Completions have been up 184 to 17,579, with the typical promoting value for personal properties emerging via five.1 % to £329,000.
Barratt has loved more potent than anticipated contemporary buying and selling in central London.
Barratt Developments intends to pay an atypical dividend according to 21/2 occasions dividend duvet.
It additionally plans to pay particular dividends of £175m in November 2018 and 2019, as prior to now introduced.
David Thomas, Barratt’s leader government, mentioned: “It has been an excellent yr for the gang each operationally and financially with robust buyer call for for our top quality new properties throughout our trade.
“We start the brand new monetary yr with a wholesome ahead order e-book, a robust money place and a persevered center of attention on supply of operational enhancements throughout our trade.
“The housing marketplace is in a excellent position. We have excellent buyer call for, we’ve got excellent loan availability and govt’s Help to Buy product has been an improbable stimulus.
“We are already the most important space builder via a ways so it’s tricky to develop our volumes via as a lot 10 to 15 % in step with yr however we predict three to five % in step with yr is an inexpensive charge of enlargement.”