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 […]
November 8 2019, Editorial Team
House and Rental Prices on the Rise
As the latest figures from HM Land Registry reveal, the average UK house price now stands at £230,292 while the average monthly rent is £959. Let’s take a look at the history of the UK property buying and rental market, the areas with the highest increase and the reason why house and rental prices continue […]
November 6 2019, Editorial Team
How is Leeds becoming a 21st century city?
A growing population and a focus on major industries has set aside Leeds as an unofficial capital city of the North. Regeneration is now propelling Leeds into the future with a number of projects designed to firmly establish the city as a major player in the UK’s economy. Statistics published last year by the Centre […]
October 24 2019, Editorial Team
There Are An Estimated 1.1m Female Landlords in the UK
When it comes to business, there are more women turning hard work into success than ever before. In decades gone by, women didn’t have the same financial goals as men nor did they have the opportunity but that is all changing. For example, research carried out just a few years ago found that over half of […]
October 23 2019, Editorial Team
Which UK cities are seeing the highest house price growth rates?
There’s a new kind of north/south divide in the UK. Property growth in the main southern cities is seeing the poorest rates in seven years, whereas in the North prices have been steadily rising, according to the Zoopla and Hometrack house price index. In this article where going to look at the data to see […]
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 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 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
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 […]
June 24 2019, Editorial Team
There is no doubt that landlords have had to put up with a good few changes in the buy to let market over the last few years. There are plenty of anecdotes on the internet citing the problems this is causing. Landlords may complain about not making good returns but the truth is that BTL […]