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Property Development

News and updates about property developments, project launches and house-building around the world.

Tumbling prices spark auction rise

Auction houses are reporting huge rises in the number of residential properties being put up for auction - a symptom of continuing house price falls and a rise in the number of homes being repossessed...

£6bn spent on illegal building works in the UK

£6 billion has been spent on illegal building works in the UK in the last five years, according to LV= home insurance.

Winterproofing your home

Ronan Tod, Wickes DIY Expert offers five simple solutions to beating the cold this winter...

Take me to the river: 100,000 new Thames homes on the way

100,000 new homes are set to be built by the River Thames in the coming five years.

Digital bathrooms

According to new research, increasing numbers of consumers across the globe are using digital products in their bathroom - from wireless devices and portable music players to computers and even accessing the Internet...

Land values rising faster than house prices in regional UK cities

Competition for residential land in some of the UK's leading regional cities means that values are rising faster than house prices.

New housebuilding hits nine-year high amid slowing construction sector

Workload and confidence are both climbing in the UK's construction industry, according to builders.

Video – How to renovate a foreclosure bathroom

As America's inventory of foreclosures is bought up, more and more investors are renovating old properties and renting them out again to families in need of accommodation. But what kind of work is involved in repairing a distressed property? How long does it take to renovate, for example, a water-damaged bathroom?

New home approvals hit 10-year high in Australia

New home approvals in Australia have reached a 10-year high, according to the Housing Industry Association.

“Clock is ticking to get Britain building”, warns RICS

Ahead of next week's Budget statement, RICS has today prompted the government to act on its promises and deliver the funds needed to boost the housing market and provide the infrastructure that the UK badly needs.
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