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Invitation to the Rotherham Landlord Seminar

10th January 2018

Invitation to the  ‘ROTHERHAM LANDLORD SEMINAR’ at Bricknells Rentals Office, 1st Floor Cotswold House, Clifford Lister Business Centre, Bawtry Road, Wickersley. Rotherham S66 2BL Date: 25th January 2018 6pm – 8.30pm At Bricknells we realise that the Lettings business is getting tougher for all those involved. New regulations, withdrawal of mortgage interest relief, the prospects of tenancy […]

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Landlords, we’re here to help!

7th December 2017

First time landlords often come to us feeling pretty fearful of the letting process. This is no surprise – even more experienced landlords can get frustrated! At Bricknells Rentals, we recognise these fears and frustrations in order to most help our landlords. By listening to landlords, we have aligned our procedures to reassure and mitigate […]

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Why have house prices not increased in Rotherham?

4th November 2017

I read an article from HouseSimple.com entitled: “Stuck in the past: The 17 Towns where house prices haven’t recovered from the financial crisis.” Guess what? Rotherham was included in the list! In June 2007 average house price was £133,572 In June 2017 average house price was £128,544 That’s a drop of -3.8% So I thought […]

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Testimonial from Raj Shah

25th October 2017

We recently received the following testimonial from Raj Shah of Blue Wealth Capital regarding our services. With his permission we share his feedback here. It is always a delight to receive positive feedback from our landlords:   Dear Chris and Dawn, On behalf of my wife and I, I am writing to thank you for […]

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A guide to buy-to-let yields

9th October 2017

Your mind-set towards buying your first Rotherham buy-to-let property needs to be much different to your mind-set and tactics you employ when buying a home for yourself to live in. The main difference is when purchasing your own property, you may well pay a little more to get the home you (and your family) want, […]

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Why are less people moving home?

9th October 2017

Did you know? In Rotherham, there is a 25.3% drop in people that are moving home in the last 10 Years. Back in the early 2000s between 1m and 1.3m people moved each year in England and Wales, peaking at 1,349,306 home-moves (i.e. house sales) in 2002. However, after the ‘credit crunch’ hit in 2007 […]

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Why is the number of younger homeowners decreasing?

9th October 2017

Looking at the UK as a whole, this graph shows the percentage of each age group that are homeowners from 1981 to today. Over 75 percent of Brits aged 65 and above are owner-occupiers, the biggest share since records began and a proportional rise of over 48.3% since the early 1980s. Looking at that age […]

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Is the property market slowing down?

4th October 2017

The latest government figures show that ‘real pay’ has dropped 1% in the last six months and from talking to several landlords in the area, they are very conscious of the capacity and ability of their tenants to pay the rent versus their own need to raise rents on their rental properties. However, the evidence […]

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What is happening to the Rotherham Property Market?

4th October 2017

The question of which is one we are asked frequently. However, you may be surprised to find out that there isn’t just one big Rotherham property market, but lots of small micro-property markets. Recent data released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) suggests that at least three of these micro-property markets have emerged over […]

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Rotherham Property Values Rise by 1.5% in the Last 12 Months due to Supply and Demand Issues

14th September 2017

Recent set of data from the Land Registry has stated that property values in Rotherham and the surrounding area were 1.58% higher than 12 months ago and 9.12% higher than January 2015. Despite the uncertainty over Brexit, the property values in Rotherham are continuing their medium and long-term upward trajectory. As economics is about supply […]

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