Quintessential cosy cottage for sale in sought-after village of Welburn

Sunny Cottage, Welburn

Price: £399,950

Saving for a deposit can take year without a little extra help

First-time buyers need to save long and hard

The average first-time buyer deposit in Yorkshire is £19,462, so saving creatively is crucial, says Sharon Dale


Given the full treatment

It took four years to find a live-work home and another two to make it perfect. Now Maxine Stead lives right next door to her own health spa. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

A London property crash could have serious repercussions for the UK property market

Could the property bubble burst in 2017?

Top economists are predicting that 2017 could be the year the UK property boom comes crashing down - particularly in London.



his former railway carriage turned holiday home has been ‘Mini Modernised’ by designers Mark Hampshire and Keith Stephenson. Words by Sharon Dale. Pictures by Andrew Boyd and Chris Snook.

The interior of the new Habitat store in Moortown

Can Habitat be the high street’s comeback kid?

Habitat has new owners and is about to open its first regional stand-alone store in Leeds. So does this spell a renaissance for the iconic brand? Sharon Dale reports.

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‘Opportunities’ for first-time home buyers

First-time buyers have a “window of opportunity” as the 2017 housing market gets under way, with a boost in the number of homes to choose from, according to a property website.

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The �300,000 housboat in central York with its own freehold mooring.

Homes on the water for sale in the heart of historic York

Fancy a home on the river in Yorkshire’s most sought-after city? Sharon Dale reports on two spectacular liveaboards for sale in central York.

This year marks the centenary of Lucienne Day's birth

Centenary events celebrate the brilliance of Lucienne Day

by Robin and Patricia Silver, The Home, Salts Mill,

Don’t worry about interest rates just keep calm and carry on

Don’t worry about interest rates just keep calm and carry on

by Franz Muehlthaler, mortgage adviser, Holroyd Miller Properties

A computer generated image of the single-storey dwelling that is ready and waiting to be built

Chance to build a modern grand design in a Wolds walled garden

Kilnwick Gardens, Kilnwick Percy

Price: £1.5m

Storage could help until you get the keys to the door.

Shed the load

Storage and self-storage can help take the stress out of buying and selling homes. Sharon Dale reports

Oliver Heath in his healthy and happy sitting room with timber wall

How to make a healthy and happy home

Resolve to make your home a healthier and happier place to be. Sharon Dale reports.

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How long will it take your house price to overtake that hike in your rail fare?

Rising house prices could “earn” home owners enough to cover the cost of their annual rail fare in as little as eight days, according to analysis by a property website.


Rolling back the years and carpets

This historic cottage with links to the Duke of Wellington has been modernised from top to bottom. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Gary Longbottom

Valspars Greenery paint inspired by  Pantone's Colour of the Year 2017

Interior trends 2017: greenery, dens, wine stores and opulence

What will the best dressed homes be wearing this year? Sharon Dale reports on a year that looks set to be dominated by shades of green.

The Terry at The Chocolate Works, York

Sweet treat at The Chocolate Factory for buyers in York

The Terry, The Chocolate Works, York, £399,995

How to be a Smarter House Buyer by Jon Charters-Reid

Surveyor’s top tips on how to be a smarter buyer

One of Yorkshire’s top surveyors shares his tips, trade secrets and opinions in a book for buyers. Sharon Dale reports.

The light fitting over the table cost �150 from Achica and the painting from Toms grandfather is one of his most treasured possessions. The Dual
Core floor tiles cost �39 psm from CDT Tiles and the Saturn anthracite radiator was �235 from Trade Radiators

Marathon property project delivers perfect home

Tom Howsam spent six years transforming this house in Yarm but it was well worth the wait. Heather Dixon reports. Pictures by Colin Poole.

Will property prices pass "Go" or stagnate in 2017?

Yorkshire property market experts reveal their predictions for 2017

What will happen to the Yorkshire property market in 2017? We asked 12 experts for their predictions, points of view and possible hotspots. Sharon Dale reports.

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