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Housebuilders look to batten down the hatches

Jonas Crosland

Housebuilders look to batten down the hatches

Love them or hate them, there is no denying that housebuilders are performing as strongly as ever despite all the doom and gloom. That is not to say that trading is as easy as it has been. Some builders are offering a range of incentives to encourage buyers, and these inevitably eat into margins. Some builders have also been selling off houses in blocks at a discount to build-to-rent landlords.

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