen by many as a year of economic uncertainty with worries about property prices, inflation and currency rates all figuring highly throughout. Yet, when it came to mortgage rates it was an excellent 12 months, with most lenders offering cheaper mortgage...
New money for affordable homes released

New money for affordable homes released

The Government has announced that it will unlock £7 billion in a dramatic expansion of the government’s affordable housing programme to meet the diverse housing needs of the country. The Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has said that housing providers can now apply...
Government announces first ever garden villages

Government announces first ever garden villages

The first ever garden villages, which have the potential to deliver more than 48,000 homes across England, have been given government backing. In an expansion of the existing garden towns programme, these smaller projects of between 1,500 and 10,000 homes continue the...
Create a wildlife-friendly environment in your garden

Create a wildlife-friendly environment in your garden

The RSPB and Barratt Homes have joined together in order to show four wonderful ways you can encourage and protect wildlife in your garden during the autumn and winter months. The partnership between the conservation charity and the five-star housebuilder is aimed to...