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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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Top tips for getting on the property ladder in 2018

Top tips for getting on the property ladder in 2018

As we approach the New Year, the Chancellor’s recent move to abolish stamp duty for first-time buyers has likely motivated many aspiring home owners to begin exploring how they can make their dream of owning a home a reality. “Planning to buy a home can be as daunting as it is exciting for first-time buyers […]

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Attention homeowners: Christmas lights and music hinder your property sale

Attention homeowners: Christmas lights and music hinder your property sale

Tis the season for lights to brighten up homes both inside and out. As a result, the latest research by leading hybrid estate agent eMoov.co.uk highlights how extravagant Christmas lights could deter people from buying a property during the festive period. eMoov surveyed over 1000 people on their views around Christmas lights, music and carol singers and […]

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How to recycle festive rubbish safely..

How to recycle festive rubbish safely..

Households are approaching the worst time of the year for recycling waste as families drown under a mountain of Christmas packaging, experts have warned. Waste disposal experts advise households to stop and think this Christmas, and to not take the easy route out by chucking everything in the general bin. They also recommend double-checking typically recyclable items […]

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Vital tips on saving energy in the home and keeping healthy this winter

Vital tips on saving energy in the home and keeping healthy this winter

As temperatures begin to plunge, homeowners across Yorkshire are advised to prepare their homes for winter, keep safe and warm, and avoid paying out for costly repairs and high heating bills. Last winter there were more than 34,000 ‘excess deaths’ across England and Wales.  With weeks of cold weather still to come, the Royal Institution of […]

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Construction company keen to ‘nurture local talent’

Construction company keen to ‘nurture local talent’

A Yorkshire-based company is working to nurture local talent and help address the skills shortage in construction. With a workforce of 111 employees, Caddick Construction is a 40-year old family run business, that currently has 12 trainees working from its HQ in Knottingley, in quantity surveying, project management, buying and design and build co-ordination.  Four trainees […]

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Yorkshire housing market remains ‘subdued’

Yorkshire housing market remains ‘subdued’

Yorkshire and Humber’s housing market remains flat in the run up to Christmas, according to the November 2017 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ UK Residential Market Survey. In November, only nine per cent of respondents in Yorkshire and Humber reported a rise in sales (compared to 19 per cent) in October, whilst only eight per […]

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