Posted: 31 May 2020 by Higgins Homes
Although most of the world is currently in lockdown, life still goes on. For Rosie Becker, that meant having to find a new home at the very start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: 26 May 2020 by Higgins Homes
First-time buyers Tasos and Michael felt that after renting for years, the time was right to buy a home of their own. However, what they didn’t anticipate was getting on the property ladder in the midst of a global pandemic.
Posted: 13 May 2020 by Higgins Homes
Higgins Homes welcomes the Government’s announcement that, as of Wednesday 13th May, it is easing lockdown restrictions for home movers, buyers and sellers while continuing to ensure strict social distancing measures remain in place. This means that alongside developers, estate agents are now able to safely reopen for business, viewings can take place and surveyors and moving companies are able to restart operations.
Posted: 28 April 2020 by Higgins Homes
Many people remember the experience of buying their first home, which is usually filled with a mixture of excitement and apprehension. But for Duygu Baydur, an investment banker, originally from Turkey, the experience was simply unprecedented due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted: 23 April 2020 by Higgins Homes
A cancelled wedding due to the coronavirus outbreak could be a cause for heart break but for Katie and Alex, they turned the situation into something much more positive.
Posted: 21 April 2020 by Higgins Homes
In just three month, James, a 29 year-old working in finance and living in London, viewed between 25 and 30 flats. This intense process enabled him to quickly understand exactly what he was looking for and get a good understanding of the market.
Posted: 24 March 2020 by Higgins Homes
During these uncertain times, the health of our customers, colleagues and communities is of paramount importance to us. To continue doing all we can to assist in the situation, we wanted to reassure you of our latest developments.
Posted: 19 November 2019 by Higgins Homes
An Essex-based housebuilder, Higgins Homes, has added to its hugely successful year with a Gold award for the Best Development at the prestigious WhatHouse? awards. Often referred to as the ‘Oscars of the housebuilding industry’, the event is the largest in the country and celebrates the very best new homes.
Posted: 6 September 2019 by Higgins Homes
It really was a case of love at first sight for Mr Ahad Khalid and his wife when they found their dream home. Although they had been looking for a number of months, it took them less than 24 hours to decide to buy and then just 23 calendar days to complete the purchase.
Posted: 2 September 2019 by Higgins Homes
Finding a home that offers peace, tranquillity and privacy but still allows for an easy commute into the city sounded like an impossible dream for Farhan Riaz and his family until an online search led him to Parva Green, Broomfield Village just outside Chelmsford.
Posted: 1 August 2019 by Higgins Homes
The smart design new apartments at White + Green,E1 have seen their first new home-makers move in.
Posted: 21 May 2019 by Higgins Homes
Adding to its ever-growing pile of honours for The Reserve, Higgins Homes has been awarded two accolades at the London Evening Standard Awards held on Friday 17 May at The Dorchester Hotel, London.
Posted: 1 May 2019 by Higgins Homes
Beating off stiff competition, a local developer scooped first place in a prestigious awards ceremony on 26 April at The Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, London. Higgins Homes was awarded Best Private Developer Of The Year 2019 at the First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards, one of the most acclaimed in the industry. The Awards are an annual celebration of some of the many lengths that are gone to in order to help aspirational buyers on to the housing ladder. From housebuilders and housing associations to legal companies, these prestigious awards ensure the best in the business are recognised and rewarded for their hard work.
Posted: 1 May 2019 by Higgins Homes
A local housebuilder has been awarded a top prize in the prestigious First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards. Higgins Homes took the title of the Best Architectural Design for The Reserve in Waltham Cross.
Posted: 12 February 2019 by Higgins Homes
Quercus is a brand new, boutique development in Loughton on the periphery of Epping Forest moments from the bustling high road.
Posted: 18 October 2018 by Higgins
Higgins Homes was among a group of elite winners at the Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards on Thursday 4th October at Knebworth House.
