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The 5 Best Places to see Spring Flowers in Harrogate

The 5 Best Places to see Spring Flowers in Harrogate

Posted on Friday, February 22, 2019

Harrogate is well-known in Yorkshire and beyond for its flowers and the fabulous Spring and Autumn Flower Shows at the Great Yorkshire Showground so we’ve put together a guide to some of the best places in town to see Spring blossoming. Some are well-known visitor attractions whilst others are lesser-known beauty spots that are much-loved...

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Preview: Bumper March Property Auction

Preview: Bumper March Property Auction

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2019

The first auction of 2019 by Harrogate estate agent FSS features a bumper crop of properties from right across Yorkshire, from Calderdale to Scarborough. Altogether 15 lots are set to go under the hammer including some well-located homes with fabulous period features and luxury interiors that are ready to move into. Here is a snapshot of...

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NEW - Rural offices with parking close to Harrogate

NEW - Rural offices with parking close to Harrogate

Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Two attractive stone built office buildings are now available to rent in a beautiful location between Spofforth and Pannal, on the edge of Harrogate. Newly refurbished, the units on Haggs Farm business park near Follifoot are in a semi-rural spot with ample parking and high speed broadband. The Mill is the smaller of the two premises with...

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Richard’s 7 Top Tips for Selling at Auction

Richard’s 7 Top Tips for Selling at Auction

Posted on Friday, January 11, 2019

FSS has been running property auctions in Harrogate for 25 years. The first sales were led by auctioneer Charles Smailes and took place at our offices on Raglan Street but buyer numbers soon meant a new larger home had to be found. Today, Charles’s son Richard leads the bidding at Pavilions of Harrogate and Charles still assists from...

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Harrogate’s most expensive streets and desirable places to live

Harrogate’s most expensive streets and desirable places to live

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2020

Harrogate has been hitting the headlines recently for having some of the most expensive houses in the North of England so we’ve been taking a closer look at the latest reports and giving our own take on the region’s hot spots. Harrogate has long been regarded as the jewel in the crown of the North of England when it comes to...

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Richard brings the hammer down on £143,000 for Candlelighters

Richard brings the hammer down on £143,000 for Candlelighters

Posted on Sunday, December 16, 2018

This month auctioneer Richard Smailes marked eight years as the man with the gavel at the Harrogate Candlelighters Winter Wonderland ball and brought the hammer down on £33,000 of bids. His grand total for the charity as their official ball auctioneer now stands at over £143,000.  Richard and his father Charles, both...

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