Clifton Homes secures flagship site in Letchworth ‘Garden City’ for national housebuilder

Barratt Homes have completed on a new site in Blackhorse Road, Letchworth Garden City for 159 new family homes, of which 40% will be affordable. Clifton Homes, part of the Land Market group, played a pivotal role in helping to secure the site, introducing it to the housebuilders after the 4.9 hectare site was identified by North Herts District Council …

Parents push prices up

According to the Telegraph, the so-called bank of mum and dad has replaced easy credit and high-loan-to-value mortgages following the 2008 crash, fuelling the housing market.  A report by the property group JLL found a record 7.3m homeowners – 33 per cent of households – owned their property outright, with “too much housing equity …