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Article Archive for December 2012

Lowest ever 5 year Fixed Mortgage Rate from N & P

December 31, 2012 – 1:26 pm
Noriwch and Peterborough

Homeowners and purchasers who have spent the Christmas break reviewing their finances may be interested in competitive new fixed rate mortgage deals from Norwich & Peterborough Building Society (N&P).
These include some of the Society’s lowest …

New higher LTV rates from The Nottingham

December 31, 2012 – 9:00 am

Nottingham Building Society betters some of its higher LTV rates and because of this is pleased to announce the launch of five new Branch/Direct Exclusive mortgage products available from 9am on Monday 31 December 2012.
(Please …

Chelsea to cut more mortgage rates

December 20, 2012 – 12:10 pm

Chelsea Building Society is ending the year as competitively as it started by cutting more of its mortgage rates today (Friday 21 December).
The Society has revealed it will be cutting rates on a number of …

Mercury Court, Liverpool to undergo major redevelopment.

December 15, 2012 – 8:24 pm

Source: Place North West
Ashtenne Space Northwest plans to spend £5m redeveloping Mercury Court, the 190,000 sq ft former Exchange Station on Tithebarn Street in central Liverpool.
Wayne Locke, director at Ashtenne Space Northwest, said: “Ashtenne Space …

Housebuilders say planning rules are becoming harder

December 15, 2012 – 8:01 pm

According to a recent survey the government reform of the planning system is failing the  residential sector.
A survey conducted for Building’s 2013 Housing and Planning White Paper, of more than 230 housebuilders, found that …

Tesco announces 5 room log cabin for £9,999

December 15, 2012 – 7:39 pm
Helsinki Log Cabin

Source: Tesco
Tesco today announced that they are offering a Finnlife log cabin for just £9,999.
The log cabins measure 32ft by 16ft 10ins, and when assembled comprises five rooms and a ‘handy upstairs storage area’. The …

N & P Announce free share dealing – One day only

December 15, 2012 – 7:09 pm

Source: Norwich & Peterborough Building Society
Norwich & Peterborough Building Society (N&P) is offering all private investors the chance to buy shares commission-free on Thursday 20 December 2012.
N&P will be waiving commission charges on all purchases …

The Cambridge overhauls Buy to Let mortgages

December 10, 2012 – 8:50 pm
The Cambridge - Mill Road

Source: Cambridge Building Society
The Cambridge Building Society today announces the re-launch of its Buy to Let mortgage range. In order to remain competitive Cambridge has reduced its rates by up to 0.80% and cut the …

Further education building projects receive Treasury boost

December 8, 2012 – 9:15 pm

Source: Press Association
Skills minister Matthew Hancock announced on Wednesday that he expects to see over £1.5bn worth of further education building projects come to market over the next two years after the Treasury announced a funding …

Average house price increase reported by Bellway

December 7, 2012 – 6:12 pm

Bellway Homes has reported an increase in the average sale price to £195,800. The housebuilder has seen a 6% increase in its rate of reservations over the autumn period.
In a statement to the city, the …