£9m a year black hole in the Evesham property market – Is Buy to Let Immoral? (Part 2)

‘An Englishman’s home is his castle’ as Maggie Thatcher lauded – everyone should own their own home. In 1971, around 50% of people owned their own home and, as the baby-boomers got better jobs and pay, that proportion of homeowners rose to 69% by 2001. Homeownership was here to stay as many baby boomers assumed

Private renting in Evesham set to hit 2,273 households by 2021 – Is Buy to Let immoral? (Part 1)

Is it fair to blame the 55 to 70-year-olds of Evesham for the current housing crisis? Known as the ‘Baby Boomer Generation’, these Evesham people were born after the end of the Second World War as the country saw a massive rise in births and slowly recovered from the economic hardships experienced during wartime. Throughout

Are young buyers in Evesham & Pershore sacrificing safety and security to buy a home?

Young people are more likely to buy a home regardless of safety, flood or crime risks as long as the price is right, according to research by home insurers, Aviva. It seems that perhaps unsurprisingly, price and affordability have the greatest influence on the buying decisions of youngsters. Around a third of would-be home buyers