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 »
  Over the last 5 years, we have seen some interesting subtle changes to the Skelmersdale property market as buying patterns of landlords have changed ever so slightly. The background to this story was the recently published set of buy-to-let ... read more »
Skelmersdale property values are currently 1.3% higher than at the end of 2017, notwithstanding the uncertainty and threats over the potential impact of Brexit in 2019. This has exceeded all the predictions (aka guesses) of all the City of London eco... read more »
It’s vital that you understand your responsibilities before you welcome your first tenants into your rental property, whether you’ve deliberately made the decision to invest in buy-to-let property or you’re one of the country’... read more »
It’s now commonly agreed amongst economists and the general public that the dramatic rise in Skelmersdale 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 Br... read more »
What is it to be British? Our stubbornness, long-suffering stoicism, our vexation at injustice, our obsession with football and rugby, we are weather obsessed external awkward noncommittal modest people whilst underneath seething like a volcano ... read more »
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