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What is the average house price?

House prices increased slightly over the summer, according to the Halifax. The bank said that they were up by 0.3 per cent in August compared to July, and up by 1.8 per cent on August of last year. By its calculations, based on its own mortgage data, Halifax now places the UK average...

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UPDATED: Affordable housing masterlist

We’ve updated our affordable housing masterlist – including homes in in Dorchester, Bridport, Gillingham and Weymouth. There are a mix of properties on our list, including new homes and resales through housing associations and local developers. It features...

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Green light for affordable homes

Plans for a total of 31 affordable homes at Southill in Weymouth have received the green light. Dorset Council’s western and southern area planning committee approved an application by Bournemouth Churches Housing Association (BCHA) subject to conditions and a Section106...

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NEW: Shared ownership resales in Weymouth and Bridport

New shared ownership homes have become available in Weymouth and Bridport through Magna Housing. They are resale properties which are being kept as affordable, rather than new build homes on new developments. The property in Weymouth is a two-bedroom first floor flat in the Admiral’s...

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View Sturminster proposals

A community engagement event is being held about a new development proposed for land in Sturminster Newton. Wyatt Homes is holding the informal session on Tuesday September 10 in the Bow Room, at the Exchange, from 2pm to 7.30pm. It will present its emerging proposals for the site...

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Are you househunting this Bank Holiday Weekend?

If you’re househunting this bank holiday weekend, it is worth checking out our Affordable Housing Masterlist. The regularly updated database – on this website here – includes various types of properties under different schemes, including shared ownership,...

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NEW: Rent to Buy homes at Mosterton

New Rent to Buy homes have just become available at The Bushels in Mosterton. The properties are available on Stonewater Homes‘ development, near Beaminster, in west Dorset. Under Rent to Buy, residents rent the property for five years and then are able to purchase...

Drop-in event a great success

Many thanks to everyone who came to our special drop-in event with Stonewater Homes and Magna Housing in Dorchester today. We joined forces for the event at the Dorset County Hospital, in its Damers Restaurant. There was a steady stream of people enquiring about shared...

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Attend drop-in day with Magna and Stonewater

Opening Doors is holding a special drop-in day with Stonewater Homes and Magna Housing next Thursday, August 15. We’ve joined forces for the event at the Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester from 11am to 2pm in its Damers Restaurant. There will be information about affordable...

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UPDATED: Chilmark Glade makes masterlist

New homes at Chilmark Glade in Shaftesbury feature on our freshly updated Affordable Housing Masterlist. Sovereign Living has made the 11 shared ownership properties available with prices starting at £76,000 for a 40 per cent minimum share. Chilmark Glade is a Persimmon...