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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Northampton ‘Home Owning’ Movers and Shakers in 2018

It’s now commonly agreed amongst economists and the general public that the dramatic rise in Northampton property prices of the last six years has come to an end. Read the National newspapers, and they talk of doom and gloom in the British housing market with such things as strained buyer affordability (as property prices have…

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Popular Suburb Rental Northampton

Located in Kingsthorpe which is a very popular suburb and sought after by a variety of tenants is this two bedroom terrace property for sale… https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-77296076.html A wealth of original, character features across this home including traditional flooring to the hallway, cast iron fireplaces, wooded floor boards and pine doors throughout. To the ground floor…

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Top 25 Most Saleable Streets in Northampton

Following on from my last article, if you recall I said that Swinford Hollow had the most properties sold in the NN3 Northampton postcode, yet I felt that this information wasn’t telling the whole story, as some roads in Northampton have more properties on them than others. Therefore, I promised that I would compare the…

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