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Homeowners ‘would pay average £27,000 premium for a property with a garden’

Homeowners ‘would pay average £27,000 premium for a property with a garden’

Homeowners would pay a £27,000 premium on average to buy a property with a garden, a website has found. Across Britain, people would be willing to pay £27,109 extra for a property with a garden compared to one without any outside space, Zoopla found. Meanwhile, renters will pay £242.97 per month extra on average for […]

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Third time lucky for controversial rural Preston homes plan

Third time lucky for controversial rural Preston homes plan

It was a case of third time lucky for a controversial housing site plan for rural Preston. A re-submitted bid by Wainhomes for outline plans off Garstang Road in Broughton returned to city council planners, and this time was passed. READ MORE: Controversial homes plan in rural Preston recommended for the nod The firm had been […]

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First glimpse inside redevelopment of former Fishergate Booths building

First glimpse inside redevelopment of former Fishergate Booths building

This is the first glimpse of new luxury apartments inside the redeveloped former Booths building in Fishergate. Developers TSS Property Ltd are tonight  launching 14 apartments to sell off-plan. A show flat is expected to ready in around three weeks. The developers say they are luxury boutique apartments each with their own bit of character. One […]

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House prices reach record average high of £308k

House prices reach record average high of £308k

The average price tag on a home reached a record high of £308,075 on average in May, a property website has reported. Across Britain, the price of fresh properties coming to market jumped by £2,343 or 0.8 per cent month-on-month. But different markets are still operating at different speeds. And the overall picture is one […]

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‘Surprise’ spring rise in UK house prices

‘Surprise’ spring rise in UK house prices

​House prices recorded a “surprise” 1.5 per cent jump in March to reach a new high of £227,871 on average. The 1.5 per cent increase was the biggest month-on-month upswing seen since August 2017 and follows a 0.5 per cent increase in February, figures from Halifax show. Across the UK, property values were 2.7 per […]

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£45m homes deal is agreed for Leyland

£45m homes deal is agreed for Leyland

Partnership housing developer Lovell has signed an agreement with Homes England to deliver 200 new homes in Leyland. Lovell Partnerships is aiming to secure reserved matters planning permission for the nine hectare green-field site this Autumn, with a planned start on site for the £45 million Altcar Lane scheme at the beginning of 2019. The […]

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Plans for 195 homes at Camelot Theme Park site scrapped

Plans for 195 homes at Camelot Theme Park site scrapped

Plans for 195 new homes at the former Camelot Theme Park site in Charnock Richard were thrown out at a packed council meeting. Members of Chorley Council voted unanimously to reject the proposals from developer Story Homes which also included an employment area. Critics of the scheme said they opposed it because it is on […]

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Historic Longton house to be given makeover

Historic Longton house to be given makeover

The owner of a Grade 2 Listed house in Longton, considered to be of national importance, has submitted a planning application to replace windows and an original ceiling beam. Tuson’s Farmhouse in Marsh Lane is thought to be an early 17th century lower yeoman farmhouse and is of “special architectural and historic interest.” The property […]

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573 new homes in ‘outstanding year’ for Persimmon Homes

573 new homes in ‘outstanding year’ for Persimmon Homes

The boss of one of the region’s housebuilders has congratulated his team as the company announces outstanding performance for 2017. Chris Kershaw, director in charge of Persimmon Homes Lancashire, said staff helped to deliver 573 new homes across Lancashire and Cumbria in 2017. Mr Kershaw said: “The last 12 months have been excellent for the […]

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Lancashire homeowners are living with dangerous faults

Lancashire homeowners are living with dangerous faults

One in three people are living with potentially dangerous faults in the home  – because they can’t afford to fix them. More than half (57 per cent) of people in Lancashire admit that there are things in their homes that need repairing, according to new research from CORGI HomePlan. These range from broken toilets and […]

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