Liverpool Property News

  • Great(er) Expectations: Why Liverpool Home Sellers are Having to Reduce Their Asking Prices by an Average of £9,700 Each

    by Gillian Bell | Sep 13, 2018

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    As we leave the memorably hot summer behind us, some interesting statistics have come to light on the Liverpool Property Market which will be thought provoking for both homeowners and buy to let landlords alike.

    Over the last 12 months 7,496 households have changed hands ...

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  • 7 Reasons Why Liverpool Buy To Let Landlords Shouldn’t Be Criticised

    by Gillian Bell | Sep 13, 2018

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    There is no escaping the fact that over the last couple of decades, the rise in the number buy to let properties in Liverpool has been nothing short of extraordinary.  Many in the “left leaning” press have spoken of a broken nation, the fact ...

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  • Liverpool Property Market - Summer 2018 Update

    by Gillian Bell | Sep 06, 2018

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    I was recently reading a report by Rightmove that a North South Divide has started to appear in the UK property market – so I wanted to see if Liverpool was falling in line with those thoughts.  In the North, there are 7.12% less properties on the market ...

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  • 5.7% Drop in the Liverpool Property Market

    by Gillian Bell | Aug 30, 2018

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    The number of residential property transactions in Liverpool will be 5.7 per cent lower in 2018, compared to 2017.

     

    According to my research, the seasonally adjusted statistics for our local authority area suggest with the number of properties already sold in 2018, and the number of properties currently under offer ...

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  • 52 Days to Sell a Property in Liverpool

    by Gillian Bell | Aug 30, 2018

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    Whether you are a Liverpool landlord looking to liquidate your buy to let investment or a homeowner looking to sell your home, finding a buyer and selling your property can take an annoyingly long time. It is a step-by-step process that can take months and ...

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  • Value of Liverpool Property Market rises £448.3m

    by Gillian Bell | Aug 20, 2018
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    The combined value of Liverpool’s housing market has risen by £448,290,048 in the last 6 months, meaning the average value of a Liverpool property has increased in value by an average of £2,364.


    This is great news for Liverpool homeowners and Liverpool buy to let landlords, ...
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  • Liverpool Property Market – How Does It Compare Historically to the North West and National Property Market’s?

    by Gillian Bell | Aug 20, 2018

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    Living in our own homes or owning buy to let property in Liverpool and the surrounding areas, it’s often easy to ignore the regional and national picture when it comes to property. As a homeowner or landlord in Liverpool, consideration must be given to these ...

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  • ‘Taxing’ Time for the 29,307 Liverpool Buy To Let Landlords

    by Gillian Bell | Aug 01, 2018

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    Over the last twenty years, there has been a shift in the way the Liverpool (and the UK’s) property market works. In the 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, a large majority of twenty somethings saved up their 5% deposit, went without life’s luxuries of going ...

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  • What Will Happen to Liverpool Property Values if Interest Rates Rise?

    by Gillian Bell | Aug 01, 2018

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    The current average value of a property in Liverpool currently stands at £167,500 and the base rates at 0.5%. In many of my articles, I talk about what is happening to property values over the short term (i.e. the last 12 months or the last ...

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  • Liverpool Landlords: Are Families Your Ideal Tenants?

    by Ian Watson | Jul 24, 2018

    It is important for landlords, not just Liverpool landlords, across the country to know who your most likely tenant is, or which tenant is likely to be the best option for you. In Liverpool, the prominent level of demand for student accommodation and the number ...

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  • The Liverpool Bank of Mum and Dad lent £16.307m Last Year

    by Gillian Bell | Jul 18, 2018

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    My analysis has shown that up to the end of the last quarter, Liverpool first time buyers purchased 2,294 Liverpool properties.  With wages rising at 2.8%, unemployment at a low rate of
    4.2% (down from 4.6% from a year earlier and the joint lowest ...

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  • New Home Building in Liverpool over the last 10 years

    by Gillian Bell | Jul 16, 2018

    Should you, as a landlord for buy to let or for personal occupation, buy a brand-new home?

     

    Well, let’s start by looking at the numbers …

     

    Over the last 10 years, 7,366 new homes have been built in the Liverpool area

     

    That is a lot of bricks ...

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  • £90,859 – The Typical Profit Each Liverpool Landlord Could Make in The Next 25 Years

    by Gillian Bell | Jul 11, 2018

    I am of the opinion that buy to let investment in Liverpool, in the long-term, will bring substantial returns for landlords, irrespective of latest regulation and tax changes.

    Taking a very conservative (with a small ‘c’) view, I believe landlords will see a projected net ...

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  • Will the Liverpool Property Market Crash?

    by Gillian Bell | Jul 09, 2018

    And if it does... who will be the winners and losers?

    Those Liverpool people wanting property values to drop would be those 30 or 40 something’s, sitting on a sizeable amount of equity and hoping to trade up (because the percentage drop of your ...

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  • Liverpool Offers Tremendous Buy To Let Opportunities

    by Rebecca Galgut | Jun 28, 2018

    There is no denying that many landlords are considering exiting the buy-to-let market. Savills have provided information that suggests buy-to-let lending fell by 26% in 2017 and NAEA Propertymark have suggested that over 300,000 landlords in the UK intend to sell some or all their ...

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  • 48% Drop in Properties For Sale Today in Liverpool Compared to 10 Years Ago

    by Gillian Bell | Jun 27, 2018

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    There is good news for Liverpool buy to let landlords as ‘top of the range’ well-presented properties are getting really decent rents compared to a year ago however, this rise in rents is thwarting many potential first time buyers from saving for both a deposit ...

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  • Additional 22,012 Liverpool Rented Homes Required by 2027

    by Gillian Bell | Jun 25, 2018

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    I have been doing some research, looking both at National and Regional reports on the demand and supply of property and people together with future projections on the economy, population and family demographics with some interesting results.  According to the Office of National Statistics, in ...

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  • Liverpool Property Values 12.5% higher than a year ago!

    by Gillian Bell | Jun 21, 2018

    What’s the PLAN to fix the Liverpool Property Market?

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    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 Liverpool property values continue to rise at 12.5% (year on year for ...

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  • Peter Anthony Opens in Liverpool City Centre!

    by Gillian Bell | Jun 19, 2018

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    Peter Anthony have opened their new branch in Liverpool City Centre. Gill Bell, Branch Manager, "We are excited to be opening in one of the most vibrant and exciting markets in the North West. There are fantastic opportunities for investors in Liverpool. If you are ...

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