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Developer incentive promotes strong house sales

Developer incentive promotes strong house sales

A local housebuilder has reported strong sales, following a special part exchange weekend this month. David Wilson Homes saw a total of 23 sales at its Bodington Manor development in Leeds, with four part exchange sales made over the weekend, demonstrating the buoyancy of the housing market. The exclusive event saw an independent team provide same-day valuations […]

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Yorkshire homes sought for new television series

Yorkshire homes sought for new television series

Period homes in Yorkshire are being sought to feature in a new Channel 4 television show. George Clarke’s Old House, New Home is back for a second series, after the first one reached over two million viewers in the UK. George wants to highlight the wealth and diversity of housing stock, and celebrate architecture and […]

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Housebuilder’s £23m contribution to Yorkshire causes

Housebuilder’s £23m contribution to Yorkshire causes

Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey Yorkshire claims to have contributed in excess of £1 billion towards improving the communities in which it builds, with more than £23 million being spent across Yorkshire over the past three years. The national homebuilder, which has developed more than 1,634 new homes in this time, has made the contributions to help […]

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Housebuilder’s buyer incentives for ‘blue Monday’

Housebuilder’s buyer incentives for ‘blue Monday’

A housebuilder hopes a new range of buying incentives at a West Yorkshire site will help to lift the January blues for home seekers Combining the miserable winter weather, post-Christmas finances, failing New Year’s resolutions and low motivational levels, Blue Monday, which falls today, is recorded as the most depressing day of the year. However, […]

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South Yorkshire house price growth ‘average’

South Yorkshire house price growth ‘average’

South Yorkshire is among areas where house price growth was on a par with the average UK house price increase over the past year. According to the Land Registry, the average UK house price has increased by 4.1 per cent since January 2017. Hybrid estate agent Emoov has highlighted which places across the nation also […]

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Prestigious site overlooking Doncaster Racecourse is up for sale

Prestigious site overlooking Doncaster Racecourse is up for sale

Doncaster Council is seeking a developer to deliver a high quality residential development at Rose Hill, a prime greenfield site in an extremely attractive environment overlooking the historic Doncaster Racecourse and adjoining mature woodland. The site represents an important opportunity to develop around 170 high quality dwellings in a range of house types and sizes, […]

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Brits spend hours “dream searching” for homes they won’t buy

Brits spend hours “dream searching” for homes they won’t buy

New research reveals more than 6.5 million people are ‘dream searching’ for their perfect property every day but only one third are in the position to buy. 1.3 million or one in five dream searchers would even call themselves a property addict. As a nation that is constantly searching for perfection, one third of people […]

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Positive year ahead for property

Positive year ahead for property

Property specialists are predicting that the next 12 months will prove to be positive, albeit challenging, for the sector. Allison Thompson, managing director at Leaders, said there are plenty of reasons to be confident, whether you are planning to sell, let, buy or rent in 2018. “Despite some experts predicting the property market would suffer […]

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40% would struggle to make toast without an appliance

40% would struggle to make toast without an appliance

Britain has become a nation reliant on appliances, unable to carry out basic tasks without the help of a gadget, according to new research. A survey of homeowners carried out by leading household appliances retailer, AppliancesDirect.co.uk, as part of its Power On: The Evolution of Appliances report, found that almost half of brits (46%) of Brits would not be […]

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New builds could save Yorkshire homeowners £629 per year on energy bills

New builds could save Yorkshire homeowners £629 per year on energy bills

Buyers  could enjoy considerable savings on their living costs in 2018 by being more savvy when it comes to the energy efficiency of their prospective new home. A report published by the Home Builders’ Federation has revealed that opting for a new build property could save homeowners money in the long term. According to Energy Performance […]

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