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Search launched for Yorkshire’s next leaders in property

Search launched for Yorkshire’s next leaders in property

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 UK’s ‘most sustainable’ business

Yorkshire housebuilder is UK’s ‘most sustainable’ business

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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Benefits of buying new in West Yorkshire

Benefits of buying new in West Yorkshire

New Homes Week takes place each year to highlight the benefits of buying new properties across the UK.  And, with lower running energy costs, new communities and facilities and money saving credentials over renting or older properties, there are plenty of reasons why there is a whole week dedicated to this particular art of shopping! Leading […]

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Call for firms to back campaign to house Yorkshire’s homeless

Call for firms to back campaign to house Yorkshire’s 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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House prices fall across Yorkshire, while sale stock remains low

House prices fall across Yorkshire, while 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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Challenging tenants forcing landlords across Yorkshire to sell

Challenging tenants forcing landlords across Yorkshire to sell

One in three landlords in Yorkshire 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. Nearly half (48 percent) have had issues with tenants who don’t pay the rent on time, according to a new survey commissioned by online […]

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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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New housing developments in West Yorkshire

New housing developments in West Yorkshire

A housebuilder is to launch two new developments in West Yorkshire soon. Redrow is to build in Wakefield at St John’s Mews, on the site of the former West Yorkshire Police training centre at Bishopgarth, off Westfield Road, and at City Fields, part of the new residential neighbourhood east of the city centre. Patsy Aicken, […]

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Yorkshire exhibition on city architecture open to all

Yorkshire exhibition on city architecture open to all

A chance to view an exhibition focused on city architecture in the heart of Yorkshire is open to the public this month. Leeds Society of Architects (LSA) and RIBA Yorkshire are hosting a current exhibition curated by LSA practices entitled ‘Architecture Leeds’ The exhibition is open in Unit 26, Victoria Leeds Arcade, until May 13, […]

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