The Halifax announced in early January that there was a Boris Bounce in the national property market as […]
Washing Machine Energy Ratings for Houses was the phrase one Hounslow landlord told me a few years ago when we were talking about the colour bar chart graphs that every property has had for over 10 years now.
Have the Baby Boomers (people between the ages of 55yo to 75yo) messed things up for the Millennials in terms of getting on the Hounslow property ladder?
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. ……..