Slump in Homeownership for Northampton’s Young Adults

The degree to which young Northampton people are locked out of the Northampton housing market has been revealed in new statistics. A Northampton landlord was asking me the other week to what effect homeownership rates in Northampton in the early to middle aged adult age range had affected the demand for rental property in Northampton…

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Winter checklist – avoiding frozen pipes

As the temperatures are reported to plummet this week I thought I’d share our Winter checklist to avoiding frozen pipes…. 1. Locate your stop cock – This will normally be located below the kitchen sink, or wherever the water supply enters the home. Make sure you can access it and close it easily if you need…

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How Much are Northampton’s ‘Millennials’ set to inherit

That got your attention… didn’t it! But before we start, what is Generation X, let alone Generation Z, Millennials, Baby Boomers … these are phrases banded around about the different life stages (or subcomponents) of our society. But when terminologies like this are used as often and habitually as these phrases (i.e. Gen X this,…

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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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What’s happening to the Northampton Property Market

This is a question I am asked repeatedly.  Well, would it be a surprise to hear that my own research suggests that there isn’t just one big Northampton property market – but many small micro-property markets? According to recent data released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS), I have discovered that at least three…

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First Time Buyer? Buy to Let? Family Home? Abington Northampton

Set within a row of terraces overlooking St Michael & All Angels Church in the very popular Abington area is this charming and characterful home, that would make an ideal home for an investment property for a landlord and if you’re not a landlord looking to invest it would also suit a first time buyer or…

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