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Sale prices through online estate agents are lower in 75 per cent of cases according to new research

Sale prices through online estate agents are lower in 75 per cent of cases according to new research

Posted on Thursday, November 8, 2018

One of the first independent studies into the performance of online property portals compared to high street estate agents has found that those using online services typically have fewer viewings, poorer offers and a lower final selling price. The study by independent consumer advice group The Advisory has found that high street estate...

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Business Rates Discount is a “Good Start” for North Yorkshire High Streets

Business Rates Discount is a “Good Start” for North Yorkshire High Streets

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The news that chancellor Philip Hammond has cut business rates by a third for premises with a rateable value of below £51,000 has been welcomed by many of the independent shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes in North Yorkshire we have spoken to, although the move appears to have done little to quell calls for comprehensive business rates...

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Thorp Arch Business Park Opens

Thorp Arch Business Park Opens

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Harrogate-based Marrtree Investments has completed work on their latest business park development at Thorp Arch Estate, near Wetherby with the first two tenants already secured. The  site off Wighill Lane comprises 20,000 sq ft of light and general industrial, office and warehouse space, split into seven separate units. Among the new...

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FSS Wins Gold in British Property Awards

FSS Wins Gold in British Property Awards

Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2018

We're thrilled to have been awarded GOLD in the British Property Awards recognising our excellence as a leading estate agent in Harrogate.  The judging process involved being "mystery shopped" by independent assessors who rated us on customer service, knowledge, expertise and attention to detail.  As an award-winning Harrogate...

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Lively Bidding for Harrogate Semi at Auction

Lively Bidding for Harrogate Semi at Auction

Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

A semi-detached house in Harrogate was the subject of some lively bidding at auction this month, pushing the final sale price well above the original guide of £150,000. The three bedroom house on Oakdale Avenue was the first lot to come under the hammer at the October property auction by FSS estate agents and auctioneers and the...

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Duchy mansion on the market

Duchy mansion on the market

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018

  A detached turn of the century former Coach House, in the exclusive “Duchy” area of Harrogate, is on the market for the first time in over 40 years. Estate agents FSS are currently arranging viewings of this substantial property, which is on a mature plot down a private road off Cornwall Road. Auctioneer and...

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