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Community MattersJuly 11, 2017

New Mayor Praises Gleeson Because Community Does Matter in Barnsley

“Gleeson homes offer a new option to the working people of Barnsley, giving them the opportunity to quit the rent trap and buy their own home in our local community,” commented Mayor Jeff Ennis as he and Mayoress Mrs Margaret Ennis officially opened Gleeson’s new show homes at Blythe Court.... Read more

Buying A New HomeJuly 6, 2017

How to get onto the property ladder in one year

First time buyer, James Hawksworth from South Yorkshire never thought he could get on the property ladder yet just 12 months later he is the proud owner of a two bedroom home on Gleeson’s Barnburgh View development in Goldthorpe where three bedroom homes are currently available from £119,9... Read more

Gleeson latestJune 26, 2017

Lord Mayor Praises Gleeson for ‘Lifting’ the Manor with New Homes

In what was one of her last engagements as Lord Mayor, Councillor Fox visited Gleeson Homes’ Fretson Park development in the Manor area of Sheffield to view the brand new homes being built for private sale on the estate. Construction of the 103 new homes is now well underway with 2, 3 & 4 b... Read more

Gleeson latestJune 22, 2017

Gleeson Strengthens Sales Team to Maintain Strong Growth

(Left Jo Willoughby-Smith, Regional Sales Manager, right Louise McCue, Group Sales Director) Low cost house builder Gleeson Homes has strengthened their sales team by welcoming two new key members, Group Sales Director Louise McCue and Regional Sales Manager Jo Willoughby-Smith. Louise tak... Read more

Buying A New HomeJune 16, 2017

Gleeson Builds for Generations at Woodland Court, Upton

When Keeley Howarth heard Gleeson were to build new homes in her village of Upton her first thought was getting on the property ladder, what she didn’t anticipate was buying a home on the exact spot her dad and four generations of her family had previously lived in. Local girl Keeley, 26 who... Read more

Buying A New HomeJune 7, 2017

What is the difference between Freehold and Leasehold?

It may seem like technical legal language, but there are few things more important about your home than whether it is freehold or leasehold. In short it’s the difference between you, or someone else, owning the land your home is built on. There are two fundamentally different forms of legal ... Read more

Buying A New HomeMay 31, 2017

Couples Spend More Time Picking Sofa than New Home

“When we walked into the Wicklow show home, we just knew”...explained married couple Luke and Francheska Hepworth’ who have found their new family home thanks to Gleeson. They are soon to be proud home owners on Broad Park in South Elmsall where the last few 3 and 4 bed properties are now ... Read more

Buying A New HomeMay 24, 2017

Woodland Court Replaces Prefab Housing and Sells a Quarter of Homes in First Month

Gleeson Homes have officially marked the official launch of another Wakefield development by welcoming local Councillors to Woodland Court in Upton to ‘turn the first sod’ for the new homes which have already been bought off-plan by local people. When complete 65 semi and detached homes wi... Read more

Buying A New HomeMay 17, 2017

Young Couple Save Home Deposit in One Month…Just before Christmas!

Yes it’s true, and if you thought that was unbelievable, Charlotte was also busy working part time and studying Law, whilst trying to get on the property ladder! Liam and Charlotte are proud new home owners on our Kings Park development in Stainforth, where properties can be bought from £92... Read more

Buying A New HomeMay 12, 2017

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ Becomes Major Player in UK Housing Market

A recent report has highlighted that Britain’s much loved institution the ‘BoMaD’ has unofficially become the UK’s 9th largest lender in the UK Housing market. Did you know that over half of under 35’s get help from friends and family when getting onto the property ladder and almost ... Read more