Posted: 17 January 2018 by Higgins Homes
The combination of chic urban living with an idyllic surrounding has captured the hearts of homebuyers in Chigwell. All but one of the apartments has now been reserved at Augustus Lodge, and buyers are now keen to view The Penthouse Collection, which encapsulates sumptuous style and design.
Posted: 24 November 2017 by Higgins
Clissold Quarter in Stoke Newington N4 has scooped a national accolade at the prestigious What House? Awards 2017 for the Best Starter Home Scheme category.
Posted: 22 September 2017 by Higgins
When first-time buyer Claire Thomas sought to buy her first home, she looked back to the place where she grew up to discover an area that would suit all her needs.
Posted: 24 July 2017 by Higgins Homes
The annual Housebuilder Awards are some of the most prestigious in the property sector as they are awarded by the industry, to the industry. This year, we’re delighted to announce that Higgins Homes is a finalist in the Best Marketing Initiative category.
Posted: 21 June 2017 by Higgins Homes
Fancy taking a look at the brand new show apartments at our Landmark development in Loughton, IG10?
Posted: 14 October 2016 by Higgins Homes
Higgins Homes has unveiled the show apartments at its latest development, Clissold Quarter in Stoke Newington, London N4.
Posted: 24 August 2016 by Amanda Dixon
Higgins Homes’ newest development, Clissold Quarter in Stoke Newington, London N4, is now offering its one and two bedroom apartments as part of the Government’s Help to Buy scheme. Those opting in to the scheme will therefore need just a 5% deposit to buy a new Higgins Homes property in London and a mortgage of only 55% of the value of the new home.
Posted: 1 July 2016 by Matt Hancocks
Higgins Homes’ Clissold Quarter in Stoke Newington, London N4, is the first of its kind to use virtual reality technology to allow customers to walk-through its apartments before they are built.
Posted: 16 May 2016 by Higgins Homes
For many people, buying a house is a long, drawn out process. Countless viewings, comparing what’s on the market and trips to estate agents make buying a property one of life’s most stressful activities.
Posted: 13 May 2016 by Higgins Homes
With direct views of The Shard, the city and the Barbican, it was clear why homebuyers Aaron Dunlop and his partner Sam Moutet fell for the East Central development.
Posted: 9 January 2016 by Higgins Homes
Peckham is without question one of London’s hot new areas, whether you’re seeking out hipster coffee shops and pop up restaurants or somewhere with a community feel that has played its part in London’s history.
Posted: 8 December 2015 by Amanda Dixon
We are proud to announce that Higgins Homes, has won the ‘Best International Developer Website’ category at the highly prestigious International Property Awards finale, which celebrates the highest levels of achievement for companies working across the property industry internationally.
Posted: 14 October 2015 by Higgins
Higgins Homes has beaten tough competition to scoop a major accolade at the prestigious UK Property Awards, part of The International Property Awards.
Posted: 2 October 2015 by Higgins Homes
The leaves are turning and the nights are drawing in. Autumn is on its way along with a whole host of things to see and do around the nation’s capital...
Posted: 18 May 2015 by Higgins Homes
Higgins Homes are delighted to announce their recent success at this year’s London Evening Standard New Homes awards. Following a lengthy judging process, Higgins Homes passed with flying colours and received recognition for two flagship schemes, Oval Quarter and Arboretum.
Posted: 16 April 2015 by Higgins Homes
According to the ONS’ latest census*, 21% of the city’s workforce are now choosing to live outside of London and travel into the capital. One such individual following this popular trend was Marc Kellinger, 42, who moved into Higgins Homes’ Arboretum development located in the picturesque commuter town of Epping.
Posted: 13 March 2015 by Higgins Homes
According to research by Lloyds Bank1, 52% of those looking to move are considering downsizing, as it continues to be the main reason to sell a home. One such couple following this trend was retired husband and wife Barbara, 73, and David Bullman, 72.
