Why Are Northampton Council Tax Payers Getting Stung?

Buying and selling a home in Northampton isn’t the easiest or cheapest thing you will ever do. Estate Agent fees, Solicitors fees, Survey fees, Mortgage fees, Removal Van… the costs just mount up throughout every step of the move. Last week, a Northampton landlord asked me whether the Council Tax Band made a difference to…

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‘Do-er Up-er’ Great Location Northampton

Happy Monday everyone! Today I bring to you this do-er up-er…… Great location of Northampton, Melville Street is in Abington, so close to the town centre, Welly Road, Hopsital etc. But… it is going to need a bit, well quite a bit of modernisation judging by the photographs! http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-53573853.html It’s for sale with WH Brown…

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£803 pcm – The Average Northampton Rent

The rents paid by Northampton tenants are now standing at £803 per calendar month (PCM), a rise of 5.75% year on year and 0.85% higher month on month. However, this attention-grabbing monthly rent figure masks stark differences in the various different parts of the Northampton rental market.  Demand in Northampton for high quality family homes…

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Northamptonshire Floods of 1998 Share your memories

I was just listening to BBC Radio Northampton, and thought I’d share this with you… It’s nearly 20 years since the Easter floods of 1998 in Northampton and two decades on, BBC Radio Northampton is recording the memories of those affected. I know I remember it very well, and how it affected a lot of…

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Mid Terrace Buy to Let Northampton

Good afternoon everyone, I have another opportunity to purchase an ideal and easy investment property in Northampton… It’s a two bedroom terrace property in the popular tenant area of Semilong in Northampton. It looks to be in lovely condition and these period style properties always have a high level of interest when they come to…

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Slump in Homeownership for Northampton’s Young Adults

The degree to which young Northampton people are locked out of the Northampton housing market has been revealed in new statistics. A Northampton landlord was asking me the other week to what effect homeownership rates in Northampton in the early to middle aged adult age range had affected the demand for rental property in Northampton…

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Things to consider before letting a room…

With sites like AirBNB becoming increasingly popular, many people are looking at the possibility of renting out a room in their home, whether that’s for hosting students, taking on a lodger or as with AirBNB letting out a room on a temporary basis to world travellers. You don’t have to own your home to take on a…

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