rental income in Colchester

Colchester Rents Up 19% Since 2005 But Down 20% in Real Terms!

There’s a lot of interest and speculation about the prospects for the rental property market post Brexit. Understanding what happened during the credit crunch, and what has happened since, should help us better understand the possible ramifications for rental income and property values for long-term investors in the Colchester property market. The performance of rental … Read more

Colchester property prices

Properties For Sale in Colchester Up 28% Good or Bad News?

With plenty of interest in properties for sale in Colchester I thought now would be a good time to take a snapshot of the Colchester property market in Colchester for the first quarter of 2017. When we look at the number of properties for sale, their asking prices, and the price properties actually sell for … Read more

Colchester tenants

59% of Colchester Tenants are White Collar Middle Class

With many Colchester tenants not able to buy their own property, my research suggests the increasingly important role the private rented sector plays housing people who need a roof over their head. At a time when first time buyers are finding it harder than ever to afford their own property and social housing providers (local … Read more

Is this bad news for buy to let Colchester landlords?

2.7% Drop in Essex and Colchester Property Transactions – Is the Buy to Let Dream Over

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 more

Colchester Brexit property news

53.6% of Colchester Voters Voted to Leave the EU. What Now For Colchester Landlords & Homeowners?

It’s 5.50am as I start to type this article and David Dimbleby has just announced the UK will be leaving the EU as the final votes are counted. As most of the polls suggested a Remain Vote, it came as a surprise to most people, including the City. The Pound has dropped 6% this morning … Read more