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This blog follows the property market in Peterborough. You’ll find tips, guidance and analysis that relates specifically to this area. It will also include structured opinions and valuable advice on current and forthcoming property related topics.

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“Real estate practice is not about selling or buying a home. It’s about representing your client’s greatest asset to your clients greatest benefit.” – Alex Delgado


Peterborough’s ‘Generation Rent’ to Become ‘Generation Buy’?

Boris Johnson has attracted both praise and horror in equal measure with a new plan for 95% mortgages to help beleaguered first time buyers to get on the property ladder, but would that expose UK taxpayers to too much risk? In this article I discuss the implications of what that would mean both nationally and … Continue reading “Peterborough’s ‘Generation Rent’ to Become ‘Generation Buy’?”

Peterborough 2nd and 3rd Time Buyers Finding it Tougher (and slower) to Move up the Peterborough Property Ladder.

Post lockdown, the need for Peterborough families who want bigger homes has meant Peterborough homebuyers must now pay considerably more to trade up to that larger home… One thing that has come out of lockdown has been the inexorable movement of Peterborough households wanting to upsize to a larger home. Often considered to be first … Continue reading “Peterborough 2nd and 3rd Time Buyers Finding it Tougher (and slower) to Move up the Peterborough Property Ladder.”

Why are Some Banks Reining in Over-Enthusiastic Peterborough Homebuyers and Buy-to-Let Investors

The Peterborough property market is an enigma and chock-full of contradictions. Not with standing an economic recession and forecasts of property values dropping, nobody seems to have informed the Peterborough homeowners selling their homes and those Peterborough people looking to buy them. As I have discussed in many recent articles on the locality, the Peterborough … Continue reading “Why are Some Banks Reining in Over-Enthusiastic Peterborough Homebuyers and Buy-to-Let Investors”

3 Reasons That Will Make You Want To Stop Being a Peterborough Buy-to-Let Landlord

… and the six reasons that will make you want to become one The buy-to-let market in Peterborough is about to enter a challenging 12 to 24 months. Yet by looking back at the last recession and what is happening now, there are vital lessons all Peterborough landlords can learn to protect themselves, and in … Continue reading “3 Reasons That Will Make You Want To Stop Being a Peterborough Buy-to-Let Landlord”