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Harrogate, Leeds and York are big winners in Property Week living survey

Harrogate is the third-best place to live in the UK, according to a new survey.

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The Yorkshire towns and cities where house prices haven’t recovered from the financial crisis

While many people have seen the value of their property recover since 2008 hundreds of thousands of Yorkshire homeowners who bought property before the crash are still stuck in negative equity 10 years on.

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House prices are still rising

House prices in Yorkshire go up but slower than national average

Yorkshire house prices were £8,000 higher in July than a year earlier, according to official figures.
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RE-DESIGN: The new look East Point development.

Entire block of Leeds flats sold to investors

All of the apartments within the £5m conversion of a former college building in Leeds have been sold to investors and in turn are now being marketed for let.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds housing focus: City could agree ‘housing deal’ to pave way for thousands of homes

LEEDS could be one of the first places in the country to agree a ‘housing deal’ with the Government to help build thousands of new homes.

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TECHNOLOGY: Architects Maurice Lyons, Irena Bauman, Sam Wilson and Costin Lazar with their design.

Leeds housing focus: Amazing tech could see houses being ‘printed’

The YEP is shining the spotlight on community-led housing in Leeds - its bid to offer an alternative to volume housebuilders and put people - not profit - at the heart of housing.

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Leeds housing focus: Renovating empty homes for those in need in community

An alternative to building new homes for affordable rent is bringing back into use empty homes for those in need in the community.

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PROJECT: Bill Graham and Maureen Graham of New Wortley Housing Association - they are starting a community-led housing project.

Leeds housing focus: Team aims to bring new life to troubled housing estate

This week the YEP is shining the spotlight on community-led housing in Leeds, its bid to offer an alternative to volume housebuilders and the work taking place across the city to put people - not profit - at the heart of housing.

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Pictured Mervyn Jones, chief executive of Yorkshire Housing, with new residents to the affordable housing scheme Evette Lundy, holding baby Melody Holroyd-Lundy, aged 6 months, Rachel Wade, and Deborah Meehan, with daughters Charlotte, 10, and Isabelle, 6. PIC: James Hardisty

Ribbon cut as new Leeds homes open

A ceremony was held to celebrate the opening of 20 new homes in Leeds as part of a social housing project.

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HOME SWEET HOME: Cath Muller and Woody who both live at the Cornerstone Housing Co-op in Chapeltown. PIC: Tony Johnson

Leeds housing focus: The co-operative solution to affordable housing woes

This week the YEP is shining the spotlight on community-led housing in Leeds, its bid to offer an alternative to volume housebuilders and the pioneering work taking place across the city to put people - not profit - at the heart of housing.

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GOOD NEIGHBOURS: Land on Barrack Road where Chapeltown Co-Housing Project will build housing after raising �6000,000. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds housing focus: Homes ‘co-op’ where you choose your neighbours

This week the YEP is shining the spotlight on community-led housing in Leeds - its bid to offer an altenative to volume housebuilders and the pioneering work taking place across the city to put people - not profit - at the heart of housing.

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VILLAGE PEOPLE: Paul Redgrave, Anne Hall and Sylvia Landells of Shangrileeds.

Leeds housing focus: ‘We’re trying to create a village in houses that are ecological’

ShangriLeeds is a new co-housing group hoping to replicate LILAC’s success.

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LEEDS COMMUNITY HOMES: From left, Kevin Gillespie (Citu), Ryan Geldard (Citu), Steve Hoey (Leeds Community Homes) and Gill Coupland (Leeds Community Homes).  PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds housing focus: Homes built for the people – not for profit

Hailed as providing an “antidote” to the volume housebuilder, community-led housing is gaining ground in Leeds and nationally.

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‘Leeds needs a housing revolution’

A Leeds housing boss has issued a renewed clarion call for a self-build revolution to help plug the city’s growing homes crisis – and to empower residents to help transform the urban landscape for the future.

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Harrogate town centre

Here's how much you'll need to earn per hour to live in each Harrogate postcode

Ever wondered how much you'd need to earn per hour to buy a house in Harrogate, Ripon or Knaresborough?

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Here's how much you need to earn an hour to buy a house in each Leeds postcode

Here's how much you need to earn an hour to buy a house in each Leeds postcode

Ever wondered how much you'd have to earn to buy a house in the most expensive area of Leeds?
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BETTER OPTION: Developments in Leeds have more appeal to buyers.

Leeds named one of UK’s ten most affordable cities for first time buyers

Leeds has been named as one of the UK’s top ten most affordable cities for first time buyers.

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Waterside Residents Association members Judi Graham, Conrad Plowman, John Broadbent, Margaret Plowman. and Susan Martin. (1708051AM3)

Residents' worries in one of Yorkshire's nicest places

It’s always a pleasure to walk along the famous Waterside in Knaresborough to the sound of rowing boats and laughter.

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Robert Dunkerley with his vintage showman's wagon

Roll up, roll up for showman’s wagon under the hammer

This restored Brayshaw’s living van is up for auction

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From dereliction to des res with best views in Yorkshire

This filter station on the moors above Ilkley has been fashioned into a fabulous contemporary home. Now it’s for sale for the first time. Sharon Dale reports.

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