Posts Categorized: Residential Sales

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 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 »

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 »

Is the housing market game changing for first-time buyers?

Over the last few years, home ownership has felt like it has become further out of reach for many first-time home buyers. With rising home prices, a shrinking number of properties on the market, high-interest rates making mortgages a challenge, and ever-increasing competition. The Harrogate housing market can seem like an unfair game. Recent property… Read more »

How your Harrogate home can improve your well-being

Who can believe we are already in November? These autumn days are filled with luscious colours: reds, oranges and yellows dominate our countryside, yet the season itself can really influence how we are feeling. This is because the lack of sunlight reduces our production of serotonin, which is the hormone that affects your mood, appetite… Read more »

Could creating a Koselig home be the key to selling this autumn?

There has been a notable change in temperature over the last week or so; dare we say we even contemplated putting the heating on? It is the time of year when the nights are getting longer and the days colder, and when it comes to selling your Harrogate property, you want buyers to see the… Read more »