Recently I was having a chat with one of my uncles at a big family get-together. The last time I had seen him and his children were when his children were in their early teens (just like I was). Now their children are all grown up, have partners, dogs and children (Just like me – but I dont have a Dog yet). Wow – how time flies!
So, I got talking over a glass of lemonade with my uncle and a couple of his grown up kids about the property market etc….also about the times of 15% interest rates and how the more mature members of our family had to endure the 3 day week, 20% inflation and the threat of nuclear annihilation in 4 minutes ..
so, foolishly, I said…..
I received a very interesting call the other day from a Hounslow resident. He declared he was a Hounslow homeowner, retired and mortgage free.
He stated how unaffordable Hounslow’s rising property prices were and that he worried how the younger generation of Hounslow could ever afford to buy? He went on to ask if it was right for landlords to make money on the inability of others to buy property and if, by buying a buy to let property, Hounslow landlords are denying the younger generation the ability to in fact buy their own home.
Rents in the private rental sector in Hounslow will increase sharply during the next five years. Even though the council house waiting list has decreased, the number of new council and housing association properties being built is at a 70 year low. The government crusade against buy-to-let landlords….
50 years ago, in 1967, the first human heart transplant was performed by Dr Christian Barnard in South Africa. In the same year Sweden switched from driving on the left-hand side to the right-hand side of the road.
The average value of a Hounslow property was £5,172, interest rates were at 5.5% and The Beatles released one of their albums – their Sgt Peppers album …
but what the hell has that to do with the Hounslow property market today?? Quite a lot actually … so with my CD Player turned up loud – let me explain my friends!
In November 2015, George Osborne disclosed plans to restrain the buy-to-let (BTL) market, implying its growing attractiveness was […]
I predicted that the rate of rental inflation (i.e. how much rents are rising by) had eased over the last year. At the same time I felt that in some parts of the UK rents had actually dropped for the first time in over eight years. Recent research backs up this prediction.
Hello there, Hounslow Property buyers
I dont normally post properties that we have on, but if I saw this with another agent and not with us then I would write about it so here we go…
So we have been successful in taking on this property in the Heart of Hounslow.
Why do I think this is a good buy, Well have a look at the location! then have a look at the regeneration plan for the surrounding area of this flat.
Being a Landlord is a business and every business in whichever sector needs contacts they can call upon on in an instant.
Well here’s at least 8 contacts you definitely need