February 18 2020, Editorial Team
Mortgage costs are falling!
Data from a number of sources show that the costs of Buy-to Let mortgages are falling, and residential mortgages are at an all-time low over the last 5 years as lenders are fighting to offer the best deals available. Recent research from Property Master found that the biggest fall was for 5-year fixed rate buy-to-let […]
February 11 2020, Editorial Team
Bradford is the UK’s most improved city!
A recent study by top accountancy firm PWC and leading cross party think tank Demos, have named Bradford as the most improved city in the UK. PWC’s Good Growth for Cities report aims to create an index for good growth in the UK by taking into account a range of factors considered important to the […]
February 7 2020, Editorial Team
Masterplan Makes Bolton Booming For Property Investors
In 2017, 88% of readers of the Bolton News voted that Bolton was in need of a town centre transformation. The Masterplan that is currently underway will not disappoint them. Stretched across five main sites, the planners truly have thought of everything and managed to come up with something for everyone. With a growing university, […]
January 29 2020, Editorial Team
Taking a Look at UK Rental Rates
The Office for National Statistics’ latest release of the Index of Private Housing Rental Prices names Yorkshire and the Humber as one of the highest growth regions for rental rates in the last year. Rates increased 1.9% over the twelve months up to December 2019. That puts rental rates in the region above that of […]
January 24 2020, Editorial Team
HS2 to Go Ahead in Full
Earlier this week (beginning February 10th) Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed that HS2 will go ahead in full. This is big news for a multi-billion pound project that only a couple of weeks earlier looked destined for a write off. Albeit at an almost unreal cost (estimated at £307m per mile), HS2 is due to […]
January 23 2020, Editorial Team
UK House Prices Rises Faster Than Ever Before
In December 2019, saw the highest rise UK house prices ever seen for that time of year, according to property experts, Rightmove With an average asking price of just over £300,000, the average price of property new to the market jumped by 2.3%. A separate index, belonging to Halifax, showed a 1.7% increase, which combined […]
January 21 2020, Editorial Team
£150 Million Terminal Building Coming to Leeds Bradford Airport
With the new Terminal Building at Leeds Bradford Airport the connectivity of Northern England could be much better. Northern England’s connectivity could get even better, with Leeds Bradford Airport submitting fresh plans to construct a ‘state-of-the-art’ terminal that aims to improve passenger experience and support economic growth in the region, all while retaining an extremely […]
January 16 2020, Editorial Team
Government Scraps Landlord Licensing in Liverpool
The government scraps landlord licensing in Liverpool, by revoking the renewal of the licensing scheme for the city council. That rejoiced the landlords in Liverpool. Originally the licensing scheme was introduced in 2015 and determined that all private landlords must obtain a licence for each of their rented properties. Controversially, this decision was brought about […]
January 10 2020, Editorial Team
Why invest in Preston Property?
Growth and Economy Preston is a historic town located in the north western county of Lancashire, about 35 miles from both Liverpool and Manchester. Lancashire is one of the largest local economies in the North of England, currently generating over £23 billion in GVA per annum and supporting nearly 620,000 jobs. In the 19th century […]
January 10 2020, Editorial Team
7 Reasons To Invest In Bradford Buy To Let
When deciding to purchase buy to let properties, Bradford may not be one of the first locations that springs to mind. However, it is a city on the rise that holds a lot of potential for investors. Here are the Top 7 reasons why to invest in Bradford 1. Low costs, high yields First and […]
October 8 2019, Editorial Team
Bradford is bidding to become UK City of Culture 2025!
The West Yorkshire city of Bradford is due to spend £1.4 million on a bid to become the UK’s City of Culture in 2025. A number of the city’s key cultural institutions have come together to form the Cultural Place Partnership which will drive the bid forwards as they contest against the likes of Chelmsford, […]
September 18 2019, Editorial Team
Why Should You Invest in Sheffield Property?
At first glance Sheffield is a fairly innocuous city, and perhaps doesn’t have the glamour of some other northern cities like Leeds or Manchester. However, a population of 518,090 places it 6th in the UK (measured by Primary Urban Area), and an economic output of £31 billion per year makes it an important part of northern […]
August 13 2019, Alexander Pooley
Updated for Summer 2019 – A Guide to Property Investment in Bradford
If you’re reading this you’re probably aware that property can be a great investment vehicle, bringing diversification to an investment portfolio, providing a stable income and shielding money from inflation. Even if you know all of this, you are going to be faced with one looming question: Where do I invest? While many investors opt […]
August 8 2019, Editorial Team
What is Bolton’s Regeneration Masterplan?
A more Powerful Northern England than Ever Before You’ve probably heard the term ‘Nothern Powerhouse’ being thrown around by Politicians and the media in the last few years. Broadly speaking this is an initiative to boost Northern England’s local economy by investing in people, skills, innovation transport and culture. This huge project is all about […]
August 6 2019, Whitecitysoft
Top 6 reasons to invest in Bolton
Why should you invest in Bolton? You probably aren’t aware of it, but the unassuming commuter town of Bolton represents one of the best opportunities for investment in the UK. We’ve put together this list of the top reasons why you should invest in Bolton so you can learn about what makes the biggest town […]