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Mending the Broken Leicester Property Market

Mending the Broken Leicester Property Market

The long-lasting issue of the Leicester property market are laid bare as the final 2018 property transaction figures have just ...
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How long is an average Leicester property on the market for?

How long is an average Leicester property on the market for?

If you are either selling or buying a property in Leicester, there are a few reasons why it may be ...
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Leicester Landlord & Investor Evening Recording

Within excess of 150 pieces of legislation affecting Leicester Landlords and the private rented sector, it is now more than ...
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72% of Leicester OAP’s own their own home (and they are worth £6,303.3m)

72% of Leicester OAP’s own their own home (and they are worth £6,303.3m)

Yes, that number is staggering isn’t it …. Of the 37.479 households in Leicester where the head of the household ...
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The leasehold and ground rents scandal of Leicester

The leasehold and ground rents scandal of Leicester

Freehold or Leasehold .. which is best? Well, when buying a property in the UK there are two main types ...
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What’s the biggest street in Leicester (LE5)?

What’s the biggest street in Leicester (LE5)?

Well my recent articles about Leicester’s most moved street in the last 3 years and the Monopoly board article (the ...
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How many Leicester Homeowners have paid their Mortgage off?

How many Leicester Homeowners have paid their Mortgage off?

The Government’s Annual Housing Survey is 50 years old this year.  It has taken a snap shot of the UK’s ...
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Leicester Property Market Update Summer 2019

Leicester Property Market Update Summer 2019

The foundations of the Leicester Property Market over the summer have continued to be principally sound; yet the existing political ...
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Is Leicester Too Densely Populated?

Is Leicester Too Densely Populated?

Has England’s green and pleasant land all of a sudden become England’s green and overcrowded land? With the nation’s ever-increasing ...
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Leicester Homeowners can now build larger extensions without planning permission.

Leicester Homeowners can now build larger extensions without planning permission.

The need for more homes has always been one of the biggest issues with regard to the Country’s housing crisis ...
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Which Street in Leicester has seen the most homeowners moving in the last 3 years?

Which Street in Leicester has seen the most homeowners moving in the last 3 years?

Lots of people say moving home is one of the top ten most stressful events in your life. Fortunately, there ...
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The Affordability of Buying Property in Leicester

The Affordability of Buying Property in Leicester

Looking back at the 75thAnniversary of the D-Day landing a few months ago, it reminded me of the huge changes ...
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2 bed or 3 bed homes – Which Sell the Best in Leicester?

2 bed or 3 bed homes – Which Sell the Best in Leicester?

A few months ago, I wrote an article on the Leicester Property Blog about the length of time it took ...
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The Leicester Monopoly Board

The Leicester Monopoly Board

Board games seem a thing of the past for youngsters nowadays with their consoles and mobile phones yet a family ...
Only 33.2% of Leicester Households are Eco-friendly

Only 33.2% of Leicester Households are Eco-friendly

Improving the energy efficiency of Britain’s 27.2 million homes, which are responsible for more than a quarter of the country’s ...
12.0% of all Properties Sold in Leicester are New Builds

12.0% of all Properties Sold in Leicester are New Builds

Of the 38,500 houses and apartments sold in Leicester (LE2) since 1995, 2,620 of those have been new homes, representing ...
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Leicester Homeowners Sell Their Home Nearly 5% More Than the UK Average

Leicester Homeowners Sell Their Home Nearly 5% More Than the UK Average

The average homeowner in the UK moves every 20.2 years… That average in the 1970s and ’80s was around every ...
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Do We Have the Right Sort of Leicester Homes  For the 21st Century?

Do We Have the Right Sort of Leicester Homes For the 21st Century?

Would it surprise you to know that in some parts of Leicester, predominantly prosperous areas with high proportions of mature ...
Only 1% more homes are for sale in Leicester than a year ago

Only 1% more homes are for sale in Leicester than a year ago

One of the key factors of the health of the Leicester property market is the number of properties for sale ...
Unemployment - the Secret Driver of the Leicester Property Market?

