Home in Sandsend for sale with five-star hotel facilities on tap

Country house-style coastal living with five-star hotel service on tap looks set to be a big draw for The Lake House, whih is for sale at £1.5m with Croft Residential. It’s other top seling point is its location in the uber-fashionable village of Sandsend, near Whitby. The six-bedroomed house is situated on the tranquil 100-acre […]

Albert House – one of Headingley’s grandest homes is for sale

This Victorian home is in the sought-after Leeds suburb of Headingley and is now for sale at £1.25m.  Albert House comes with five-bedrooms, an apartment and fabulous original features. Owner William Langton bought it eight years ago after a long search for a house with historic character. At that point it had been empty for […]

First-time buyer Matthew Lee turned a tired terraced house into an amazing des res

It’s easy to see why many first-time buyers now opt for newly-built properties. The low maintenance and the Government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme are big attractions, but Matthew Lee has proved that doing it the old-fashioned way can yield spectacular results. He bought a two-bedroom, mid-terrace property in need of updating and turned […]

Pudsey house prices boosted by the city

Estate agent Alex Rex didn’t need to be convinced of Pudsey’s growing popularity with would-be buyers but a quick check on house price performance confirmed it. “The latest figures from Zoopla show that prices in the LS28 postcode area have risen by four cent over the past year. There’s a high demand and most properties […]

Estate agency revolutionised by proptech but the human touch is vital

Like most businesses, estate and letting agencies have been forced to embrace new technology. Over the last 20 years, they have switched on to property portals, digital conveyancing, video tours and property management software. A whole industry has sprung up around the sales and lettings sector with entrepreneurs and IT specialists looking to find new […]

Buying a holiday let can offer tax advantages

HMRC has recently been targeting the buy to let market, cutting into margins by limiting interest relief and increasing capital gains and stamp duty land tax. So might it be time to think again about holiday letting? This is one area in the property market where there are still some tax advantages to be had, […]