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House prices rise across Yorkshire but fewer properties up for sale

House prices rise across Yorkshire but fewer properties up for sale

A slow start to the year for Yorkshire and Humber’s housing market is revealed in the latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey. Figures from across the region show a deterioration in demand, sales and homes coming on to the market for sale. During January, new buyer enquiries fell for the second month in a row […]

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One in three people at risk of being poisoned in their home

One in three people at risk of being poisoned in their home

Around 21 million people are at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning in the UK, new research has revealed. As temperatures drop and people turn up their heating, new research from Energy UK’s ‘CO Be Alarmed!’ campaign reveals that one in three people in the UK are at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning as they don’t […]

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Surge in new homes across Yorkshire

Surge in new homes across Yorkshire

The worrying shortfall of new homes across the country is set to be in excess of one million by 2026, recent reports have warned. But one Yorkshire housebuilder has ambitious plans across the region and will increase its construction rate to a little over 500 in 2019, aiming for over 600 homes by 2021. “These growth […]

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Multi-million pound development to bring new homes and job opportunities

Multi-million pound development to bring new homes and job opportunities

A multi-million pounds development in Yorkshire will provide 168 new park homes, along with new roles on site and during construction. The transformation of land on which a mushroom farm once stood, will include a reception building, shop and meeting area, public and private amenity space and a village green. Gateforth Park near Selby will be […]

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New homes in appealing Yorkshire village location

New homes in appealing Yorkshire village location

New homes in a picturesque Yorkshire village blend modern convenience with rural charm. Holme View, a development by Miller Homes, will bring 39 three, four and five bedroom homes to the village of Scholes, in Summer Wine country.. “We are delighted to have now opened our doors on this development after launching our online reservations […]

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Can modular homes help resolve the housing crisis?

Can modular homes help resolve the housing crisis?

Despite the government’s plans to build 300,000 homes each year by 2025, research shows that the current sector can only deliver 183,000, and just 22 per cent of new-builds will be affordable housing. Combined with increasing rent prices, that have risen 60 per cent faster than wages in recent years, as revealed by the charity Shelter,  […]

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Scheme set to help housebuyers in 2019

Scheme set to help housebuyers in 2019

The Help to Buy initiative, designed to help buyers get on to or move up the property ladder, is still proving a success as we move in to 2019, say housebuilders. Offered across Yorkshire by Miller Homes, the housebuilder said that the scheme has helped around 600 buyers in the region since its inception. “Help […]

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Good news for first time buyers in 2019, as Brexit predicted to keep property activity slow

Good news for first time buyers in 2019, as Brexit predicted to keep property activity slow

There is a ‘window of opportunity’ for first time buyers in the New Year, as a direct result of the slow down of the property market, claims a property expert. Mark Hayward, chief executive of NAEA Propertymark, said: ” “As we look ahead to 2019, there’s a fog of uncertainty. Brexit is undoubtedly fuelling a sense of […]

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Brexit impacts Yorkshire’s property market

Brexit impacts Yorkshire’s property market

Uncertainty caused by Brexit is causing buyers and sellers across Yorkshire to sit tight in increasing numbers, according to the November 2018 RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) UK Residential Market Survey. Results from the monthly survey show a weaker trend in sales than previous months, with agents reporting a fall in demand and supply […]

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Olivia’s artwork wins her an early Christmas present

Olivia’s artwork wins her an early Christmas present

Her creativity has won an eight-year old Leeds girl top prize in a regional competition. Olivia Carmody has been crowned colouring queen in a  competition held by Barratt Homes. The competition encouraged children from around the area to get creative and show off their art skills on sheets distributed from St Oswald’s View development in […]

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