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A contemporary approach to residential development and commercial investment, from a family-run business founded over 80 years ago.
With an agile, flexible approach to the changing property market, Woolbro Group focuses on innovative solutions that deliver benefits to its partners, local communities and customers.
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Delivering affordable homes in and around London and the South East
NEWS & MEDIA
March 2023Budget 2023 reaction: Housing sector ‘largely ignored’ by chancellor.
Ben Woolman spoke with several publications, including Property Week and Housing Today regarding the latest Budget and what it means for the housing sector.
March 2023The February Nationwide HPI has shown that annual house price growth has slipped into negative territory for the first time since June 2020, and is the weakest level since November 2012.
Ben Woolman spoke with PBC Today and Property Notify about the recent run of weak house prices.
January 2023In December, the cost of the average UK home was £281,272, a fall on the previous month of 1.5%, with annual growth slowing to +2% (from +4.6%).
However, the fall in December was lower than the monthly decline of 2.4% recorded in November, even taking into account seasonal slowdown driven by the festive period.
As we enter 2023, the housing market will continue to be impacted by the wider economic environment and, as buyers and sellers remain cautious, we expect there will be a reduction in both supply and demand overall, with house prices forecast to fall around 8% over the course of the year.
January 2023Ben Woolman spoke with Letting Agent Today about the need for Keir Starmer to do more to boost housing supply.
October 2022Ben Woolman spoke with The Express regarding economic uncertainty and the slight drop in house prices.
September 2022Ben Woolman, spoke with BBC News’ Home Editor Mark Easton about the sheer enormity of the challenge the new prime minister faces when it comes to sorting Britain’s housing crisis.
July 2022Ben Woolman, spoke with Express Newspapers re. Rightmove’s house price index for June, which
revealed the average cost of a home coming to market hit its sixth consecutive record of £369,968.
June 2022David Woolman spoke with Property Week, alongside industry heavyweights Savills and the British Property Federation, in response to the government’s announcement to extend the Right to Buy scheme.
May 2022Ben Woolman spoke to This Is Money about the Government’s plans to inject even more politics into Britain’s over-politicised planning system via the creation of ‘Street Votes’.
March 2022Speaking to Construction Industry News, David Woolman responds to Rishi Sunak’s announcements.
January 2022David Woolman spoke with Property Week, to discuss predictions for 2022 within the property
January 2022Speaking to Mail Online, Ben Woolman, Director at Woolbro Group, discussed the implications of
house prices increasing by, on average, £24,500 throughout 2021, as revealed by the Halifax House
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