Baldock Council Tax Payers Stung by 56.63% above Inflation Rise

Buying and selling a home in Baldock isn’t the easiest or cheapest thing you will ever do. Estate Agent fees, Solicitors fees, Survey fees, Mortgage fees, Removal Van … the costs just mount up throughout every step of the move. Last week, a Baldock landlord asked me whether the Council Tax Band made a difference to a property’s appeal, be it tenanted or to owner occupiers, when it comes to being sold on the open market and whether extensions or improvements made a difference to the tax banding? Well, like I said, the first point you should always be aware of is what Council Tax Band your new house or apartment will fall under. Being aware of this before you buy/move will help when planning month by month for life in your home (or investment). But what exactly are Council Tax Bands, and how do they affect landlords/tenants/homebuyers? How much Council Tax you pay depends on two variables. The first

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Looking to invest in the Baldock property market….?

This seems like a good opportunity for a new landlord looking to invest in the area or for existing landlords increasing their portfolio.  Country Properties in Baldock have just brought this one bedroom top floor apartment to the market with an asking price of £172,000.  With a potential yield of around 4% plus, it has to be better than leaving your money in a bank account. Give Country Properties a call to take a look and secure it before someone else does. To discuss any aspect of the local property market and lettings please give me a call on 01462 894565 or pop in to see us.