I’ve been extremely lucky to have always lived and worked in Wychavon and its beautiful surrounding countryside. Having spent the last thirteen years extolling the virtues of Evesham and Pershore to those considering a move here, I was delighted to pick up my newspaper this morning and learn that ‘our patch’ has been recognised as
George Osborne claimed this week that average house prices could fall by as much as 18% if the UK votes to leave the EU next month. Equally concerning for landlords is the suggestion that mortgage rates could rise as a result of a Brexit. A vote to leave would likely cause a short-term economic jolt,
Research by Experian has revealed that Evesham is the top UK town of choice for ‘better-off retirees’. The Experian report, which highlights key trends in the UK population, suggests that ‘quality market towns’ are becoming the new retirement destination of choice. “In the past people would go on holiday to the sea-side and then a
Last week, I had the opportunity to meet former MP, Cabinet Minister and Deputy Conservative Party leader, Michael Portillo at our annual ARLA Conference in London. As a keynote speaker at the event, Mr Portillo spoke about the UKs housing market and its current challenges. One question posed during the subsequent Q&A session suggested that
Buy-to-let is once again big news and speculation about the future of the rental market is rife. George Osborne’s recent attacks on residential property investors have unsurprisingly made some landlords a little nervous. Increased stamp duty for investment property and second homes, coupled with reduced tax relief on mortgage interest will no doubt impact many.