Don’t dismiss the humble terraced house – The Boston love affair with its 3,600 terraced houses

Call me old fashioned, but I do like the terraced house.   In fact, I have done some research that I hope you will find of interest my Boston property market blog reading friends!

In architecture terms, a terraced or townhouse is a style of housing in use since the late 1600’s in the UK, where a row of symmetrical / identical houses share their side walls. The first terraced houses were actually built by a French man, Monsieur Barbon around St. Paul’s Cathedral within the rebuilding process after the Great Fire of London in 1666. Continue reading “Don’t dismiss the humble terraced house – The Boston love affair with its 3,600 terraced houses”

Property of the week: Woodside – Boston

This semi detached house is located within a cul de sac location on the edge of the market town in Boston. Within a short vicinity there are restaurants, primary schools and convenience stores.

The property is offered with no onward chain and offers well appointed internal accommodation including entrance hall, lounge, kitchen diner, bathroom and 3 bedrooms. Furthermore the house benefits from off road parking and lawned gardens to the front and rear.

This would make an ideal investment and should achieve a yield of around 6.5%. Contact Newton Fallowell for further details.

90.8% of the Boston Home owners are over 35

The effect of their Brexit vote on the Boston Property Market

Well it’s now 3 weeks since the Referendum vote and we have all had a chance to reflect on the momentous decision that the British public took. Many of you read the article we wrote on the morning of the results which we released on our blog pages and in the Boston Target.
Continue reading “90.8% of the Boston Home owners are over 35”

137 days to find a buyer for your property in Boston

I had a homeowner from Allington Garden email me the other day. She said she had been following my blog for a while and wanted to pick my brain on when is the best time of the year to sell a property. Trying to calculate the best time to put your Boston property on the market can often seem something akin to witchcraft and, whilst I would agree that there are particular times of the year that can prove more productive than others, there are plenty of factors that need to be taken into consideration. Continue reading “137 days to find a buyer for your property in Boston”

Property of the week: Woodville Road, Boston – £135,000

We’ve found this property which has just come on the market with William H Brown – Boston

 It has 3 bedrooms and looks like it’s neutrally decorated throughout. The rooms look to be of a good size and it’s located close to local schools and shops.

It also has a downstairs bathroom, off road parking to the front and an enclosed garden to the rear. We know there is always a good demand for rental properties for this area and would expect to rent in the region of £625 – £650 pcm so attracting a yield in the region of 4.8%

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19.2% of Boston Tenants are White Collar Middle Class

With Boston youngsters not able to buy their own property, my research would suggests the progressively important role the private rented sector has been playing in housing people in need of a roof over their head, especially at a time of increasing affordability problems for first time buyers and growing difficulties faced by social housing providers (local authorities and housing associations) in their ability to secure funding from Westminster and then compete against the likes of the Bovis’s and David Wilson’s of this world to buy highly priced building land. Continue reading “19.2% of Boston Tenants are White Collar Middle Class”

The Boston Property Market and The Euro 2016 Football Tournament

With the Referendum on EU membership out of the way, our households can concentrate on something European that doesn’t involve party political broadcasts or politician’s treating us all like children – the Euro 2016 Football Tournament!
Boston is home to all different backgrounds and nationalities so if you’re not lucky enough to be jetting off to France for the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament, have no fear! For a bit of fun although there is a serious side to this, I have taken a look at which European people live in Boston so I know who to soak up the best atmosphere with! Continue reading “The Boston Property Market and The Euro 2016 Football Tournament”