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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 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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Have the Baby Boomers (people between the ages of 55yo to 75yo) messed things up for the Millennials in terms of getting on the Stratford-upon-Avon property ladder? They bought their own council houses in the 80’s and 90’s, meaning there are no affordable homes for today’s youngsters, thus driving up the demand for rental homes […]

The Lockdown Landlords of Stratford-upon-Avon Despite Government regulations that have been in place since the 26 March 2020, where in-person viewings have been illegal, Stratford-upon-Avon buy to let landlords have during that time been chomping at the bit to build their property empire by looking at buying additional properties to their Stratford-upon-Avon buy to let portfolio. […]

Spring is firmly upon us, which typically sees a big peak of buyers viewing properties, negotiating, and moving home. But the coronavirus outbreak—with its quarantine measures and economic uncertainties has many buyers pondering: Should I buy a home now, or wait? I’m here to give you some guidance and tips through this confusing time. When it comes […]

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 […]

Stratford Upon Avon Buy to Let – Past, Present and Future Investing in a Stratford Upon Avon buy to let property has become a very different sport over the last few years. In the glory days of the five years after the turn of the Millennium, where we had double-digit house price growth, mortgage companies (notably Northern Rock, […]

Stratford-upon-Avon Homeowners £682,223,900 Windfall Since 2014   In the latest, and most recently published, set of UK mortgage data (for the month of November 2019) 18,470 pound-for-pound re-mortgages were made (i.e. the borrower went from one rate to another with no additional borrowing).   However, since the 1970’s, the British have seen their homes as […]


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