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Winterbourne Abbas

NEW: Rent to buy properties – Winterbourne Abbas

Three bedroom properties in Valley Cottages, a charming village in Dorset are available for shared ownership.

Bridport Ecohomes

A decade in the making – 53 affordable ecohomes could...

Bridport Cohousing are well on their way to making their 53 ecohome development a reality, and even more affordable for local people.

Are you still in the dark about shared ownership?

Increasing numbers of shared ownership homes are becoming available in parts of Dorset. Classified as ‘affordable housing’, these schemes offer the chance to get on the housing ladder for people who may not otherwise be able to afford to do so.

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Bridport Cohousing win at the National CLT Network awards

Monica King of Bridport Cohousing has won the award for ‘’Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop’’ at the National CLT Network awards ceremony held in Birmingham this month which champions people and projects  from around the country that have achieved great things in the past...

Affordable housing boost for Beaminster

A development of 38 homes in Beaminster is set to go ahead as a wholly affordable scheme following a Dorset Council meeting.

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NEW: Homes for sale on Portland and in Dorchester

An open day is being held on Saturday September 28  at Castle Court on Portland to showcase homes newly released to the market. The event is being held at the Osprey Quay development from 9am to 12pm by estate agent Hull Gregson & Hull. New properties available include...

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Highlighting Empty Homes Week

Dorset Council is highlighting the problem of long-term empty properties during Empty Homes Week, 23-29 September, in conjunction with the Empty Homes Network. Throughout the week the council will be highlighting the issue and showing examples of how homes that have been...

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Millennials play renting game

Millennials face spending a third of their income on rent, according to new figures. The research shows that the nationwide average is £566 for a room in a shared house among young tenants in their twenties. Estate and lettings agency Hamptons International carried out research...

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NEW: Affordable homes in Shaftesbury, Okeford Fitzpaine...

Our Affordable Housing Masterlist has been updated with new properties in Shaftesbury, Okeford Fitzpaine and Blandford. They include resales of shared ownership properties under housing associations such as Magna Housing, the Aster Group and Sovereign Living. Properties...

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Keyworker boost for Sherborne

Keyworkers have been snapping up homes on a Sherborne development, according to a housebuilder. Bovis Homes says that its Key Workers scheme has proved popular on its Mildenhall site. The initiative assists those who work in the NHS, police force, education, fire service,...