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…

Baldock’s £25,858,560 “Rentirement” Property Market Time Bomb

Yes, I said ‘rentirement’, not retirement … rentirement and it relates to the 104 (and growing) Baldock people, who don’t own their own Baldock home but rent their home, privately from a buy to let landlord and who are currently in their 50’s and early to mid-60’s. The truth is that these Baldock people are…

Merry Christmas! Here’s to a great 2018 in Baldock!

I would like to wish you and your families / friends a very Merry Christmas!  I hope you have all had a great year and look forward to talking to you about the Baldock property market and working with you in the New Year!

Baldock Buy-to-Let Return / Yields – 1.7% to 6.3% a year

  The mind-set and tactics you employ to buy your first Baldock buy to let property needs to be different to the tactics and methodology of buying a home for yourself to live in. The main difference is when purchasing your own property, you may well pay a little more to get the home you…

Baldock House Prices Outstrip Wage Growth by 21.13% since 2007

  I recently read a report by the Yorkshire Building Society that 54% of the country has seen wages (salaries) rise faster than property prices in the last 10 years. The report said that in the Midlands and North, salaries had outperformed property prices since 2007, whilst in other parts of the UK, especially in…