Unemployment – the Secret Driver of the Leicester Property Market?

If you have been reading my articles on the Leicester property market recently, you will see that in the three ...
Leicester Property Market  vs London Property Market

Leicester Property Market vs London Property Market

Anyone would think that national news, especially when it comes to talking about the property market, is just focused on ...
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As 41.8% of Leicester Property  on the Market is Sold  Are there any bargains because of Brexit?

As 41.8% of Leicester Property on the Market is Sold Are there any bargains because of Brexit?

Bargains – well yes and no – and let me explain why. To find a bargain you need to know ...
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How Did Brexit Affect the Leicester Property Market in 2018 – and its Future for 2019?

How Did Brexit Affect the Leicester Property Market in 2018 – and its Future for 2019?

A few weeks ago, I suggested property values in Leicester would be between 1.4%and 2.2% different by the end of ...
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Leicester House Prices up 29.8% in the last 5 Years

Leicester House Prices up 29.8% in the last 5 Years

Over the last 5 years, we have seen some interesting subtle changes to the Leicester property market as buying patterns ...
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Leicester Tenant’s Deposits held total £31,249,960

Leicester Tenant’s Deposits held total £31,249,960

With the Government preparing to control tenant’s deposits at five weeks rent, Leicester landlords will soon only be protected in ...
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Leicester Property Market – Outlook for 2019

Leicester Property Market – Outlook for 2019

Leicester property values are unexpectedly 7.3% higher than at the end of 2017, notwithstanding the uncertainty and threats over the ...
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28.4% of All Leicester Properties were Bought Without a Mortgage in the Last 7 Years

28.4% of All Leicester Properties were Bought Without a Mortgage in the Last 7 Years

For most Leicester people, a mortgage is the only way to buy a property. However, for some, especially Leicester homeowners ...
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Leicester Homeowners 80% More Likely To Live in a Home with 3+ Bedrooms than those that Privately Rent

Leicester Homeowners 80% More Likely To Live in a Home with 3+ Bedrooms than those that Privately Rent

The conventional way of categorising property in Britain is to look at the number of bedrooms rather than its size ...
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Leicester Homeowners Have Made an Annual Profit Of £8,009 Since the Millennium

Leicester Homeowners Have Made an Annual Profit Of £8,009 Since the Millennium

As we go full steam ahead into 2019, it’s certain that the Leicester housing market in 2018 was a little ...
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Live in Leicester? About to Retire and Privately Rent? You Could be £6,800 a Year Worse Off!

Live in Leicester? About to Retire and Privately Rent? You Could be £6,800 a Year Worse Off!

You read the personal finance pages of the newspapers and it all seems to be the impending pensions crisis ...
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As OAP’s set to rise to 1 in 6 of Leicester’s population by 2037 – Where are they all going to live?

As OAP’s set to rise to 1 in 6 of Leicester’s population by 2037 – Where are they all going to live?

With constant advances in technology, medicine and lifestyles, people in the Leicester area are, on average, living longer than they ...
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Leicester ‘Home Owning’ Movers and Shakers in 2018

Leicester ‘Home Owning’ Movers and Shakers in 2018

It’s now commonly agreed amongst economists and the general public that the dramatic rise in Leicester property prices of the ...
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Part 1 - London Road, Leicester …the road where people move the most

Part 1 – London Road, Leicester …the road where people move the most

Many folks say moving home is the most stressful thing. Moving home is like someone (and that someone is usually ...
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Transaction levels rise in areas with access to ultra fast broadband....

Transaction levels rise in areas with access to ultra fast broadband….

A quick analysis of sales volumes to date in 2018 indicates that in areas where sales have increased compared to ...
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Seconds to sell....

Seconds to sell….

A property was sold somewhere across England and Wales every 9 seconds of working hours between January and July of ...
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The £29,082,035 Ticking Time Bomb for Leicester Landlords

The £29,082,035 Ticking Time Bomb for Leicester Landlords

“I just love looking over and keeping up to date the 108 pieces of legislation that govern the rental of ...
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Treasury predictions...

