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Five issues all landlords must consider in 2018

Five issues all landlords must consider in 2018

2017 saw a number of changes made to regulations governing the private rented sector and a record number of government consultations held in relation to letting in the UK, meaning there is plenty for landlords to consider and act upon in the new year. Allison Thompson, managing director at property specialist Leaders, says: “From tax […]

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Housebuilder looking for a local charity to support

Housebuilder looking for a local charity to support

McCarthy and Stone, the UK’s leading retirement housebuilder, has announced that work has started on the redevelopment of the former Bramcote School site on Filey Road in Scarborough, which will see it turned into an exclusive new retirement development. The former school site will be transformed into 54 one and two-bedroom high-quality retirement apartments, designed […]

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Yorkshire residents saved almost £60 on every shop with ‘Best Before’ bargains in 2017

Yorkshire residents saved almost £60 on every shop with ‘Best Before’ bargains in 2017

People living in Yorkshire made over half a million in savings from products bought after their ‘Best Before’ date last year, with shopper saving an average of £59 per order, figures show. Data from online retailer Approved Food, which specialises in selling food and household products near or past their Best Before dates, showed customers […]

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Developer incentive promotes strong house sales

Developer incentive promotes strong house sales

A local housebuilder has reported strong sales, following a special part exchange weekend this month. David Wilson Homes saw a total of 23 sales at its Bodington Manor development in Leeds, with four part exchange sales made over the weekend, demonstrating the buoyancy of the housing market. The exclusive event saw an independent team provide same-day valuations […]

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Yorkshire homes sought for new TV series

Yorkshire homes sought for new TV series

Period homes in Yorkshire are being sought to feature in a new Channel 4 television show. George Clarke’s Old House, New Home is back for a second series, after the first one reached over two million viewers in the UK. George wants to highlight the wealth and diversity of housing stock, and celebrate architecture and […]

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Housebuilder’s £23m contribution to Yorkshire causes

Housebuilder’s £23m contribution to Yorkshire causes

Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey Yorkshire claims to have contributed in excess of £1 billion towards improving the communities in which it builds, with more than £23 million being spent across Yorkshire over the past three years. The national homebuilder, which has developed more than 1,634 new homes in this time, has made the contributions to help […]

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Housebuilder’s buyer incentives for ‘blue Monday’

Housebuilder’s buyer incentives for ‘blue Monday’

A housebuilder hopes a new range of buying incentives at a West Yorkshire site will help to lift the January blues for home seekers Combining the miserable winter weather, post-Christmas finances, failing New Year’s resolutions and low motivational levels, Blue Monday, which falls today, is recorded as the most depressing day of the year. However, […]

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Brits spend hours “dream searching” for homes they won’t buy

Brits spend hours “dream searching” for homes they won’t buy

New research reveals more than 6.5 million people are ‘dream searching’ for their perfect property every day but only one third are in the position to buy. 1.3 million or one in five dream searchers would even call themselves a property addict. As a nation that is constantly searching for perfection, one third of people […]

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Positive year ahead for property

Positive year ahead for property

Property specialists are predicting that the next 12 months will prove to be positive, albeit challenging, for the sector. Allison Thompson, managing director at Leaders, said there are plenty of reasons to be confident, whether you are planning to sell, let, buy or rent in 2018. “Despite some experts predicting the property market would suffer […]

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40% would struggle to make toast without an appliance

40% would struggle to make toast without an appliance

Britain has become a nation reliant on appliances, unable to carry out basic tasks without the help of a gadget, according to new research. A survey of homeowners carried out by leading household appliances retailer, AppliancesDirect.co.uk, as part of its Power On: The Evolution of Appliances report, found that almost half of brits (46%) of Brits would not be […]

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