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Full steam ahead as developer unveils £20m new homes at former Yorkshire railway station

Full steam ahead as developer unveils £20m new homes at former Yorkshire railway station

Leeds developers have started work to transform the site of a historic former Yorkshire railway station into a £20m-plus collection of family homes. Wetherby-based Berkeley DeVeer is breathing new life into the three-acre brownfield site at West Tanfield, six miles north of Ripon. Having played a key role in World War Two D-Day preparations. It […]

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Five great ways to make your property more energy-efficient this winter

Five great ways to make your property more energy-efficient this winter

The energy efficiency of a property should be of tremendous importance to homeowners, and in particular to landlords. New rules are set to come into effect in April 2018 that will prevent properties that do not score at least an ‘E’ rating on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) being let to new tenants or an […]

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First major UK housebuilder enabling customers to reserve their new home online

First major UK housebuilder enabling customers to reserve their new home online

Miller Homes has become the first major UK housebuilder to provide customers with the option to reserve a property on its website following the launch of its new online reservation system. The innovative new development means that homebuyers wishing to purchase a new home from Miller Homes can now reserve and pay a deposit on their chosen property […]

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Tenants at risk from ‘postcode lottery’ of gas safety checks

Tenants at risk from ‘postcode lottery’ of gas safety checks

People living in many of the UK’s five million privately rented properties are caught in a gas safety ‘postcode lottery’. Around 40 local authorities currently operate a Landlord Licence Scheme in their area which includes the need for landlords to demonstrate that they have met the legal requirement for an annual gas safety check in […]

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More than one fifth of British homeowners don’t have home insurance

More than one fifth of British homeowners don’t have home insurance

New analysis of the priorities of British homeowners suggests that more than 1 in 5 don’t currently have any insurance policy in place, with the majority admitting they simply want to ‘avoid the additional cost’ of taking out the policy.  What’s more, almost 1 in 10 have previously tried and failed to claim due to […]

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Yorkshire apartments with universal appeal

Yorkshire apartments with universal appeal

With Harrogate regularly topping polls to find the best or happiest places to live, there’s sure to be plenty of interest in a new selection of one and two-bedroom apartments at Devonshire Gardens, in the town. Within walking distance of the town centre, close to the grass parkland of The Stray and priced from only […]

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Keep yourself and your property safe as darker nights draw in

Keep yourself and your property safe as darker nights draw in

While the early autumn weather is producing some sunny days – it is worth remembering that the nights will soon start pulling in as winter approaches. And with October being National Home Security Month, Harrison Murray Estate Agency and the Nottingham Estate Agency (both part of the Nottingham Building Society) have issued a seasonal reminder and […]

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Football stadium house prices higher than rugby

Football stadium house prices higher than rugby

With the football and rugby seasons in full swing and a number of major sporting events being held over the coming months, eMoov.co.uk has looked at how house prices fare across areas that are home to a major UK football or rugby stadium. eMoov looked at 144 of the UK’s sporting stadiums with a capacity over 10,000 […]

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Landlords up their game, but one in 20 still pose hazard

Landlords up their game, but one in 20 still pose hazard

According to a new study by AXA, the private rental sector has seen a rapid improvement in energy efficiency over the past two years. The number of worst-rated properties has halved, and rentals come out better on boiler upgrades, insulation and smart meters than owner-occupied homes. Despite this, one in twenty rentals still breach minimum […]

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Welcome to Yorkshire’s most expensive street

Welcome to Yorkshire’s most expensive street

A street in north Leeds has been named as the most expensive address in Yorkshire. Roundhay Park Lane came 10th in property website Zoopla’s survey of the priciest streets outside London, with most homes costing well over £1million to buy. Located between the villages of Alwoodley and Shadwell, it offers its well-heeled residents a peaceful semi-rural […]

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