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First-time buyers in Hull have an opportunity to take the first step on the property ladder this year following the launch of a new government-backed Help to Buy scheme.
Over the past year it’s fair to say that our lives have changed dramatically and, after the UK Government announced a third national lockdown recently, it seems as though the route back to normality is still some time away.
However, as with most things, we’re learning to adapt to a new normal and continue with everyday life as best we can and that doesn’t stop when it comes to buying a new home.
With below-average temperatures and snow currently blanketing much of Yorkshire, households across the country are feeling the chill.
During this freezing weather, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East has found that buyers could enjoy considerable savings on their living costs by being savvier when it comes to the energy efficiency of their prospective new home.
Owning a home of our own is something most of us strive to achieve but getting there can be tricky – although help is available in the East Yorkshire village of Swanland.
There are still two homes available at Redrow’s Swanland Heights under the current Help to Buy scheme, which is open both to first-time buyers and those who are sold subject to contract.
The effect of any financial crisis is first reflected in the property market. A Hull property agent has been monitoring the situation, whilst sharing knowledge between experts up and down the country.
He believes from the experience of previous recessions, Hull’s market could make a quicker recovery than the rest of the UK.
The property market in Hull has seen a massive shift now Brexit is over the line and investment properties are in huge demand.
A group of Hull businesses will be hosting an event to help local people understand the ins and outs of property investment in this area.
Beverley Building Society has sponsored new shirts for Beverley Grammar School Sixth Form’s football team.
The Society has donated £400 to fund a new shirt for each team member, to ensure they look the business as they prepare for their most challenging season yet.
Would-be homeowners in the East Riding of Yorkshire are being invited to find out more about shared ownership homes for sale in the sought-after rural village of Hutton Cranswick.
Together Housing Group is due to complete work on 10 homes in the village of in March and potential buyers are invited to come along to a drop-in session on 13 February between 3pm and 6pm at WI Hall on Main Street to find out more.
House prices have grown at the lowest rate in six years with the East Riding of Yorkshire seeing a 3.6pc increase over the past twelve months.
Latest figures released by Nationwide showed that in house prices grew by just 0.1pc nationally. This means that the East Riding is bucking the national trend.
Shared ownership housing and currently has an opportunity for potential buyers in Goole.
Shared ownership enables applicants to buy an initial share of a property (between 25% and 75%) and pay rent on the remainder to the council.
Property firm, Iguana Developments is launching their next development at Liberty House which includes twenty-five high spec, high tech apartments for sale in the Old Town of Hull.
Local buyers are being given the first opportunity to view Liberty House which includes one, two and three bedroom apartments, designed for young professionals and people who want to enjoy the ease of city life.
The recent spell of great weather has given many of us a taste of summer – balmy evenings relaxing or entertaining in the garden, and fresh air filling the home through an open window.
If thoughts of spending summer nights – and days – in a brand new dream home, Linden Homes East Yorkshire has plenty to offer in Driffield.
The team at Beercocks in Beverley has over 26 years industry experience and has become the go-to family estate agent in Beverley and Hull The high profile office has recently undergone a major refit and now provides a bright contemporary office located in arguably the very best location in the Town being No 1 Saturday Market.
The team of 5 in Beverley is headed by Tony Wallis who has been valuing and successfully selling residential property in the area East Yorkshire area for 15 years and brings a wealth of local knowledge and experience to the team.
Homeowners are set to for a wake-up call this week as the Bank of England look likely to increase interest rates for the first time in ten years.
Currently set at 0.25pc experts say that this is likely to be increased to 0.5pc – a small amount but enough to have a significant impact on people with large mortgages.
Ashley Phillips Ltd, a company who provide financial advice say they have relocated to Beverley Town Centre to be closer to their customer base.
A family owned and run business Ashley Phillips Ltd provide face to face advice on a range of financial topics including Mortgages, Pensions and Investments.
A graduate of the University of Hull, Natasha Kirk has been promoted from administrator to adviser following her recent qualification in Mortgage and Protection at The Insurance Partnership Financial Services Ltd (TIPFS).
This qualification is the first in a number of stages to progress on to the full Diploma in Financial Services enabling Natasha to advise clients on all aspects of their finances.
Acclaimed author, Val Wood has launched her annual creative writing competition for 2017 and entries are now being accepted.
This is her fourth annual competition in association with Hull Central Library and to celebrate Hull’s City of Culture year, the prize is bigger and better than ever thanks to Beverley Building Society who are sponsoring the £200 winner’s prize.