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Live ‘a life less ordinary’ in a Yorkshire mansion

Live ‘a life less ordinary’ in a Yorkshire mansion

An opportunity to enjoy life within a stunning Grade II listed Georgian mansion, in estate grounds, is on offer. Thundercliffe Grange was built in 1777 for the Earl of Effingham. The house and its cottages, coach houses and stables are tucked away on a 22-acre country estate down a tree-lined driveway which stretches almost a […]

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Scarborough house prices down by 2.7% in June

Scarborough house prices down by 2.7% in June

House prices in Scarborough decreased by 2.7% in June, despite witnessing a 0.5% rise over the last 12 months. The latest data from the Office of National Statistics shows that the average property in the area sold for £159,063 – significantly lower than the UK average of £228,384. Across Yorkshire and The Humber, property prices […]

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New apprentices taken on across Yorkshire, by housebuilder

New apprentices taken on across Yorkshire, by housebuilder

Five new apprentices are beginning new careers with Barratt Developments in Yorkshire. The three new joiners and two new bricklayers, are the latest intake of apprentices to start their construction careers with the housebuilder, as part of its apprenticeship scheme. This year sees apprentices located across the region, with Darren Emmett, 33, working at Weavers […]

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Experience luxury living at Scarborough Open House event

Experience luxury living at Scarborough Open House event

Home hunters in Scarborough are being encouraged to visit Kebbell Homes’ Open House weekend at its Cornelian Fields development in Middle Deepdale on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August. The event is on from 10am until 5pm over the weekend, and plot 50, a four-bedroom Jackson style home and plot 51, a three-bedroom Embleton style home will be […]

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House prices go up, with fewer homes to rent

House prices go up, with fewer homes to rent

House prices rose across Yorkshire during July, while the supply of homes to rent fell, a survey has shown. A lack of new properties entering the housing market contributed to the price rises seen across Yorkshire and the Humber, while tax changes affected the rentals market. Last month 35 per cent more contributors in Yorkshire […]

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Waterside homes within new Yorkshire development

Waterside homes within new Yorkshire development

A home with a view is high on the list of desirables for buyers and one West Yorkshire development is making the most of its canal side location. Brompton Fold, a development by housebuilder Miller Homes, is in the Pennine village of Apperley Bridge. All its homes are in a rural location, but a handful […]

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New face heads up housebuilder’s Yorkshire region

New face heads up housebuilder’s Yorkshire region

There is a new face heading the Yorkshire region of a major housebuilder. Mark Leigh, 53,  joins Miller Homes as its new managing director for Yorkshire. He makes the move from Taylor Wimpey, and has enjoyed a successful senior level career in the housebuilding industry. “I am delighted to join the Miller team in Yorkshire […]

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Property market bounces back for summer

Property market bounces back for summer

It was good news for the property market last month, as figures across the country reveal that the supply of housing rose and more sales were completed. The number of sales agreed per branch increased by 13 per cent in June, fro the previous month, but remains lower than this time last year, according to […]

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Car parks could become night shelters for the homeless across Yorkshire

Car parks could become night shelters for the homeless across Yorkshire

An initiative to help provide safe overnight accommodation for homeless people by repurposing public spaces – such as car parks, has made the shortlist of  a national competition. The idea is one within the RICS’ Cities for our Future competition, and could win its instigators a £50,000 prize. Using car parks as safe accommodation is […]

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New homes on the way in rural Yorkshire hotspot

New homes on the way in rural Yorkshire hotspot

More people will be able to enjoy living in a picturesque part of Yorkshire, as a new development takes shape. Miller Homes is set to open new site, Corner Fields, in Skipton later this summer.  There will ultimately be  73, two, three, four and five bedroom properties in a community where demand for new homes […]

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