In Northampton over 25% of Wages Spent on First Time Mortgages

I received a very interesting letter the other day from a Northampton resident. He declared he was a Northampton homeowner, retired and mortgage free. He stated how un-affordable Northampton’s rising property prices were and that he worried how the younger generation of Northampton could ever afford to buy? He went on to ask if it…

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Tenanted property for buy to let Northampton

Top floor apartment situated with in this modern purpose built block, in The Mounts area of Northampton. Leading from the entrance hallway, there is a spacious and bright open plan kitchen, lounge and diner, a good sized bedroom with built in wardrobes and the bathroom.  Location wise you can be in the town centre in…

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Why Landlords Need an Agent

While landlords might once have chosen to manage buy-to-let properties themselves to maximise profits, recent changes to the law mean they may no longer have this option. The heavy legislation of today’s private rented sector means being a truly DIY landlord is now difficult to achieve. The Housing (Wales) Act 2014, for example, resulted in…

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How far do Northampton people go to move house?

 “How far do Northampton people go to move to a new house?” This was an intriguing question asked by one of my clients the other week. Readers of my property blog will know I love a challenge, especially when it comes to talking about the Northampton Property Market! For the majority, the response is not…

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Register your interest for a new buy to let deal Northampton!

We are in the process of listing a modern one bedroom apartment for sale in Northampton and as its currently tenanted it will appeal to you if you are looking for an investment property. It’s a top floor apartment situated with in this modern purpose built block, in The Mounts area of Northampton. Leading from…

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Investors only buy to let Northampton

This afternoon I’ve come across this modern apartment, at Southbridge in Northampton. My regular readers I mention Southbridge quite a lot but they’re great for investment, especially as the university is moving in to the town centre! It’s being advertised to INVESTORS ONLY as it looks like it needs to be sold with the tenants in situ…

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Online & Hybrid Estate Agents – How cheap are they really…..?

In our guest blog, agency comparison site GetAgent analyses the hot topic of online & hybrid agents. Are they really a better option? We confess to bias, so we have asked an independent expert for his view. There is a lot of information on the success of online estate agents and how many new listings…

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1 in 7 Northampton Properties are Leasehold

There are 23.36 million properties in England and Wales with 64% being owner occupied and 36% being rented either from a private landlord, local authority or housing association. Over nine out of ten of those English and Welsh owner-occupied properties are a whole house or bungalow. Now, most people would assume they would be freehold…

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Close to Northampton Train Station

Kingsthopre Hollow is always a popular location for a variety of tenants looking to rent, mainly because you can get the train station and town centre easily, so today I’m sharing this potential investment to you… http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-66314738.html It’s a two bedroom end of terrace property, which looking at the pictures is present in a good…

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