Meet Paul Foster – Technical Manager

Paul Foster has built up a considerable amount of experience and knowledge having worked in the construction industry for over 30 years. Throughout his career, Paul has worked for several London based corporations including Ove Arup and partners on projects for Canary Wharf and ITN productions, as well as various consultants and National home builders, …

6 Top Tips for Securing a Mortgage

6 Top Tips for Securing a Mortgage At Genesis Homes we understand that with thousands of mortgage products available through dozens of lenders, finding the right mortgage can be a bit of a minefield. We’ve teamed up with ‘WISEONE’, who are Independent Mortgage Advisers specialising in new build mortgage advice. They have been established for …

Why Buy New?

The Price of Buying a Second-hand Property A chance conversation with one of our Directors has inspired me to write about the cost of new build versus the cost of doing up an older property, as I remembered some research that Home Builders Federation had undertaken regarding these not insignificant sums! As a marketer with 25 …

Go local this Christmas

Christmas – it’s the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ – I mean when else can you acceptedly drink champagne at 5am as the kids open their presents whilst still wishing you’d not drank the last bit of Santa’s port just a few hours earlier? It’s the time of the year where many of us …

What makes us different?

I’m often asked why I started Genesis Homes (some days I wonder myself!) Joking aside, most of my working life has been spent contracting for large house builders and I became increasingly frustrated that the process was by no means perfect, often disorganised, and produced an uninspiring product. Genesis Homes was formed with a simple …

The importance of Apprentices

I have just read with interest statistics released by Department for Education that show there has been a 24 per cent fall in apprenticeship starts for the 2017/18 academic year compared with the previous academic year. I think most construction companies share the same concerns as us over how we attract people into the industry, …