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Yorkshire buildings sought, to be transformed for new TV show

Yorkshire buildings sought, to be transformed for new TV show

Do you have a building that could be transformed in to a unique home, as part of a new television series? In his brand new Channel 4 show,  ‘Project Home’, George Clarke will help maverick buyers turn buildings not previously intended for domestic use, into extraordinary homes. Hidden in plain sight, or squirrelled away down side streets, new opportunities are arising in our cities and […]

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Record number of tenants receive rent reductions

Record number of tenants receive rent reductions

More tenants than have been seen in almost four years have had their rents reduced, a report has shown. The number of tenants negotiating rent reductions jumped from two per cent in September to 3.7 per cent in October, which is the highest figure since records began in January 2015. The figures were revealed in […]

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Builders’ elves get to work on festive mission

Builders’ elves get to work on festive mission

Staff from a building company got to work as Christmas ‘elves’  weaving a bit of magic for children, for a day. The workers from Barratt Developments Yorkshire West spread some early festive cheer by donating a day of their time to help local children’s charity Candlelighters with important preparations. This was as part of the […]

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New tool to help ensure fair prices for Yorkshire’s buyers and renters

New tool to help ensure fair prices for Yorkshire’s buyers and renters

Size matters when it comes to paying a fair price for property. A newly launched guide will help ensure homes in Yorkshire and Humber are measured properly, for sales or lettings purposes, and that new buyers and renters are not paying more than they should for a property based on inaccurate floorplans. In response to […]

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Free festive event at housing development

Free festive event at housing development

FESTIVE favourites from a brass band accompanied by hot chocolate and sweet treats are on the menu at a special Christmas event at City Fields in Wakefield. Redrow ‘s Aberford Road development, featuring three and four-bedroom homes, will play host to an open-to-all occasion on December 8, from 2pm to 4pm. The Yorkshire Volunteers Band, that performs […]

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Neil’s new Yorkshire post takes him to Malawi

Neil’s new Yorkshire post takes him to Malawi

Land director Neil Reaney is swapping the Yorkshire landscape for the plains of Africa next year as he embarks on a housebuilding project in Malawi. Neil, 49, son of former Leeds United and England footballer Paul Reaney, from Harrogate, became a land director with Miller Homes Yorkshire earlier this year. He was delighted to find […]

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More people plan to buy, rather than rent, their next home

More people plan to buy, rather than rent, their next home

The proportion of adults who say they want to move from renting to buying their next home, has doubled during the course of 2018, from 24 per cent to 58 per cent, according to new data. And Yorkshire people are ready to dig deeper by an average £13,000 plus, to finance their next home, than they were […]

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House prices to go up across West Yorkshire in New Year

House prices to go up across West Yorkshire in New Year

House prices are predicted to go up across Yorkshire in the New Year. A fall in interest from new buyers in Yorkshire and Humber led to a downward trend in the region’s house prices last month, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ UK Residential Market Survey. But prices are likely to rise […]

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West Yorkshire homes are burgled most, study reveals

West Yorkshire homes are burgled most, study reveals

Yorkshire and the Humber has been revealed as having the highest burglary rates of regions across England and Wales, in a recently completed survey. Figures also showed that West Yorkshire is the area that suffers most burglaries nationally, with people living there almost six times more likely to be burgled than residents in Devon and […]

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Help to Buy scheme pushes up house prices in Yorkshire

Help to Buy scheme pushes up house prices in Yorkshire

A homelessness charity has discovered that the Government’s Help to Buy scheme has increased the average price of a home by over £8,000. Around 170,000 properties have been bought with an equity loan since the launch of the government’s Help to Buy scheme in 2013, with the value of these properties estimated at £42.23 billion, according to the […]

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