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Stratford-upon-Avon Homeowners Profit by £59,260 in Last 5 Years … yet Bitcoin investors would have made £17,970,350 in profit. Is investing in ‘Bricks & Mortar’ dead?

July 9th, 2021
Market Update, News, Residential Sales | Comments Off on Stratford-upon-Avon Homeowners Profit by £59,260 in Last 5 Years … yet Bitcoin investors would have made £17,970,350 in profit. Is investing in ‘Bricks & Mortar’ dead?

Investing in property has historically been a sound investment, yet alternative investments (like Cryptocurrency) have been gaining traction over the last five years. So, should we all ditch buying our own home and buy Bitcoin? Cryptocurrency with such names as Bitcoin and Ethereum are being bandied about as the new investment vehicle everyone should be […]

Is Stratford-upon-Avon Heading Towards a House Price Crash?

July 1st, 2021
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Stratford-upon-Avon house prices rose by 1.4% last month, according to the Land Registry. This means the annual rate of house price growth in Stratford-upon-Avon now stands at 12.1%. Looking at the national figures, many people were concerned the UK property market was overheating as spring saw annual growth of 9.9%, the highest rate of house price growth documented […]

Stratford-upon-Avon Buy-to-Let Landlords Owed £420,806 in Unpaid Rent. Rogues or Saviours?

June 18th, 2021
Market Update, News, Residential Lettings | Comments Off on Stratford-upon-Avon Buy-to-Let Landlords Owed £420,806 in Unpaid Rent. Rogues or Saviours?

There is no getting away from the fact that the rise in the number of buy-to-let properties in Stratford-upon-Avon has been nothing short of astonishing over the last twenty years. As a result, many in the press have said Britain is a broken nation, with many twenty and thirty-somethings unable to buy their first home. […]

Stratford-upon-Avon Property Market: 2011-2021: A look back at the Stratford-upon-Avon housing market over the last decade

April 1st, 2021
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With all of us completing the Census, a couple of weeks ago, it made me realise profoundly that mine and my family’s life, which from our own point of view seems unique and delightful, makes us all into a series of statistics for the Census gatherers to pore over. To digest and regurgitate facts, figures […]

Stratford-on-Avon First-time Buyers Can Now Buy Using the Government’s 5% Deposit Mortgages

March 16th, 2021
Market Update, Mortgages, Residential Sales | Comments Off on Stratford-on-Avon First-time Buyers Can Now Buy Using the Government’s 5% Deposit Mortgages

Being a Stratford-on-Avon first-time buyer in the last 12 months has not been an easy thing. Just before lockdown there were 400 ‘5% deposit mortgage’ deals and first-time buyers were able shop around to get the best deal. When the first lockdown hit, 5% deposit mortgages disappeared meaning that as many Stratford-on-Avon would-be first-time buyers […]

No Deal Brexit – The Prediction for Stratford-upon-Avon House Prices

December 15th, 2020
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Roll the clock back to April 2020, and major financial economists and property market commenters were sounding the alarm. The very best-case scenario was a 5% drop in property values by the end of the year, and most were in the 10% to 15% range. They forewarned the Covid-19 stimulated recession would trim tens of […]

You won’t believe what’s happened to the property market since we came out of Lockdown

July 9th, 2020
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The Stratford-upon-Avon Post Lockdown Property Market What have we learned in the first month? From talking to most of the Stratford-upon-Avon estate and letting agents and our own findings, it might surprise many of you that new enquiries from homebuyers, tenants, landlords and home sellers have been at record levels since lockdown was lifted from the […]

Are Buy-to-let Landlords to Blame for the Housing Crisis?

June 18th, 2020
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Are Buy to Let Landlords to Blame for Stratford upon Avon’s Housing Crisis? Isn’t it funny that nobody boasts they are a buy to let landlord anymore? Roll the clock back to the early millennium and you couldn’t go to the local golf club or shop at a Waitrose without someone dropping buy to let […]

Stratford upon Avon landlords imagine your odds 8207 – 1

June 4th, 2020
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8,207 People Live in Rented Accommodation in Stratford-upon-Avon That number surprised you didn’t it? I’ve decided to look at the number of people who rented a century ago (1920’s), and surprisingly 76% of people rented their home in the UK (as renting then was considered the norm). Yet in the latter part of the 1920’s, […]

How to release over a billion pounds into the Stratford upon Avon property market

June 3rd, 2020
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79.0% of Stratford upon Avon OAP’s own their own home and they are worth over £1,1billion Yes, that number is staggering isn’t it …. Of the 3,888 households in Stratford upon Avon where the head of the household is 65 years or older, an astounding 3,071(or 79.0%) of those are owned, which is just above […]

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