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Bovis Homes: 'We're ahead of schedule'

Bovis Homes, one of the biggest house builders in the UK, has released its financial results for the first half of the year.

It reported a rise of 43% in the number of homes being reserved by buyers.

David Ritchie, chief executive of Bovis, told the Today programme's business presenter his company's homes were "90% sold for this year".

"That's given us the confidence for building early next year," he added.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Monday 19 August 2013.

  • 19 Aug 2013