Barratt Homes

Barratt Homes is one of the largest residential property development companies in the UK. Founded in 1958, they’ve grown to become one of the largest and best known home builders in the industry that includes some of the sector’s most successful brands: Barratt Homes, David Wilson Homes, Ward Homes, Barratt London and Wilson Bowden Developments. These businesses build and sell thousands of new homes and commercial and mixed use property, ranging from starter and family homes, through to exclusive luxury apartments, and offices to retail parks. They also provide affordable homes for rent and shared ownership, helping meet Britain’s growing housing need in towns and rural areas across the country. Barratt is officially the highest quality major national housebuilder, having achieved 5 star housebuilder status; they are the only major national housebuilder to have been awarded the maximum 5 star rating for five years in a row. In their citation judges recognised them as an “outstanding all-rounder, showing prowess in the fields of zero carbon, regeneration, design and landscaping.

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Take your step on the property ladder

After years of financial instability, it’s understandable why many seek to rent rather than buy. A recent survey revealed that on average, potential buyers wait more than three years before

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New home, new challenges

Since the financial crisis, potential buyers have faced a series of challenges within the property market. The head of mortgage policy at BSA, Paul Broadhead, believes that in recent months,

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Budgeting with Help to Buy

Since its launch in 2013, the Help to Buy scheme has seen a rise in property sales across England and Wales. Data comparing completed house sales of January 2013 and