Property Research, Due Diligence and Hotspots

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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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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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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York Property Investment Guide

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

A stellar economy predicted to grow 56% by 2030

York is perfectly placed at the heart of the UK, and regularly voted one of Europe’s favourite destinations to live, visit, and do business. With its combination of excellent infrastructure, well educated workforce and quality of life it’s a popular buy-to-let choice. York has one of the UK’s fastest growing economies and is a great investment location for those looking to benefit from a dynamic area.

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Hull Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 18, 2015 2:47:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

The north-eastern gateway to Europe is undergoing massive regeneration

Kingston upon Hull stands on the River Hull at its junction with the Humber estuary twenty-five miles inland from the North Sea. Its name is most commonly shortened to Hull, the river that runs through it.

The River Hull was historically a good haven for shipping and the city has grown throughout the years as a result of the economic benefits of its port.

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