Treasury predictions…

HM Treasury has recently updated its consensus forecast for UK house price growth over the next five years. Property prices ...
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Leicester First Time Buyers Need 6.5 Times Annual Salary to Get on Housing Ladder

Leicester First Time Buyers Need 6.5 Times Annual Salary to Get on Housing Ladder

What is it to be British? Our stubbornness, long-suffering stoicism, our vexation at injustice, our obsession with football and rugby, ...
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Just 35% of 25-34 year olds own their own home...

Just 35% of 25-34 year olds own their own home…

Just 35% of 25 to 34 year olds were homeowners in 2017, down from 55% twenty years ago. Only 60% ...
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How Would a Hard Brexit Affect Leicester House Prices?

How Would a Hard Brexit Affect Leicester House Prices?

I have been asked a number of times recently what a hard Brexit would mean to the Leicester property market ...
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Leicester Property Market: Is Sell to Rent the new Buy to Let?

Leicester Property Market: Is Sell to Rent the new Buy to Let?

It doesn’t seem two minutes ago that it was 90 degrees Fahrenheit in the shade (32 degrees Celsius for my ...
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Leicester House Prices vs Leicester Rents since 2006

Leicester House Prices vs Leicester Rents since 2006

The Leicester housing market is a fascinating beast and has been particularly interesting since the Credit Crunch of 2008/9 with ...
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54 Days to sell your home in the East Midlands!

54 Days to sell your home in the East Midlands!

Working alongside a leading data analysis company, Dataloft who specialise in providing data specifically for property transactions we have found that ...
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Great(er) Expectations: Why Leicester Home Sellers are Having to Reduce Their Asking Prices by an Average of £12,500 Each

Great(er) Expectations: Why Leicester Home Sellers are Having to Reduce Their Asking Prices by an Average of £12,500 Each

As we leave the memorably hot summer behind us, some interesting statistics have come to light on the Leicester Property ...
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7 Reasons Why Leicester Buy To Let Landlords Shouldn’t Be Criticised

7 Reasons Why Leicester Buy To Let Landlords Shouldn’t Be Criticised

There is no escaping the fact that over the last couple of decades, the rise in the number buy to ...
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How much do tenants pay on rent?

How much do tenants pay on rent?

In conjunction with Dataloft and Rent4Sure, we have been looking at the % of a tenants income they actually spend ...
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Tenancy Commenced Prior to 2015?

Tenancy Commenced Prior to 2015?

Previously we reported on the pending changes to the HMO Legislation that is affecting the Private Rented Sector that comes ...
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8.4% Drop in the Leicester Property Market

8.4% Drop in the Leicester Property Market

The number of residential property transactions in Leicester will be 8.4 per cent lower in 2018, compared to 2017.   ...
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36 Days to Sell a Property in Leicester

36 Days to Sell a Property in Leicester

Whether you are a Leicester landlord looking to liquidate your buy to let investment or a homeowner looking to sell ...
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Leicester Property Market - Summer 2018 Update

Leicester Property Market – Summer 2018 Update

I was recently reading a report by Rightmove that a North South Divide has started to appear in the UK ...
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Leading lenders - Which mortgage provider tops the customer satisfaction league?

Leading lenders – Which mortgage provider tops the customer satisfaction league?

