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Property thoughts

Budget guide to transforming your home

There comes a time when every homeowner wants to make some improvements to their property. Whether it’s following the current interior design trends or just revitalising a space after a few years of neglect. The common misconception with home improvements is that they...

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House prices in Harborough rise by double the national average

House prices in Harborough rise by double the national average

Over the past decade or so, the price of housing in Harborough has frequently outperformed surrounding towns as well as performance on a national level. The latest house pricing figures from the Office of National Statistics show that house prices in the region are...

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How to choose the best estate agent in Market Harborough

How to choose the best estate agent in Market Harborough

When it comes to selling a home, Market Harborough has plenty of estate agencies to choose from. On the high street alone, you will find numerous options including our own office in the heart of it all on the square. So, how can you, a property seller, decide which of...

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Should you self-manage your Market Harborough property?

Should you self-manage your Market Harborough property?

There is a difference between an investor and a landlord. Some but-to-let investors have no interest in finding tenants, dealing with maintenance and coping with tricky tenants. These investors are simply not cut out for the role as landlord and, as such, are happy to...

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Why business is booming in Leicestershire

The middle of this decade will always be remembered as a golden time in Leicester. First, there was the reinternment of King Richard III in March 2015, the legacy of which means the annual number of visitors to Leicester Cathedral has risen from around 20,000 to...

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Good news for mortgage affordability as arrears rates fall

The number of homeowners in arrears with their mortgage repayments fell to a record low in the first three months of 2018, according to new figures from UK Finance. UK-wide, there were 78, 800 homeowner mortgages in arrears of 2.5% or more, a figure which is 8% lower...

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Does your home entitle you to the new inheritance tax relief?

“Nothing is certain except death and taxes,” goes the saying coined by Benjamin Franklin, and of course when it comes to inheritance tax the two unpleasant realities go together. If you are a homeowner, usually your property will take up the majority of your estate...

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Tips for Market Harborough tenants through the rental process

Renting is becoming ever more necessary in the property market. Higher house prices and a low number of properties available means that people both young and old are turning to rental as a long-term option. At some point in their lives, almost everyone will have...

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