Many data releases on the housing market are still representing time before the impact of the Coronavirus epidemic. The impact of Covid-19 will filter through to housing market statistics from mid-April.   Demand: Hometrack report demand... read more »
During unprecedented times we are being ever more inventive with the ways we use our living space.   For the 9.9 million people in the UK who are members of health and fitness clubs, our homes are now sports venues as we transform our li... read more »
There have been 1.3 million new buyer enquiries in the month since the election (13th December to 15th January), a 15% increase year-on-year according to Rightmove. A 2.3% monthly increase in the price of properties coming to the market was also rep... read more »
New spending aimed at breathing new life into high streets and town centres may well impact local house prices. The government has made a very public commitment to spending money in order to rebalance the economy, a process called ‘levelling ou... read more »
40% of UK households own a pet, yet only 7% of landlords advertise homes as suitable for pets. It is no wonder many people struggle to find a pet-friendly home. Research conducted by the Property Academy found that 35% of all tenants would be willin... read more »
New research from Barclays Mortgages reveals over half (57%) of British homeowners don’t know the size of their home and one in four don’t understand what a square foot is. However, one third consider property size more important than lo... read more »
Happy new year! A new decade has begun, an ideal time to look back at the housing market over the past 10 years.  In England and Wales, the average price of a property has risen by £72,000 over the past decade. Across the South East, Sout... read more »
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 »
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