Principality tops the league of UK mortgage lenders for customer satisfaction, according to a new survey from consumer research group ...
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New HMO (House of Multiple Occupation) Changes from 1st October 2018

New HMO (House of Multiple Occupation) Changes from 1st October 2018

From 1st October 2018, the law regarding HMOs (Houses of Multiple Occupation) is changing. There are new conditions that will apply ...
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Sixteen Babies Born for Every New Home Built in the Past Five Years in Leicester

Sixteen Babies Born for Every New Home Built in the Past Five Years in Leicester

16 babies have been born for every new home that has been built in Leicester since 2012, deepening the Leicester ...
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Value of Leicester Property Market rises £645.4m

Value of Leicester Property Market rises £645.4m

The combined value of Leicester’s housing market has risen by £645,384,582 in the last 6 months, meaning the average value ...
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‘Taxing’ Time for the 18,613 Leicester Buy To Let Landlords

‘Taxing’ Time for the 18,613 Leicester Buy To Let Landlords

Over the last twenty years, there has been a shift in the way the Leicester (and the UK’s) property market ...
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What Will Happen to Leicester Property Values now Interest Rates have Risen?

What Will Happen to Leicester Property Values now Interest Rates have Risen?

The current average value of a property in Leicester currently stands at £224,750, so what will the recent increase in ...
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Leicester Property Market – How Does It Compare Historically to the East Midlands and National Property Market’s?

Leicester Property Market – How Does It Compare Historically to the East Midlands and National Property Market’s?

Living in our own homes or owning buy to let property in Leicester and the surrounding areas, it’s often easy ...
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The Leicester Bank of Mum and Dad Lent £20.38m Last Year

The Leicester Bank of Mum and Dad Lent £20.38m Last Year

My analysis has shown that up to the end of the last quarter, Leicester first time buyers purchased 1,913 Leicester ...
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How to Rent Guide - Changed Again!

How to Rent Guide – Changed Again!

On the 9th July, the Government issued an update to the 'How to Rent Guide'. Previously the last update was ...
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New Home Building in Leicester over the last  10 years

New Home Building in Leicester over the last 10 years

Should you, as a landlord for buy to let or for personal occupation, buy a brand-new home? Well, let’s start ...
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Landlords and Investors Seminar - 28th June 2018

Landlords and Investors Seminar – 28th June 2018

We just wanted to say a huge thank you to all the landlords & investors that came along to out ...
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The Price of Fresh air....

The Price of Fresh air….

The UK monitors 43 ‘Air Quality Zones’ in England and Wales which we ranked to identify the least polluted places ...
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£196,831 – The Typical Profit Each Leicester Landlord Could Make in The Next 25 Years

£196,831 – The Typical Profit Each Leicester Landlord Could Make in The Next 25 Years

I am of the opinion that buy to let investment in Leicester, in the long-term, will bring substantial returns for ...
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Will the Leicester Property Market Crash?

Will the Leicester Property Market Crash?

And if it does ... who will be the winners and losers? Those Leicester people wanting property values to drop would ...
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Home Improvements....

Home Improvements….

Many home improvements can cost more than the value they add according to new research by buying agent Henry Pyror ...
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Additional 13,980 Leicester Rented Homes Required by 2027

Additional 13,980 Leicester Rented Homes Required by 2027

I have been doing some research, looking both at National and Regional reports on the demand and supply of property ...
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65% Drop in Properties For Sale Today in Leicester Compared to 10 Years Ago

65% Drop in Properties For Sale Today in Leicester Compared to 10 Years Ago

There is good news for Leicester buy to let landlords as ‘top of the range’ well-presented properties are getting really ...
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Leicester Property Values 9.9% higher than year ago – What’s the PLAN to fix the Leicester Property Market?

Leicester Property Values 9.9% higher than year ago – What’s the PLAN to fix the Leicester Property Market?

It’s been nearly 18 months since Sajid Javid, the Tory Government’s Housing Minister published the White Paper “Fixing the Broken ...
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How Affordable is Property for Leicester’s Average Working Families?

How Affordable is Property for Leicester’s Average Working Families?

The simple fact is we are not building enough properties. If the supply of new properties is limited and demand ...
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Landlord's & Investors - Tax Assist

Landlord’s & Investors – Tax Assist

Come along and Join our Landlord and Investors Evening on Thursday 28th July 2018 at College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Road, Leicester, ...
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LANDLORD & INVESTORS EVENING - THURSDAY 28TH JUNE 2018

LANDLORD & INVESTORS EVENING – THURSDAY 28TH JUNE 2018

Come along and Join our Landlord and Investors Evening on Thursday 28th July 2018 at College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Road, Leicester, ...
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Sixteen Babies Born for Every New Home Built in the Past Five Years in Leicester...

