Over 30,000 Spare ‘Spare’ Bedrooms in Northampton.

That isn’t a typo, of the 89,984 households in Northampton, 30,085 of those properties don’t only have one spare bedroom, but two spare bedrooms! … and it is this topic I want to talk about this week, my Northampton Property Market Blog readers – because this could be the cure for Northampton’s housing crisis. The…

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Cracking Return Freehold Northampton

I hope you all had a nice Easter break? Back to work though now so how about a modern three bedroom home as your buy to let investment in Northampton?   The asking price it what’s appealing on this one, it was reduced yesterday and now, with that reduction considered, I think it would make…

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Basement Apartment Northampton

Hello all you potential landlords, we have just listed this property for sale and it would make a prefect buy to let property so if you’re looking for a new or even your first buy to let investment property here in Northampton, check out this one below…! It’s a one bedroom basement apartment offered for sale with no…

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Only 11,355 Council Houses left in Northampton – Opportunity or problem?

The Right to Buy scheme was a policy introduced by Maggie Thatcher in 1980 which gave secure council tenants the legal right to buy the Council home they were living in with huge discounts. The heyday of Council ‘Right To Buys’ was in the 80’s and 90’s, when 1,719,368 homes in the Country were sold…

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Central Northampton Apartment 7.3% Return

This is modern one bedroom apartment, which offers excellent access to the town centre and great train links! It’s offered for sale at an affordable price and would be very suitable for buy to let… http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-58343273.html It’s situated just ½ mile from Northampton train station and is very close to the centre of Northampton, so would ideally suit a…

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Modern Apartment Close to Northampton Town Centre

Potential landlords… I was taking five minutes to have a look to see what properties have come up on the market over the last few days for sale here in Northampton and this apartment has popped up and would be great for buy to let with a very decent yield too. It’s a two bedroom…

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Where are the Twenty Somethings going to live in Northampton

My parents bought their first house in the 1980’s, they were in their early 20’s. Interestingly, looking at some research by the Post Office from a few years ago, in the 1960’s, the average age people bought their first house was 23. By the early 1970s, it had reached 27, rising to 28 in the…

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Tidy Two Bedroom Kingsthorpe Northampton

How about this tidy looking two bedroom property as an investment… Situated within the Mill Meadow area of Kingsthorpe Northampton (a small development of modern houses) is this two bedroom terrace house which Whites estates agents have recently listed for sale. This house offers quite a lot for its relatively low purchase price; location, condition…

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St James Northampton Tenant in Situ

Good morning everyone, I have another opportunity to purchase an ideal and easy investment property. We have it marketed for sale for one of our investor clients and it is a proven good renter and can be purchased with a tenant in situ. It’s a three bedroom Victorian terrace property located in St James Northampton. …

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Northampton’s ‘Generation Rent’ to grow by 3,264 households by 2021

“The growth of the private rented sector, and the arrival of an investor class of buy to let landlords within it, is an issue that won’t be going away anytime soon, no matter what you read in the Daily Mail”, I said, as I chatted over a coffee with a landlord client of mine at…

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