Investment opportunity in popular Biggleswade development

  Country Properties in Biggleswade are advertising this modern two bedroom apartment on the popular Kings Reach development  (click here to see Country Properties advert).  With an asking price of £215,000 and no upward chain this does seem like a good option for a landlord to consider. We have let a good number of similar…

Looking to invest in Biggleswade……

Located in the centre of the popular market town of Biggleswade this two bedroom ground floor flat is offered for sale by our Satchells sales team at £165,000.   With the average value range of £170-178,000 (most recent sale £168,000) this property seems to be good value for money and with a yield of around 5%…

Biggleswade House Prices Outstrip Wage Growth by 18.97% since 2007

I recently read a report by the Yorkshire Building Society that 54% of the country has seen wages (salaries) rise faster than property prices in the last 10 years. The report said that in the Midlands and North, salaries had outperformed property prices since 2007, whilst in other parts of the UK, especially in the…

917 Biggleswade Landlords – Is This a Legal Tax Loop-Hole?

In November 2015, George Osborne disclosed plans to restrain the buy-to-let (BTL) market, implying its growing attractiveness was leaving aspiring first time buyers contesting with landlords for the restricted number of properties on the market.  One of things he brought in was that tax relief on BTL mortgages would be capped, starting in April 2017….

6.82 Babies born for each new home built in the Biggleswade area

As more babies are being born to Biggleswade and Central Bedfordshire mothers, I believe this increase will continue to add pressure to the over stretched Biggleswade property market and materially affect the local property market in the years to come. On the back of eight years of ever incremental increasing birth rates, a significant 6.82…

992,082 People use Biggleswade Train Station a year…..

How does that affect the Biggleswade Property Market? It might surprise you that it isn’t always the poshest villages around Biggleswade or the swankiest Biggleswade streets where properties sell and let the quickest. Quite often, it’s the ones that have the best transport links. I mean, there is a reason why one of the most popular property programmes on…

What will the General Election do to 7,034 Biggleswade Homeowners?

In Biggleswade, of the 10,005 households, 3,131 homes are owned without a mortgage and 3,903 homes are owned by a mortgage.  Many homeowners have made contact me with asking what the General Election will do the Biggleswade property market?  The best way to tell the future is to look at the past. I have looked…