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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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27
March, 2017
11:42

£9m a year black hole in the #Ilkley Property Market – Is Buy to Let Immoral? (Part 2)

£9m a year black hole in the Ilkley Property Market - Is Buy to Let Immoral? (Part 2)   An Englishman’s Home is His Castle as Maggie Thatcher lauded - everyone should own their own home. In 1971, around 50% of people owned their own home and, as the baby-boomers got better jobs and pay, that proportion of homeowners rose to 69% by 2001. Homeownership was here to stay as many baby boomers assumed it’s very much...

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23
March, 2017
09:23

Private renting in #ilkley set to hit 1,179 households by 2021 – Is Buy to Let immoral? (Part 1)

Private renting in Ilkley set to hit 1,179 households by 2021 - Is Buy to Let immoral? (Part 1) Can we blame the 55 to 70-year-old Ilkley citizens for the current housing crisis in the town? Also known as the ‘Baby Boomer Generation’, these Ilkley people were born after the end of the Second World War as the country saw a massive rise in births as they slowly recovered from the economic hardships experienced...

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18
March, 2017
10:30

5 top interior tips to sell your home this #spring #ilkley #otley

5 top interiors tips to sell your home by local Interior Designer Ann Marie Cousins from AMC Design You’ve decided it’s time to move and you want to show your house at its best. But how? And, given that other moving costs will be on your mind, how can you do so economically? 1. Declutter You may think your home is clutter free, but the reality is that we all develop blind spots with our...

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