In 1979, Margaret Thatcher was voted in on a Tory landslide with the ‘right to buy your own council house’ being a mainstay of Conservative policy. She encouraged people to buy their own their own council flats and houses, although it might interest you to know, that the council tenant right to buy idea was first proposed in the late 1950s and formed part of the manifesto of the Labour party. ……..
In this week’s article on the Hounslow property market we look and consider the effects of the Brexit uncertainty over the last few years and how certain elements of the local property market seem to have ignored those issues and appear to be bagging some bargains along the way
The buy to let market in Hounslow has been going through a transition over the last five years with Hounslow landlords starting to feel the pinch in terms of new legislation and regulation. In the article we look at the historic nature of the Hounslow property market and what lies ahead for its future in terms of its opportunity for Hounslow buy to let landlords
Many mature readers of this Hounslow property market blog will remember buying their first home as 20 or 30 somethings, probably in Hounslow many years ago, yet read the newspapers now and feel it is […]
In the late Spring, the Government announced that they were planning to end no-fault evictions for tenants living in private rented accommodation. In this article we look at the impact for Hounslow homeowners, Hounslow tenants and Hounslow buy-to-let landlords.
In this week’s article, we talk about the number of property transactions in the Hounslow area since 1995 and how the long-term decline in the number of people are buying and selling locally affects the local economy.