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Winter Market Report

There is not a hige amount to report further to our last Autumn update; how quickly the seasons change! The property market in our “regions”; namely East Midlands and Hull remain sound. Not overly exciting but steady, not race away but not crash. Just how we like it and just how it should be. The […]

Hull: on the way up!

Hull: on the way up!

We have seen major changes in Hull over the past few years and as many of you will know Hull is the UK City of Culture 2017; which is having a meaningful impact on the city and its reputation. In the past there have been clear economic and social benefits from being designated as cultural […]

The do’s and don’t’s of insuring your home

The do’s and don’t’s of insuring your home

We’re sorry the subject of today’s blog post is…well, boring! However, we happen to find insurance a rather thrilling subject, why? Because we LOVE saving money, and then using THAT money, to make more money. When it comes to home insurance, many of us are happy to let our policy renew automatically, as with most […]

Housing Supply and Demand Fundamentals;

Housing Supply and Demand Fundamentals;

  Property prices were at the forefront of the EU debate in the run-up to the referendum, with the former Chancellor George Osborne claiming that the value of homes in the UK could fall by as much as 18% following a Brexit vote. Based on the average price of a home in the UK, this […]

Good, solid returns in the Peterborough and Kettering ‘Buy to Let’ market:

Good, solid returns in the Peterborough and Kettering ‘Buy to Let’ market:

With average net returns of 6% +, we focus our attention this week on the busy Peterborough and Kettering markets.   We have a great deal of experience in these areas and both enjoy strong rental demand. Combine this with current and future infrastructure we foresee good potential capital appreciation which makes them an attractive area for investment.   If you are a first time or experienced investor […]

Buy to Let update;

Buy to Let update;

The chancellor’s aim was to take some heat out of the property market by introducing new tax measures on the buy to let sector.   This strategy already seems to be working with a lull in the market now after the initial rush by investors to complete their purchases at the end of March before […]

‘Buy to Let’ recommendations for this week:

‘Buy to Let’ recommendations for this week:

Here’s our pick of ‘buy to let’ recommendations for this week. As always, we try to focus on properties with a mix of good yield (for the area), potential long term capital growth and of course within locations where we know that rental demand is strong. If you are a first time or experienced investor and would like to discuss any of these or […]

Pick of this weeks ‘buy to let’ opportunities:

Pick of this weeks ‘buy to let’ opportunities:

Here’s our pick of this weeks ‘buy to let’ opportunities currently for sale locally. As always, we try to focus on properties with a mix of good yield (for the area), potential long term capital growth and of course within locations where we know that rental demand is strong. If you are a first time or experienced investor and would like to discuss any of […]

Our ‘buy to let’ recommendations for this week:

Our ‘buy to let’ recommendations for this week:

1. Drift Avenue, Stamford. http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-53064880.html     A good, solid rental investment given its location in being close to the college, hospital and an easy walk into town. Currently tenanted and so immediate income coming in. £595pcm sees a fair return for the area of 4.53%   2. Wreake Walk, Oakham http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-59167220.html   Another ideal ‘buy to let’ investment, […]