News
Retail rents drop across Yorkshire as vacant shop numbers rise

Retail rents drop across Yorkshire as vacant shop numbers rise

Industrial property continues to be the preferred choice of commercial space in Yorkshire and Humber’s property market, as retail lags significantly. Those are the findings of the latest quarterly UK Commercial Property Market Survey for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. During the last quarter of 2017, occupier demand for retail space in Yorkshire and Humber […]

News
Property transactions fall 21% year on year – here are the areas with the most for 2017

Property transactions fall 21% year on year – here are the areas with the most for 2017

The latest and last data set from the Land Registry has been released detailing the number of property transactions for December (and 2017) across England and Wales. Leading hybrid estate agent, Emoov.co.uk, has crunched the numbers to highlight how the market performed in 2017 and where saw the largest number of residential sales, despite slower market […]

News
Rogue landlords and letting agents will be banned from April 2018

Rogue landlords and letting agents will be banned from April 2018

In April 2018, the government will introduce banning orders for landlords and letting agents barring those who commit offences from working in the lettings industry by placing their details in a database of blacklisted landlords and agents. The updated legislation will result in agents and landlords who are convicted of a banning order offence being […]

News
Selling your home? – Here’s how to attract buyers

Selling your home? – Here’s how to attract buyers

If you are thinking of moving home one of the first things that you will have to do, if you are a current homeowner, is put your existing property on the market and make sure it’s ‘buyer ready’. But if you are wondering where to start, leading housebuilder Miller Homes, who has ten developments currently […]

News
New developments set to create thousands of new homes and job opportunities

New developments set to create thousands of new homes and job opportunities

A housebuilder has announced plans to open 19 new sites across the Yorkshire region in 2018, creating 2,800 new homes and over 1,000 associated jobs. Barratt Developments Yorkshire West, which includes the David Wilson Homes brand, said sites will be in Leeds, Barnsley and Huddersfield. New employment will be in construction trades such as bricklayers, electricians and […]

News
Busy start to 2018 with 9% surge in property searches 

Busy start to 2018 with 9% surge in property searches 

The property market is enjoying a busy start to 2018, with visits to leading portal Rightmove up by nine per cent in January compared with the same month last year. An average of more than four million visits have been made to the website each day so far this month. As well as a surge […]

News
Stamp duty changes fail to impact Yorkshire housing market

Stamp duty changes fail to impact Yorkshire housing market

Changes to Stamp Duty for first time buyers are failing to incentivise new buyers across Yorkshire, according to the December 2017 residential market survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. In December, activity in Yorkshire and Humber’s housing market continued to drop, with only six per cent more respondents in the region reporting a […]

News
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 […]

News
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 […]

News
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 […]

News