PR of the Week

Industrial Reverse Osmosis- A Complete Guide – AbiLogic

BP3 Global Named Partner of the Year at Automation Anywhere’s Virtual Partner Summit – PRWeb UK Online

Buckinghamshire property: Milton Keynes house prices rise above UK national average in last year – Buckinghamshire Live

House prices in Milton Keynes edge higher than national average – Milton Keynes Citizen (Online)

Milton Keynes – Above Average For House Prices – Wendover News

Obsolete high street retail spaces could deliver 25,000 new homes  – Show House

UK’s empty high street retail spaces ‘could deliver 25,000 new homes’ – Scottish Housing News

Empty retail space could be used to bring 25,000 homes to market – Project Scotland

Swap empty shops for homes, says agency – Property Industry Eye

Agency backs converting empty shops into homes – International Estate Agent Today

Unused high street properties could provide 25,000 homes – Mortgage Introducer – Online

Obsolete high street retail spaces could deliver 25,000 new homes – West Wales Chronicle

DOWN THE AISLE When is Little People, Big World star Amy Roloff and Chris Marek’s wedding? – The Sun

When is Little People, Big World star Amy Roloff and Chris Marek’s wedding? – The World News

Obsolete high street retail spaces could deliver 25,000 new homes  – Building Design and Construction Magazine

Professional indemnity – uncovered – The Negotiator

Modern three-bed city centre apartment featuring the iconic Booths bridge and open-plan design on the market for £190,000 – Burnley Express

Are vacant shops the solution to our housing shortage? – Herts Advertiser

DREAM HOME Who is Bachelorette contestant Christian Smith? – The Sun

UK’s empty high street retail spaces ‘could deliver 25,000 new homes’ – Scottish Construction Now!

How the high street could deliver 25,000 new homes – Property Reporter

Obsolete high street retail spaces could deliver 25,000 new homes – The Property Daily

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Stat of the Week

Firsttime buyers have shifted their priorities according to Share to Buy. A study commissioned by Share to Buy and Peabody found that 64% of firsttime buyers consider a private garden the essential aspect of the house they eventually buy. In a close second place, 62% of firsttime buyers favoured fast broadband, while 61% said that access to nearby open space was more important.

Given lockdown restrictions, it’s no shock that the general public has prioritised green spaces to reconnect with the great outdoors. This is particularly true in the city, with 68% of Londoners prioritising Londoners favoured proximity to outdoor space, compared to 68% in the rest of England.

See below for our full stats breakdown.

Top 10 areas that have become more important to firsttime buyers in England since the pandemic and their importance increase:

  • Private Garden 64% 64%
  • Fast Broadband 62% 62%
  • Local Open Green Spaces 61% 61%
  • Walkable Local Amenities 55% 55%
  • Space To Work From Home 50% 50%
  • High Quality Kitchen And Bathroom 45% 45%
  • Balcony Or Terrace 41% 41%
  • Close To Public Transport 32% 32%
  • Smart Homes 30% 30%
  • Being Close To My Workplace 29% 29%

Regional Top 5 Breakdown

England (Excl London)

  • Private Garden 68% 68%
  • Fast Broadband 63% 63%
  • Local Open Green Spaces 62% 62%
  • Walkable Local Amenities 57% 57%
  • High Quality Kitchen And Bathroom 48% 48%

 

London Only

  • Local Open Green Spaces 68% 68%
  • Fast Broadband 67% 67%
  • Balcony Or Terrace 63% 63%
  • Walkable Local Amenities 61% 61%
  • Space To Work From Home 61% 61%