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 »

The Rental Marketplace In Harrogate Today

What type of properties rent best in Harrogate ? Let’s start at the beginning with the buying of a property to rent out in Harrogate. As an investor you need to know how saleable a property is and how well it will rent/ the level of yield, before you buy. Saleability is a key as one… Read more »

Harrogate Mystery! Do you know Janet?

If you’re an avid reader of the Harrogate Advertiser, the story of Janet will most certainly have piqued your interest. The story is even more intriguing for all of us at Myrings as back in 1982 we sold the home involved in this fascinating story,  41 St Catherines Road, to the current owner. Local builder Nick… Read more »

Are Loft Extensions a Good Idea?

We are sometimes asked by landlords if they should extend their terraced houses to make an extra bedroom in the loft. Landlords often have good connections to reliable tradesmen, who can do such extensions at a sensible price. More useable space is usually indicative of better quality accommodation and tenants are prepared to pay to accommodate… Read more »