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

Britons blow thousands trying to copy TV property shows

Britons envious of properties featured on reality television programmes from Grand Designs to MTV Cribs spend an average of £1171 and 11 days a year sprucing up their homes to follow their lead.

Wolfson Economics Prize winner calls for cities to double in size

David Rudlin won this year's Wolfson Economics Prize with plans to double the size of up to 40 towns to provide more homes.

Ideal Home Show

The EDF Energy Ideal Home Show 2009 will be held on the 20th March until the 13th Apr 2009 at Earls Court, London...

UK government extends support for self build homes

The UK Government is extended its plans to support self builders across England.

UK government announces new Housing Bill

The UK government has announced a new Housing Bill, which will be unveiled during this week's Queen's Speech. After winning the general election, the Conservative Party are racing ahead with their plan for the property market. Will it solve the housing crisis?

Property industry urges government to leave build-to-rent alone

Property industry seeks assurance that large investments will be exempt from stamp duty levy.

Canada renovation credit

Homeowners are being encouraged to utilise Canada's proposed Home Renovation Tax Credit (HRTC) if they plan to make renovations to their homes in the next six months...

Proposed designs for Heathrow City unveiled

Three leading firms of architects have unveiled their designs for Heathrow City, the town that would be built if the current site of Heathrow Airport were redeveloped.

UK construction begins “long road to recovery”

The UK construction sector is on the “long road to recovery”, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has declared.

The big squeeze: Hong Kong’s high density homes

Hong Kong’s house prices rocketed upwards in 2012, but for many residents the property market is far from rosy. With 7m people crammed into 424 square miles, the population is left living in tiny flats that look more like Tetris blocks than homes. Photographer Michael Wolf captures the cruel beauty of Hong Kong’s high-density living.
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