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House prices and demand for homes strong across Yorkshire

House prices and demand for homes strong across Yorkshire

Despite the housing market remaining downbeat in some areas of the country, house prices in Yorkshire and Humber are holding up and demand from potential buyers is rising. Yorkshire continues to buck the trend in the wider property market, according to the August RICS Residential Market survey. A north/south divide became more pronounced as house prices […]

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Doncaster company responds to demand for park homes

Doncaster company responds to demand for park homes

An ageing population in the UK has led to a greater demand for homes that suit the needs of today’s pensioners. An increasing number of over 45’s are seeking to downsize and, coupled with a change in legislation that now sees residential park homes accepted as a dedicated form of housing, Yorkshire based Serenity Parks, […]

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Yorkshire’s top young surveyors compete for UK title

Yorkshire’s top young surveyors compete for UK title

Ten of Yorkshire and Humber’s top young surveyors have reached the shortlist of the 2018 RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards,  to compete for the ‘UK Young Surveyor of the Year’ title. Despite the industry being largely male dominated, seven of the 10 shortlisted candidates from Yorkshire and Humber are female.  This year’s […]

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Yorkshire surveyor honoured for services to communities

Yorkshire surveyor honoured for services to communities

A surveyor who founded the not-for-profit organisation, Pub is The Hub, has been named as one of the most influential surveyors of the past 150 years after helping to reinvigorate hundreds of rural communities by saving, or diversifying their local pub with vital services. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has honoured John Longden, FRICS, […]

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New homes development on former hotel site

New homes development on former hotel site

One of Sheffield’s historic hotels is to be transformed in to six plush apartments, with a new 24-home development alongside. The Beauchief on Abbeydale Road South, will feature a gated community of 30 homes, with landscaped open spaces for residents to benefit from. It has been launched by property consultancy Knight Frank, on behalf of […]

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Live ‘a life less ordinary’ in a Yorkshire mansion

Live ‘a life less ordinary’ in a Yorkshire mansion

An opportunity to enjoy life within a stunning Grade II listed Georgian mansion, in estate grounds, is on offer. Thundercliffe Grange was built in 1777 for the Earl of Effingham. The house and its cottages, coach houses and stables are tucked away on a 22-acre country estate down a tree-lined driveway which stretches almost a […]

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New apprenticeships across Yorkshire with housebuilder

New apprenticeships across Yorkshire with housebuilder

Five new apprentices are beginning new careers with Barratt Developments in Yorkshire. The three new joiners and two new bricklayers, are the latest intake of apprentices to start their construction careers with the housebuilder, as part of its apprenticeship scheme. This year sees apprentices located across the region, with Darren Emmett, 33, working at Weavers […]

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House prices go up, with fewer homes to rent

House prices go up, with fewer homes to rent

House prices rose across Yorkshire during July, while the supply of homes to rent fell, a survey has shown. A lack of new properties entering the housing market contributed to the price rises seen across Yorkshire and the Humber, while tax changes affected the rentals market. Last month 35 per cent more contributors in Yorkshire […]

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Waterside homes within new Yorkshire development

Waterside homes within new Yorkshire development

A home with a view is high on the list of desirables for buyers and one West Yorkshire development is making the most of its canal side location. Brompton Fold, a development by housebuilder Miller Homes, is in the Pennine village of Apperley Bridge. All its homes are in a rural location, but a handful […]

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New head of housebuilder’s Yorkshire region

New head of housebuilder’s Yorkshire region

There is a new face heading the Yorkshire region of a major housebuilder. Mark Leigh, 53,  joins Miller Homes as its new managing director for Yorkshire. He makes the move from Taylor Wimpey, and has enjoyed a successful senior level career in the housebuilding industry. “I am delighted to join the Miller team in Yorkshire […]

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