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Apprentices taken on by housebuilder across Yorkshire

Apprentices taken on by housebuilder across Yorkshire

Five new apprentices are beginning new careers with Barratt Developments in Yorkshire. The three new joiners and two new bricklayers, are the latest intake of apprentices to start their construction careers with the housebuilder, as part of its apprenticeship scheme. This year sees apprentices located across the region, with Darren Emmett, 33, working at Weavers […]

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House prices on the rise, but fewer homes to rent

House prices on the rise, but fewer homes to rent

House prices rose across Yorkshire during July, while the supply of homes to rent fell, a survey has shown. A lack of new properties entering the housing market contributed to the price rises seen across Yorkshire and the Humber, while tax changes affected the rentals market. Last month 35 per cent more contributors in Yorkshire […]

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Waterside homes within new Yorkshire development

Waterside homes within new Yorkshire development

A home with a view is high on the list of desirables for buyers and one West Yorkshire development is making the most of its canal side location. Brompton Fold, a development by housebuilder Miller Homes, is in the Pennine village of Apperley Bridge. All its homes are in a rural location, but a handful […]

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New face as head of housebuilder’s Yorkshire region

New face as head of housebuilder’s Yorkshire region

There is a new face heading the Yorkshire region of a major housebuilder. Mark Leigh, 53,  joins Miller Homes as its new managing director for Yorkshire. He makes the move from Taylor Wimpey, and has enjoyed a successful senior level career in the housebuilding industry. “I am delighted to join the Miller team in Yorkshire […]

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Property market bounces back for summer

Property market bounces back for summer

It was good news for the property market last month, as figures across the country reveal that the supply of housing rose and more sales were completed. The number of sales agreed per branch increased by 13 per cent in June, fro the previous month, but remains lower than this time last year, according to […]

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‘Marquee development’ within Sheffield conservation area

‘Marquee development’ within Sheffield conservation area

A new bespoke development of ten apartments will offer new choice to buyers within Ranmoor conservation area. Ridgemount, on Ivy Park Road, is a new gated apartment complex designed to create a luxury lifestyle. The apartments all have three or four bedrooms with roomy interiors and well-planned kitchens and bathrooms. A stunning roof terrace with […]

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Car parks could double as shelters for homeless across Yorkshire

Car parks could double as shelters for homeless across Yorkshire

An initiative to help provide safe overnight accommodation for homeless people by repurposing public spaces – such as car parks, has made the shortlist of  a national competition. The idea is one within the RICS’ Cities for our Future competition, and could win its instigators a £50,000 prize. Using car parks as safe accommodation is […]

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Choose a new home close to one of Sheffield’s green parks

Choose a new home close to one of Sheffield’s green parks

Sheffield is very much a green city, with numerous parks for people to enjoy. A property’s proximity to green spaces, leisure facilities and woodland can increase its popularity and boost the price tag. Here is a variety of homes that are currently for sale around the city, in some enviable locations; In a residential area […]

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Housebuilder supports children’s cancer charity in Yorkshire

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 […]

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Old churches command high prices at auction

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 […]

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