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Search is on for Yorkshire’s future top surveyors

Search is on for Yorkshire’s future top surveyors

The search to find Yorkshire and Humber’s most inspiring young surveyors is on. Entries are now invited to all who have made a significant contribution to the region’s built environment, ahead of the annual RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards . The YSOYA celebrate the diverse range of young talented surveyors, trainees and […]

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Yorkshire housebuilder is ‘most sustainable business’ in UK

Yorkshire housebuilder is ‘most sustainable business’ in UK

A community focus by a Yorkshire-based house builder earned them the accolade of most sustainable business in the UK in a recent awards ceremony. Sheffield-based low cost house builder MJ Gleeson received the title at the National PLC Awards ceremony. All businesses in the UK are eligible to be nominated including Virgin, John Lewis, BT […]

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How to avoid property turn offs

How to avoid property turn offs

It may seem obvious advice when property sellers want their homes to be presented in the best light and want the maximum price, but our experience at Romans shows that many sellers still forget the simple things and buyers notice them straight away! “If you want a quick sale, you need to make sure your […]

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Call for firms to join campaign to help the homeless

Call for firms to join campaign to help the homeless

Property firms throughout Yorkshire are urged to get behind a campaign to deliver more homes for the young and homeless . Not having a place to call home is one of the most stressful situations a person can find themselves in, and as ‘stress’ is the theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week from […]

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Challenging tenants forcing landlords in Sheffield to sell

Challenging tenants forcing landlords in Sheffield to sell

Half of landlords in Sheffield are considering selling their rental properties due to problem tenants, with unpaid rent and damage running into thousands of pounds cited as the main problems. Nationally 33 per cent of landlords are planning to sell, suggesting landlords in the city are feeling the pressure more than others across the UK. […]

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House prices fall across Yorkshire, but sale stock remains low

House prices fall across Yorkshire, but sale stock remains low

House prices in Yorkshire and Humber fell last month despite the ongoing low level of homes for sale in the region, according to the April 2018 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ UK Residential Market Survey. During April, just seven per cent of residential surveyors in Yorkshire and Humber saw an increase in house prices (down […]

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New homes development embraces Sheffield history

New homes development embraces Sheffield history

Naming new homes developments can be challenging, but the team at one leading housebuilder knew that their latest development in Sheffield should acknowledge the history of the area. Graves Fold on Hemsworth Road, Norton, is named after J G Graves, a Sheffield business man who made a significant contribution to the city before his death […]

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New homes development embraces local history

New homes development embraces local history

A housebuilder’s latest development in Yorkshire pays tribute to the history of the area with its name. Graves Fold on Hemsworth Road, Norton, is named after J G Graves, a Sheffield businessman who made a significant contribution to the city before his death in 1945. The naming of the development aims to help keep history […]

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Doncaster is smartening up its act

Doncaster is smartening up its act

Depressed, down-at-heel and decidedly not des-res, Doncaster was in desperate need of therapy. The death of the coal industry led to economic decline and a series of scandals, including council corruption in the early noughties, followed by a government report labelling the local authority “dysfunctional and failing”, damaged “Donny’s” reputation and wrecked its self-esteem. Now […]

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Tenant trouble forcing Yorkshire landlords to sell up

Tenant trouble forcing Yorkshire landlords to sell up

One in three landlords in Yorkshire are considering selling their rental properties due to problem tenants, a new survey has revealed. Unpaid rent and damage running into thousands of pounds have been cited as the main issues troubling property owners currently. Nearly half of landlords (48 per cent) have had issues with tenants who don’t […]

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