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%…

My Thoughts on the Future of the Biggleswade Buy-To-Let Market

I was recently reading a report by the Home website which suggested that hoards of landlords are selling their buy-to-let investments due to increasing burdens on them in the buy-to-let market. The findings suggest the number of new properties that came onto the market nationally (for sale) jumped by 11% across the UK as a…

Biggleswade Buy-to-Let Return / Yields – 2.4% to 6% a year

  The mind-set and tactics you employ to buy your first Biggleswade buy to let property needs to be different to the tactics and methodology of buying a home for yourself to live in. The main difference is when purchasing your own property, you may well pay a little more to get the home you…

11.98% Drop in Biggleswade People Moving Home in the Last 10 Years

  I was having a lazy Saturday morning, reading through the newspapers.  I find the most interesting bits are their commentaries on the British Housing Market.  Some talk about property prices, whilst others discuss the younger generation grappling to get a foot-hold on the property ladder with difficulties of saving up for the deposit.  Others…

Decreasing Numbers of Younger Homeowners in Biggleswade

Justin Mitchell, 37-year-old father of two from Biggleswade, was out house hunting. It was a pleasant August Saturday afternoon, and our man cycles along on his bike. He cycles up a street of suburban semis, where he spots a few retired mature neighbours, chatting to each other over the garden fence. He leans his bicycle…

Biggleswade – Mortgages Ticking Time-Bomb?

According to my research, of the 10,005 properties in Biggleswade, 3,903 of those properties have mortgages on them.  87.1% of those mortgaged properties are made up of owner-occupiers and the rest are buy to let landlords (with a mortgage). However, this is the concerning part, 843 of those Biggleswade mortgages are interest only. My research…