The Colchester housing market has gone through a sea change in the past decades with the Buy-to-Let (BTL sector) evolving as a key trend, for both Colchester tenants and Colchester landlords. A few weeks ago, the Government released a White Paper on housing. I have had a chance now to digest the report and wish … Read moreHow Will The BTL Sector & BTR Sector Transform The Colchester Property Market?
Is buy to let immoral? Let’s look at how the buy to let market got started. The urge to own our own homes is peculiarly British and sets us apart from our European neighbours where renting is the norm and who owns the house, or the land, isn’t nearly as important. Back in 1971, when Ted … Read moreIs Buy To Let Immoral? Part 2 of 2
With 15,475 private rented households in Colchester by 2021 does this make buy to let immoral? Shall we blame Colchester buy to let “Baby Boomers” (55 to 70-year-olds) for the current housing crisis in the town? As the country slowly recovered from the economic hardships experienced during world war II there was a massive rise … Read moreIs Buy To Let Immoral? Part 1 of 2
In this post credit crunch world of sub terrain low interest and annuity rates so low a limbo dancer would smart, the growth of buy to let since 2009 has been phenomenal. So much so, there has been an evolution in purchase of property in the UK from that of just buying the roof over … Read more2.7% Drop in Essex and Colchester Property Transactions – Is the Buy to Let Dream Over