Why Are Some Banks Reining In Over-Enthusiastic Banbury Homebuyers and Buy to Let Investors?

The Banbury property market is an enigma and chock-full of contradictions.  Notwithstanding an economic recession and forecasts of property values dropping, nobody seems to have informed the Banbury homeowners selling their homes and those Banbury people looking to buy them. As I have discussed in many recent articles on the locality, the Banbury property market…

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Banbury Millennials Moving Back in with Mum & Dad?

Roll the clock back 20 years and any self-respecting late 20/early 30 something would never say on their first date that they lived with their mum and dad. It was seen as a sign of immaturity being tied to your mother’s apron strings with as a failure to leave the family home. Yet over these…

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The 2,238 ‘Trapped Landlords’ of Banbury

Going into lockdown in March, the Government proclaimed a ban on tenant evictions, pledging that no tenant in a private rented home, who had lost their wages due to Covid-19 would be kicked out of their private rented home until the late summer. Fast forward to August and the press were being briefed as late…

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254 Banbury Properties Sold in Stamp Duty Holiday Bonanza

On the 8th of July 2020, the Chancellor announced the first £500,000 of any property bought was exempt from Stamp Duty until 31st March 2021. This also included buy to let landlords (although they would still need to pay the additional 3% stamp duty level for second properties). Talking to many of you Banbury homeowners,…

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The Most Common Mistakes Landlords in Banbury Make

In this three-minute read, we look at the most common mistakes landlords make and share some simple, musical theatre-inspired tips, to help you protect your investment. Hands up if you think this statement is true. Being a landlord is easy. You buy a property, find a tenant, and then sit back like Daddy Warbucks and count…

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