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 27 2019, Editorial Team
Why Invest in Sunderland Property?
Like many cities in Northern England the northeastern maritime city of Sunderland was once a giant of manufacturing. With times and technologies changing, these entire regions have tended to fall by the wayside, certainly when compared to London and the South East. However, there are strategic drives from government at both a national and local […]
September 24 2019, Editorial Team
Spotlight On: The Loom at Vulcan Mill
As the redevelopment of Manchester continues, urban developments such as The Loom at Vulcan Mill play a crucial role. This architecturally pleasing building was once home to one of the most influential metalwork factories in Manchester. However, it has now been transformed into a contemporary residence that is set in a prime location. This superb […]
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 […]
September 11 2019, Alexander Pooley
What is Stamp Duty? – Updated for 2019
Stamp Duty Land Tax applies to the transfer of ownership on land and property in the UK that meets certain conditions. Over the years the rules have changed, but we’ve compiled this guide to give you the most up-to-date facts. What is Stamp Duty? When buying property in the UK it is important to be […]
September 9 2019, Editorial Team
Which UK Towns Might be Worst Hit by Brexit
A no-deal Brexit can cause problems for towns in London’s commuter belt and beyond. The more polarised a town’s or city’s property market is, the harder it could be hit after a no-deal Brexit. The great thing is – it’s not all bad news. During the most volatile political times of the last 40 years, […]
August 28 2019, Editorial Team
Are we in Bargain Britain for Overseas Property Investors?
Political upheaval thanks to Brexit has triggered a chain reaction that makes the UK a hotspot for overseas investors. The value of the pound is around the lowest it has been since the vote was taken to leave the European Union in 2016, and this alone means investors are getting more value for their money […]
August 23 2019, Editorial Team
Everyone is Talking about No.1 Trafford Wharf
Salford – an area with a previously less than desirable reputation. Long gone are the days of the ‘old’ Salford. Whether it was the depressing smoke stacks depicted by local legend L.S. Lowry, or the general consensus as the nation’s capital for scallywags, things have changed immensely. The erstwhile days of an industrial wasteland that […]
August 21 2019, Editorial Team
What are the HS2 and the Northern Powerhouse Rail Initiatives?
Over the last few years politicians have been throwing around terms like HS2, Crossrail North, and Northern Powerhouse Rail. It doesn’t help anyone that the details as well as the names of these projects seem to fluctuate. We’re writing this article to bring you the latest news about the upcoming rail projects in Northern England, […]
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
Invest in Manchester’s New Thriving Urban Community
Throughout the decades, the north has always fallen behind the development seen in the south. However, fortunes are changing and now, the likes of Manchester are seeing a significant amount of investment, where new urban areas are appearing after regeneration. Despite already being considered one of the most influential cities in the UK, it still […]
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 […]
July 24 2019, Editorial Team
Buying To Let Is A Better Investment Than Buying A Home
There’s a lot to be said for putting down roots and purchasing your first property with the intention of living in it certainly is the norm. However, what if you broke with tradition and actually purchased a house you didn’t intend to live in? Many people are looking at buy-to-let investment properties as their ideal […]
July 9 2019, Editorial Team
Lowdown On Leeds – London of the North?
Leeds is one of the most well-known cities in the North of England and an increasingly popular place to live and work. The history of Leeds spans more than 800 years, and a whole host of fascinating things have occurred in and around the city. Let’s see what draws so many people to the West […]