Property Research, Due Diligence and Hotspots

Wiltshire Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 30, 2016 2:45:25 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Solid buy-to-let returns in affluent Chester, the jewel of Cheshire

Wiltshire is widely known for Salisbury Plain, famous as the location of the Stonehenge and Avebury stone circles. It’s perhaps the most famous Neolithic sites in the world, as well as a training area for the British Army. 

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Elephant & Castle property no longer a white elephant for buy-to-let investors

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2016 9:44:20 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

When hearing the words “Elephant & Castle”, most Londoners immediately think of a run-down and ramshackle area dominated by a double roundabout of traffic turmoil and two large and loathsome estates – the Heygate and Aylesbury, both of which look, feel, and smell of decades of decay and neglect.

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East Riding of Yorkshire Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] May 12, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Where the coast and countryside combine

The area of East Riding of Yorkshire is at the eastern end of the M62 Motorway. This provides a direct link to Leeds, the north east’s transport hub of, connecting to the M1 and the south, as well as the A1(M) going north.

East Riding has excellent employment levels and a lower than national average crime rate. The overall unemployment rate is also lower than the national average.

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Wandsworth Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] May 5, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Central London’s largest regeneration area

The Nine Elms area of Battersea is central London’s largest regeneration area. It is an underused industrial area which is being redeveloped on a huge scale. Over the next ten years, the Nine Elms project will bring an Olympic scale boost to Wandsworth.

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Wolverhampton property will benefit from citywide investment

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2016 3:43:27 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Wolverhampton is an area we’ve been watching for some time now. Property prices in the West Midlands don't carry the premium many areas in the southeast do, nearby Birmingham provides a large, growing economic base and when we heard that house prices in Wolverhampton are growing even faster than Birmingham we started to research seriously.

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Lincoln property: Investors set to profit from housing shortage

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 3, 2016 10:36:11 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Lincoln is a major growth area. Between 1982 and 2012 its population grew from 76,800 to 94,600 residents and it's still rising.

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Wolverhampton Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 29, 2016 8:30:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

£1 billion of public and private investment will boost returns

Wolverhampton is at the heart of a densely populated area. 582,000 people are a 20 minute drive from the centre, and three million live within just 20 miles. It attracts over a million leisure visitors a year and its central shopping area attracts an incredible 30 million visitors a year. 

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East Hertfordshire Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 21, 2015 3:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Some of the best connectivity in the East of England

Bishop’s Stortford is a particularly affluent area, partly due to the town’s status as a commuter town for the (mainly financial) workers in London. The town is also home to many people working in the tourist industry, including hotels, catering and airline staff, because it is the closest large town to Stansted Airport. 

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Hertsmere Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 18, 2015 2:54:55 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Prime commuter belt properties just 25 minutes to central London.

Hertsmere is an archetypal middle-class home counties district in the south of the prosperous county of Hertfordshire. Just beyond the northern boundary of Greater London, yet within the popular London commuter belt. The region covers some 39 square miles and is a mixture of prosperous urban and attractive rural locations.

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Stevenage property: Exceptional growth means great returns

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 8, 2015 12:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Plans to regenerate Stevenage and boost the economy of the region are powering ahead

On 1st December, business leaders met for the first A1 (M) Growth Area Forum in Letchworth. Initial projections are more than encouraging for property investors. 

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