If you’re thinking about buying a new home then you’ll want to stay ahead of the game.
Here’s the latest new homes news including what’s selling and which developments are being launched.
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A Coventry city centre development has been shortlisted for a top architecture award.
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Birmingham is experiencing a property boom – as house prices are rising at three times the national average rate.
New data from HM Land Registry shows that the price of an average house in our area was £188,254 at the start of this year.
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Nottingham City Council is to seek an architect and led design team with specialist experience of designing public libraries for its proposed new Central Library in the Broadmarsh area.
This announcement to recruit specialist designers for the new Central Library follow on from a series of major milestones for the Broadmarsh area in 2019. Work has begun on the intu Broadmarsh redevelopment project, work on the new Broadmarsh Car Park development is due to begin shortly, Nottingham College’s City Hub is well on track and private sector projects to build office space near Nottingham Station at City Buildings on Carrington Street and at HMRC’s new offices at Unity Square are due to start soon.
Councillor Dave Trimble, Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Localities, said: “When we committed to a new Central Library, we committed to a better library than the existing one and the best children’s library in the country. To achieve this, it’s important we recruit specialist designers so we create something we and our children can be proud of in a great new area of the city.
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City of Lincoln Councillors have approved a budget which includes a 2.93% council tax hike.
The move sees the authority increase the rate for an average band D property from £267.03 to £274.86 for 2019/20.
It means the overall tax bill for a band D property, including Lincolnshire County Council and Police and Crime Commissioner, will be £1,808.64.
The Labour council leader told members: “The financial landscape for local councils poses some real significant challenges for this council in light of the volatility, complexity and uncertainty of future funding.
“Austerity is by no means over and we can see the effect of this on resilience and sustainability of a number of councils up and down the country,” he said. “We have managed to sustain ourselves thus far.”
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Whether you’re looking to buy, sell or rent a house, North Lincolnshire’s first Homeownership Expo will have the answers.
Anyone who needs advice will be able to meet with experts including estate agents, mortgage providers, house builders and more.
The Expo, which will take place in Scunthorpe’s Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire in Church Square, is suitable for people on any rung of the property ladder, or even those who are still looking to climb on.
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The new owner of a well-known pub in Derby city centre has revealed its plans for the historic property.
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Plans for nearly 500 student rooms are set to be submitted next to a 400-room development that is nearing completion.
Proposals have been put forward by McClaren Property for a 493-bed accommodation block on Westwood Way near University of Warwick.
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BIRMINGHAM was once the industrial powerhouse of Europe — known as the City Of A Thousand Trades and dominating the world with its inventions, manufacturing and the sheer audacity of its ideas.
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