Help to Buy Is Ending Early. Are There Any Alternatives for Homebuyers?

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The government’s Help to Buy scheme is ending two months earlier than expected. The deadline for applications was expected to be at the end of 2022, but now first-time buyers wanting to use the scheme will have to reserve a property by 6pm on 31 October 2022.  Then, the purchases must complete before 31 March […]

Fifty5ive on track for completion


Fifty5ive is on track for completion this summer. DOMIS, Salboy’s dedicated construction partner has successfully finished the externals on the build and is currently fitting out the amenity within the development.  Alongside modern and high-quality 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments & duplexes, amenities in the development will include private resident workspaces, a fully-fitted gymnasium, […]

What’s next for Narrowcliff Regeneration Scheme in Newquay


Simon Ismail, MD of Salboy shares his plans for the next stage of consultation on the Narrowcliff Regeneration site.  Public Feedback Welcome “It’s great to see that the residents of Newquay are so passionate about their town and we want to make it clear that we are too. The proposed scheme at Narrowcliff will result […]

Will Piccadilly Central Become the Kings Cross of the North?

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Previously considered a London backwater, Kings Cross has been transformed into one of the top regeneration hotspots in all of the UK. With the redevelopment projects centering around transport links, infrastructure and new homes, this created a thriving, world-class neighbourhood. With similar investment getting put into Piccadilly in Manchester through transformative regeneration projects, what does […]

How Do Planning Applications Work for Property Developments?


Securing planning permission is a key stage of any property development. It can be confusing how this process works, particularly for larger-scale residential developments. In this guide, we’ll break down how planning applications work for property developments in England. How do property developments start? Every development starts with an appraisal, which estimates all the costs […]

New-Build Homes Proving to be Better for Long-Term Property Investment

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In 2021, nearly £6bn worth of new-build homes were purchased in England and Wales. New properties have made up a sizable portion of market value despite the challenges of the past year, including lockdown restrictions, shortage of materials and labour and increased costs. Currently, new-build homes are commanding strong rental premiums as high as 41%, […]

Manchester Rental Market Activity Continuing at Strong Levels

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Manchester’s rental market is continuing to boom with demand and rents on the rise. As the city in the North West keeps growing in population and industry, this is expected to only further elevate the region’s property market, including the rental sector. Here we’ll cover property operator urbanbubble’s latest research in their Manchester Monthly Snapshots. […]