Northampton House Price Monopoly: How do Prices vary?

Over the holiday period when there is nothing on the telly, me and my husband like to play the board game Monopoly. The buying and renting of property, is like a busman’s holiday for me! Interestingly, the game was originally invented at the turn of the 20th Century (in 1903) and the game was initially…

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Will the young people of Northampton ever own their own home?

I had the most interesting chat with a mature couple (in their early/mid 50’s) from Wootton the other day, whilst viewing one of our rental properties. The property wasn’t for them, but their son, who wanted a second viewing with his parents to get the parental blessing. Now I know that isn’t the norm, but…

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Simple Apartment Southbridge Northampton

If you’ve all had quite enough of turkey over the last few days and are looking to get your teeth tucked in to something new, why not try buy to let…! This particular property I would recommend for a great first time buy for you new investors: It’s a simple apartment situated on the Southbridge Development, which is very popular…

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Northampton vs Leicester – Clash of the Property Market Titans

Many landlords have been asking me my thoughts on the Northampton property market recently, and in particular, what is happening to property values. My calculations show property values in Northampton quite interestingly grew in the month of September by 0.4%. When one looks at the annual growth, Northampton values are 5.8% higher (when comparing Sept…

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St James Northampton Terrace Property

Good morning everyone, are you all set for Christmas – I am just about there… just the food shop to go, oh and the Christmas works do!! If you are still on the lookout for an investment property I have just come across this terraced house on Rightmove that might suit you.  The house itself…

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Values of Northampton Terraced Houses smash through the £180/sqft barrier

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) latest snapshot of the buy to let mortgage market shows us that buy to let landlords haven’t been put off by the Chancellors announcements on the way buy to let’s are taxed. Last month, the CML stated £1.4billion was borrowed by UK landlords to purchase 10,500 buy to let…

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Historic Thornton Park Buy to Let Northampton

My buy to let suggestion today is this lovely apartment set in the select and unique development adjacent to the historic Thornton Park in Northampton. It’s a spacious two bedroom apartment with an en-suite bathroom, and looking at the photographs the condition looks to be extremely good– great for a quick turnaround to let out!…

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Is everything rosy in The Northampton Property Market?

The 5th of March 2009 was the date Mervyn King, the then Bank of England Governor, slashed UK interest rates to the unparalleled figure of 0.5%. In just under five months, starting on 8th October 2008, the rate had come down from 4.5% to that low figure, all in an attempt to ensure the British…

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Three Bedroom Freehold Northampton

What about a spacious three bedroom home for your next investment property? Well if that’s the type of thing you want, this property may be what you are looking for… A spacious three double bedroom house offered in excellent condition, located at the end of a cul-de-sac in this popular residential area, boasting a partly…

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