The number of homes completed is on the rise, says NHBC

Data released by the National House Building Council (NHBC) last week, showed that for the three months to the end of December 2014, the number of homes completed continued to rise.

During that period there were 25, 250 housing starts, with the private sector performing 20% better than the same period in 2013.

There were also 34, 050 homes completed during the three months, which is 7.1% more than the previous year.

Finally, there were 147, 250 plots under construction, a number which is 9.5% higher compared to the same time last year.

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This article has been adapted from data published by the NHBC.