Posted: 22 July 2021 by Higgins Homes
The original plan was to move to a chocolate-box cottage in the country. Sounds idyllic until the repairs for the house add up and the isolation sets in. For Pam and Mick Childs, making the decision to move had to work on a number of levels; most importantly that the process would be as stress-free as possible.
Posted: 9 July 2021 by Higgins Homes
Having lived in an old house with wooden beams, character features and a few spiders and cobwebs, Sally had her reservations about buying new. However, on viewing Coggeshall West, a boutique development of just 29 three- four- and five-bedroom houses, she was pleasantly surprised by the character created in these stunning new homes. Located in one of the oldest town’s in Essex, Coggeshall has a village feel, which makes it rare to find a development of new homes. Combining contemporary design, smart technology and sensitive architecture to its surroundings, Coggeshall West is built by multi-award winning and local housebuilder, Higgins Homes.
Posted: 2 July 2021 by Higgins Homes
People move for a whole host of reasons. While it is often to increase the number of bedrooms, sometimes it is because older houses can no longer provide the lifestyle that house hunters are looking for.
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: 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: 15 January 2020 by Higgins Homes
London is without doubt one of the greatest cities in the world but the twenty four-seven lifestyle can sometimes feel exhausting. A home that offers a place to retreat when you need to recharge the batteries but is still in the hub of the action is the ideal antidote. First-time buyer Farida Knott, who works for a creative agency in Farringdon, had been wanting to break out of the renting cycle for a number of years. When she moved from freelance to full-time employment, she seized the opportunity to get on the ladder with assistance from Help to Buy.
Posted: 29 October 2019 by Higgins Homes
"As a family business, Higgins Homes understand how difficult it can be for people to get their first foot on the property ladder and they’re keen to help people like me."
Posted: 7 October 2019 by Higgins Homes
Two first-time buyers couldn’t believe their luck when they stumbled on a new development while out for a stroll. Jessica Ashdown, age 28 and her partner Dominic Burrell, 29 liked the idea of owning their own home but thought it was not achievable in the area where they were renting.
Posted: 23 September 2019 by Higgins Homes
Anyone with older children will know that finding enough space for everyone is an on-going challenge. The dream house that you bought when the children were babies or toddlers often can’t cope with the demands of a growing family, especially when the kids become teenagers with interests and hobbies of their own.