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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
September, 2017
22:52

Rightmove have just released their little book of property trends #RightmoveTrends

It makes some interesting reading on a national basis

  • National asking prices increased 29% between 2012 & 2017
  • 85% of home movers say Brexit has had no impact on their decision to move
  • Properties near an ‘Outstanding’ primary school are worth £52k more
  • 44% of UK buyers are cash buyers
  • 37% of the UK population rents
  • The most searched for city after London on...

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18
July, 2017
22:28

75 #Otley Households Occupied by OAP Renters

Recent statistics published by the Office of National Statistics show that there are 267,704 private rented households in the Country that are occupied by people aged 65 and older, meaning 4.39% of OAP’s are living in private rented property. It got me thinking two things. How many of these OAP’s have always rented and how many have sold up and become a tenant? In retirement, selling up could make financial sense to the mature generation...

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07
February, 2017
12:00

Private Renting set to grow by 400 #Ilkley households by 2025

Private Renting set to grow by 400 Ilkley households by 2025 I was having a most interesting chat the other day with an Ilkley landlord when we were looking at a property. As I am sure you are aware, I'm always happy to cast my eye over any potential buy to let purchase in Ilkley, be that you emailing me a Rightmove link, a brochure in the post or even treading the carpet and seeing it together. I don't charge for...

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21
January, 2017
21:30

Well this #property is bang for your buck in downtown #Ilkley

Well this property is bang for your buck in downtown Ilkley, you could be sipping a cosmopolitan on the roof terrace looking out over Central Park, err I mean the beautiful spa town of Ilkley. This is open plan living space at its best, so key to today’s living habits, with 3 double bedrooms this is a classic lock up and leave weekend retreat. In walking distance to Ilkley’s restaurants & cafes, 2 minutes walk from the train...

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14
July, 2016
22:55

Wharfe Valleys own #Downton Abbey is #property of the month #Otley

Lives in a house a very big house in the country, Damon Albarn was absolutely right in his lyrics for this country house new to the market. Situated in the ever popular Arthington village, betwixt Harrogate and Leeds, this rather splendid regal dwelling, on the market with Savills York, comes with a staggering 63 acres. Please note a sit down lawn mower is a must when considering the acreage and of course the asking price of £3.5m. The...

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