January 2018 – DOCKLEYS

Compare Listings

Homes with character pull in buyers

Homes with character pull in buyers

Despite an overall slowdown in prime property demand and prices, those with character and quality remain sought after. “There has been discounting happening to get new developments sold, particularly when it comes closer to completion,” says a property specialist. “Yet what has been most popular is anything with character and heritage.” Even though the number of […]

Corbyn: Labour will buy homes for rough sleepers

Corbyn: Labour will buy homes for rough sleepers

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says the party will help the homeless by buying 8,000 homes “to give immediate housing” to those who need it. There are now around 5,000 people living on the streets around the country, a 15 per cent rise on the same period in 2016. Speaking on theBBC ‘s Andrew Marr Show […]

Ten-year high for new homes registrations

Ten-year high for new homes registrations

More than 160,000 new homes were registered to be built across the UK last year – the highest number for a decade. A total of 160,606 homes were registered during 2017, up 6% on the previous year, the National House Building Council said, largely driven by the Midlands, where registrations rose by 16%. New home […]

Smart homes going out of fashion

Smart homes going out of fashion

The popularity of “smart” homes filled with gadgets and sensors is beginning to decline, according to developers who are helping residents to “digitally detox”. A property specialist said the change reflected a cultural shift, as apartment blocks at the top end of the market are increasingly being designed with “holistic wellbeing spaces”.   Property companies which […]


By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close