Sixteen Babies Born for Every New Home Built in the Past Five Years in Leicester…

16 babies have been born for every new home that has been built in Leicester since 2012, deepening the Leicester ...
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The Most Active Housing Market...

The Most Active Housing Market…

So far in 2018 there have been over 180,000 sales of homes across England. This is 1% of all English ...
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The Bank of Mum and Dad....

The Bank of Mum and Dad….

The Bank of Mum and Dad is set to aid over 316,000 house purchases this year, although at £5.7 billion ...
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Housing Shortfall...

Housing Shortfall…

There is an estimated 3.91 million shortfall in homes in England according to a new report by the National Housing ...
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Walk to School....

Walk to School….

May 21st –25th is Walk to School Week. Every day nearly 4.7 million primary school children undertake the school run ...
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I DO! ARE DIAMONDS WORTH MORE THAN PROPERTY?

I DO! ARE DIAMONDS WORTH MORE THAN PROPERTY?

Early congratulations to HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding. The Prince personally designed the exquisite trilogy diamond ...
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5,229 Leicester Landlords Plan to Expand Their Buy To Let Portfolios

5,229 Leicester Landlords Plan to Expand Their Buy To Let Portfolios

A noteworthy number of buy to let landlords in Britain plan to buy more properties over the next year notwithstanding ...
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Extra Funding Is Required for Affordable Homes in Leicester

Extra Funding Is Required for Affordable Homes in Leicester

In my blog about the Leicester Property Market I mostly only talk about two of the three main sectors of ...
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Leicester Property Market – Asking Prices Up 2.5% in the Last 12 Months

Leicester Property Market – Asking Prices Up 2.5% in the Last 12 Months

The average asking price of property in Leicester increased by 2.5% or £5,849 compared to a year ago, with particularly ...
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Going Green

Going Green

2.2 million households are anticipated to spend just over £16 billion on ‘green’ improvements to their homes this Spring according ...
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£811 pcm – The Average Leicester Rent

£811 pcm – The Average Leicester Rent

The rents paid by Leicester tenants are now standing at £811 per calendar month (PCM), a rise of 6% year ...
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Leicester Millennials Have Spent £118,565 On Rent By The Age of 35...

Leicester Millennials Have Spent £118,565 On Rent By The Age of 35…

The Millennials were born between the mid 1980’s and late 1990’s thus making them between the age of around 22 ...
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68.94% of Leicester is Built on ... Building Plot Dilemma or Not?

68.94% of Leicester is Built on … Building Plot Dilemma or Not?

Well the fallout from the recent Budget is still continuing.  I was chatting to a couple of movers and shakers ...
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Leicester Property Market – Which Houses are Actually Selling?

Leicester Property Market – Which Houses are Actually Selling?

Beast from the East, Russia, Facebook, Brexit, Trump, House prices up, House prices down ... the Press is full of ...
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4% More Leicester Home Owners Wanting to Move Than 12 Months Ago...

4% More Leicester Home Owners Wanting to Move Than 12 Months Ago…

As I have mentioned a number times in my local property market blog, with not enough new-build properties being built ...
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Homeownership Amongst Leicester’s  Young Adults Slumps to 44.82%

Homeownership Amongst Leicester’s Young Adults Slumps to 44.82%

The degree to which young Leicester people are locked out of the Leicester housing market has been revealed in new ...
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1,847 First Timer Buyers in Leicester Bought Their First Home in 2017

1,847 First Timer Buyers in Leicester Bought Their First Home in 2017

A little bit of good news this week on the Leicester Property Market as recently released data shows that the ...
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Leicester Rents Set to Rise to £1,094 pm in Next 5 Years

Leicester Rents Set to Rise to £1,094 pm in Next 5 Years

It’s now been a good 12/18 months since annual rental price inflation in Leicester peaked at 3.7%. Since then we ...
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FIRST TIME BUYERS AT HIGHEST LEVEL FOR MORE THAN 10 YEARS

FIRST TIME BUYERS AT HIGHEST LEVEL FOR MORE THAN 10 YEARS

There were 365,000 first time buyers who bought homes in 2017 according to newly released data from UK Finance. This ...
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MOVING DAY - MOST TENANCY STARTS ARE SPREAD OVER FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS...

