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Now is the time to get your home ready for winter

Now is the time to get your home ready for winter

Autumn, the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, is upon us but as those of us who scraped thick ice off our car windscreens a couple of weeks ago will testify, wintry weather can strike at any time from October onwards. The worst of it tends to blow in from December 1, the beginning of […]

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Art in the Home 2019 – a new way to shop in Sheffield

Art in the Home 2019 – a new way to shop in Sheffield

What started last year with a small exhibition at the Yorkshire Art Space’s Persistence Works gallery in Sheffield has developed into Art in the Home 2019,  a fresh concept of displaying contemporary art and design in more accessible and unusual locations. “Not everybody feels comfortable in a traditional art gallery environment,” says Catie Evans of […]

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Yorkshire Residential Property Awards – the winners 2019

Yorkshire Residential Property Awards – the winners 2019

The county’s residential property stars were rewarded while raising vital cash for a children’s charity. Sharon Dale reports. A company that has invented and pioneered modular extensions and futuristic, glazed pods on top of a historic mill were among the winners at the Yorkshire Residential Property Awards 2019. The event, organised by Variety, the children’s […]

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Top ten Yorkshire postcodes predicted to see price rises and falls

Top ten Yorkshire postcodes predicted to see price rises and falls

PropCast, the house selling weather forecast, has analysed the performance of 61,435 property sales across Yorkshire and Humber’s 51 postcode districts to identify which are the strongest and weakest property markets. It reveals that 67 per cent of Yorkshire and Humber’s postcode districts are showing resilience despite political and economic uncertainty brought on by Brexit. […]

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Future hotspot – why Kirkstall is the most up-and-coming suburb in Leeds

Future hotspot – why Kirkstall is the most up-and-coming suburb in Leeds

Estate agent Mark Manning reveals why Kirkstall is the most up-and-coming, set to be sought-after suburb in Leeds. The Leeds suburb of Kirkstall has been one to watch for a while now but it is still very much on an upward journey and has a long way to go. If you’re looking to buy a […]

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Thinking of investing in a holiday let? Here are some tips…

Thinking of investing in a holiday let? Here are some tips…

Investors are switching to tax-efficient holiday lets. Here are some tips on how to do it successfully. Summer has drawn to a close but the legacy of blue-sky thinking while on a fortnight’s break is making itself felt in the property market. Estate agents in popular coast and country locations report increased interest in buying […]

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People power: YorSpace to build affordable homes in York

People power: YorSpace to build affordable homes in York

A community-led bid to build permanently affordable and sustainable homes in York began in 2012 with a few concerned individuals discussing ideas. Many of them had been locked out of the housing market in a city where the average house price is now £250,933. Now, seven years later, their tenacity has paid off and the […]

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Be prepared for the Brexit effect on house prices

Be prepared for the Brexit effect on house prices

What will Brexit do to house prices in Yorkshire? Property finder Ian Foy provides some guidance. There’s not a day goes by without someone asking me one of the three great existential questions of the time: who will win the Ashes?; can anyone stop Manchester City this year?; what will Brexit do to the housing […]

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Homes for oldies could help solve housing crisis, say RIBA

The Office for National Statistics predicts that more than 24 per cent of people living in the UK will be aged 65 or older by 2042. While there are concerns over the soaring cost of state pensions and social care, housing has been flagged as a major issue. A recent report by the Royal Institute […]

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Pros and cons of multi-generational living

Pros and cons of multi-generational living

Tim Waring, Head of Residential at Lister Haigh, Harrogate, looks at the trend towards multi-generational living Have you ever wondered just what estate agents mean when they describe part of a property as being suitable for a wide variety of uses? Or have they just run out of flowery adjectives for a home that already […]

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