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How to make your living room feel more spacious

We all know that finding a perfect home is often about compromise, but while you may think that your living room is snug and cosy, when it comes to putting it on the market again, potential buyers might not be so convinced. So how can you make your living room appear bigger than...

What colour should I paint my house exterior?

A well thought out colour scheme can transform your home from boring and dull to unforgettable.  However, you need to be careful about which colours you choose; here are a few things to consider when painting your exterior. 1 – Always do your homework There’s no...

Autumn is here and it’s a great time to buy and sell

The nights are getting darker and the crisp summer leaves are falling from the trees – autumn is officially here! Believe it or not, this time of year is actually one of the most popular times for buying and selling property in the UK. One of the key reasons for this is...

How expensive is it to live in York compared to London?

York’s transport links to London are fantastic. In fact the train from York to Kings Cross station is only around 2 hours, which means workers can arrive at their desks with time to kill and make it home in time for The Great British Bake Off. However, the short commute...

Shared Ownership explained

Shared Ownership is growing in popularity in the UK, but what is it and how does it work? To put it simply, prospective home seekers are no longer limited to just buying or renting a property. A third option has emerged in recent years in the guise of Shared Ownership. This...

Brexit: Is now a good time to buy and sell?

Following the surprise result of June’s EU referendum shockwaves were sent through the UK economy and even before the vote took place the number of buyers and sellers in York slowed down as many people waited to see what the outcome would be. Some commentators predicted...

Autumn Market Review 2016

As we enter the Autumn of 2016, we can look back at a more difficult start to the year when uncertainty caused by the European referendum and the subsequent Brexit result caused buyers to sit on their hands and play a wait and see game. However, gradually over the following few...