MOVING DAY – MOST TENANCY STARTS ARE SPREAD OVER FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS…

Last year we looked at the most popular day to complete on a home purchase and found that around half ...
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IS THE YEAR OF THE DOG A GOOD YEAR FOR HOUSE PRICE GROWTH?

IS THE YEAR OF THE DOG A GOOD YEAR FOR HOUSE PRICE GROWTH?

The Chinese New Year officially begins on Friday 16th February, bringing in the Year of the Dog. Most lucrative is ...
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THE PRIVATE RENTAL SECTOR HAS GROWN BY 2 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS IN THE LAST 10 YEARS...

THE PRIVATE RENTAL SECTOR HAS GROWN BY 2 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS IN THE LAST 10 YEARS…

The ONS has just published its latest English Housing Survey (2016–17), revealing the continued growth of the private rented sector ...
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FINDING THE ENERGY

FINDING THE ENERGY

From 1st April, all new rental leases and renewals of tenancies will be required to have an energy performance rating ...
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THE PRICE OF BEAUTY?

THE PRICE OF BEAUTY?

Fine & Country published a list of the 10 most beautiful places to live and it got us wondering whether ...
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RISING PREMIUM PAID FOR NEW BUILD HOMES

RISING PREMIUM PAID FOR NEW BUILD HOMES

Historically, experience tells us that the premium paid for new build properties increases in a strong market but narrows again ...
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AVERAGE HOUSE PRICES ARE 17% HIGHER IN AREAS WITH FAST BROADBAND

AVERAGE HOUSE PRICES ARE 17% HIGHER IN AREAS WITH FAST BROADBAND

An estimated third of employees spend at least some of their week working from home with high speed broadband rising ...
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DATALOFT CONSENSUS UK HOUSE PRICE FORECASTS

DATALOFT CONSENSUS UK HOUSE PRICE FORECASTS

Dataloft expects that UK house prices will rise in 2018 but only by a narrow margin – an average of ...
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How much do tenants spend on rent?

How much do tenants spend on rent?

We have been looking into new rental data that reveals more insight into the profile of tenants across the country ...
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Leicester House Prices Outstrip Wage Growth by 3.91% since 2007

Leicester House Prices Outstrip Wage Growth by 3.91% since 2007

I recently read a report by the Yorkshire Building Society that 54% of the country has seen wages (salaries) rise ...
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Leicester Apartments are 8.9% more affordable than 10 years ago

Leicester Apartments are 8.9% more affordable than 10 years ago

My research shows that certain types of Leicester property are more affordable today than before the 2007 credit crunch. Roll ...
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Increase in Interest Rates to cost Leicester Home Owners £213.87 a year

Increase in Interest Rates to cost Leicester Home Owners £213.87 a year

Leicester homeowners will be among those affected by the latest rise in the Bank of England interest rates. The first ...
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68.94% of Leicester is Built on ... Building Plot Dilemma or Not?

68.94% of Leicester is Built on … Building Plot Dilemma or Not?

