The faux pas of house viewing revealed

First impressions are crucial, and that goes for the house buying process too. Propertymark asked its members to share the biggest house viewing faux pas they’ve seen both buyers and sellers make during visits, then offered the following advice; Buyers should…. Respect the property It’s important to show the property the same level of respect […]

Tips to keep timber structures looking as new

From pretty pergolas to the decking of your dreams, the natural aesthetics of timber are ideal for creating organic lines for outdoor spaces. However, if timber is left untreated, it will soon start to look tired and will rot over time, making it a potential safety hazard. If you’ve invested in a wooden structure, timber […]

Create your own summer show home on a budget

Subtle changes to home interior schemes can often make a major impact. With both time and money at a premium over the holiday season, it’s still possible to spruce up your home and enjoy your surroundings that much more over the summer. Show home esigners say that just a few inexpensive changes can add a […]

Housebuilder supports children’s cancer charity in Yorkshire

Candlelighters, a children’s cancer charity, is to be championed by a housebuilder, with employees raising funds throughout the year. The charity is Leeds-based and helps children with cancer in Yorkshire by supporting their families and helping to fund a range of activities. This includes raising money for equipment on hospital wards and funding the jobs […]

Old churches command high prices at auction

Redundant churches are the must-have properties of the current market it seems, with buyers willing to dig deep to buy one at auction. Properties in need of renovation and modernisation are in great demand in general, as available stock to buy is in short supply, recent sales have shown. Three vacant church buildings, including one […]

Slow summer for property sales across Yorkshire

Sales activity in Yorkshire and Humber’s housing market remains subdued, with a slight lift in some areas during June, survey results reveal. Fewer available rental properties are also likely to impact the property market further in the future, unless new regulations are introduced, say market experts. The number of new properties coming on to the […]