Articles

Here's a selection of our latest articles...
Wages rising by 8.3%pa -how will this affect the Bournemouth property market?

Fri 24 Sep 2021

With wages rising by 8.3% pa and inflation on the rise, how will this affect the Bournemouth property market and the value of your Bournemouth home How will these effects change the Bournemouth rental market, and the rents Bournemouth tenants have to pay. If you are a Bournemouth homeowner or Bournemouth buy-to-let landlord, or thinking of becoming either, this article is for you.


Why Are More Bournemouth OAP Homeowners Deciding Not to Move Home?

Fri 17 Sep 2021

Homeowners over 65yo make up 31% of all the owned homes in the UK, yet since the pandemic, the tendency of OAPs to move home has significantly reduced. What are the reasons why Bournemouth OAP’s aren’t moving as much and why this is an issue for everyone in Bournemouth, including first time buyers.? If you own a property in Bournemouth, no matter what your age, you need to read this article to found out what this will mean for you and your Bournemouth home.


Bournemouth House prices up by 1%

Sat 04 Sep 2021

With Rightmove announcing a national drop in average asking prices in August, some are asking if the steam has been let out of the Bournemouth property market? Yet with the gains we have seen in the last 12 months, is this just a minor bump in the road for Bournemouth homeowners and property investors? If you own property in Bournemouth, you need to read this article to found out what is happening to your biggest tax-free asset.


Bournemouth Homeowners Have Turned to the Rental Market to Cash In By £4,900 Each

Sat 28 Aug 2021

With UK house prices rising by 13.2% in the last 12 months, many Bournemouth homebuyers have chosen to move into rented accommodation. In this article, I talk about what this means for Bournemouth homeowners and Bournemouth landlords and how it will affect the Bournemouth property market as whole.


How many days does it take to sell a Bournemouth home ?

Mon 23 Aug 2021

With Bournemouth homes only taking 23 days to sell, there are many stories of people missing out on properties before they even come onto the market. Yet, many Bournemouth home buyers are missing out because they fail to do this one simple thing.


.Bournemouth's Love( and Hate) Affair with the Semi-Detached House

Fri 06 Aug 2021

The British Love (and Hate) Affair with the Semi-Detached House has been an up and down matter for a couple of centuries. In this article, I look at how the semi-detached house has shaped the local Bournemouth and British housing markets and why we, as a nation, both love (and hate) the humble semi-detached house. If you are a Bournemouth homeowner or landlord, whether you live in a semi-detached house or not, you may find this article of interest to you


Why Savvy Bournemouth Buy- to Let Landlords Don't use 10 year mortgages

Fri 30 Jul 2021

Many Bournemouth buy-to-let landlords fell into property investing by accident. Many didn’t want to sell their family home when the Bournemouth housing market crashed in the Credit Crunch of 2009/10, but still needed to move. Now they have become serious buy-to-let investors, however they are still financing their Bournemouth rental portfolio with the mindset of a Bournemouth homeowner, not investor. In this article, I talk about how a longer-term mortgage period could be a wiser move as you move into retirement


Bournemouth Homeowners Profit by £52,120 in Last Five years

Thu 15 Jul 2021

Buying your own Bournemouth home has always been seen as a good investment, yet with the rise of crypto currency such as bitcoin making eye watering returns, is this the end of Bournemouth property as investment? If you are a Bournemouth homeowner (or planning to be one) or a Bournemouth landlord, then you might find this article of interest to you