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Shadow Housing Minister vows to boost homeownership

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Labour’s new Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning, John Healey (right), has said that halting the decline in homeownership levels in this country is a major priority for the Labour party. Fresh…

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Housing Market news

Lib Dems vow to build 20,000 affordable homes

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The Liberal Democrats has announced plans to develop 20,000 affordable homes in Wales by 2021 if the party is in Government after the 2016 assembly election. Lib Dem AM Peter Black (left)…

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Agencies & People

Romans acquires Campsie

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Romans Group completed yet another acquisition last week after it finalised a deal to merge with Campsie’s sales and letting branches. Established for over 40 years, Campsie, which covers Windsor, Staines-upon-Thames and…

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Associations & Bodies

TPO announces new Property Ombudsman

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Katrine Sporle CBE (left)  will take up the role of Ombudsman at The Property Ombudsman, it has been announced. Sporle will start her new job on 1st November 2015, taking over from…

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Regulation & Law

New smoke alarm laws passed

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The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations have finally been passed in Parliament, giving Landlords and Managing Agents until 1st October 2015 to comply. Following final scrutiny of the measures in…

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Housing Market news

Government aims to deliver 1m new homes

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The Government announced this week that it wants to deliver 1 million new build homes in England by 2020, in an effort to tackle the growing housing crisis. The mounting supply-demand imbalance…

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Housing Market news

Significant rise in number of new homes in Scotland

There has been a sharp increase in the volume of new homes built in Scotland, according to official figures. The latest housing statistics from the Scottish Government haveunveiled that the number of…

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