How Affordable is Property for Matlock’s Average Working Families?

The simple fact is we are not building enough properties. If the supply of new properties is limited and demand continues to soar with heightened divorce rates, i.e. one household becoming two, people living longer and continued immigration, this means the values of those existing properties continues to remain high and out of reach for a lot of people, especially ...
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Extra Funding Is Required for Affordable Homes in Matlock

In my blog about the Matlock Property Market, I mostly only talk about two of the three main sectors of the local property market, the ‘private rented sector’ and the ‘owner occupier sector’. However, as I often stress when talking to my clients, one cannot forget the third sector, that being the ‘social housing sector’ (or council housing as some ...
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Matlock Millennials Have Spent £87,014 On Rent By The Age of 35

The Millennials were born between the mid 1980’s and late 1990’s thus making them between the age of around 22 to late 30’s. They are the imaginative, artistic youngsters who grew up with the newest tech and computers and who are huge aficionados of music festivals, gourmet pizzas, emoji’s, selfies and old school nostalgia. Also known as Generation Rent, many ...
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Matlock Property Market – Which Houses are Actually Selling?

The Beast from the East, Russia, Facebook, Brexit, Trump, House prices up, House prices down ... the Press is full of column inches on Brit’s favourite subjects of politics, scandal, weather and not forgetting (and I appreciate the irony of this!) the property market. As an agent belonging to a national group of letting and estate agents, talking to my ...
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Matlock Property Market Worth More Than Bovis Homes!

The value of all the homes in Matlock has risen by more than 222% in the past two decades, to £1.547bn, meaning its worth more than the stock listed company Bovis Homes Group, which is worth £1.444bn. Those Matlock homeowners and Buy-to-Let landlords who bought their homes twenty or more years ago have come out on top, adding thousands and ...
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