Posted: 11 January 2015 by Higgins Homes
With a fresh year now under way, all eyes are turning towards the future of the property market in 2015 and what events and trends we're likely to see over the next 12 months. 2014 was certainly something of a lively year for the UK market so many are hoping that in 2015 things will be calmer. But what can we actually expect from the next 12 months?
Posted: 28 October 2014 by Higgins Homes
Higgins Homes, has beaten tough competition to scoop three accolades at the prestigious UK Property Awards, part of The International Property Awards. The announcement was made at a gala ceremony on Friday 24th October, held at the London Marriott Grosvenor House.
Posted: 27 October 2014 by Higgins Homes
Following last week’s prestigious gala and presentation dinner, Oval Quarter Developments Ltd is delighted to have achieved two awards at this year’s UK Property Awards. The landmark development, Oval Quarter, won Best Residential Development in London and received highly commended for Best Apartment in London.
Posted: 17 September 2014 by Higgins Homes
LONDON September 2014 – Higgins Homes has been has been informed it is among the winners in the UK regional stage of the International Property Awards 2014-15 sponsored by Gaggenau and in association with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. The company might even have the chance to represent the UK in the latter stages of the Awards and compete for the coveted crown of World’s Best.
Posted: 9 June 2014 by Higgins Homes
According to Halifax's latest house price report, property prices have seen their largest month-on-month rise since 2002 which may prove challenging to buyers. However by not pre-launching overseas Arboretum has gone against the odds and seen strong sales in the developments first month.
Posted: 6 June 2014 by Higgins Homes
Recently smeared by a West End department store as a 'risky' postcode, here are 10 reasons why you should buy at Oval Quarter.
Posted: 23 May 2014 by Higgins Homes
This week, Higgins Homes celebrated their outstanding award win at the annual Evening Standard New Homes Awards. The private developer walked away with a win for their collection of bespoke family homes at The Cavendish Collection in Chigwell in the category of Best Family Houses valued in excess of £1.5 million.
Posted: 8 May 2014 by Higgins Homes
Research by property intelligence group Hometrack has indicted that current property market conditions have resulted in buyers paying the highest proportion of the asking price of a property than has been the case for more than a decade. For example, in April of this year the average buyer was paying 96.7% of a property asking price. The main reason for this is fairly simple: demand.
Posted: 18 November 2013 by Higgins Homes
Potential homeowners all around the country have been waiting for the start of the Help to Buy mortgage scheme, which has finally become a reality. The early figures for the scheme indicate that it has already helped some 2,000 people around the country make offers on homes that they wouldn't otherwise have been able to afford.
Posted: 17 April 2013 by Higgins Homes
The esteemed author Mark Twain may not have liked golf, but apparently modern property markets strongly disagree with him. Living near a golf course in the UK these days can add a premium of £95,000 to value of a home, according to some estimates. This article will detail some of the reasons why golf courses are good for property prices.
Posted: 9 January 2013 by Higgins Homes
In the kind of financial conditions that we have seen in recent years, house prices tend to receive a lot of airtime. They are often used as one of the main indicators of what the economy is doing and even a small shift can send ripples of nervousness through the market.
Posted: 18 October 2012 by Higgins Homes
Today's first-time buyers are more focused on their finances than buyers who bought before the credit crunch according to a new report from the Yorkshire Building Society. The state of the economy didn't ruin hopes for couples looking to set up their nest, with 85% of people who took the survey saying that the main reason they bought their property was to set up a home with their partner.
Posted: 9 October 2012 by Higgins Homes
House prices may still be falling, but homeowners in Britain are beginning to show signs of optimism.
Posted: 2 October 2012 by Higgins Homes
As the old saying goes 'the apple doesn't fall far from the tree' and when it comes to first-time buyers this would appear to be the case. A large percentage of homebuyers are choosing to stay close to their childhood homes when taking their first steps on the property ladder.