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Yorkshire’s housing market fails to pick-up, as prices expected to rise over coming 12-months

Yorkshire’s housing market fails to pick-up, as prices expected to rise over coming 12-months

The momentum in Yorkshire and Humber’s housing market continued to slow last month, as buyer demand and sales fell, according to the March 2018 RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) UK Residential Market Survey. During the month of March, both interest from would be buyers and newly agreed sales fell for the second consecutive month […]

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Northern landlords top voids list

Northern landlords top voids list

More landlords with property in the North of England experienced a void period in the past three months than in any other UK region according to findings from the UK Association of Letting Agents (UKALA). Fifty three per cent of landlords with property in the North East and North West of England both experienced a […]

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Distinctive new apartments released for sale in Leeds city centre’s conservation area

Distinctive new apartments released for sale in Leeds city centre’s conservation area

Work is underway on Leeds city centre’s latest and most exclusive apartment development, which has just been released for sale and consists of four individually designed homes in the heart of Great George Street’s Conservation Area. The development, known as 53 Great George Street, consists of three stunning two-bedroom apartments, as well as a one-bedroom apartment […]

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South Yorkshire school sells for ‘dream’ price

South Yorkshire school sells for ‘dream’ price

A long-established nursery school in the leafy, sought-after Sheffield suburb of Fulwood has been sold to a national concern. The Garden House Nursery School was sold to Cresswell Nurseries Limited by specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co. With its capacity for 67 children, the Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ setting is widely renowned in the local […]

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Dip in number of rental properties could lead to supply crisis

Dip in number of rental properties could lead to supply crisis

  Supply of rental properties has fallen to its lowest point in almost two years, according to a new report. ARLA Propertymark’s February Private Rented Sector Report reveals that the number of rental properties letting agents managed fell by five per cent in February, with 175 on average per branch compared to 184 in January. Supply […]

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Awards shortlist of Yorkshire buildings announced

Awards shortlist of Yorkshire buildings announced

Thirteen stunning buildings have been shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire (Royal Institute of British Architects) 2018 Awards. Winners will be announced at an Awards evening at The Museum Gardens, York, on May 24.  Buildings that have been shortlisted include: Albert Works, Sheffield by Cartwright Pickard Architects Leeds College of Music, Leeds by Group Ginger Architects National […]

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Arthur’s Fold development launches in Leeds

Arthur’s Fold development launches in Leeds

Buyers are being offered a first bite of the investment cherry in Leeds’ buzzing Southbank – with the launch of a new property development. Off-plan sales at Arthur’s Fold (named after the architect’s grandfather) opened this week with demand for the high-specification one, two and three bedroom apartments already strong. The nine-storey building will be […]

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Partnership boosts wildlife friendly housing

Partnership boosts wildlife friendly housing

A housebuilder has renewed its unique partnership with the RSPB for another three years, to deliver more wildlife friendly housing across the Leeds area, helping to give nature a home. Barratt Homes and the RSPB will work together to boost biodiversity and promote wildlife at developments including St Oswald’s View in Methley. The aim of […]

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Property prices rise as crime levels decrease, research shows…

Property prices rise as crime levels decrease, research shows…

New research reveals the safest places to invest in property, based on official police data and the 2018 UK House Price Index. These hot spots include Chesterfield and other swathes of Derbyshire and the Peak District. Across England, the data clearly illustrates that where crime falls, property prices rise and where crime rises, property prices […]

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Landlords set to increase portfolios amid air of optimism

Landlords set to increase portfolios amid air of optimism

As rental returns continue to rise, almost half of all landlords in the UK are considering expanding their property portfolio. A wave of optimism across the buy-to-let market is sparking the new interest. In a recent survey by Mortgages for Business, it was discovered that 44 per cent of landlords intend to invest in at […]

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