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Upsizing couple choose Countryside for retirement dream

With two grown up daughters and three growing grandchildren, Paul and Ann knew that buying a smaller property in retirement wasn’t for them. Find out why this couple have shunned...

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With two grown up daughters and three growing grandchildren, Paul and Ann knew that buying a smaller property in retirement wasn’t for them. Find out why this couple have shunned the traditional downsizing step and why Countryside proved the perfect fit. Paul (67) and Ann (59) knew that buying a...

You may have spotted in the news earlier this month that the government has announced an extension for developers building homes for purchase through the Help To Buy scheme. But what does the extension mean in practice and how will this affect buyers? Read on to find out more. What...

The perfect home means something different to every person but there are always a handful of must haves that our buyers are looking for - and many of these come into play during the summer. We caught up with Countryside residents old and new to find out which design features...

We like to keep things as simple as possible for our customers here at Countryside as we appreciate that the selling and buying process can often be a stressful experience. That’s why we introduced our Assisted Move scheme, a hassle-free way to help our buyers sell their home quickly at...

We’re still finding that many buyers are coming to us without really understanding just how Help To Buy can help them - or even if they’re eligible. If you’re one of them, you could be missing out on a fantastic opportunity to get onto the property ladder, much sooner than...

We’re starting our summer off in style with the launch of three fabulous new home designs, created to let the sunshine in. Of course, they all come fitted with our outstanding specification which comes as standard. We’d like to introduce The Lea, The Blyth and The New Walton, read on...

The world of house buyers has continued to evolve in recent months with large numbers of eager buyings still managing to reserve their dream homes with us remotely. However, one couple live more remotely than most. Currently living in Florida, first-time buyers Jennifer and Ashley have reserved their first home...

Thanks to the unrivalled design of our new homes - all fitted with beautiful skylight windows and modern living design - you’ll be gifted with a completely blank canvas to carefully curate the interior-look of your dreams. Here we take a look at one trend that is taking off among...

As the property landscape now adapts to eased lockdown measures, including us being able to open our Sales Offices and showhomes safely, we take a closer look at the current house-buying process and guide you through three simple steps towards securing your new Countryside home. Step 1: Book an appointment...

The world of house buying has continued to evolve in recent months with large numbers of eager buyers still managing to reserve their dream homes with us remotely. However, one NHS nursing couple have overcome the odds of lockdown and actually moved safely into their new four-bedroom detached dream home....

There are a lot of questions that buyers have right now when it comes to their finances and their ability to secure a great mortgage. To shine a light on some of these areas, we spoke to Scott Howitt, Sales Director at Chartwell Mortgage Services. Below, Scott explains why it’s...

We might be on a national lockdown, but that has not stopped many house hunters from dreaming of owning a beautiful new home. While other buyers out there might be putting their plans on hold, we’ve been working with our customers to turn their dreams into a reality - and...

Whether you’re spending time in the garden, venturing out for walks in open space, or creating a tranquil place to live and work from home, we all need to protect and safeguard our mental wellbeing. While our homes can provide a sanctuary, the changes to our day to day lives...

Separated by Covid-19, Hillary and Alex have reserved their first home together after taking a virtual tour of one of our showhomes. Their reservation was made possible by three-way phone calls and Whatsapps with our Sales Consultants, as well as by reading online reviews and taking virtual tours. Hillary Greenhalgh...

‘We’ll meet again’ say the Denham family as Sally from Kettlethorpe follows her parents to City Fields in Wakefield after taking a virtual tour of one of our showhomes. Sally’s reservation was made possible via email, phone calls and Whatsapps with our Sales Consultants, as well as by reading online...

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Securing a five-star rating from the House Building Federation (HBF) is a prestigious accolade and is a reflection of the hard work, dedication and commitment that we bring to every aspect of the business. We have worked tirelessly over the past six decades to deliver homes and communities that serve...

The Government’s Help to Buy scheme has been supporting thousands of new home owners since 2013. Although seven years on, a vast range of myths and misconceptions are still circulating about what Help to Buy entails.  With changes to Help to Buy approaching next year, we spoke to Scott Howitt,...

As a responsible house builder, we care about the environmental impact our homes have. So we thought we’d share some interesting facts about the great care we put into the design and build of them. By using sustainably sourced materials, installing energy saving features, and harnessing new technology, we not...