Current Statistics ►

There are people who feel strongly about whether their home address is on a Road, Street, Crescent or Square and developers often assume that one will attract a higher price than another. To test the theory, we explored 2017 sales data to see whether we could identify any correlation between suffix and price.

  • The average price of a property sold on a "Road" to date in 2017 is £301,950, however there are premium purchase properties elsewhere. To purchase on a “Park” expect to pay a 9% premium while to purchase on a “Place”, “Hill”, or “Garden” could add thousands to your purchase price. Owning a property with no street address at all, added £10,000 to one on a “Road”.

  • At the top end of the budget, just 0.5% of all properties sold this year have been on a “Square”, where the average price is £462,895, a stunning 53% more expensive than a “Road”. But “Road” has kerb appeal for more buyers than any other address, accounting for a substantial 30.7% of all sales this year.

September 2017

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Natalie took part in the Cancer Research Race for Life Pretty Muddy on Sunday 3rd September. It was "pretty muddy" due to the Cornish Autumn weather, but a brilliant time was had by all and Natalie raised a fantastic total of £183.00 for Cancer Research!

August 2017

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Area snapshot: Scarborough

Area snapshot: Scarborough

Lifestyle The Guild of Professional Estate Agents 28th April 2016

Award winning beaches, a 2,500-year-old castle and a number of attractions make Scarborough very popular with families. In fact, people have been flocking to the historic coastal town since the 1600s when the spa waters were discovered, and today it’s still as popular as ever. Thanks to the thriving town centre, community events and close proximity to the beautiful North York Moor National Park, no wonder that so many families choose to live in this coastal town.

Pubs and places to eat
The Plough in Scalby is just three miles from Scarborough and is the ideal spot for a tasty lunch, dinner with friends or a quiet pint by a roaring fire. It’s on the edge of the North York Moors, so you can stop here for a plate of yummy food after a brisk walk in the national park.

Lanterna Ristorante has been serving up plates of Italian delicacies for some 40 years. Bringing a taste of Piedmont in Northern Italy to North Yorkshire, they specialise in game, risotto, and pasta. Chocolate lovers won’t be disappointed – homemade truffles are their ultimate speciality!

If you’re a fan of Chinese, you can indulge at Kam Sang and either eat in or order a takeaway. Or, if Indian is more your thing, there are plenty of places that you can grab a yummy meal, and The Scarborough Tandoori is a popular choice amongst the locals.

Green spaces and leisure
There are three gorgeous parks in which to while your afternoon away in Scarborough. Peasholm Park has a central island with a Japanese Pagoda that’s surrounded by a lake. South Cliff Gardens stretch from an area of The Spa Bridge across to the Holbeck Landslip and is home to beautifully manicured flowerbeds, elegant ponds and pretty woodland. In Royal Albert Park, you’ll find gorgeous views across the bay as well as a skate park and a BMX park.

Keen surfers can enjoy riding the waves at a number of locations along the coast, and the little ones will never tire of building sandcastles at the three most well-known beaches; North Bay Beach, Cayton Bay Beach and Cornelian Bay Beach.

Transport links
Scarborough Rail station connects locals to a number of northern cities, such as Leeds, York and Manchester. The A64 is the main road into Scarborough and from here you can get to the A1 to travel further afield.

Schools
Scalby School, Graham School and St Augustine’s Catholic School are three of the main secondary schools in the area. Scarborough College is an independent school, covering ages 13 to 18, and Bramcote Junior School is the independent school for children aged 4 to 13. 

Types of property
RJS Estates, the local Guild Member, praises Scarborough for its wonderful range in property; ‘Here in Scarborough we are fortunate to have such a diversity of property. We have period cottage homes in rural villages, smart Victorian and Edwardian terraces, handsome semi-detached houses, built during the 1930’s, as well as a modern mix of bungalows and purpose built apartments. We have sea views, picturesque countryside vistas and harbour side fisherman’s cottages. There is something for everyone.’

Property market
RJS Estates provides a great insight into the current local property market to give us an idea of which properties are proving popular and tells us which regeneration projects the town is enjoying. 

‘We have seen an upsurge in popularity for properties over the £250,000 price range with bungalows still proving very popular. Flats and apartments, especially those close to the sea also receive interest from the second home market.’

Recent and continuous investment in the town has brought us an Open Air Theatre, popular with many big name artists, and the upgrading of North Bay now provides a lovely walk to town. In South Bay, our eagerly awaited water park is well on its way to being built. We will also soon be the proud recipients of a brand new purpose built multi complex sports centre. This is being developed just outside the town centre which will offer facilities for almost every sport.’

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