Budget 2014: “We are getting Britain building” announces Osborne

Written on 19 March 2014 by Alistair Boscawen in Property News

It’s that time of year again. Yes, it’s Budget time (with a big ‘B’) and the chancellor has announced plans to get the UK building new homes.

George Osborne has unveiled an array of new housing policies set to “get Britain building”. In his March 19th Budget, the chancellor said that while house building is up by 23 percent, this isn’t enough and that the government’s signing deals across the country to get more built.

The policies are designed to support over 200,000 new homes and will offer £500 million of finance to small house building firms.

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Alistair has 32 years’ experience as an estate agent, starting in the country house department of one of London’s main international agencies before moving to the Knightsbridge house department of the same agency and learning the difference in values between freehold, long lease and short lease houses in Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Chelsea and Mayfair.

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