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Welcome to The Wharfe Valley Property Blog, the place where landlords and homeowners can find useful information, advice, insights, resources and inspiration for owning, renting out, buying and selling property in the Wharfe Valley covering Ilkley, Addingham, Ben Rhydding, Burley in Wharfedale, Menston, Otley and Pool in Wharfedale area.

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28
May, 2016
11:25

#Ilkley 2 bed terrace is a sound investment

This property is advertised by Dacre Son & Hartley as ‘Chain Free’ and reduced earlier this month is a potentially good buy. The property needs a general update with a new bathroom and a good decorate throughout to bring it up to current standards. Have an offer...

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26
May, 2016
18:58

Brexit and #Otley Property Market

April Fools Day was no joke for some landlords, as they rushed their buy to let property purchases throughout late March to beat the extra 3% stamp duty George Osborne imposed on buy to let properties after the 31st March 2016. Because some investors brought forward their 2016 property purchases to save the extra tax, speaking to fellow property professionals in Otley, all of us have noticed, since the clocks went forward, demand to...

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11
May, 2016
12:10

Bank of Mum and Dad

One of the biggest challenges facing the millennial generation is how to save enough for a deposit on a first property. More than half of the UK first-time buyers in 2014 were giving a helping hand by 'the bank of mum and dad', according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders. Parents can (and do) help their children to save for a deposit, but they can also help with funding the mortgage. It has always been possible to help a child onto the...

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10
May, 2016
12:33

Brexit and Otley Property market

April Fools Day was no joke for some landlords, as they rushed their buy to let property purchases throughout late March to beat the extra 3% stamp duty George Osborne imposed on buy to let properties after the 31st March 2016. Because some investors brought forward their 2016 property purchases to save the extra tax, speaking to fellow property professionals in Otley, all of us have noticed, since the clocks went forward, demand to...

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07
May, 2016
13:41

5% yield central #Otley

Hunters Otley have recently let a 2 bedroom apartment in this block for £650 pcm this will make a great investment, a few moments’ walk from the centre of Otley next to Waitrose and all the amenities this will make a good rental property. It also comes with the benefit of a much sought after car parking space. It’s been on the market with Dacres for just over 6 weeks at the time of writing, I would see if they are open to an...

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