Perfect Family Rental Northampton

Another good investment to end the week with… It’s a three bedroom semi-detached property, which are in great demand for family tenants at the moment. Marketed with Horts in Northampton they described as follows: A modern three bedroom semi detached property situated in the popular area of Little billing. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall,…

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Housing White Paper the affect on Northampton

The Northampton housing market has gone through a sea change in the past decades with the Buy-to-Let (B-T-L) sector evolving as a key trend, for both Northampton tenants and Northampton landlords. A few weeks ago, the Government released a White Paper on housing. I have had a chance now to digest the report and wish…

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581 Northampton Households Occupied by OAP Renters

Recent figures published by the Office of National Statistics show that there are 267,704 private rented households in the Country that are occupied by people aged 65 and older, meaning 4.39% of OAP’s are living in private rented property. It got me thinking two things. How many of these OAP’s have always rented and how…

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Northampton Property Market – End Of Year Update

Well, hasn’t 2016 been eventful. The ups and downs of Brexit, the Queen’s 90th, Andy Murray winning Wimbledon, Trump, Bake Off to Channel 4 and something close to the hearts of every buy to let landlord and homeowner in Northampton … the Northampton property market. So, let’s look at the headlines for the Northampton property…

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The Northampton Semi Was The Best Investment!

The semi-detached house with its bay windows and net curtains has long been ridiculed as an emblem of safe, lacklustre and desperately uncool suburban life; the homes of the likes of Hyacinth Bucket in Keeping up Appearances and more latterly Alan Partridge – but they could have the last laugh – having enjoyed the highest…

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Northampton Property Values increase by 1.94% … good or bad news?

“How’s the Northampton housing market doing?” asked an upbeat Northampton landlord last week.  “Quite strange” I replied. Our landlord was perplexed! Let me explain…     Even the Brexit vote has not hindered Northampton’s steady rise in property value, as Northampton property values went up 1.94% last month alone, leaving Northampton values 12.09% higher than…

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Only 1.4% of Northampton Homes Are For Sale

The Northampton Property Market continues to disregard the end of the world prophecies of a post Brexit fallout with a return to business as usual after the summer break. The challenge every Northampton property buyer has faced over the last few years is a lack of choice – there simply hasn’t been much to choose from…

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Private Renting set to grow by 6,800 Northampton households by 2025

I was having a most interesting chat the other day with a Northampton landlord when we were looking at a property. As I am sure you are aware, I am always happy to cast my eye over any potential buy to let purchase in Northampton, be that you emailing me a Rightmovelink, a brochure in…

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