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House Price Inflation Projections 2019

Published on 18th February 2019

There is little variance in national annual house price inflation forecasts from different agencies at this early stage in this difficult unpredictable year ahead . Lets see how accurate they are at end of 2019! As ever ‘UK house price inflation’ is a real generalisation
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Tick list when selling potential development Land

Published on 17th September 2018

When considering  selling land  there are basic points  which should be addressed and established. These can be summarised under the mnemonic I use  which is GRAMSTOP.   G – Ground conditions. Brownfield or green field ?Are there any old mining
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New retirement village momentum in UK

Published on 3rd September 2018

A recent ARCO report highlighted that only 0.5% of the UK population live in a private retirement village highlights the huge potential for the nascent sector here in the UK when you look at the figures for other developed countries – see
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Land requirements for retirement housing Autumn 2017

Published on 10th November 2017

  We are active in land acquisition for  retirement village operator clients. Most potential sites may have Planning issues but ‘this comes with the territory’ . Predominantly in England, and from 2 acres upwards  but don’t rule out north of the Border – Scotland is also
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Current projects Summer 2017

Published on 21st July 2017

We’ve been working on acquiring sites north and south of the Border since our last update.   It’s been a productive 1st half of the year  with 5 sites we hope about to come good in the last quarter. Similar to waiting for a bus, all of
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Retirement Village requirement Update Nov 2016

Published on 15th November 2016

We require  land circa 10 acres minimum for retirement village in the southeast of England or on south coast or in southwest. We require a fairly high basic selling price per foot to facilitate  development therefore a sought after market area is required on the edge of settlements
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UK’s Housing Crisis and Land Banking

Published on 15th November 2016

Housing completion  figures make depressing reading  . Housing completions are down dramatically from several decades ago as also are the building of Council Houses.   The politicians seem to blame the builders in part  for holding on to land or
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Current project – Land Re-designated from Green Belt – some realistic Planning Gain

Published on 30th August 2016

One of our current projects is a land holding which was an anomaly in the greenbelt – The clients land was crazily designated Greenbelt over a decade ago. We coordinated the promotion of the site through the  Planning process on behalf of the land
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Promotion Agreements

Published on 30th August 2016

Promotion Agreements  (PA) v Traditional Option Contracts (TOC) Both are legally binding contracts but differ in several ways. PAs will produce a bidding situation once a development zoning is achieved in the Local Development Plan and this will produce a
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Prepare for a land disposal

Published on 22nd August 2016

Preparing for a land disposal. Title /legal rights of access checks are essential as the number of times we see title issues arise late in the day once all the consents have been obtained is surprising.  Knowing the correct Sight lines and
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