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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Five Tips to Avoid a House of Horrors…

In this spooktacular article, we look at five things you want to avoid when selling your home. This infamous five will have prospective buyers fleeing your property as quickly as if they bumped into Freddy Kruger in your bathroom! But fear not as we have a treat for you this Halloween and we’ll show you […]


Chorley Property Blog – Chorley’s ‘Generation Rent’ to Become ‘Generation Buy’?

Boris Johnson has attracted both praise and horror in equal measure with a new plan for 95% mortgages to help beleaguered first time buyers to get on the property ladder, but would that expose UK taxpayers to too much risk? In this article I discuss the implications of what that would mean both nationally and […]


Chorley Property Blog – The Chorley Property Ladder. The plight of Chorley’s 2nd & 3rd-time buyers…

Post lockdown, the need for Chorley families who want bigger homes has meant local homebuyers must now to pay considerably more to trade up to that larger home… One thing that has come out of lockdown has been the inexorable movement of Chorley households wanting to upsize to a larger home. Often considered to be […]


Chorley Property Blog – Why Are Some Banks Reining In Over-Enthusiastic Chorley Homebuyers and Buy to Let Investors?

The Chorley property market is an enigma and chock-full of contradictions. Notwithstanding an economic recession and forecasts of property values dropping, nobody seems to have informed the local homeowners selling their homes and those people looking to buy them. As I have discussed in many recent articles on the locality, the Chorley property market is […]