Hi and thank you for visiting this blog. On this blog, I will talk about what is happening in the Doncaster property market, even looking at specific streets or housing estates. At other times, I will post what I consider decent buy to let deals. Some will be on the market with me (as I also sell property), but others will be on the market with other agents in Doncaster. I like to look at the whole of market and give you, what I consider the best investment opportunities.
If you see a potential deal, and want a second opinion, without hesitation, email the Rightmove link to firstname.lastname@example.org. I will always give you my honest opinion on the property and its investment potential.
The first post of our blog series Why use high street agents offers property sellers some tips to help them plan their marketing strategy. Richard Tucker, Managing Director of Relocation Agent Network, says: “If you’re considering selling your property, it’s important to think carefully about your expectations of the...Read more →
It’s been nearly 18 months since Sajid Javid, the Tory Government’s Housing Minister published the White Paper “Fixing the Broken UK Housing Market”, meanwhile Doncaster property values continue to rise at 2.3% (year on year for the council area) and the number of new homes being constructed locally bumps...Read more →
More than 6 babies have been born for every new home that has been built in Doncaster since 2012, deepening the Doncaster housing shortage. This discovery is an important foundation for my concerns about the future of the Doncaster property market – when you consider the battle that todays...Read more →
The simple fact is we are not building enough properties. If the supply of new properties is limited and demand continues to soar with heightened divorce rates, i.e. one household becoming two, people living longer and continued immigration, this means the values of those existing properties continues to remain...Read more →
A noteworthy number of buy to let landlords in Britain plan to buy more properties over the next year notwithstanding the frustrations, challenges and seismic changes in the private rented sector. According to Aldermore, the specialist Buy To Let lender, their research shows around 41% of portfolio buy to...Read more →
In my blog about the Doncaster Property Market I mostly only talk about two of the three main sectors of the local property market, the ‘private rented sector’ and the ‘owner occupier sector’. However, as I often stress when talking to my clients, one cannot forget the third sector,...Read more →
The average asking price of property in Doncaster increased by 2.5% or £3,769 compared to a year ago, with particularly good demand from landlords and home-movers in the first few months of the year. This takes the current average asking price to £156,804, compared with £153,035 this time last...Read more →
The rents paid by Doncaster tenants are now standing at £488 per calendar month (PCM), a rise of 1.35% year on year and 0.35% lower month on month. However, this attention-grabbing monthly rent figure masks stark differences in the various different parts of the Doncaster rental market. Demand in...Read more →