Converting empty spaces above shops could help solve the housing crisis

More than 90 per cent of MPs think that converting empty spaces above shops could help reverse the current housing shortage, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). The survey results, which have been published this week alongside a new research report by the FMB entitled ‘Homes on our high streets’, […]

Safety checks that could saves lives this Christmas

Home owners should ensure their gas appliances have been checked before the Christmas festivities get underway, according to a gas safety technology specialist. Gas Tag says booking a Gas Safe registered engineer to visit during the next two weeks will help to reduce the number of incidents during the holiday period. Christmas is the most […]

Blue Bell Inn on market for the first time in seventeen years

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has been instructed to sell the Blue Bell Inn, ideally located overlooking the village green in Weaverthorpe on the Wolds. The four star country inn is situated about 13 miles from Scarborough and Filey, and 15 miles from Bridlington, all popular east coast resorts and 16 miles from […]

Tips for first time buyers in Scarborough: saving for a deposit and avoiding common mistakes

In November’s budget statement, the government scrapped stamp duty for first time buyers on properties costing less than £300,000. With the average first time buyer paying around £1.5k in stamp duty, this could make home ownership more affordable for thousands of people. But there’s still a hefty amount to pay when you buy a home, […]

Filey town centre apartment ideal for retirement or holidays

Clarence House, West Avenue, Filey, £119,950 A three bedroom first floor apartment, well situated for Filey’s town centre amenities, including the shops and beach access areas. The property has been modernised over recent years and has the benefit of full management arrangements for the insurance and maintenance of the building. Features include uPVC double glazing, […]

Generous accommodation will appeal to families

Hawthorn Walk, Eastfield, £125,000 Stylish and deceptively spacious three/four bedroom home situated in the popular residential area of Eastfield. Close to local schools, amenities and transport links and with a generous level of accommodation, this property will particularly appeal to families. The property has a feature nautical themed garden at the front with storm porch, […]