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And the winner is… us!

December 8th, 2021
In the community, News, Residential Lettings, Residential Sales | Comments Off on And the winner is… us!

We’re simply the best, better than all the rest. Ok, if you’re being picky we are better than 97% of Estate Agents in the country. Edwards receives national recognition at the EA Masters 2022 We have attained the highest standards necessary to be awarded with the property industry’s most prestigious mark of excellence. On Wednesday 3rd October, […]

Wages Rising by 8.3% pa – How Will This Affect the Stratford-upon-Avon Property Market?

September 23rd, 2021
Market Update, News, Residential Lettings, Residential Sales | Comments Off on Wages Rising by 8.3% pa – How Will This Affect the Stratford-upon-Avon Property Market?

As they struggle to meet demand, Argos have had to increase the wages of their HGV drivers from £11.41 an hour to £15 an hour – a rise of 31.2% meaning their pay goes from £27k to £35k. Care home providers are offering signing-on bonuses of many thousands of pounds to entice nursing staff away […]

Hook Buy-to-Let Market on the Rise as Returns Rise by 34.1% in 5 Years

September 20th, 2021
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Hook landlords are becoming progressively more self-assured about expanding their rental portfolios; as Hook rents rise, mortgage interest rates fall and demand for decent Hook rental properties outstrips supply. A number of reports nationally would suggest around a third of UK ‘portfolio’ landlords (i.e. landlords with more than one rental property) are actively looking to […]

Stratford-upon-Avon Homeowners Have Turned to the Rental Market to Cash in by £42,500 Each

August 27th, 2021
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Should you sell or should you buy in this most interesting Stratford-upon-Avon property market? I have calculated that at least 50 Stratford-upon-Avon house sellers have rented a home to break their house chain in the last 12 months, although at a cost as they face paying many thousands of pounds in rent. There are a […]

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

June 18th, 2021
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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. […]

How Eco-friendly are Stratford-upon-Avon Homes? And how new Gov’t rules will mean draughty low-eco Stratford-upon-Avon homes will drop in value.

June 10th, 2021
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‘It’s Not Easy Being Green’, was the song that Kermit sang on Sesame Street. Yet now being green is a normal way of life for most of us. Walking or cycling places instead of taking the car, recycling and even shunning meat are some of the things most Stratford-upon-Avon households are trying to do their […]

35.6% of Stratford-upon-Avon Landlords Could be Fined £5,000 each with New Energy Regs …whilst possible new mortgage rules for Stratford-upon-Avon homeowners would make it harder to sell their draughty old properties!

May 21st, 2021
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As the UK has committed to a legally binding target to be carbon neutral by 2050, one of the biggest producers of greenhouse gasses are residential properties. To hit that target, every UK property will need to achieve a minimum grade of C on their Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) by 2035. The issue is two thirds […]

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

June 18th, 2020
Market Update, Residential Lettings, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are Buy-to-let Landlords to Blame for the Housing Crisis?

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, […]

259 Stratford Upon Avon Landlords each risk a £5,000 fine in 2020, are you one of them?

May 14th, 2020
Residential Lettings | Comments Off on 259 Stratford Upon Avon Landlords each risk a £5,000 fine in 2020, are you one of them?

259 Stratford Upon Avon Landlords each risk a £5,000 fine in 2020 Washing Machine Energy Ratings for Houses was the phrase one Stratford Upon Avon landlord told me a few years ago when we were talking about the colour bar chart graphs that every property has had for over 10 years now. Now these weren’t […]

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