Posts Categorized: Home Buying

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 »

% 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 »

61 Days to Sell a Property in Harrogate

61 Days to Sell a Property in Harrogate

Whether you are a Harrogate landlord looking to liquidate your buy-to-let investment or a Harrogate homeowner looking to sell your home, finding a buyer and then getting the legal work done can take a frustratingly long time.   It is a step-by-step process that can take many months.   One of the worst parts of… Read more »

Falling mortgage costs could trigger 2024 housing bounce – claim

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Knight Frank says a reduction in mortgage costs as early as February – or perhaps more likely in Q2 next year – could trigger a housing market bounce. The agency, which also has a mortgage arm, says there’s no shortage of reasons for buyers and sellers to feel hesitant at the moment. This follows mortgage… Read more »

The Harrogate Marketplace – state of play.

On a UK wide basis, homeowners and potential investors continue to be bombarded by our media on a daily basis with alarming reports of falling house prices, coupled to high-interest rates and the possibility of negative equity. Bad news sells newspapers! It is fair to say that in certain parts of the country, the property… Read more »

Bungalows in Harrogate

You will understand that we are very regularly asked about the pros and cons of buying a Bungalow. There are around 2 million Bungalows in the UK and most were built over the years following the Second World War on big plots with a pronounced slow down since the nineties until nowadays they account for… Read more »

The Harrogate Property Marketplace

Let’s just park, just for a while, all the downside implications of today’s high inflation and interest/mortgage rates and take an overhead look now at the local property landscape and consider how it has evolved/shaped in Harrogate and District during and after Covid. The profile of the properties folk have bought here since the first Lockdown has undergone some subtle but significant changes, reflecting shifting preferences and… Read more »