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Posted: 27th October
By: rlf

housing

The UK’s first permanent house made from rubbish

Research carried out by recycling advocate ‘Wrap’ has found that the construction industry discards 20% of everything it uses, meaning that for every five houses built in the UK, the equivalent of one house in waste materials gets put into landfill. What makes it worse is that much of the discarded material is perfectly usable.

This was made evident with the completion of the ‘Waste House’ - a project le...

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Posted: 20th October
By: rlf

housing

The Government launches new Property Finder website

In a drive to increase transparency, save money and support regeneration in the UK, the Cabinet Office recently launched its ‘Government Property Finder’ website, which enables businesses, local authorities and members of the public to search for the location and details of government-owned property or land and challenge its use, under the Right to Contest scheme.

The website lists around 31,000 publicly owne...

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Posted: 13th October
By: rlf

housing

How is Crossrail going to affect the London property market?

Many experts believe that transport-led regeneration is the single most important factor affecting the value of property. If they are right, then Crossrail; the largest infrastructure project ever seen in Europe, is likely to be the upgrade that will have the biggest impact on London and its property market yet.

Approved in 2008, Crossrail will deliver a high frequency, high capacity service to 40 stations, linkin...

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Posted: 11th October
By: rlf

"For a successful relationship, people need to be compatible, able to speak honestly, have mutual respect, work towards a common goal and have a sense of humour.  Our relationship with RLF is very successful."

Phil Mitchinson, Aragon Housing

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Posted: 6th October
By: rlf

housing

easyProperty: the ‘no frills’ estate agent

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, best known as the founder of EasyJet, has launched a crowd funding campaign on Crowdcube, to raise £1m in start-up capital for his latest venture in the easyGroup portfolio; easyProperty.

Prospective investors have two weeks to make an investment – the minimum amount being £500, in exchange for a 1.5pc stake in the company. This equates to a price per share of approximately £7.13.

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