House swap helps local couple secure dream home

A Whitby couple have secured their dream home in the sought-after seaside town by swapping their existing home for a brand new one through David Wilson Homes’ innovative Part Exchange scheme. When local businessman Alex Yates and his wife first bought a Barratt home in the picturesque town of Whitby two years ago they fell […]

Boost to wildlife friendly housing

A housebuilder has renewed its unique partnership with the RSPB for another three years, to deliver more wildlife friendly housing across the Leeds area, helping to give nature a home. Barratt Homes and the RSPB will work together to boost biodiversity and promote wildlife at developments including St Oswald’s View in Methley. The aim of […]

Property prices rise as crime levels decrease, study shows

New research reveals the safest places to invest in property, based on official police data and the 2018 UK House Price Index. These hot spots include Chesterfield and other swathes of Derbyshire and the Peak District. Across England, the data clearly illustrates that where crime falls, property prices rise and where crime rises, property prices […]

Imposing detached home in well-regarded area

Green Lane, Newby, Scarborough, £350,000 Situated on the corner of Green Lane with Scalby Road, this most imposing four bedroomed detached house sits in mature lawned gardens in a well-regarded area of Scarborough convenient for local schools and hospital. Appealing particularly to families due to its versatile and spacious nature the property is double fronted […]

Attractive semi-detached home offered with no onward chain

Coastal Road, Burniston, £180,000 Attractive, two bedroom, semi-detached bungalow located within the popular village of Burniston to the north of Scarborough, with additional boarded loft room and well presented gardens to the front and rear. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with uPVC entrance door to the side, and doors to two double bedrooms each […]

How to get your garden ready for spring

Original article first published on Houzz Dreaming of a bright summer garden but the reality is a dreary plot of dead perennials, soggy grass and a lot of winter clutter? Take heart from the fact you’re not alone and follow these simple ideas to inspire you to plan ahead for the spring – and perhaps […]