Is Burton buy-to-let property in crisis?

Derby and Burton landlords… sell your property portfolios, your tenants will soon be leaving in droves as they buy their first home with the new 5% deposit mortgages backed by the Government’s new mortgage-guarantee scheme revealed in March’s budget! These 95% mortgages are to be supported by the Treasury, lessening losses for mortgage lenders should […]

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Will Burton on Trent house prices fall in 2022?

I ask this question as 1 in 5 Burton on Trent homes are selling within a fortnight of coming to market One of the most astounding things that has happened in the last 12 months was something that did not happen. Even after the country saw the deepest recession since the Great Freeze of 1709, […]

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Burton Property Market up 63% on Pre-pandemic Levels

By Daren Cope Has there ever been a better time for Burton on Trent home sellers? The Burton property market, for people looking to sell, is at its sturdiest for at least the last five years with home buyers jumping on to the Burton property ladder with abandon. Burton house prices are anticipated to rise throughout […]

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Burton Homeowners Move Every 13 Years. Why?

By Simon Joyce. Firstly, some juicy numbers! In Britain, there are 27,071,500 households, of which 17,044,450 are owned, and are worth a total of £3,925,865,212,950 (£3.92 trillion). Over the last 5 years, an average of 86,096 properties sell each month, meaning just over a million UK households move home per year. Therefore, the average British […]

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9% drop in Burton Homes ‘For Sale’ in Last 5 Months

By Daren Cope. With most families home schooling their children in lockdown and the forthcoming Stamp Duty Holiday deadline on the 31st March 2021, less properties have been coming onto the property market since the new year. In our local area of Burton, for example, this has prompted a 9% drop in the supply of […]

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1503 Burton Homeowners Unchained from Toxic Leasehold Rules

By Daren Cope When William the Conqueror invaded our fair shores in 1066, like all good kings, he needed to buy loyalty and raise cash to build his castles and armies. He did this by feudal law system and granted all the faithful nobles and aristocrats with land. In return, the nobles and aristocrats would […]

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A 2021 Property Crash in Derby and Burton?

By Simon Joyce. All reasoning points to a property crash in 2021, right? Not at all! I’m going to give you the reasons why it will not be the catastrophic scenario some are predicting. In the last few months, both the Derby and Burton property market has resisted and flouted every economist’s prediction. With the economy a […]

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The 2020 Burton Property Market Review

By Simon Joyce. We always like to do a review of the local property market at the end of each year so here it is for Burton-on-Trent. Looking back at the Burton property market for 2020, it can certainly be seen as a frenetic game of two halves, albeit with a very long half time […]

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How Much Have Burton Homeowners Saved in Stamp Duty?

By Daren Cope. If you read blogs regularly, you know I love the stats! In this blog I take a look at the early Stamp Duty savings made by property buyers in Burton-on-Trent. Burton homebuyers and landlords purchasing residential property have saved £49,200 since the Chancellor reduced stamp duty on 8th July 2020, yet many […]

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A Decade in the Life of the Burton Property Market

One of my Burton landlords contacted me last week from Stapenhill, after he had spoken to a landlord friend of his from Winshill. He told me they were deliberating the Burton property market and neither of them could make their mind up if it was time to either sell or buy property following Covid-19. His […]

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