Understanding the Property Market: £/sq.ft Trends in the UK, Yorkshire and Humber, and Harrogate

The property market in the UK is a complex and multifaceted entity, characterised by a myriad of factors that influence property prices and values. One of the critical metrics often underutilised to gauge the value of property is the price per square foot (£/sq.ft). This figure provides a standardised measure, enabling comparisons across different regions… Read more »

Why Hasn’t the Harrogate Property Market Crashed?

The UK property market has demonstrated remarkable resilience despite facing significant challenges over the past 18 months. Many analysts in the autumn of 2022 predicted a severe downturn in house prices, driven by economic uncertainty, a cost-of-living crisis, and rising mortgage rates. Yet, contrary to these grim forecasts, UK (and Harrogate) house prices have remained… Read more »

Harrogate Buy-to-Let Property Market: A Harrogate Landlord’s Perspective on Recent Trends

Over the past few years, the UK rental market has experienced significant fluctuations, with rents increasing dramatically during the Covid-19 pandemic. Between 2020 and 2022, demand far exceeded supply, driving rents to unprecedented levels. In Yorkshire and Humber for example, the average rent has risen from £757 per calendar month (PCM) to £962pcm YTD in… Read more »

How Does the General Election Affect Harrogate House Prices?

How Does the General Election Affect Grantham House Prices Graphic

The recent announcement by the British Prime Minister regarding the next general election set to take place in early July 2024 has inevitably stirred discussions about its potential impact on the Harrogate property market. Historically, general elections are periods of heightened uncertainty, often leading to speculation about their effects on house prices and transaction levels…. Read more »

PRESS RELEASE – Myrings wins Best in Postcode Award for Customer Service

ISSUED 29 APRIL 2024 Myrings wins Best in Postcode Award for Customer Service Myrings has been recognised for delivering outstanding customer service to its clients by winning a Best in Postcode Award from The ESTAS – the biggest award scheme in the UK residential property industry. The award has been achieved via customer reviews submitted… Read more »

Harrogate Homeowners: Miss the 8th of June 2024 Deadline and You Might Miss Christmas in Your New Home.

Move in before christmas

As May comes into view, with the anticipation of the warm summer months ahead of us, with sun-drenched hot beaches and cold ice cream, the thoughts and contemplations of Christmas seem a million miles away. Yet many people who wish to move would like to be in for Christmas. If that is you, listen up,… Read more »

2-Bed or 3-Bed Harrogate Homes: Which Sells the Fastest?

Understanding the nuances of property sales is essential for both homeowners and investors in the dynamic Harrogate property market. A few weeks ago, I stated that of the Harrogate properties that have sold subject to contract (stc) in the three months of Dec, Jan & Feb, it took an average of 61 days to sell…. Read more »

Harrogate Q1 2024 – Property Market Report

In the articles on the Harrogate property market, we like to provide an insight into the real story of what is happening in our Harrogate (and national) property market and address the misconceptions that some of the ‘doom monger’ media have been spreading. Despite almost daily reports of a housing market crash since September 2022,… Read more »