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Homing in on the future as a property owner
Are you renting in Huddersfield at the moment? Perhaps you are a tenant in a lovely property but you have aspirations of buying your own place?
Renting is great, and can be the right solution for some people for any number of reasons, but it’s also true to say that for many people it is simply a stepping stone towards home ownership.
There are many factors as to why people rent or buy in Huddersfield, and no two situations are really the same. Everyone has their own unique circumstances and you should know this before you start comparing yourselves with other people who either rent or buy.
But at the end of the day, it’s often all about money, and the financials of being able to afford a property in Huddersfield. Because of this, and we know it sounds obvious, it is so important to make sure you get it right from the start.
To be fair, as we know, there are pros and cons for both renting in Huddersfield or owning a property.
Writing a list of pros and cons will really focus your mind and help you to come to a decision. And don’t forget, it is absolutely OK to say that you’ve always wanted to own a house rather than rent.
It can be an exciting time but you must know the responsibilities and the financial implications and don’t just let your heart rule your head.
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Have you been thinking about buying a property to rent out? Perhaps you’ve been looking at ways to invest some money and have seen that property could be a good option. After all, everyone seems to be doing it, don’t they?
You may have done your homework, and carried out lots of searches online, seeing many good things but also seeing quite a few potentially negative things too.
So, what’s it all about? Is owning a rental property in Huddersfield worth it?
Here, we take a look at owning a rental property, to help you make a decision. If you’re thinking about investing in the Huddersfield area, come and chat with us as we are experts!
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Is Boris’ 95% mortgage announcement a good move?
Getting on the first step of the property ladder can seem like a giant leap these days, can’t it? If you’re young and haven’t been able to save up a deposit, it might seem that your dream of home ownership coming true is something that might only happen in the distant future.
Well, we at Huddersfield Sales & Lettings have some good news for you. The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, looks like he is trying to give you a leg up. We were catching up with the digital Conservative Party conference and Boris has declared that he wants to relax stringent rules on deposits and mortgages for first-time buyers.
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If you haven’t rented out your home in Huddersfield before, then it can be difficult to know where to start. From ensuring the property adheres to the electrical safety regulations set for landlords, to finding the right tenant, to getting a handle on the tax implications; the vast number of tasks you need to complete can be overwhelming.
However, there is a way to make the process simpler, and less stressful.
All you need to do is follow the steps below for renting out your home and you will be receiving your first month’s rent in no time!
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Increasing the value of your home in Huddersfield is a smart way to go further with your investment. Even if housing prices naturally increase in the area as it develops, renovating and improving your Huddersfield home will boost its value even further. Between improving its aesthetics for yourself, and increasing the financial value for when you sell, here at Huddersfield Sales & Lettings we want to share with you our top seven tips to get you there!