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What the latest English Housing Survey told us

The English Housing Survey looks at housing circumstances across the country and publishes a yearly report. Here are the takeaways from the latest one.

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An end to leaseholds?

The latest figures show that 21% of private housing in England is owned by leaseholders but this is likely to change drastically with new plans.

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£2.3 billion boost for new UK homes

It’s been said for a while that the UK housing market isn’t working for everyone. Now the government is spending £2.3bn on boosting local infrastructure.

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6 reasons why you should invest in property

Property is a compelling investment strategy over other classes, but why? Here, our York branch manager Ashley Mehr goes through his top six reasons to invest.

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Yorkshire and Humber rents down 0.9% from last June

Rents across the UK are 0.3% down compared to this time last June, according to the latest data.

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Top 8 Family Days Out in Leeds

Finding things to do for the duration of the summer holidays and, more importantly, that kids want to do can be tough. Fortunately, in Leeds and across Yorkshire there are plenty of things to keep the whole family entertained. Here we take a look at eight of the best in the city.

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Average Deposit for First Time Buyers in Yorkshire & Humber is £19,848

Those looking to get on the property ladder in our region buy a home worth £137,908 on average, according to the latest research.

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12th Annual Roundhay Run for Fun Bigger Than Ever

The 12th annual Roundhay Run for Fun took place on Saturday, attracting more than 1,300 schoolchildren, friends and family for the long-running event that saw people run the 1km or 5km race in Roundhay Park.

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Recommend a local charity

Welcome to our online poll. We are keen to find out from you which local charity in your area Preston Baker should support. 


Manchester top of the charts for year-on-year price growth

London may be slipping from the top of the tree in terms of UK house price growth after the latest stats showed it doesn't make the top 10 UK cities. 

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