Well the fallout from the recent Budget is still continuing.  I was chatting to a couple of movers and shakers ...
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Increase in Interest Rates to cost Leicester Home Owners £213.87 a year

Increase in Interest Rates to cost Leicester Home Owners £213.87 a year

Leicester homeowners will be among those affected by the latest rise in the Bank of England interest rates. The first ...
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Leicester Property Market and Hammond’s Budget Promise to Build 300,000 more homes

Leicester Property Market and Hammond’s Budget Promise to Build 300,000 more homes

I miss the good old days of George Osborne as Chancellor, with his hardhat and hi-vis jacket. He must have ...
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Wigston Meadow Community Primary School

Wigston Meadow Community Primary School

We explore the house prices since 2014 within 1/4 of a mile from Wigston Meadow Community Primary School and make ...
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Moving from a 2 bed Leicester Property to a 4 bed will cost you £672 pm

Moving from a 2 bed Leicester Property to a 4 bed will cost you £672 pm

Moving to a bigger home is something Leicester people with growing young families aspire to. Many people in two bedroom ...
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What is the Leicester House Price Index?

What is the Leicester House Price Index?

Confused about what all the house price reports mean for Leicester Homeowners, Buyers & Landlords? Today we discuss what the ...
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6% Yield Buy to Let Deal of the Week, Investor Evening & Portfolio Reviews

6% Yield Buy to Let Deal of the Week, Investor Evening & Portfolio Reviews

Today we have a guest, Ryan Ashmore from Knightsbridge Professional Lettings where we discuss a fantastic Wigston property offering a ...
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Leicester House Price Index

Leicester House Price Index

I had the most interesting conversation the other day with a local Leicester accountant, who asked me about my articles ...
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Leicester's New 3 Speed Property Market

Leicester’s New 3 Speed Property Market

“What’s happening to the Leicester Property Market” is a question I am asked repeatedly.  Well, would it be a surprise ...
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1 in 19 Leicester Properties Will be Illegal to Rent from April 2018

1 in 19 Leicester Properties Will be Illegal to Rent from April 2018

Are you prepared with your Leicester Property for the EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) Changes? As the winter months draw in ...
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Clarendon Park - House Prices Near Avenue Road Primary School

Clarendon Park – House Prices Near Avenue Road Primary School

What effect does Avenue Road School have on the local property market and those properties within a 1/4 mile of ...
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Oadby - How does a 'Excellent' Rated School Affect Property Prices Locally

Oadby – How does a ‘Excellent’ Rated School Affect Property Prices Locally

We look at how property prices have performed in the Oadby area since 2006. The results are amazing ...
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Moving from a 2 bed Leicester Property to a 4 bed will cost you £672 pm

Moving from a 2 bed Leicester Property to a 4 bed will cost you £672 pm

Moving to a bigger home is something Leicester people with growing young families aspire to. Many people in two bedroom ...
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INTEREST RATE CHANGE - DON'T PANIC INTEREST RATES ARE ONLY 0.5%

INTEREST RATE CHANGE – DON’T PANIC INTEREST RATES ARE ONLY 0.5%

For the first time in more than ten years, the Bank of England have raised interest rates. But, there is ...
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NEWS FLASH...OADBY & WIGSTON 5TH HAPPIEST PLACE TO LIVE IN THE UK!

NEWS FLASH…OADBY & WIGSTON 5TH HAPPIEST PLACE TO LIVE IN THE UK!

LOUGHBOROUGH is the least happy place in Leicestershire. People in Charnwood are the least happy locally, giving an average rating ...
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MAPPING THE COUNTRY BY £ PER SQUARE METRE

MAPPING THE COUNTRY BY £ PER SQUARE METRE

The ONS has just released average house price data per square metre for properties across England. At a regional level, ...
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WHAT'S IN A NAME?

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

There are people who feel strongly about whether their home address is on a Road, Street, Crescent or Square and ...
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Leicester Homeowners Are Only Moving Every 17 Years (part 2)

Leicester Homeowners Are Only Moving Every 17 Years (part 2)

In the credit crunch of 2008/9 the rate of home moving plunged to its lowest level ever. In 2009 the ...
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Leicester Home Owners Are Only Moving Every 17 Years (Part 1)

Leicester Home Owners Are Only Moving Every 17 Years (Part 1)

As I mentioned in a previous article, the average house price in Leicester is 5.83 times the average annual Leicester ...
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