Northampton Homeowners Are Only Moving Every 13 Years (part 2)

In the credit crunch of 2008/9 the rate of home moving plunged to its lowest level ever. In 2009 the rate at which a typical house would change hands slumped to only once every 21 years. The biggest reason for this being that confidence was low and many homeowners didn’t want to sell their home…

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Tenanted Investment Northampton

Scouring the property portals this morning and this property caught my eye as it’s being advertised as PERFECT FOR INVESTORS! It’s a two bedroom Victorian terrace in sought after location of St James, Northampton. The ground floor accommodation comprises; entrance hall, lounge/diner and kitchen. To the first floor are two bedrooms and the family bathroom….

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Buy to Let Apartment Northampton

This is a lovely looking apartment set on the Upton development of Northampton, so offers easy access to the M1, A45 and A43, while also benefiting from immediate access to a variety of restaurants, shops and supermarkets.   The internal accommodation comprises entrance hall, very spacious living / dining area, open to a modern fitted…

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Northampton Home Owners Are Only Moving Every 13 Years (part 1)

As I mentioned in a previous article, the average house price in Northampton is 7.59 times the average annual Northampton salary. This is higher than the last peak of 2008, when the ratio was 5.92. A number of City commentators anticipated that in the ambiguity that trailed the Brexit vote, UK (and hence Northampton) property…

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Family House for Buy to Let Northampton

Morning Everyone, I shared this property back in August as a potential buy to let investment in Northampton; however I have noticed it has been reduced in price over the weekend making it even more attractive, so thought i’d share it again! It’s a three bedroom terrace, with entrance porch, lounge, kitchen/dining room and a…

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Government Plans to Regulate Landlords and Letting Agents

This week, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid announced far reaching plans which will affect not just lettings agents, but also landlords. As ardent campaigners for regulation, Northwood is delighted at this news. Northwood Managing Director, Eric Walker, has been part of The Lettings Industry Council & The Fair Fees forum both of which have been lobbying for this…

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Northampton House Prices Outstrip Wage Growth by 6.43% since 2007

I recently read a report by the Yorkshire Building Society that 54% of the country has seen wages (salaries) rise faster than property prices in the last 10 years. The report said that in the Midlands and North, salaries had outperformed property prices since 2007, whilst in other parts of the UK, especially in the…

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Northwood Northampton’s Moving Tips for Families with Children

There’s no doubt that moving home can be stressful. While there may be a frisson of excitement because of new opportunities over the horizon, there are also some major issues to consider. How do you get all your stuff packed up and moved safely? How are you going to make friends in your new location?…

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Northampton Terrace Suitable for Rental…

Good afternoon everyone, I have another opportunity to purchase an ideal and easy investment property in Northampton… It’s a three bedroom Victorian terrace home in the popular tenant area of Semilong. In brief the property is well presented and offers a large double reception room, stylish kitchen and a spacious bathroom. The property also benefits…

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