Property Research, Due Diligence and Hotspots

Shropshire Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] May 22, 2016 8:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

A  prosperous quaint county undergoing regeneration

Shropshire is located adjacent to north Wales, and just south of Cheshire. Shropshire is approximately three hours north-west of London, forty minutes from Birmingham and one hour from Manchester. It is connected to the rest of the United Kingdom via a number of road and rail links. 

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South Kesteven Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] May 19, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

The district has a local regeneration plan until 2036

South Kesteven is a region in South West Lincolnshire and is famous for being the birth place of Sir Isaac Newton and also of Britain’s only female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.

South Kesteven District Council has a local plan until 2036 which includes: “new development requirements for the period to 2036, in particular providing for the objectively assessed housing needs of the district”. The also district has plans for an additional 13,600 homes.

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County Durham Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] May 17, 2016 8:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

An employment hub with a 47% uplift in housing demand

County Durham is a hub to multiple employers and is home to just over 20,000 senior officials.

The 2011 Census estimates that County Durham had a population of 513,200, which means the population of the county had increased by 3.9% in 10 years. 

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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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Charnwood Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2016 5:20:37 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

The area will benefit from a new hi-tech enterprise zone.

The Borough of Charnwood is a centrally located region which is administered by the university town of Loughborough, which is its largest town and commercial centre. 

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Sandwell Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] May 9, 2016 10:19:41 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

A quiet borough in the midst of two major cities

The Metropolitian Borough of Sandwell, is in perfect commuting distance from Birmingham and Wolverhampton, which are both accessible via a tram link taking half an hour. 

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Oldham Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2016 5:23:59 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

‘Game-changing’ £60m investment due in the town

Oldham has just been given the green light for a ‘game-changing’ £60m town centre development, which is set to bring a Marks & Spencer to the town. 

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Hereford Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 21, 2016 10:14:34 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Invest in the fifth most affordable city in the UK.             

The city of Hereford lies on the River Wye, approximately 16 miles east of the Welsh border, 24 miles south-west of Worcester and 23 miles north-west of Gloucester.  

Hereford has been ranked in the top five most affordable cities in the UK. In its affordable cities review Lloyds Bank has found Hereford to be the fifth most affordable city in the UK with house prices standing at 4.55 times the average earnings.

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Property Investment Guide Newcastle upon Tyne

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2016 3:52:14 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Property Investment Guide - Innovation and education, combining for a better future

Newcastle is the commercial, educational and in partnership with nearby Gateshead, the cultural focus for the North-East. As part of Tyneside, Newcastle’s economy contributes around £13 billion to the UK GVA. 

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Bury Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2016 7:30:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

The commuter zone for Greater Manchester 

The north-west is booming with over 50% of the FTSE 100 companies being based there. Bury is a Greater Manchester Metropolitan Borough, and lies on the River Irwell. Bury is, 5.5 miles east of Bolton, 5.9 miles west-southwest of Rochdale and 8 miles north-northwest of the city of Manchester. The town is linked to the M66 motorway.

 

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