The faux pas of house viewings revealed

First impressions are crucial, and that goes for the house buying process too. Propertymark asked its members to share the biggest house viewing faux pas they’ve seen both buyers and sellers make during visits, then offered the following advice; Buyers should…. Respect the property It’s important to show the property the same level of respect […]

Tips to keep timber structures looking as new

From pretty pergolas to the decking of your dreams, the natural aesthetics of timber are ideal for creating organic lines for outdoor spaces. However, if timber is left untreated, it will soon start to look tired and will rot over time, making it a potential safety hazard. If you’ve invested in a wooden structure, timber […]

Large garden and swimming pool top dream home wish list

A  large garden and swimming pool are the top two features people over 18 years old  in the UK would most like in their dream new home according to research conducted by BLP Insurance, the specialist residential warranty and commercial latent defects insurer, with  29% of people making those their most sought after requirements. A […]

Old churches command high prices at auction

Redundant churches are the must-have properties of the current market it seems, with buyers clamouring to make one their own at auction. Properties in need of renovation and modernisation are in great demand in general, as available stock to buy is in short supply, recent sales have shown. Three vacant church buildings, including one which […]

Slow summer for property sales across Yorkshire

Sales activity in Yorkshire and Humber’s housing market remains subdued, with a slight lift in some areas during June, survey results reveal. Fewer available rental properties are also likely to impact the property market further in the future, unless new regulations are introduced, say market experts. The number of new properties coming on to the […]

Upstairs lounge gives stunning views of the river

This is an immaculately presented detached dormer bungalow pleasantly located in a semi-rural village approximately 20 minutes drive from the M180 motorway network. This individually designed house benefits from amaster bedroom with en-suite facilities and walk in wardrobes. There are three additional double bedrooms, one with shower room facilities, and an additional upstairs lounge with […]