Northampton Buy To let – Freehold House or Leasehold Flat?

Well my Northampton Property Blog reading friends, as seems to be all the rage with Jeremy Corben asking the PM questions emailed in to him at Prime Minster Question Times, I to wish to answer a question emailed into me from a potential Northampton landlord last week. Nice chap, lives in Little Houghton, and it…

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One Bedroom Apartment River View Northampton

My buy to let recommendation today is another one bedroom property, but different to Mondays cluster home I posted about! It’s a one bedroom apartment very close to Northampton town centre and comes with parking; the development was built in 2010, so its quite modern and shouldn’t need too much (if anything) doing to it in order for…

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‘Starter Home’ Investment Deal Northampton

What about this ‘starter’ style property, for a great investment…? It’s a one bedroom cluster home, situated on the private residential estate known locally as ‘Beau Manor’ close to Weston Favell, Northampton.  These types of properties rent easily and normally go to first time renters, a single person or young couples. There are only a…

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Have the Tory’s killed the buy to let market in Northampton?

Well George Osborne, in his Autumn statement last week, caused Northampton landlords to ask whether buy to let is a viable investment option, when he announced that landlords, when buying another buy to let property from April 2016 will have to pay an additional 3% stamp duty on top of the standard rate.  So for…

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Northampton Tenants Pay 30.6% of their Salary in rent

The subject of the affordability of renting in Northampton came up in conversation with a Northampton landlord the other day and how that would affect tenant demand. Everyone wants a roof over their head, and since the Second World War, owning one’s home has been an aspiration of many Brits.  However, with rents at record…

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