News Archive for March 2024

Springing Forward: The Annual Ritual of Daylight Saving Time

As the seasons change and we bid farewell to the chilly days of winter in York, there's a familiar ritual that marks the arrival of spring – the clocks going forward. Each year, we set our clocks ahead by one hour on the last Sunday in March, effectively shifting an hour of daylight from the morning to the evening. But have you ever wondered why we do this and what impact it has on our daily lives? Let's delve into the history and significance of Daylight Saving Time.

Exploring York - Clifton

Situated just north of York city centre, Clifton enjoys the best of both worlds – a practical residential neighbourhood and easy access to the amenities of York city centre. The area boasts lovely parks and green areas, ideal for leisurely strolls or picnics.

Emma - Indigo Greens

March 2024 – York Housing Market Update

March 2024 – York Housing Market Update It’s been a great start to the 2024 housing market as we are now in full swing of a “normal” market (at last!) and with spring on the doorstep we can feel the excitement in the air as more buyers come out of hibernation to search for their new homes.

Written by: Emma Source: Rightmove House Price Index March 2024

York Minster

Exploring York – Shop Until You Drop!

York is a shopper's paradise, with a wide range of independent boutiques, high street stores, and markets to choose from. In a recent survey we conducted on our social media channels 47% of shoppers said the best place to shop was Monks Cross and Vangarde, however this was closely followed by 33% of shoppers stating that city centre shopping on Fossgate and Stonegate was their number one location

A Sunny Garden

Why a South Facing Garden is Not the Best Choice!

A whopping 80% of people said they wanted a south facing garden in a recent survey we conducted. It's easy to understand why south-facing gardens are highly sought after. They receive ample sunlight throughout the day, making them perfect for gardening enthusiasts, outdoor dining and creating a bright, inviting atmosphere. The allure of a sun-drenched outdoor space is undeniable, but is it truly the best option for everyone?

Simon - Summer Gardens

Summer Ready Gardening Tips 2024

Now that the weather has started to warm up and the frosts have come to an end (at long last!) we can move our attention to the garden. Preparing your garden as early as possible will mean you can reap the rewards in Summer. Our top tips to prepare your garden for summer should help you to get your outside space looking and feeling great, ready to relax or socialise when the temperatures start to hit double figures…. Is that possible in England?!?! Put on your gardening gloves and grab your secateurs, we are ready to begin…

Emma - Indigo Greens Estate Agents York

International Women's Day 2024: Reflections of a Mother and Female Business Leader in York

We hear from Emma of Indigo Greens Estate agents York on what International Women’s Day 2024 means to her as a female business owner and mum of two girls. International Women's Day 2024: Reflections of a Mother and Female Business Leader in York

Source: Emma