Posts Categorized: Around Harrogate

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 »

Want your dream home? Avoid these common homebuyer mistakes

Are you a homebuyer looking for your dream home in Harrogate? Avoiding common mistakes can make all the difference in finding the perfect property for you. Whether you’re looking for your first home or haven’t moved for a long time, we have put together some homebuyer habits that we often see and you should avoid… Read more »

Harrogate Property Owners Reap £10,097 Yearly Gains Since 2001

As we are now nicely into 2024, it’s certain the Harrogate housing market over the last 18 months has been a little more restrained than 2020, 2021 and early 2022, and I believe that the ‘steady as she goes’ outlook will continue into the rest of 2024 and beyond. As property ownership is a medium… 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 »

% of Harrogate Homes with high EPC ratings

As we navigate through a world where sustainability and cost-efficiency are at the forefront of Harrogate homebuyer and tenant priorities, understanding the energy efficiency of Harrogate properties has never been more critical. The energy performance certificate (EPC) ratings, ranging from A (most efficient) to G (least efficient), are not only indicative of a Harrogate property’s… Read more »

The Average Rent Paid by new Tenants in 2024 by Region

The Average Rent Paid by new Tenants in 2024 by Region

In the lively tapestry of our UK property market, each region stitches its own colourful thread, offering a fascinating snapshot of our nation’s diversity – especially when it comes to the average rent prices. In 2024, it’s London that’s still dancing to its own fast-paced rhythm with an eye-watering average rent of £2,872 per month… Read more »