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New homes Yorkshire

Rural living in dramatic countryside, coastal adventures and historic city life. This county delivers it all. North Yorkshire is well connected by rail and road.

Why rent if you can own in Yorkshire?

Buying with shared ownership could be the step onto the property ladder you’ve been looking for.

According to, the York asking average rent is £1,454* per calendar month. With shared ownership, your outgoing could be £1,150 a month for a two bedroom apartment at The Cocoa Works.

This example demonstrates a potential outgoings saving of £304 a month, for your first step on the property ladder.

Day-to-day costs may also be lower with new-build homes. They require less maintenance and tend to be more energy-efficient than existing homes. Your energy bills could also be lower due to more energy-efficient design features.

How easy is it to get on the property ladder in York?

We went out on the streets of York to talk to people about getting on the property ladder through shared ownership.  In this video we showcase our latest development, The Cocoa Works, a new community of apartments set within the former Rowntree Chocolate Factory in York. Take a look at the responses we get to the opportunity to buy a brand new apartment for a deposit of just £3,700.