The Future of the Banbury Buy-To-Let Market in 2022

The headlines … Banbury rents up by 3.5% in the last 12 months Banbury house prices up 14.3% in the last 12 months Banbury landlords helped by ultra-low mortgage rates and a stamp duty holiday Yet, some landlords in Banbury anxious about a possible end to no fault evictions New EPC rules could cost Banbury…

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My 11 Rules to Buying a Banbury Property

Finding your next Banbury property, be that for yourself to live in or as a Banbury buy-to-let landlord, can sometimes be a scary task. You are possibly making one of the biggest purchases of your life, and you want to ensure you make the right choice. Buying your next property is all about finding a…

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What Will Happen to Banbury House Prices in 2022?

Traditionally, if you had not sold your Banbury home by the first week in November, you would normally have to wait for the house sellers to return in the famous Boxing Day rush on the portals (Rightmove, Zoopla etc) to get potential buyers interested. Yet matters have been different this year as the various lockdowns…

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The Main Reason People Move Home

Over the years, we’ve helped hundreds of people move successfully and encountered dozens of reasons why people want to sell up and move home. And one of the most frequently asked questions we get asked by potential buyers is, ‘Why are they selling?’ Below are five of the most common reasons. New Relationships – Whether…

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Five Tips to Prepare Properly for A Winter Property Sale

Winter announced its arrival with the recent Storm Arwen causing damage and chaos across the country. And while many of us batten down the hatches during the colder months, some of us are seeking to start the new year in a new home. Once you’ve selected the estate agent representing you, it’s time to think…

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Why Landlords Need to Have a Plan around Boilers

The clocks have gone back, and Christmas adverts are popping up all over the place. Which means winter is well and truly upon us. And while some people might welcome that, landlords can often dread the colder months. Usually, that’s because if there are potential issues with the boilers heating their rental homes, the winter…

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With Banbury Tenants Deposits Totalling £4,672,083, How Will ‘Lifetime Deposits’ Change the Banbury Rental Market?

The Government’s scheduled publication of their White Paper for the Renter’s Reform Bill, which incorporates proposals to forbid Section 21 evictions and introduce ‘Lifetime Deposits’, has been suspended until 2022. The additional time is required to give a chance to create a level playing field to reforms for both landlords and tenants in the private…

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Banbury Buy-to-Let Market on the Rise as Returns Rise by 31.3% in 5 Year

Banbury landlords are becoming progressively more self-assured about expanding their rental portfolios; as Banbury rents rise, mortgage interest rates fall and demand for decent Banbury rental properties outstrips supply. A number of reports nationally would suggest around a third of UK ‘portfolio’ landlords (i.e. landlords with more than one rental property) are actively looking to…

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