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 were 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 13 2019, Editorial Team
Changes announced to proposed HS2 route will link it with Northern Powerhouse Rail
Changes to the proposed HS2 route have been announced to connect the line with Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR). Plans published by the Department for Transport would allow for a potential new route between Manchester and Liverpool to also be used for services between London and Liverpool. It involves creating two junctions at High Legh, Cheshire, […]
June 7 2019, Editorial Team
Is Liverpool Oversaturated With Student Accommodation
Liverpool has been a growing city as recent modernisation projects and new developments have turned an all-ready thriving city into one that has moved into the 21st century. As one of the most prominent cities in the UK and in a prime location in the north, it has always been on the radar of investors. […]
May 8 2019, Editorial Team
Is Manchester Buy To Let Property A Good Investment?
Manchester is a key economic area and one of the most high-profile cities in Europe. The city is home to the UK’s second-largest city and regional economy and is also a key area of the Northern Powerhouse. The city has benefitted from the devolution of power and is able to choose some of its own […]
December 20 2018, Editorial Team
How Secure Is Buy-To-Let Property Investment?
How Secure Is Buy-To-Let Property Investment? Investing in buy-to-let properties has traditionally been seen as a simple way of making money. However, this isn’t necessarily the case. In fact, some people who make unwise buy-to-let investments find that they lose money in the long run. This is because there are a number of factors which […]
December 18 2018, Editorial Team
Property Prices Are Reaching Landmark In Bradford City Centre
Valuations of high-specification apartments in the former wool merchants’ quarter of Bradford have broken through a major barrier, a new report has revealed. Research showing that some property valuations are now exceeding £300 per square foot in Little Germany has been welcomed by developers and regeneration chiefs, who see it as evidence that Bradford‘s improving […]