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Plan C

Plan C

Plan C is a family run building and design company based in Muswell Hill, North London.

At the helm are twin brothers – Pierre and Christian Carboni – who decided to sign up their latest development of three new builds in Bounds Green London N11 to the Equity Loan Scheme under the Help to Buy umbrella.  

Click on the link to experience a walk-through inside one of the properties: 

https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=oKTnWyQRDRK

Help to Buy enables first time buyer to get a larger property 

Lauren in her help to buy new home

A recent report has revealed that more than 420,000[1]people in Britain have been helped onto the housing ladder with the Government’s Help to Buy scheme. This is just the case for one first time buyer, who has moved into her first home, a three bedroom semi-detached home at Deanfield Meadow in Ducklington, Nr Witney, using Help to Buy. 

Lauren Davies, 29, grew up in Witney and moved to Bermuda for two years when she was 23. Upon returning, she rented in London for two years before moving into her boyfriend’s property. When the relationship finished she decided she wanted to move back to the Witney area to live closer to her friends and family. 

Help to Buy enabled us to buy our dream home 

Help to Buy helped Jo and James buy their new home

Married couple, Jo and James Druce-Harding (both aged 27) have realised their dream of owning their ‘forever’ home at Deanfield Meadow in Ducklington, Oxfordshire, thanks to the Government’s Help to Buy scheme. 

Jo and James had been living in a three bedroom property in Witney for two years and really liked the area but after getting a dog, they decided they needed a house with a bigger garden and more space. They started to look around Witney at various properties and found a home they liked, but were unable to go ahead as their property hadn’t sold. 

Predictions for the UK Property Market in 2019

Couple moving into new UK home

Ross Counsell, director at Good Move, the regulated property buyer, gives his predictions for the UK property market in 2019.

House prices in the UK

We predict that house price growth will stagnate in 2019 due to market uncertainty and the ceiling of affordability being reached in much of the south. The outcome of Brexit could have the most significant impact on prices, with a disorderly ‘no-deal’ scenario likely leading to a fall in prices. However we expect a rise, albeit at a subdued rate, of around 1% should the government form a reasonable exit deal with the EU.

Smart Technology For The Bathroom

Smart Technology For The Bathroom

Ivory Egg, specialists in KNX intelligent building technology and complementary solutions, highlighting smart technology for the bathroom with Gira UK intelligent build solutions.

Gira Control 19 Display: a touch screen PC for controlling the KNX installation via the Gira HomeServer or FacilityServer. The Gira Control 19 Client 2 is operated using a large, brilliant display with a screen diagonal of 47 cm (18.5"), which clearly and concisely illustrates many of the building technology functions via the Gira Interface. Features:

Convenient operation of the entire building technology

Remote control via the Gira HomeServer/FacilityServer

Large screen diagonal of 47 cm [18.5"]

Includes built-in speaker and microphone

Integrated power supply unit

Climate Control - Enjoy Your Conservatory All Year Round

Conservatory with Duette Blinds

Conservatories are often the most light-filled and uplifting of rooms in a home, yet the sheer expanse of windows makes it difficult to maintain a consistent and comfortable temperature all year round. Cold and chilly in the winter and insufferably hot and stuffy in the summer, conservatories are often left unused for the majority of the year until climate systems align for just a few weeks of optimal weather conditions. Choosing the right blinds for your conservatory can help to create a year-round space that feels light and airy in the spring and summer months and can easily transition to a cosy environment in winter.

Planning on making a move to Melton Fields? Here are a few things to bear in mind 

Melton Fields

For many people, moving to a new home can be a daunting prospect – especially because it requires plenty of preparation.  However, once buyers at our Melton Fields development in Melton Mowbray have moved into their fabulous new homes, they can rest assured that help is at hand in the form of our exclusive handyman service. 

By booking an appointment, new residents at the growing development of two, three and four-bedroom homes can arrange for Aidan Wright, our Customer Service Operative, to pay them a visit and assist in any way that he can to get them settled in, whether there are pictures and curtains to be hung, furniture to be moved, or boxes to be unpacked. 

But there are still lots of other things that you can do to make your move go as smoothly as possible. 

Top Tips To Get Your Home Sparkling Clean This Christmas

Jeyes Christmas Cleaning Products

With family and friends coming to visit you throughout the festive season, it’s your time to shine and show off your lovely home. For most of us, the Christmas décor inside usually goes up 12 days before Christmas day. But before the star goes up on your tree, it’s time to think about making the outside of your house as festive and as sparkly clean as possible. 

After digging out the Christmas lights and untangling them for what seems like forever, you don’t want the magical aesthetic you’ve worked so hard for to be ruined by a dirty drive being lit up for everyone to see.

Invest in Manchester for returns heading North

Manchester skyline

Manchester, once famous for flat caps and post-industrial decline, has in recent decades reinvented itself. Home to two of the greatest football teams on earth and a significant media and technology sector - Manchester has become Northern England's answer to London, and property values in the city reflect this.

Residential property price growth in Manchester - driven by significant public and private investment, an ongoing lack of housing supply, a significant student population and the return of city centre living - has outperformed the UK average with annual average growth of 4.2%, compared with a UK average of 2.4%.

Half of home movers move less than 10 miles

New build home

The latest research released by home moving company AnyVan.com highlights that half of home movers move less than 10 miles.  

Insight from AnyVan.com analyzed over 18,000 home removal jobs and shows 48% of property moves are less than 10 miles from their current home with just over a quarter of moves (27%) less than 5 miles.  62% of all moves are less than 20 miles with 57% less than 15 miles. The data also gave interesting insight into those moving bigger distances with moves over 20 miles at 38% and 50 miles at 25%.