Monthly Archives: June 2024

Harrogate Property Market: Navigating the ‘Starmer Surge’ Following the General Election?

Despite the anticipations and speculations surrounding the UK General Election, its impact on the UK and Harrogate property market has been negligible. Market trends, buyer interest, and property values have remained steady, showing no significant fluctuations attributable to the political climate. This stability suggests that factors such as economic fundamentals, interest rates, and housing supply… Read more »

Why Are So Many Harrogate Homeowners Selling So Soon After Buying?

The UK property market has seen significant shifts in recent years, particularly during the pandemic. One of those changes discussed by the Press are the number of properties for sale where the home seller is suffering from ‘buyers regret’. In estate and letting agency online forums, the ‘feeling’ is that there are a lot of… Read more »

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 »