What the election results will mean for the York property market

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Since the result of the general election in May, David Cameron has announced that there will be some changes to certain legislation within this next Parliament which will have an impact on the York rental and sales markets over the coming years. Prior to Election Day, the Labour party planned to make a number of […]

Doing our bit to raise awareness and money for Dementia charity

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As the summer months approach and the York rental property market continues to grow, here at Letters of Distinction we like to take time out from our busy working lives to focus on those less fortunate than ourselves and have some fun whilst raising vital charitable funds. Each year we choose a charity to support.  […]

Pension reforms to give a boost to buy-to-let investment

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Changes in UK pension laws could send ripples throughout the UK property industry, as a generation on the verge of retirement considers how they can best make use of their newfound financial freedom. The new legislation, which was announced by Chancellor George Osborne in December 2014 and is set to come into effect in April […]

New Homes in York

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This month we have been excited to hear about some new property development in York.   Plans have been unveiled for 249 new homes on land off Hull Road, as York’s house-building boom gathers strength with Persimmon Homes developing the agricultural land across the road from B&Q.   The development of homes will range from one to four bedrooms and the scheme will include affordable housing. Some local people have raised concerns about traffic congestion […]

Ten year celebration

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From humble beginnings in the front room of our family home, our business is now in its tenth year – and it’s thanks to our much valued clients that we can celebrate together. Having grown to become a team of 12 very friendly professionals, who are all based at our prominent offices on Holgate Road […]