Harrogate House Prices & The Brexit Vote

House prices in the UK may well weaken in the coming months as the ramifications of the Brexit vote in the referendum are digested, but the prior warnings of a massive crash in property prices across the country now seem very far-fetched. Even if there was a slowdown in the property marketplace it is highly… Read more »

Knaresborough Bed Race Fun!

Tens of thousands of spectators descended on Knaresborough town centre on Saturday to watch the famous Bed Race. Myrings Estate Agents were this year’s proud media sponsors of the race, accompanying the parade with the 90 teams and schools from the town and handing out freebies to the cheering crowds that lined the streets of Knaresborough. It… Read more »

Landlord Problems & How To Solve Them | Part 2

In Part 1 of this Blog we looked at the rental marketplace from a landlords perspective and listed a number of concerns, which could have a severe, unwelcome impact on the property and or, financial yield. These concerns are commonplace to professional landlords and to the majority of our reluctant landlords (homeowners renting out their… Read more »

Property Spotlight | The Old Dyehouse, Waterside, Knaresborough

We have a great many properties on our books but every now and then a property is instructed with us to sell which is especially rare and interesting. One such property is 2 The Old Dye House , Waterside, Knaresborough – a beautiful Grade 11 listed two bedroomed cottage alongside the river Nidd which comes… Read more »

Landlord Problems & How To Solve Them | Part One

We have a wide range of landlords who own anything from a one bedroom apartment to a large detached house, from a single property to a large portfolio. All of our Landlords however have one important thing in common. Their principle aim is to let to well qualified tenants who pay their rent on time, honour… Read more »

Has the death of buy-to-let been greatly exaggerated?

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BTL (Buy-to-Let) has long provided some very good returns for investors, but a number of clouds on the horizon have signalled some serious concerns. Changes to stamp duty, tax relief and new lending rules in the UK could significantly reduce the likelihood of being able to make money from letting property. The national picture is… Read more »

Will the Help To Buy Scheme work in Harrogate?

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If you’re an avid reader of our local paper The Harrogate Advertiser you may have read this article about the remarkably low number of people who have managed to fully utilise the Help To Buy  Just 16 first-time buyers across the district have used the Government’s Help to Buy Equity loan scheme due to a lack… Read more »

NEW HOMES IN RIPON & “ HELP TO BUY “ EQUITY LOANS.

Although the overwhelming proportion of properties we sell are preowned we have been very closely involved in the selling of new builds in Harrogate and the surrounding villages over many years. Many Harrogate residents are aware of our success in selling last year, in partnership with Linden Homes, the magnificent homes on the new Sussex… Read more »

Adding Value To Your Property in 2016

Harrogate’s leading property and interior design expert Richard Grafton talks to Myrings about adding value to your property 2016 Richard Grafton has interior design in his blood. As founder of his namesake interior design and architecture business, based in our beautiful hometown of Harrogate, he and his team of talented designers have transformed properties and… Read more »