6 Newborn Babies = 1 New Home in Northampton

Nearly 6 babies have been born for every new home that has been built in Northampton since 2012, deepening the Northampton housing shortage. This discovery is an important foundation for my concerns about the future of the Northampton property market – when you consider the battle that todays twenty and thirty somethings face in order…

Continue Reading

Abington Vale Bargain Northampton

Set within the popular residential development of Abington Vale, is this three bedroom semi- detached home.  The property is positioned on a corner plot of a cul de sac and has recently undergone a refurbishment programme, including a full redecoration, new fitted kitchen and bathroom, levelled floors and updated radiators.   Ideally suited to a couple…

Continue Reading

Supporting SAFEagent Awareness Week

The Northampton Property Blog along with Northwood is please to lend its support to SAFEagent Awareness Week 2018….. SAFEagent is the campaign that encourages consumers – tenants and landlords – to only let through an agent who has recognised client money protection in place. All registered SAFEagents get involved in the Week as well as supplier…

Continue Reading

How Affordable is Property in Northampton?

The simple fact is we are not building enough properties. If the supply of new properties is limited and demand continues to soar with heightened divorce rates, i.e. one household becoming two, people living longer and continued immigration, this means the values of those existing properties continues to remain high and out of reach for…

Continue Reading

Northwood Northampton Welcome Mandatory Client Money Protection

Last week the Government instigated regulations that, if passed by parliament, will require all agents managing lettings in England to belong to an approved client money protection scheme by 1 April 2019. Northwood Northampton welcomed this news as we have been a long-timer campaigner for mandatory client money protection, being a founding member of the…

Continue Reading

Northampton Buy to Let Deal of the Week

Marketed with Northwood Northampton is this lovely end of terrace property located in Thorplands Brook with tenants in situ it would make a prefect buy to let property…. https://www.northwooduk.com/properties/11429844/sales#from-grid It’s marketed for offers in excess of £140,000 and they say it’s tenanted for £700.00 per month, offering a respectable return in the region of 6%…

Continue Reading

More Northampton Rented Homes Required

I have been doing some research, looking both at National and Regional reports on the demand and supply of property and people together with future projections on the economy, population and family demographics with some interesting results.  According to the Office of National Statistics, in the last financial year nationally, private renting grew by 74,000…

Continue Reading

Buy to Let Deal of the Week Northampton

If you are a potential landlord looking to invest in a buy to let property in Northampton this is one I would recommended to you… It’s a two bedroom apartment on the Gregory Gardens development near to Boothville.  A well maintained second floor apartment, situated within this popular location, within walking distance to Northampton College. The…

Continue Reading

Freehold Factory Conversion For Sale Northampton

The Accurate Boot is a former Boot and Shoe factory that has been converted into 8 houses by The Darby Group. Located centrally with access to popular restaurants, shops and schools within a few minutes walk. This unique property offers lots of character with exposed brickwork, beams, solid wood floor boards and exceptional living space…

Continue Reading