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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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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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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Swinford Hollow, Northampton…the road where people move the most

Many folks say moving home is the most stressful thing. Moving home is like someone (and that someone is usually you and you are the cause of this devastation) has collected all your worldly goods, put them into brown boxes and into a lorry making your whole life look like a Amazon delivery van, only…

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What will happen to Northampton Property Values if Interest Rates rise?

The current average value of a property in Northampton currently stands at £255,400 and the base rates at 0.5%.  In many of my articles, I talk about what is happening to property values over the short term (i.e. the last 12 months or the last 5 years), but to answer this question we need to…

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Extra Funding Is Required for Affordable Homes in Northampton

In my blog about the Northampton Property Market I mostly talk about two of the three main sectors of the local property market, the ‘private rented sector’ and the ‘owner occupier sector’. However, as I often stress when talking to my clients, one cannot forget the third sector, that being the ‘social housing sector’ (or…

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