The balancing act of being a Skelmersdale Buy To Let landlord is something many do well at. Talking to numerous Skelmersdale landlords, they are very aware of their tenants’ capability to pay the rent and their own need to raise rents on their ... read more »
Of the 14,000 houses and apartments sold in Skelmersdale (WN8) since 1995, 1,310 of those have been new homes, representing 6.0% of property sold. So, I wondered how that compared to both the regional and the national picture …and from that, t... read more »
Renting property is not a hobby, it’s a business. Well, that’s the way you should be looking at it. You are providing a service for a valued customer and you need to be professional and provide a great service at all times.   But i... read more »
Moving home is said to be the third most stressful life event, following a member of your family dying or getting divorced. So it is always best to keep your stress levels down by investigating and doing your homework on both the particular area of S... read more »
Many Skelmersdale people ponder the best places to invest their hard-earned savings and the best piece of advice I can give you is to do your homework and speak to lots of people. It depends on your attitude to risk versus reward. Normally, the lower... read more »
A handful of Skelmersdale landlords and homeowners have been asking me what would happen if we had another property crash like we did in 2008/9?    The UK property crash in 2008/9 caused property prices in the UK to drop by an averag... read more »
Bargains – well yes and no – and let me explain why. To find a bargain you need to know the ‘market’, yet there is not one ‘property market’ in the UK. In fact, the British property market is like a fly’s eye... read more »
For most Skelmersdale people, a mortgage is the only way to buy a property. However, for some, especially Skelmersdale homeowners who have paid off their mortgage or Skelmersdale buy to let landlords, many have the choice to pay exclusively with cash... read more »
The proportion of 25 to 34-year olds who own their home in Skelmersdale has nearly halved in the last 20 years, so what does this mean for all the existing Skelmersdale landlords and homeowners together with all those youngsters considering buying th... read more »
You read the personal finance pages of the newspapers and it all seems to be the impending pensions crisis ... where people aren’t saving enough for their retirement. But it’s not the lack of Skelmersdale peoples’ future pension inc... read more »
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