The Baldock Bank of Mum and Dad Lent £847k Last Year

  My analysis has shown that up to the end of the last quarter, Baldock first time buyers purchased 50 Baldock properties.  With wages rising at 2.8%, unemployment at a low rate of 4.2% (down from 4.6% from a year earlier and the joint lowest since 1975), national GDP rising at 1.87% and inflation at…

Additional 329 Baldock Rented Homes Required by 2027

I have been doing some research, looking both at National and Regional reports on the demand and supply of property and people together with future projections on the economy, population and family demographics with some interesting results.  According to the Office of National Statistics, in the last financial year nationally, private renting grew by 74,000…

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…

  Talk to many Baldock 20 something’s, where home ownership has looked but a vague dream, many of them have been vexatious towards the Baby Boomer generation and their pushover ‘easy go lucky’ walk through life; jealous of their free university education with grants, their eye watering property windfalls, their golden final salary pensions and…