AR News

Southgate House Prices up 26.4 % since 2014

Posted on March 15th, 2019.

Since 2014, we have seen some interesting subtle changes to the Southgate 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. Looking back 12 months ago, 6,700 BTL mortgages were granted (in the same month) for £900m, […]

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How to buy the ideal investment property

Posted on March 7th, 2019.

Most experienced investors look for distressed property they can purchase below market value in areas which have a high rental yield (calculated as the net rental income divided by the cost of the property). Investors need to work out the ‘UPWARDS’ in any deal. U – Is the area on the Up? (There may be […]

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Southgate Homeowners profit from £491,833 windfall since The Millennium

Posted on February 16th, 2019.

Now that we are settled into 2019, the Southgate property market was subdued throughout 2018 and the trend is set to continue for this year. As I’ve mentioned in previous articles, property ownership is a medium to long term investment so, looking at the long-term, the average Southgate homeowner who bought their home at the […]

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The top 25 most saleable streets in Southgate

Posted on February 1st, 2019.

Following on from my last article, if you recall I said that Leigh Hunt Drive  had the most properties sold in the N14 Southgate  postcode, yet I felt that this information wasn’t telling the whole story, as some roads in Southgate  have more properties on them than others. Therefore, I promised that I would compare […]

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Damp and dull – it’s not just the weather!

Posted on December 10th, 2018.

Over the years I’ve seen a trend that tenanted properties appear to be damper than those that are owner-occupied? Firstly, we’re talking about condensation here, not rising damp. This is caused when warm air, which holds more water vapour, meets a cold surface, forming water droplets. This may attract fungal growths such as Mildew leading […]

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