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House Price Inflation Projections 2019

House Price Inflation Projections 2019

There is little variance in national annual house price inflation forecasts from different agencies at this early stage in this difficult unpredictable year ahead . Lets see how accurate they are at end of 2019! As ever 'UK house price...

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Tick list when selling potential development Land

Tick list when selling potential development Land

When considering  selling land  there are basic points  which should be addressed and established. These can be summarised under the mnemonic I use  which is GRAMSTOP. G - Ground conditions. Brownfield or green field ?Are there any old mining works...

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New retirement village momentum in UK

New retirement village momentum in UK

A recent ARCO report highlighted that only 0.5% of the UK population live in a private retirement village highlights the huge potential for the nascent sector here in the UK when you look at the figures for other developed countries - see below....

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Land requirements for retirement housing Autumn 2017

Land requirements for retirement housing Autumn 2017

We are active in land acquisition for  retirement village operator clients. Most potential sites may have Planning issues but 'this comes with the territory' . Predominantly in England, and from 2 acres upwards  but don't rule out...

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Current projects Summer 2017

Current projects Summer 2017

We've been working on acquiring sites north and south of the Border since our last update.   It's been a productive 1st half of the year  with 5 sites we hope about to come good in the last quarter. Similar to waiting for a...

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Retirement Village requirement Update Nov 2016

Retirement Village requirement Update Nov 2016

We require  land circa 10 acres minimum for retirement village in the southeast of England or on south coast or in southwest. We require a fairly high basic selling price per foot to facilitate  development therefore a sought...

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UK’s Housing Crisis and Land Banking

UK’s Housing Crisis and Land Banking

Housing completion  figures make depressing reading  . Housing completions are down dramatically from several decades ago as also are the building of Council Houses. The politicians seem to blame the builders in part  for holding on to land or land...

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Promotion Agreements

Promotion Agreements

Promotion Agreements  (PA) v Traditional Option Contracts (TOC) Both are legally binding contracts but differ in several ways. PAs will produce a bidding situation once a development zoning is achieved in the Local Development Plan and this will produce a land...

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