July’s property market analysis
July 4, 2022
Here we discuss house prices, rental values and major changes to lettings. There’s also a new UK average house price and a new Bank of England base rate. If you want to know how any of the points affect your property plans, please get in touch.
Landlords: 6 thing landlords need to know about the Fairer Private Rented Sector White Paper
June 27, 2022
Landlords and tenants will soon see changes to how tenancies are run, thanks to incoming legislation changes enforced by the Government. Letting agents across the country are digesting the contents of the new Fairer Private Rented Sector White Paper.
Self-care crosses over into the home
June 20, 2022
‘Self-care’ is a concept that’s gained momentum in the last two years, especially as we look to rebalance our lives after the pandemic. Although what may immediately spring to mind is a walk in the countryside or an hour-long aromatherapy massage, the self-care trend has crossed over into our homes.
Property positives & negatives: what puts buyers off?
June 13, 2022
Like or loathe your current home, it’s not the opinion of the seller that counts. As soon as that ‘for sale’ sign is up, all that matters is what buyers think about the property and how much they’re willing to pay to make it theirs.
What’s On In Oundle In June?
June 8, 2022
June’s property market analysis
June 6, 2022
We’re almost halfway through 2022 and there is time to reflect on the current property market. Although the interest rate has risen, the impact has yet to hit buyer demand, with buyer numbers still high. Estate agents participating in Propertymark’s latest study reported an average of 100 purchasers registered per branch.
5 things landlords should know about green mortgages
May 30, 2022
Green mortgages can help landlords reduce three vital aspects – carbon emissions, fuel bills and mortgage repayments – by incentivising the purchase of the most eco-friendly homes and encouraging the upgrade of the least energy efficient rental stock.
Ground rent changes: your questions answered
May 23, 2022
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities is getting ready to implement its latest reforms to residential ground rent this June. We’ve answered some of the most common questions ahead of the planned changes.
Is it worth making eco improvements before I sell?
May 16, 2022
Improving a property so it produces less carbon and lower fuel bills makes perfect sense but what about the return on investment? Unless you stick to low-outlay changes, such as LED light bulbs and thermal curtains, there will be a significant spend involved in creating an energy efficient home.
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