Posts Categorized: Home Buying

The new property dynamics in Harrogate

My first blog of 2022 reflects the structural changes in the Harrogate property marketplace over the past two years where demand for larger apartments and houses with outdoor space has coincided with a decline in the supply of these self-same properties leading to more competition and an increase in prices (and the costs of renting)…. Read more »

How to buy your first investment property in Harrogate.

Buying a first BTL (Buy to Let) property is a considerable undertaking for any new investor. Over time, with good management and further investment, it can generate a good income for years to come and increase in value. However, before you take the plunge, it is important to closely consider the following: You need to… Read more »

Are you Happy at Home in Harrogate this Christmas?

Christmas is a time about family, coming together with friends and family and spending time with the ones we love. It’s a season where we hope for a greater sense of belonging, where communities come together in celebration, through their decorations and events. A time when memories are made and traditions old and new are enjoyed,… Read more »

Act now if you want to sell your Harrogate home in the new year

It has started – have you noticed? – there are signs that people have started to decorate their homes for the festive season. You may not be ready to hang the tinsel just yet, but if you are thinking of selling your home in the new year then you need to act now. But why?… Read more »

PROS AND CONS OF BUYING A NEW BUILD IN HARROGATE

We all know the song / saying – “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread,” and I feel the same way about trying to briefly set out the main pros and cons of buying a New Build home. It is, however helpful to do so given the huge new-build programs underway in Harrogate and… Read more »

BTL – A GOOD INVESTMENT IN HARROGATE?

Buy To Let

Predictions about the future of BTL (Buy to Let) in the UK vary. Some say that the BTL sector is thriving and will continue to grow in line with increasing Tenant demand. Others say that the weight of legislation and the associated costs are driving Landlords out of the market. One of the key questions… Read more »

The anguish of selling a house that still feels like home in Harrogate

There can be an unrealistic notion that anyone selling their home is desperate to move, the reality is often quite different. Your decision to move could very well be a practical one. You haven’t fallen out of love with your home; on the contrary, you can’t imagine living anywhere else.  But the pandemic, your stage… Read more »

The bitter pills you may have to swallow when selling your home in Harrogate

No matter how vibrant the property market, selling your home is always a challenge. There are some things about your property that you won’t be able to change, which could mean you have some bitter pills to swallow when your home goes on the market. Just like life, there can be unexpected surprises during the… Read more »

Spellbound, the power of buying a home in Harrogate.

When it’s time to start looking to buy a home in Harrogate, it’s as though there’s a hidden magical power that takes over you, as if you’re under a spell.  Your dreams are filled with homes and your favourite interiors and you become fascinated with the strangest things, door handles. Finding that place to call… Read more »