How Affordable is Property for Baldock’s Average Working Families?

The simple fact is we are not building enough properties. If the supply of new properties is limited and demand continues to soar with heightened divorce rates, i.e. one household becoming two, people living longer and continued immigration, this means the values of those existing properties continues to remain high and out of reach for…

I’m back…….

  Sorry for the gap in posts folks!  There have been big changes afoot – I have loved the journey with Satchells and we worked with some great people.  Simon and I have now taken the big step to jump into the self-employed world in the Estate Agency industry. We are so excited and motivated…

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…

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…

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…

Buy-to-let opportunity in Baldock with good potential yield

Country Properties in Baldock have just brought this studio apartment to the market with an asking price of £105,000.  It is located in a quiet residential street on the ever popular Clothall Common development and benefits from what appears to be well presented accommodation and off road parking outside.  With an anticipated rental figure of…