National Federation of Builders

GDP figures shows the need for planning reform

Following GDP growth of 0.4% in March 2024, April has seen no growth and in key sectors, such as construction, output has again dropped. Richard Beresford, Chief Executive of the National Federation of Builders (NFB), said: “The NFB Manifesto, ‘Supporting Construction to Power Growth’, was written with the UK’s GDP struggles in mind. While growth…

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Breaking Property News – 12/06/24

Daily bite-sized proptech and property news in partnership with Proptech-X.   Leadpro integrates with Alto Leadpro, a lead generation and management tool, is excited to announce its integration with Alto, the market-leading software for estate agents This integration aims to drive efficiencies for agents by enabling the seamless transfer of leads from Leadpro directly into…

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Conservative Plans do Nothing to Address Shortage of Homes to Rent

Responding to proposals in the Conservative Party’s 2024 general election manifesto to scrap Capital Gains Tax for two years where landlords sell properties to sitting tenants, Ben Beadle, Chief Executive of the National Residential Landlords Association, said: “Tenants who want to become homeowners should be supported to do so. Whilst incentivising landlords to sell to…

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Rightmove reaction to this morning’s housing policies

In response to this morning’s proposed housing pledges, Tim Bannister, Rightmove’s property expert said: “It’s good to see housing get more focus and attention. Some of the proposals announced this morning sound like a start, but there’s still scope to go further in helping the majority of first-time buyers or removing barriers to movement. “Stamp…

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Breaking Property News – 11/06/24

Daily bite-sized proptech and property news in partnership with Proptech-X.   Fintech Agora wins top spot at SIIA CODiE awards Press Release (NEW YORK 2024) – Agora, an innovative real estate investment management platform, was named the best Fintech Solution of 2024 at the annual SIIA CODiE Awards. The CODiE Awards recognize the companies producing the…

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Breaking Property News – 10/06/24

Daily bite-sized proptech and property news in partnership with Proptech-X.   VerifyTrusted powers Verismart Property Inspections and compliance franchisees, with advanced reviews data and Reputation Management Services   VerifyTrusted a leading provider of reviews data and reputation management solutions, proudly announces its new integration with Verismart, a renowned franchisor in the property Inspections sector. This strategic…

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Avoiding First-Time Homebuyer Blunders: Your Roadmap to Success

Owning your first home is a monumental milestone, brimming with excitement and anticipation. It’s the start of a new chapter where dreams of having your own house become reality. Yet, amidst this exhilarating journey lies a maze of complex decisions and potential pitfalls, especially for first-time buyers. Successfully navigating the financial and emotional commitments necessitates…

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National Federation of Builders 2021

NFB reaction and market insights to Conservative Manifesto

The Conservative party launched ‘Clear Action, Bold Action, Secure Future’, their manifesto for the 2024 general election. Richard Beresford, Chief Executive of the National Federation of Builders (NFB), said: “A healthy construction industry is the only way a nation can grow and unfortunately, construction has taken some great hits in these last five years. The…

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Response to the Conservatives’ 2024 manifesto – Thoughts from the Industry

In its manifesto launched today, the Conservative Party promises to deliver a record number of homes each year on brownfield land in urban areas by providing a fasttrack route through the planning system for new homes on previously developed land in the 20 largest cities, cutting Stamp Duty and commitments to improving the energy efficiency…

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Roof Replacement Vs. Repairs: Which Is Better For Home Value?

Deciding whether to replace or repair a roof is a significant consideration for homeowners, as it can impact both the functionality and the aesthetic appeal of a home. Moreover, the choice between roof replacement and repairs can significantly influence the property’s value. Read on to learn which is better between roof replacement vs. repairs for…

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A Guide to Choosing the Right Roofing Material for Your Home

When it comes to building or renovating a home, there are many different things to consider. One feature that might be overlooked is choosing the right roofing material. This aspect of home renovation is crucial. Not only does it affect the aesthetics of your house, but it also plays a significant role in protecting your…

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The Importance Of Professional Maintenance For Garage Doors

Garage doors are an important part of many UK homes, as they are an entry point to your household. Because of this, your garage door needs to be robust, strong, and reliable, to protect your household and belongings from intruders. In order for your household to be best protected, you’re going to need your garage…

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