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Image for Home buyer flying high at new Cotswold location

A unique redevelopment in Gloucestershire has taken flight, with the first home on a former RAF base being reserved by a buyer who is no stranger to the military world.

RAF Little Rissington in the Cotswolds has been transformed into a selection of stunning two, three and four bedroom homes, known as 'The Officers' Collection'. The creation of this new location has involved the refurbishment of the old officers' mess, the medical centre and the RAF station headquarters, giving buyers a chance to own a piece of history.

A mix of apartments, houses and cottages, The Officers' Collection has attracted a lot of interest in the local housing marketing, and first to reserve a home in 'Building 41' was an ex-RAF Air Cadet, Sama... more

Image for Out with the old and in with the new for Soham couple

When Soham couple Kevin and Sharon Halls decided they needed to move home, they also knew they had neither the time nor money to get their old place ready to sell on the market.

So, after some online research, they visited Bovis Homes to find out more about Home Exchange - a scheme where you can 'trade in' your old property to help you buy a brand-new home.

Kevin said: "We had lived in our old house for nearly 20 years and it really felt like it needed some work before we put it on the market. Rooms like the kitchen and bathroom were particu... more

Image for Super service wows the Webbers at Soham

Moving to a more expensive part of Cambridgeshire to be nearer to family initially caused a few worries for husband and wife Theresa and Roger Webber, who expected it to be a difficult process.

But the couple say selling their old property, buying a new home and actually moving in, couldn't have been easier - and it was all thanks to Bovis Homes staff.

The Webbers were moving from Chatteris to Soham, but as they are both retired and in their 60s, they didn't want to take out a... more

Image for Four becomes five for Fairford family

Looking for a new home in Fairford, the Hawkins family found just what they were looking for - and more - at Bovis Homes' Keble Fields location.

Warren and Rhona Hawkins were looking to move from Swindon to be closer to their 14-year-old son Alex's secondary school, which daughter, Isobel, 10, will also be attending in September.

Initially looking at the second-hand property market, the family discovered that Fairford had few homes to offer in the right size within th... more

Image for New-build benefits plain to see for upsizers

With few properties coming on the market in Bovey Tracey, Terry and Josephine Lee were struggling in their quest to upsize in the beautiful Devon town. 

So when the sales centre opened at Bovis Homes' Williams Gate location, the couple decided to visit and find out more about the new homes being built there.

"We had never bought a new-build before, but it just ticked all the boxes and was exactly what we were looking for," says Terry. "We met with the Sales Advisor, Karen, and she was really patient and helpful. We also found out about the Home Exchange scheme, which was perfe... more

Image for Couple find dream home at Cloakham Lawns

After escaping the rat race, David and Wendy Nelson have finally found their dream home in Axminster thanks to a stress-busting part exchange scheme and a stylish new development in the town.

Moving across the country from their home in Gatwick, the couple had a stop-gap property in Shillingstone in Dorset, before finding out about Bovis Homes' Cloakham Lawns location.

"We had a holiday home nearby and have always loved this area - it's just stunning," says Wendy. "We wanted a change in lifestyle and there is just so much to do in and around Axminster, as well as lovely views whe... more

Image for Dream Devon move for sea-loving couple

Since leaving the Royal Navy, Lilian and Kevin Ward had wanted to move closer to the coast - and when they saw Bovis Homes' Marine Drive location in Teignmouth, they knew they had found the perfect home.

After years of dreaming about living by the sea, Lilian and Kevin were finally able to make it a reality and sell up their home in Leicestershire and move to Devon. The timing was perfect; their two sons had moved out and they had both now retired.

The couple put their house on the market, but after months of struggling to sell, they came across Bovis Homes' special part ... more

Image for First residents settle into their new home in the woodlands

The first residents in a new part of Dawlish are settling into their brand new home after a hassle-free move, thanks to an innovative part exchange scheme.

Roger and Karen Pleace have moved from Newton Abbot to the new Woodlands development on the edge of the popular south Devon town after taking advantage of Bovis Homes' special Home Exchange package. The scheme takes the trouble out of moving, giving existing home owners the opportunity to avoid estate agent fees and the stress of trying to sell their home.

"We are proud of the Woodlands and delighted that it is proving so popular with buyers - with Mr and Mrs Pleace as the founding members of this new part of the community!" said Wayne Bennett, South West Sales and Marketing Director for Bovis Homes. "It's a stunning location and with a range of local amenities only a short walk away in Dawlish, it is a fantasti... more

Image for Save time, money and stress moving to the South West

Bovis Homes South West region are offering a unique opportunity to save time, money and stress by using Home Exchange, where we'll buy your existing house paving the way for you to buy your brand new Bovis Home!

Not only will we offer you 100% market value, but you'll be able to stay in your current house until your brand new Bovis Home is ready for you to move into.

We will also employ a specialist new homes removal company to pack up your old house and move you into your brand new ... more

Image for Hampshire honeymooners quick to make themselves at home

A pair of newlyweds from Southampton were able to step off the plane from their exotic honeymoon and head straight across the threshold of their dream property thanks to Bovis Homes.

Garry and Elaine Malone, both 49, were married in June before jetting off to Mauritius, having reserved a new four-bed detached house off-plan at Bovis Homes' Knights Mount location in North Baddesley, using the house builder's own Home Exchange scheme.

Bovis Homes arranged it so that the couple were able to return from their honeymoon, collect their keys and pull up on their brand new driveway tha... more

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