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Synonyms for house-builder

someone who builds houses as a business

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Here, he describes five things to expect from a quality house-builder worthy of the five-star accolade: A quality product: David said: "A housebuilder can only secure a five-star rating by earning a consistently high score in the national survey of house builders.
As one of Wales' premier luxury house-builders, it also seemed very fitting for us to sponsor builders for the project.
Many house-builders are now offering prospective buyers assistance with their deposit or stamp duty, as well as discounts and part-exchange deals.
The whole construction industry, not just the house-builders, accounts for only six per cent of Britain's gross domestic product.
TWO of Scotland's top house-builders face a nail-biting finish to their dramatic [pound]99 million takeover battle for Edinburgh-based CALA.
Based on the thickness of Britannia's inner leaf timber walls and the incorporation of other advances in energy-efficient design, the house-builder expects its homebuyers to make a typical saving of between thirty and forty per cent on their heating bills.
On top of that, an arthritic planning system prevented the house-builders from providing a sufficient supply to meet this demand.
The company, currently building new homes in and around Cardiff, Ystrad Mynach, Neath, Bridgend, Cwmbran, Merthyr Tydfil, Porthcawl, Newport, Aberdare and Llantwit Fardre, is celebrating after being awarded the silver prize in the best volume house-builder category of a distinguished national property awards.
Barratt leapfrogged Persimmon as the UK's largest house-builder with the pounds 2.
House-builders and an array of other producer interests, rode this "tsunami" of credit in a boom period.
It aims to obtain outline permission and service the site with a view to selling to residential house-builders.
As well as its strong performance in the overall list, Barratt was also rated top of the pile for its use of corporate assets, though it only managed to finish fourth of all UK house-builders, behind Berkely Group, McCarthy & Stone and Persimmon.
Responsible house-builders should consider how their developments can contribute to creating a more sustainable future for local communities, as well as for society and the environment more widely," says King.
The deal sees Persimmon leap from 8th to 4th in the league of Britain's house-builders.
As the Government launched its Housing Standards Review consultation process, Beatrice Orchard, head of communications at the FMB, responded: "Small and medium-sized house-builders are committed to providing high-quality housing tailored to meet local need, but the proliferation of an array of local, national and voluntary standards has added unnecessary complexity and cost to the house-building industry in recent decades.