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  • 9th Apr 2018
  • Comment to the UK Residential Market Survey

    Harron Homes Development

    Every month, RICS (the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) releases the UK Residential Market Survey. The survey aims to analyse the property market trends across the country, highlight the changes over the past three months and predict upcoming performance. It is used by the government, Bank of England and other key institutions, including the IMF, and is the leading source of market intelligence in the sector.

    The results of the … Read more.

  • 27th Mar 2018
  • Keep up with Interior Design trends – Ultra Violet is the way to go!

    Every year, Pantone release a ‘Colour of the Year’ which reflects current trends and sets the scene for the rest of the year. This year? A rich, deep shade of purple that Pantone call ‘Ultra Violet’.

    Purple is historically the colour of luxury and indulgence – the Roman nobility wore garments of deep purple to reflect their status, Medieval royalty weaved it into their garments and the catholic bishops wear … Read more.

  • 15th Mar 2018
  • Posted in: New Homes
  • Making your house a home – without the added costs!

    We’ve been building houses for over 20 years, so we understand what buyers want in their dream home, and how stressful it can be making a house a home, especially when you’ve not accounted for much needed fixtures and fittings such as granite worktops and flooring, which most housing developers don’t include.

    Lucky for our buyers, we’re quite generous when it comes to our standard specification on what features are … Read more.

  • 9th Mar 2018
  • Posted in: Tips for Homebuyers
  • Stepping into Spring – Tips for the perfect garden!

    The garden is an important and unique aspect of a property, and it is often what makes a home come to life. This is particularly true in the warm and dry months when people spend valuable time in their outdoor space – many enjoy making their garden into a floral abode or hosting family and friends.

    As we see the back of a long, drawn-out winter and say hello to … Read more.

  • 16th Feb 2018
  • Posted in: Tips for Homebuyers
  • Make your House a Home – Interior Top Tips!

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    The interior of a house completes a home. We understand that it can feel slightly overwhelming when you first move in and have lots of empty space and blank walls to fill.

    With the help of our very own interior designer, Designer Contracts, we’ve put together some handy tips and tricks to assist you along the way and help you make your house a home:

    1)    Make it spaciousRead more.

  • 12th Feb 2018
  • YOUR CHANCE TO OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY!

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    –        Period house for sale in Yorkshire      –

    Banks development in Silsden is home to a very special property indeed – ‘High Bank House’ – which has stood on the Liverpool and Leeds canal bank for more than a century! Upon purchasing the land to build the development we were delighted to find this characterful home that we could renovate for one lucky family to own a piece … Read more.

  • 11th Jan 2018
  • What makes the perfect home?

    Trying to find a house to match your visualisation of a perfect home can be difficult. We understand that everyone has their own expectations and ideas, and thus no two homes should be the same – just like no two families are the same. Therefore, we are dedicated and passionate about making dreams come true for our customers.

    We listen to our customers and make sure we do what we … Read more.

  • 5th Jan 2018
  • Proud to be Yorkshire

    Beautiful Yorkshire Landscape

    At Harron Homes, we carefully select our development locations based on the surrounding areas, desirability and practicality. The company was born in Yorkshire and, like everyone else, we’re proud of our Yorkshire roots.

    Yorkshire has the most beautiful landscape, the transport links are second to none, the people are friendly and its home to some of the best shopping destinations!

    The area is surrounded with rugged moors, a beautiful coastline … Read more.

  • 2nd Jan 2018
  • Posted in: New Homes
  • New year, new home

    Harron Homes street in Ripon North Yorkshire with front gardens

    Buying a new home can be stressful: packing and unpacking, paperwork, decluttering and organising etc – we get it! That’s why we are dedicated to make a house move as smooth as possible, providing you with the information, guidance and support you need, whether you are a first-time buyer or looking to relocate.

    The experience of buying a new home, especially your first, is a special and memorable event … Read more.

  • 24th Nov 2017
  • Posted in: First Time Buyers
  • Richard Wilson, financial director, comments on the autumn budget announcements

    Harron Homes new build first time buyers how it works diagram

    “Taking the first step on the property ladder can be difficult. The additional costs, such as stamp duty, cause an added financial strain. Therefore, anything that reduces the cost of buying a home is a relief.

    “Stamp duty is a Land Tax for a purchase of residential property or a piece of land. Prior to the abolishment of the Stamp Duty for first time buyers, when purchasing a home under … Read more.