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Emsleys Blog

  • The Guild Awards 2021: Double GOLD win!

    The Guild Awards 2021: Double GOLD win!

    We’re delighted to announce Emsleys Estate Agents has won not one, but TWO gold awards at The Guild of Property Professionals Awards 2021. Congratulations to our brilliant team! Read More

  • Landlords: What to look out for in 2021

    Landlords: What to look out for in 2021

    There are a number of legislation changes that landlords should be aware of in 2021. We’ve made a list of everything to look out for over the coming months: Brexit impact: Landlords should keep an eye on any potential changes to the Right… Read More

  • Thinking of buying a property to let out? Our top tips

    Thinking of buying a property to let out? Our top tips

    It’s a New Year, so we’re offering a 20% discount* on Conveyancing fees with our award-winning sister company Emsleys Solicitors to help buyers and sellers save money on property transactions. If you’re a seasoned landlord, you may be… Read More

  • New Year offer: Lift the lockdown blues

    New Year offer: Lift the lockdown blues

    The UK is in a third national lockdown, but house moves can still take place. To save you money on moving over the next few months, we’re offering two great savings. 20% off conveyancing fees* Take 20% off conveyancing fees with our… Read More

  • Reflections on 2020: A year of challenges and changes

    Reflections on 2020: A year of challenges and changes

    In 2020, the word ‘isolation’ became commonplace; we all learnt how to spell ‘unprecedented’, and some of us discovered how to wear a mask without steaming up our glasses. It was a very sad year and we all feel for those who have lost… Read More

  • New national lockdown: Will house moves still go ahead?

    New national lockdown: Will house moves still go ahead?

    The government has announced a new national lockdown following a public address by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 4th January 2021. The lockdown is expected to be reviewed on 15th February 2021. In contrast to the national lockdown in… Read More

  • Emsleys’ edible plant powered mural

    Emsleys’ edible plant powered mural

    We're delighted to announce we've been working with Incredible Edible Garforth on a very special project funded by Leeds Inspired - a beautiful plant-themed mural on the side of Emsleys Estate Agents' Garforth Main Street branch. If you’re… Read More

  • Can I move house during a local lockdown?

    Can I move house during a local lockdown?

    The government announced a local lockdown in Leeds on 25th September. Following Boris Johnson’s announcement on Monday 12th October, Leeds has been placed in Tier Two – households cannot mix indoors and the rule of six applies outdoors. If… Read More

  • Family activities: Take a walk around Skipwith Commmon

    Family activities: Take a walk around Skipwith Commmon

    East Leeds boasts numerous pockets of nature and history, from Temple Newsam and Lotherton Hall to RSPB Fairburn Ings and RSPB St Aidan's. Another, perhaps lesser known, gem is Skipwith Common, located next to the historic Skipwith village… Read More

  • Lettings news: ‘No DSS’ policy equals discrimination!

    Lettings news: ‘No DSS’ policy equals discrimination!

    A York District Judge has concluded that ‘No DSS’ rental bans are against equality laws. ‘No DSS’ means Department of Social Services tenants cannot rent a specific property. The York County Court has recently made a ruling in what is being… Read More

  • Stamp Duty holiday to boost housing market

    Stamp Duty holiday to boost housing market

    The government has announced welcome changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) with immediate effect. The changes will apply until 31st March 2021 and will boost the housing market following the UK's lockdown.Buyers looking to purchase a… Read More

  • Mindful activities to promote wellbeing during lockdown

    Mindful activities to promote wellbeing during lockdown

    As the UK nears the end of its eleventh week in lockdown, we should all remember to prioritise our wellbeing. Mindfulness is about being present in the moment, without being distracted. It brings many benefits, from reduced stress to… Read More