I was having a thought-provoking conversation with a Hounslow buy-to-let landlord a few weeks ago about everything to […]
Irrespective of the shenanigans and political goings on in Westminster recently, the housing market (for the time being […]
That number surprised you didn’t it? With the General Election done, I thought its time to reflect on renting in the manifestos and party-political broadcasts and ask why?
As the best way to tell the future is to look at to the past, so we decided to look at the number of people who rented a century ago (1920’s), and surprisingly 76% of people rented their home in the UK (as renting then was considered the norm). Yet in the latter part of the 1920’s, builders of the suburban housing estates with their bay fronted semis started to sell the dream of home ownership to smart renters.
Well, with the General Election just over the horizon and having been asked by a number of Hounslow […]
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 […]