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A brand new home near the seaside in time for summer

A brand new home near the seaside in time for summer

Just six miles from the popular seaside town of Scarborough – the rural retreat of West Ayton is the location for award-winning Linden Homes East Yorkshire’s newest development. The carefully chosen location of The Beeches, set on the west bank of the River Derwent, will showcase an exceptional property portfolio to include a mix of […]

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Construction holds steady across Yorkshire

Construction holds steady across Yorkshire

Construction workloads in Yorkshire and Humber have remained resilient – despite the impact of the ‘Beast from the East’ and a pessimistic economic outlook in the first quarter of 2018. This is according to the results of the Q1 2018 RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Construction and Infrastructure Market Survey. In the first quarter […]

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Yorkshire’s housing market fails to pick-up, as prices expected to rise over coming 12-months

Yorkshire’s housing market fails to pick-up, as prices expected to rise over coming 12-months

The momentum in Yorkshire and Humber’s housing market continued to slow last month, as buyer demand and sales fell, according to the March 2018 RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) UK Residential Market Survey. During the month of March, both interest from would be buyers and newly agreed sales fell for the second consecutive month […]

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Northern landlords top voids list

Northern landlords top voids list

More landlords with property in the North of England experienced a void period in the past three months than in any other UK region according to findings from the UK Association of Letting Agents (UKALA). Fifty three per cent of landlords with property in the North East and North West of England both experienced a […]

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Dip in number of rental properties could lead to supply crisis

Dip in number of rental properties could lead to supply crisis

  Supply of rental properties has fallen to its lowest point in almost two years, according to a new report. ARLA Propertymark’s February Private Rented Sector Report reveals that the number of rental properties letting agents managed fell by five per cent in February, with 175 on average per branch compared to 184 in January. Supply […]

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Awards shortlist of Yorkshire buildings announced

Awards shortlist of Yorkshire buildings announced

Thirteen stunning buildings have been shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire (Royal Institute of British Architects) 2018 Awards. Winners will be announced at an Awards evening at The Museum Gardens, York, on May 24.  Buildings that have been shortlisted include: Albert Works, Sheffield by Cartwright Pickard Architects Leeds College of Music, Leeds by Group Ginger Architects National […]

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House swap helps local couple secure dream home

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 […]

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Boost to wildlife friendly housing

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 […]

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Property prices rise as crime levels decrease, study shows

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 […]

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Landlords set to increase portfolios amid wave of optimism

Landlords set to increase portfolios amid wave of optimism

As rental returns continue to rise, almost half of all landlords in the UK are considering expanding their property portfolio. A wave of optimism across the buy-to-let market is sparking the new interest. In a recent survey by Mortgages for Business, it was discovered that 44 per cent of landlords intend to invest in at […]

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