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House prices still on the rise across Yorkshire, but buyers apply caution

House prices still on the rise across Yorkshire, but buyers apply caution

Demand for properties from new buyers across Yorkshire and Humber fell during the last month, recent statistics have shown. This has resulted in more surveyors in the region expecting sale levels to dip over the next 12-months, according to the September 2018 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ UK residential market survey. Only two per cent […]

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Expert help with Yorkshire building and renovation projects at show

Expert help with Yorkshire building and renovation projects at show

People with building projects in mind across Yorkshire need to be more clued up about the scale and details of the work they propose to do, according to builders across the county. A new survey commissioned by the The Northern Homebuilding & Renovating Show among builders revealed that over two thirds of potential customers don’t […]

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Must-see list of dangerous plants that can burn skin and damage homes

Must-see list of dangerous plants that can burn skin and damage homes

Gardeners have been warned to look out for rogue weeds which could undermine the structure of their homes after experts named and shamed Britain’s most destructive plants. As well as damaging buildings and local habitats, these plants and weeds are also incredibly difficult to control. Because they’re largely resistant to most forms of weed and […]

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Yorkshire’s best property projects in the spotlight

Yorkshire’s best property projects in the spotlight

The search is on to find Yorkshire and Humber’s best property projects, as entries are invited for the RICS Awards 2019. Stand-out buildings that have a significant positive impact on their local communities, making them a better place to live, study, work or visit, are sought as entries. Eight categories include Building Conservation, Residential, Commercial […]

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Rents hit a record high, report reveals

Rents hit a record high, report reveals

Rents shot up during August, with more tenants experiencing rent hikes than has been seen since since records began in January 2015, a new report reveals. The ARLA Propertymark August Private Rented Sector Report shows that the number of tenants whose rents increased went up to 40 per cent during the month, from 31 per […]

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Advice for first time buyers across Yorkshire

Advice for first time buyers across Yorkshire

The number of first time buyers is at an 11-year high, so to support the increase in demand, one of the region’s housebuilders has issued advice about the lesser known elements of purchasing a home. Miller Homes has just opened Graves Fold in Sheffield, with three other developments to be launched across Yorkshire. “We see […]

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House prices and demand for homes strong across Yorkshire

House prices and demand for homes strong across Yorkshire

Despite the housing market remaining downbeat in some areas of the country, house prices in Yorkshire and Humber are holding up and demand from potential buyers is rising. Yorkshire continues to buck the trend in the wider property market, according to the August RICS Residential Market survey. A north/south divide became more pronounced as house prices […]

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Yorkshire company responds to demand for park homes

Yorkshire company responds to demand for park homes

An ageing population in the UK has led to a greater demand for homes that suit the needs of today’s pensioners. An increasing number of over 45’s are seeking to downsize and, coupled with a change in legislation that now sees residential park homes accepted as a dedicated form of housing, Yorkshire based Serenity Parks, […]

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Yorkshire’s top young surveyors compete for UK title

Yorkshire’s top young surveyors compete for UK title

Ten of Yorkshire and Humber’s top young surveyors have reached the shortlist of the 2018 RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards,  to compete for the ‘UK Young Surveyor of the Year’ title. Despite the industry being largely male dominated, seven of the 10 shortlisted candidates from Yorkshire and Humber are female.  This year’s […]

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Yorkshire surveyor honoured for services to communities

Yorkshire surveyor honoured for services to communities

A West Yorkshire surveyor who founded the not-for-profit organisation, Pub is The Hub, has been named as one of the most influential surveyors of the past 150 years after helping to reinvigorate hundreds of rural communities by saving, or diversifying their local pub with vital services. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has honoured John […]

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