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21 June 2018

TWO property developments in York have scooped top awards

Groves Chapel and Holgate Mews won coveted titles at the North and East Yorkshire Yorkshire’s Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Excellence Awards. The title of Best Refurbishment or Extension of a Listed Building went to Groves Chapel, which has been developed by property company S Harrison into apartments and a Co-operative Food convenience [...]

13 June 2018

13,680 rented second homes in 2017 – highest number on record

The number of properties rented as second homes in Great Britain reached 13,680 in 2017 – 136% more than in 2007 when there were just 5,800 The average rent of a second home reached £1,060 pcm in Great Britain – 24% more than the average rent of a primary home The South West has the highest proportion of rented homes let as second homes – six [...]

12 June 2018

600 New Homes Planned in York for Former Rowntree Chocolate Factory, Known As ‘Cocoa West’

As plans progress to build 600 new homes on a central York site which has been unoccupied for sometime, the public had the opportunity in April to see more detail of what has been named the ‘Cocoa West’ development, which will be based on the former Rowntree chocolate factory land, and accessed from both Wigginton and Haxby road. The area [...]

4 June 2018

Five Reasons Why York Is A Great Place To Invest In Property

If you read our latest blog, you’ll be aware that significant growth has been forecast for the private rental sector in 2018. So, if you’re sitting on the fence when it comes to investing in York – one of the UK’s most picturesque cities, as well as a top destination for students, professionals and tourists alike – you need not get too [...]