Value of Northampton Property Market Falls

The combined value of Northampton’s housing market has fallen by £238,234,311 in the last 6 months, meaning the average value of a Northampton property has decreased in value by an average of £3,213. This is great news for Northampton first time buyers and Northampton buy to let landlords, as there is a slight hesitation in…

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How Good Is The Northampton Property Market?

Living in our own homes or owning buy to let property in Northampton and the surrounding areas, it’s often easy to ignore the regional and national picture when it comes to property. As a homeowner or landlord in Northampton, consideration must be given to these markets, as directly and indirectly, they do have a bearing…

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Will the Northampton Property Market Crash?

And if it does… who will be the winners and losers? Those Northampton people wanting property values to drop would be those 30 or 40 something’s, sitting on a sizeable amount of equity and hoping to trade up (because the percentage drop of your current ‘cheaper’ property will be much less than the same percentage…

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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…

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The Ultimate Spring Clean……

With the weather (hopefully) beginning to warm up and Spring is finally here, now is the perfect time to give your home a thorough clean and airing. There are some big benefits from doing a spring clean including cutting down on the clutter and improving your own sense of wellbeing. Cleaning for Every Room Of course, there…

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Northampton Property Market – Which Houses are Actually Selling?

Beast from the East, Russia, Facebook, Brexit, Trump, House prices up, House prices down… the Press is full of column inches on Brit’s favourite subjects of politics, scandal, weather and not forgetting (and I appreciate the irony of this!) the property market. As an agent belonging a national group of letting and estate agents, talking…

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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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Over 30% Premium for a Northampton New Build

According to the National House Building Council (NHBC), more than 14,400 new homes were registered to be built in the East Midlands last year, an increase of 18.7% on 2016 levels of 12,200 dwellings. Great news when you consider it is the highest number of new builds in the region since the pre-recession levels of…

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How much do you make by owning a Northampton Property?

As we go headlong into 2018, I believe UK interest rates will stay low, even with the additional 0.25% increase which is expected in May or June. That rise will add just over £20 to the typical £160,000 tracker mortgage, although with 57.1% of all borrowers on fixed rates, it will probably go undetected by…

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Northampton’s £366,653,520 “Rentirement” Property Market Time Bomb

Yes, I said ‘rentirement’, not retirement… rentirement and it relates to the 1,791 (and growing) Northampton people, who don’t own their own Northampton home but rent their home, privately from a buy to let landlord and who are currently in their 50’s and early to mid-60’s. The truth is that these Northampton people are prospectively…

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