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David Wilson Homes, Braid Park

Plans for new South Devon housing development brought forward

Following the unprecedented success of one of South Devon’s newest housing developments, leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes is scoping out plans for an additional new community alongside it.

More than 40 of the new homes are now occupied at David Wilson Homes’ Braid Park, Tiverton and only seven of the total 60 homes are left for sale. Construction work is due to complete this...

Survey reveals South West parents’ broadband battles

Four in 10 families in the South West now have more rows about their internet use than they do about what to watch on TV – as the typical house juggles NINE connected devices at once.

A national poll of 2,000 parents found three quarters have argued about the broadband as they battle to home school and work from home.

And families based in the South West estimate a quarter...

Air conditioning installation options: Which should you choose?

When the hot summer days are in and you want some cool air, relying on your electric fan doesn’t really help. Admit it or not, there are no two ways around staying fresh during the summer when it’s scorching hot everywhere, other than by having an air conditioning system in your home.

You know, gone are the days when air conditioners were a luxury. Our world is getting warmer and...

David Wilson Homes

Plans for new South Devon housing development brought forward

Following the unprecedented success of one of South Devon's newest housing developments, leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes is scoping out plans for an additional new community alongside it.

More than 40 of the new homes are now occupied at David Wilson Homes' Braid Park, Tiverton and only seven of the total 60 homes are left for sale. Construction work is due to complete this...

Three and four-bedroom homes available at Redrow’s Saxon Brook development

National housebuilder Redrow Homes has a selection of three-bedroom and four-bedroom house types available at its Saxon Brook Development in Pinhoe, Exeter.

Plot 187 is a three-bedroom Warwick, which is priced at, £348,995, meaning it is eligible for the new Government backed help to buy scheme. This scheme enables first time buyers to purchase a brand-new home sooner, requiring a...

Early success for new homes in Barnstaple as Elan extends stamp duty savings

THREE eager buyers have snapped up new homes at a just launched development in Barnstaple, where Elan Homes has extended the Stamp Duty holiday. Featuring 57 homes in the first phase, Pickards at Larkbear is part of the wider 820-home new neighbourhood taking shape off Old Torrington Road.

Elan released a small number of homes for sale “off plan” in early January and has already...

LiveWest

Work begins on new homes in South Brent

Work has started to build 40 affordable homes in South Brent.

Leading partnerships business, Vistry Partnerships, have joined forces once again with the South West’s largest housing provider, LiveWest to tackle the region’s housing shortage with this high-quality development which will be delivered as affordable housing.

The new development will deliver 25 homes for...

home improvements

The most profitable home improvements you can make before selling it

Selling a home can be an excellent experience for both the buyer and the seller. A seller will get a fair amount of money to invest in their new house, and a buyer can get a new home. However, a buyer will demand a tip-top house when they are buying. They will want the house to be in perfect condition and will spend no extra money on repairing the home after buying. Therefore, you have to...

New research shows people in Devon more likely to make life-changing decisions as result of pandemic

Over two thirds of people (70%) in Devon say the Covid pandemic has made them more likely to make big decisions in their lives in order to take back control, according to new research carried out by leading housebuilders Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes. [i]

Added to this, over half (53%) of respondents said time spent with life ‘on hold' in 2020 has actually accelerated big life...

Why it makes sense to pay for a removals service as you grow older

Let’s face it, removals service can be expensive, this is why the majority of home moves are done by individuals or with the help of friends and family.

Moving my house by myself with some friends help is all great when I was in my twenties when all my friends wanted was an ice-cold beer after the day's work is done, but I’m turning 48 next year and to be honest, my back is not what...