Landlords without emergency cover facing 50% hike in Christmas repairs

Landlords who do not have specialist emergency cover in place could be forced to pay a premium of up to 50 per cent should they require urgent repairs over Christmas and the new year. New research has found the bill for emergency callouts over this period is set to rise by between 20 and 50 […]

Yorkshire homeowners urged to get ‘winter MoT’

There were more than 34,000 “excess deaths” across England and Wales over the last winter period – the second highest level in eight years – and as temperatures begin to plunge, the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) is calling for homeowners in Yorkshire and Humber to prepare their homes for winter to keep safe and […]

Part exchange your way to a brand new home this winter

Imagine cosying up this winter in a brand new stylish and spacious home with energy efficient heating, double-glazing and draught proofing to keep the cold weather out. All this and more could be yours to start off 2018 in style, thanks to Linden Homes East Yorkshire and its popular part exchange scheme. The popular Copperfields […]

Older people shun pools and spas in favour of WiFi and greenery when it comes to retirement living

With 11.8 million people aged 65+ in the UK according to Age UK, the options available to those in the later stages of life have never been more important. Independence and dignity are key themes of concern for many of those whose housing options change as they become more frail. Over the last 10 years, […]

Modernised family home in heart of East Ayton

Main Street, East Ayton, near Scarborough, £230,000 Recently modernised, three bedroom semi-detached house which benefits from a generous lawned garden with river frontage and superb open aspect views over the River Derwent to Ayton castle and open countryside. The well appointed generous accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hall to the front with stairs to the […]

Is Scarborough on the property naughty or nice list?

With Father Christmas all but ready to visit homes across the UK, leading hybrid estate agent, eMoov.co.uk, has compiled its annual lists to give him a hand based on the increase or decrease in property prices since last December. Nice Lists Despite a tough year for the property market, there are plenty of homeowners across the nation that […]