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New Home Building in Cheshire West, Chester and Helsby over the last ten years

Posted on 27th July, 2018

Should you, as a landlord for buy to let or for personal occupation, buy a brand-new home? Well, let’s start by looking at the numbers… Over the last ten years, 5,181 new homes have been built in the Cheshire West, Chester and Helsby area That is a lot of bricks...

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The Frodsham Bank of Mum and Dad Lent £947k Last Year

Posted on 20th July, 2018

My analysis has shown that up to the end of the last quarter, Frodsham first-time buyers purchased 83 Frodsham properties. With wages rising at 2.8%, unemployment at a low rate of 4.2% (down from 4.6% from a year earlier and the joint lowest since 1975), national GDP rising at 1.87%...

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£139,375 – The Typical Profit Each Helsby Landlord Could Make in The Next 25 Years

Posted on 13th July, 2018

I am of the opinion that buy to let investment in Helsby, in the long-term, will bring substantial returns for landlords, irrespective of latest regulation and tax changes. Taking a very conservative (with a small ‘c’) view, I believe landlords will see a projected net profit of £236,630 per property...

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Additional 179 Frodsham Rented Homes Required by 2027

Posted on 6th July, 2018

I have been doing some research, looking both at national and regional reports on the demand and supply of property and people together with future projections on the economy, population and family demographics with some interesting results. According to the Office of National Statistics, in the last financial year nationally,...

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Will the Helsby Property Market Crash?

Posted on 29th June, 2018

And if it does… who will be the winners and losers? The people of Helsby wanting property values to drop would be those 30 or 40 something’s, sitting on a sizeable amount of equity and hoping to trade up (because the percentage drop of your current ‘cheaper’ property will be...

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42% Drop in Properties For Sale Today in Frodsham Compared to 10 Years Ago

Posted on 22nd June, 2018

There is good news for Frodsham buy to let landlords as ‘top of the range’ well-presented properties are getting really decent rents compared to a year ago; however, this rise in rents is thwarting many potential first-time buyers from saving for both a deposit and money for a rainy day....

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