The lengths people go to, to land their dream home

Homebuyers may face an emotional rollercoaster when it comes to finding their dream property, but some go to extraordinary lengths to secure a bid. Propertymark asked its members to reveal the extravagant things they have seen buyers do over the years to secure their ideal home. One potential buyer was worried a sale wouldn’t be […]

Use small outdoor space to create a fruit garden

Create a pick-your-own garden with climbing fruit, for the summer. Fruit such as blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and grapes do not need much room. They can grow upwards along a wall, fence, frame or pergola, or even on a balcony. They also offer attractive foliage and blossom in the early summer months. During the summer the […]

Benefits of buying a brand new home

It’s New Homes’ Week, and housebuilders are keen to highlight the plus points of choosing a brand new home. Perks identified include cost-savings on energy use, homes built with modern day lifestyles in mind, and neighbours keen to build a community. Housebuilder Barratt celebrates its 60th anniversary during New Homes Week this month, and lists […]

Search launched for Yorkshire’s future top property people

The search to find Yorkshire and Humber’s most inspiring young surveyors is on. Entries are now invited to all who have made a significant contribution to the region’s built environment, ahead of the annual RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards . The YSOYA celebrate the diverse range of young talented surveyors, trainees and […]

Yorkshire housebuilder is UK’s ‘most sustainable’ business

A community focus by a Yorkshire-based house builder earned them the accolade of most sustainable business in the UK in a recent awards ceremony. Sheffield-based low cost house builder MJ Gleeson received the title at the National PLC Awards ceremony. All businesses in the UK are eligible to be nominated including Virgin, John Lewis, BT […]

How to avoid property turn offs

It may seem obvious advice when property sellers want their homes to be presented in the best light and want the maximum price, but our experience at Romans shows that many sellers still forget the simple things and buyers notice them straight away! “If you want a quick sale, you need to make sure your […]