Spring clean your house in one day (an article for both men and women!) but not on April 7th when it is National No Housework Day! After the long dreary winter months, Spring has arrived and now is the time to spring clean your home. Rather than drag it out over a number of days, you can complete the whole thing in one day (8 hours), it seems daunting but here are a few tips to help go beyond the weekly clean, but not on April 7th when it is National No Housework Day!.
Tenant Fees Ban. How will landlords and tenants be affected? The new Tenant Fees Act comes into force on the 1st June 2019. So what is it? And how will it affect landlords and tenants?
That's one of the key takeaway messages in the Chancellor's Spring Statement this week. As the government introduces its Future Homes Standard, requiring that all new-build properties use low-carbon heating and become more energy efficient. Other headlines included the expansion of the Affordable Homes Guarantee Scheme by up to £3 billion. Which will enable housing associations to build an extra 30,000 new homes through the scheme.
The Latest index focussing on cities from Zoopla reveals that 13 cities outside London and the South East are experiencing the strongest price growth. As some uncertainty spreads over Brexit and Theresa May is hammering out a deal, house price research shows that may cities outside London have shrugged off the Brexit blues.
Over half (52%) of millennial's are willing to purchase an alternative dwelling over a flat or a house to get on the property ladder. According to a new study commissioned by residential and leisure moorings provider BWML, it revealed that 55% of millennial's are struggling to save the deposit required to purchase a ‘traditional ‘ property and are therefore looking for an alternative.
After the warmest temperature was set in February a couple of weeks ago, people start thinking about getting the garden ready for Spring. If you are looking to sell your property at this busy time of year around Easter then it is important to not only get your home market ready but also your garden too. At David Phillip Estate Agents based in Bramhope, North Leeds we have the following tips to ensure your garden looks lovely for any property viewings you may have over the next few weeks.
Did you know? - If just 1 in 10 Brits refill just once a week we’d have 340 million fewer plastic bottles in circulation? - 1/3 of plastic bottles now make up a third of all plastic pollution in the sea - 15 million plastic bottles are littered, landfilled or incinerated every day - 7.7billion plastic water bottles are bought each year in the UK - 1 million plastic But did you also know? - There are 15,000 plus Refill Stations across the Uk where you can fill up with free tap water - If all Refill stations are used just ONCE a day then this is stopping around 5 million plastic bottles at source in a year - If just 1 in 10 Brits refill just once a week then we’d have 340 million fewer plastic bottles in circulation.
At David Phillip Estate Agents based in Bramhope, North Leeds, we understand the importance of having a fresh database and greater audience figures, this ensures that when properties come onto the market they appeal to a greater range of active buyers.
As a creative Estate agent we like to do things that are creative and innovative, so at David Phillip estate Agents in Bramhope Leeds, we are very excited about the 30 events taking place over 5 days from March 6th -10th at the Citywide Celebration of Words and Thought in Leeds.

Market Slowdown?

1st March 2019
Announced earlier this week in Estate Agent Today, both major portals, Rightmove and Zoopla have revealed more evidence of a gently slowing housing market reporting that the average time to sell a property across Great Britain as a whole has risen from 72 days a year ago to 77 days now (although in Yorkshire and Humberside the Zoopla current average days to go under offer is 49 days). The time to sell is defined as when a property first lists on Rightmove to when it is marked sold subject to contract.
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