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: 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: 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: 25 October 2019 by Higgins Homes
Moving from shared rental accommodation to owning a three-bedroom semi-detached house could seem like an impossible dream for a first-time buyer. Through Help to Buy, this has become a reality for Alex Stokoe, a financial controller working in Mayfair.
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 April 2019 by Higgins Homes
With Brexit looming and the need to upsize from a small two bedroom flat, Kasia Szawlis with her husband Welly and their two young children Mia and Masimba, were keen to be settled into a new home.
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: 21 November 2018 by Higgins Homes
Like many couples, Edward and Ivania Cady thought home ownership in London was out of reach.
Posted: 7 November 2018 by Higgins Homes
With a young child and another on the way, Kate and James Harrison were keen to find a new home where they could put down roots and have the space needed to accommodate their growing family.
Posted: 23 July 2018 by Higgins Homes
Moving to a luxurious four-bedroom home in an idyllic location from a cramped one-bedroom maisonette in Brixton is beyond the wildest dreams of most first-time buyers. In fact, Andy and Abby still have to pinch themselves.
Posted: 17 April 2018 by Higgins Homes
The Reserve is a brand-new development of contemporary 3, 4 and 5 bedroom houses on the boundary of Lea Valley Regional Park just nine minutes’ walk from Waltham Cross High Street. Its dynamic combination of contemporary-style living within idyllic surroundings and excellent amenities is appealing to families looking for a home to satisfy all members.
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: 21 June 2017 by Higgins Homes
Fancy taking a look at the brand new show apartments at our Landmark development in Loughton, IG10?
Posted: 30 May 2017 by Amanda Dixon
Situated at the edge of Epping Forest, Loughton in Essex forms part of the prestigious ‘Golden Triangle’ with Chigwell and Buckhurst Hill. The combination of having country walks on the doorstep coupled with easy access into central London via the Central line, has made it a popular spot for homebuyers. Furthermore, thanks to the arrival of a brand new residential development called Landmark, Loughton’s desirability is set to soar. Positioned at the corner of The Broadway, this highly contemporary building stylishly finished with a colour palette of white, cool grey and aluminium, is inspiring a new generation of design-led apartments.
Posted: 13 March 2017 by Higgins Homes
Hear the reasons why Stephan Schwarz decided that Clissold Quarter was the perfect development for him.
Posted: 8 November 2016 by Amanda Dixon
After three years of searching, Setareh Darab, who works in the shipping and transport business, was delighted to finally be able to lay down roots in Bermondsey, a part of London she has grown to love. Having lived in the area for almost four years, Setareh was absolutely sure that this was the place that she wanted to make her first property purchase in.
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: 18 July 2016 by Higgins
How often have you played that game of looking through estate agents’ windows at your dream home and imagining what it would be like to actually live there? Richard and Issy, both aged 29, decided to browse round their local borough of Islington to get some inspiration for when the time came that they could move up the housing ladder.
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: 12 May 2016 by Higgins Homes
Thinking of using the Help to buy scheme? You might want to read this...
Posted: 4 May 2016 by Higgins
Having already built her own ecological home, Dr. Alice ter Meulen immediately recognised the advantages of a newly built house that could generate its own electricity.
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: 5 November 2015 by Higgins Homes
The ‘EC’ postcode covers some of the most exciting and lively parts of London, which is why it’s such a hot destination...
Posted: 26 May 2015 by Higgins Homes
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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: 10 November 2014 by Higgins Homes
According to recent research (Aviva Insurance), home buyers in the past year spent on average over half an hour looking round a property before choosing to buy. In addition, every year as many as 40,000 people buy properties without viewing them at all. One such couple that followed suit with purchasing their home off plan, was first time buyers Samantha Birch, 25, and partner Charlie McCarthy, 26.
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: 27 October 2014 by Higgins Homes
According to recent research from Savills UK1, homebuyers value factors such as neighbourhood, safety, greenery and access to amenities more so than the aesthetics of a new home. For married couple, Mabs Alam, 38, and Shamsun Nahar, 35, this was certainly the case. Eager to find the perfect home for their new family, the couple opted to buy off plan with a three bedroom terraced house at Higgins Homes’ Arboretum development in Epping.
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.