Nationally, the number of new homes created in 2018 was 222,194, the highest since 1989. Yet since 2002, the average number of properties built in the UK has only been 146,700 per year. You would think, seeing all the new homes sites around, ... read more »
Many Wisbech people ponder the best places to invest their hard-earned savings and the best piece of advice I can give you is to do your homework and speak to lots of people. It depends on your attitude to risk versus reward. Normally, the lower the ... read more »
Moving home is said to be the third most stressful life event, following a member of your family dying or getting divorced. So it is always best to keep your stress levels down by investigating and doing your homework on both the particular area of W... read more »
A handful of Wisbech landlords and homeowners have been asking me what would happen if we had another property crash like we did in 2008/9?
The UK property crash in 2008/9 caused property prices in the UK to drop by an average of 18.37% in a period ... read more »
The proportion of 25 to 34-year olds who own their home in Wisbech has halved in the last 20 years, so what does this mean for all the existing Wisbech landlords and homeowners together with all those youngsters considering buying their first... read more »
As 30.9% of Wisbech Property
on the Market is Sold
Are there any bargains because of Brexit?
Bargains – well yes and no – and let me explain why. To find a bargain you need to know the ‘market’, yet there ... read more »
How Did Brexit Affect the Wisbech Property Market in 2018 – and its Future for 2019?
A few weeks ago, I suggested property values in Wisbech would be between 0.6% and 1.6% different by the end of the year. It might surprise som... read more »
Wisbech House Prices up 35.0% in the last 5 Years
Over the last 5 years, we have seen some interesting subtle changes to the Wisbech property market as buying patterns of landlords have changed ever so slightly.
The background to this story was the... read more »
With the Government preparing to control tenant’s deposits at five weeks rent, Wisbech landlords will soon only be protected in the event of a single month of unpaid rental-arrears, at a time when Universal Credit has seen some rent arr... read more »
Wisbech property values are currently 2.1% higher than at the end of 2017, notwithstanding the uncertainty and threats over the potential impact of Brexit in 2019. This has exceeded all the predictions (aka guesses) of all the City of London economis... read more »