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Welcome to The Wharfe Valley Property Blog, the place where landlords and homeowners can find useful information, advice, insights, resources and inspiration for owning, renting out, buying and selling property in the Wharfe Valley covering Ilkley, Addingham, Ben Rhydding, Burley in Wharfedale, Menston, Otley and Pool in Wharfedale area.

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04
November, 2019
10:33

#Ilkley Homeowners can now build larger extensions without planning permission.

The need for more homes has always been one of the biggest issues with regard to the Country’s housing crisis. One of the main reasons for families wanting to move home is the need for more accommodation as their families grow and so in 2013 and 2015, the planning permission rules were relaxed to try an alleviate this issue. Initially in 2013, Nick Clegg, as Deputy Prime Mister, brought in temporary planning rules to allow larger single...

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02
November, 2019
16:57

The Affordability of Buying Property in #Otley

Looking back at the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landing earlier this year, it reminded me of the huge changes that have happened to Otley and more specifically the Otley property market since WW2. Back in 1946, the average wage in Otley was just over £5 a week and to buy an average car would cost you just under £600, yet this is a property blog, so... The average value of an Otley property in 1946 was £1,191...

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