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Housing provider reports record month for new build receipts

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Development

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Housing provider Orbit Homes has reported strong new build figures for the end of 2013, with monthly sales receipts passing £4 million for the first time in October.

With 23 shared ownership and 11 market sale completions, Orbit brought in £2.2m above expectations in October. Original sales targets for the division had been set at £635,710 for shared ownership and £1.1m for market sale properties.

Chris Craig, sales director, said: "The sales receipt for October 2013 exceeded all expectations and evidences a strong demand for high quality, affordable housing products.

"We are committed to providing a full range of home rental and ownership options to optimise housing choice for current and potential customers. We hope to see a continuation of high sales receipts so that we can continue to re-invest our surpluses to build more new homes."

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