Liverpool Property News

  • 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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  • As 32.8% of Liverpool Property on the Market is Sold, Are there any Bargains Because of Brexit?

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Mar 19, 2019, 09:30 AM

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    Bargains – well yes and no – and let me explain why. To find a bargain you need to know the ‘market’, yet there is not one ‘property market’ in the UK. In fact, the British property market is like a fly’s eye, it looks ...

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  • How Did Brexit Affect the Liverpool Property Market in 2018 – and its Future for 2019?

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Mar 11, 2019, 11:00 AM

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    A few weeks ago, I suggested property values in Liverpool would be between 1.2% and 2.1% different by the end of the year. It might surprise some people that Brexit hasn’t had the effect on the Liverpool property market that most feared at the start ...

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  • Liverpool House Prices up 24.1% in the last 5 Years

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Feb 26, 2019, 14:15 PM


    Over the last 5 years, we have seen some interesting subtle changes to the Liverpool property market as buying patterns of landlords have changed ever so slightly.

    The background to this story was the recently published set of buy-to-let (BTL) lending statistics. Roll the clock ...

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  • Liverpool Tenant’s Deposits held total £45,454,485

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Feb 22, 2019, 12:00 PM


    With the Government preparing to control tenant’s deposits at five weeks rent, Liverpool landlords will soon only be protected in the event of a single month of unpaid rental-arrears, at a time when Universal Credit has seen some rent arrears quadrupling and that’s before you ...

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  • Liverpool Property Market – Outlook for 2019

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Feb 18, 2019, 10:10 AM


    Liverpool property values are unexpectedly 5.8% higher than at the end of 2017, notwithstanding the uncertainty and threats over the potential impact of Brexit in 2019. This has exceeded all the predictions (aka guesses) of all the City of London economists, in an astonishing sign of strength for the ...

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  • Liverpool Landlords: Council Extends Licensing Scheme

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Feb 13, 2019, 13:30 PM

    It is vital that landlords are fully informed of the regulatory matters that impact on their business. This is the case for national licencing matters, but it is also the same for local matters. As of April 2019, landlords who rent property in Seacombe, Hamilton ...

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  • Liverpool Homeowners 98% More Likely To Live in a Home with 3+ Bedrooms than those that Privately Rent

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Jan 25, 2019, 13:00 PM


    The conventional way of categorising property in Britain is to look at the number of bedrooms rather than its size in square metres (square feet for those of you over 50!). My intuition tells me that homeowners and tenants are happy to pay for more space. It’s quite obvious, ...

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  • Liverpool Landlords: Tenants Fee Ban Begins June 1st

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Jan 22, 2019, 13:14 PM

    No matter how experienced a landlord you are, it is vital that you remain up to date with the latest rules and regulations in the letting industry. There have been many changes in recent times but if you believed that 2019 would see landlords having ...

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  • 35.8% of All Liverpool Properties were Bought Without a Mortgage in the Last 7 Years

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Jan 22, 2019, 10:30 AM


    For most Liverpool people, a mortgage is the only way to buy a property. However, for some, especially Liverpool homeowners who have paid off their mortgage or Liverpool buy to let landlords, many have the choice to pay exclusively with cash. So the question is, ...

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  • Liverpool Homeowners Have Made an Annual Profit of £5,281 Since the Millenium

    Gill - Head Gillian Bell Jan 9, 2019, 11:51 AM


    As we go full steam ahead into 2019, it’s certain that the Liverpool housing market in 2018 was a little more restrained than 2016 and 2017 and I believe this will continue into 2019. Property ownership is a medium to long term investment so, looking ...

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