1 in 4 Properties in Northampton Purchased without Mortgage.

For most Northampton people, a mortgage is the only way to buy a property. However, for some, especially Northampton homeowners who have paid off their mortgage or Northampton buy to let landlords, many have the choice to pay exclusively with cash. So the question is, should you use all your cash, or could a mortgage…

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Northampton’s No Chain Deal of the week!

On the market with O’riordan Bond, is this property that I would suggest as a decent by to let. It’s a modern semi detached property, within this popular cul-de-sac, in the popular residential area of Watermeadow. The property is ideally situated near the popular Woodvale Academy as well as providing good access to Weston Favell…

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Northampton Homeowners… Whats your Annual Profit ?

As we head into 2019, it’s certain that the Northampton housing market in 2018 was a little more restrained than 2016 and 2017 and I believe this will continue into 2019. Property ownership is a medium to long term investment so, looking at the long-term, the average Northampton homeowner, having owned their property since the…

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Should You Retire & Rent in Northampton?

You read the personal finance pages of the newspapers and it all seems to be the impending pensions crisis… where people aren’t saving enough for their retirement. But it’snot the lack of Northampton peoples’ future pension incomes that are my immediate concern. The fact is that so many of the future retirees in Northampton over…

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Family Friendly Property For Sale Northampton

Set within a sought after location is this attractive and well-presented three bedroom semi-detached home. Positioned on a tree lined road the accommodation is well laid out and would ideally suit a family. Nearby to the property is the highly regarded Abington Park and local amenities including an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ primary school.  The property…

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Northampton Tenant’s Deposits held total £11,877,066

With the Government preparing to control tenant’s deposits at four weeks rent, Northampton landlords will soon only be protected in the event of a single month of unpaid rental-arrears, at a time when Universal Credit has seen some rent arrears quadrupling and that’s before you consider damage to the property or solicitor costs. It can’t…

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Winter Tips for Northampton Landlord & Tenants

The festive season is fast approaching, and with it comes cold weather! We recommend that all landlords prepare their rental properties for the winter season and also ensure that their tenants have everything they need to enjoy safe and warm festivities. Northwood have produced this infographic about preparing a property for winter:   It’s also…

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As OAP’s set to rise to over 1 in 5 of Northampton’s population by 2037 – Where are they all going to live?

With constant advances in technology, medicine and lifestyles, people in the Northampton area are, on average, living longer than they might have a few decades ago. As Northampton’s population ages, the problem of how the older generation are accommodated is starting to emerge. We, as a town, have to consider how we supply decent and…

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