Liverpool Property News

  • Where do students find their accommodation?

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Sep 14, 2019, 12:30 PM


    As the new term begins, vast numbers of students up and down the country will be starting to move into their new homes.

    The private rented sector is one of the primary providers of housing to students, accommodating 30% of students in 2017/18. Dataloft Rental ...

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  • Liverpool Ideal City For Graduates

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Sep 9, 2019, 12:20 PM

    A recent study for the Sunday Times suggests Liverpool is the ideal city for graduates. Anyone who has spent time in the city of late will not be surprised by this finding. Liverpool has changed a lot in recent years, making itself the ideal setting ...

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  • Liverpool Recognised As An Affordable Upsizing City

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Aug 29, 2019, 10:27 AM

    Naturally, most people desire a bigger house. It is nice to have as much space as possible. If your family is growing, you can also use the additional room to significant effect. Of course, the cost of upsizing prevents many families and households from doing ...

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  • Liverpool – Most Affordable City In UK?

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Jul 15, 2019, 10:30 AM

    Many people fear that they are unable to afford property. House prices have been rising sharply, and even though many people desire to own their own home, there are concerns many people will be priced out of the market. This situation ensures there will be ...

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  • 20.0% of all Properties Sold in Liverpool are New Builds

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Jul 9, 2019, 13:00 PM


    Of the 9,200 houses and apartments sold in Liverpool (L3) since 1995, 4,360 of those have been new homes, representing 20.0% of property sold. So, I wondered how that compared to both the regional and the national picture …and from that, the pertinent questions are: ...

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  • Liverpool Homeowners Sell Their Home Over a Third Less Than the UK Average

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Jul 3, 2019, 12:30 PM

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    The average homeowner in the UK moves every 20.2 years…

    That average in the 1970’s and 80’s was around every 10 to 11 years; in the 1990’s it increased to the mid-teens (in terms of years) and in the early part of the Millennium, it ...

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  • Liverpool Council House Waiting List Rises by 27.9% since 2011

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Jun 27, 2019, 10:45 AM


    In 1979, more than 4 in 10 British people lived in a council house, yet today that figure is only 1 in 12, whilst a ccording to Shelter 65% of families on the Council House waiting lists had been on those lists for more than ...

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  • Liverpool Property Market Do We Have the Right Sort of Liverpool Homes For the 21st Century?

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Jun 19, 2019, 10:30 AM


    Would it surprise you to know that in some parts of Liverpool, predominantly prosperous areas with high proportions of mature residents, the housing crisis is not one of supply so much as dispersal of that supply? Theoretically, in Liverpool there are more than enough bedrooms ...

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  • 14% less homes for sale in Liverpool than a year ago

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Jun 11, 2019, 10:00 AM

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    One of the key factors of the health of the Liverpool property market is the number of properties for sale at any one time. The issue with housing is that when demand goes up, unlike with a chocolate bar factory, who can add a couple ...

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  • Liverpool Property – Investment Strategy Unveiled

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell May 31, 2019, 10:08 AM

    There has been a lot of development work in Liverpool in recent years, transforming the city and creating new opportunities. However, there is scope for so much more to be completed in the city, and it is pleasing to know that further development plans are ...

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  • Where To Buy To Let In Liverpool?

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell May 31, 2019, 10:07 AM

    Liverpool is a city with a range of fantastic areas. When you invest in property, you need to know what is crucial for you. Many landlords buy property close to where they currently stay or work. If you want to be a ‘hands-on’ landlord, this ...

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  • Unemployment - the Secret Driver of the Liverpool Property Market?

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell May 28, 2019, 14:45 PM

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    If you have been reading my articles on the Liverpool property market recently, you will see that in the three years since the referendum of the ‘B’ word (that word is banned in our household), we have proved beyond doubt that it (whose name shall remain nameless) has had ...

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  • Liverpool House Prices Up 5.9% in a Year

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell May 16, 2019, 10:30 AM

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    What does that mean for local Landlords and Homeowners?

    The balancing act of being a Liverpool Buy To Let landlord is something many do well at. Talking to numerous Liverpool landlords, they are very aware of their tenants’ capability to pay the rent and their ...

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  • New Home Building in Liverpool 2018 rises to 58.6% above the post Millennium average

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell May 6, 2019, 10:30 AM

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    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, you could ...

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  • Liverpool Buy To Let Annual Returns Hit 12.65% in Last 10 Years

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Apr 25, 2019, 10:30 AM

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    Many Liverpool 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 ...

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  • Which Liverpool Properties are Selling the Best?

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Apr 17, 2019, 12:30 PM

    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 ...

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  • What Has Happened to the Liverpool Property Market Since the Last Property Market Crash?

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Apr 9, 2019, 10:15 AM

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    A handful of Liverpool 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 ...

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  • Home Ownership among Liverpool young people has nearly halved in 20 years

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Mar 29, 2019, 13:30 PM

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    The proportion of 25 to 34-year olds who own their home in Liverpool has nearly halved in the last 20 years, so what does this mean for all the existing Liverpool landlords and homeowners together with all those youngsters considering buying their first home?

    Well, ...

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  • Liverpool Property Market vs London Property Market

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Mar 26, 2019, 09:30 AM


    Anyone would think that national news, especially when it comes to talking about the property market, is just focused on London centric. In fact, over the last 5 years, the London property market has really manipulated the UK on averages to such an extent that ...

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  • Which Liverpool Postcode Area Has Rocketed In Value?

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Mar 25, 2019, 08:29 AM

    You will find that there are different reactions to the news that a postcode area has rocketed in value. Homeowners who are already present in the area will be delighted with this news, as it could see them making a sizable profit when the time ...

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