Posts Categorized: Property Advice

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 »

% 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 »

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 »

The Harrogate Property Market Report for March 2024

As a practised estate and lettings agent based in Harrogate, we like to monitor the Harrogate property market, compare it to the UK property market, and then share it with Harrogate homeowners and landlords. For February 2024, the UK property market has seen a continuation of the solid start in the first month of the… Read more »

The 5 Step Process to Decluttering Your Harrogate Home to Sell

This is our five-step decluttering guide to greatly aid Harrogate homeowners in both enhancing their living space and boosting their property’s appeal to potential buyers. Here’s our structured plan that progresses from simple to more challenging tasks: Step 1: Start with Surface Clutter Begin by tackling the visible clutter on surfaces such as tables, kitchen… Read more »

­How has the Spring Budget affected Harrogate Homeowners and Landlords?

The Spring Budget 2024 this afternoon has introduced some changes that could significantly influence your Harrogate property strategies and investment outcomes. Here’s a comprehensive mini-update: Capital Gains Tax Cut: A major highlight is the reduction in the higher rate of property Capital Gains Tax from 28% to 24%. This tax is applicable when you profit… Read more »

A Landlords Journey

For many folk property investments are a very important part of their financial planning for wealth generation, security, and future retirement although often centred in their own home can also extend to additional properties. The introduction of BTL (Buy-To-Let) mortgages around 25 years ago marked a significant step change in planning and presented opportunities for… Read more »