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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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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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28
February, 2017
08:25

£1.651bn – The total value of all #Otley Property Market

“How much would it cost to buy all the properties in Otley?” This fascinating question was posed by one of my Otley landlord’s 11-year-old son, when both popped into my offices before the Christmas break (doesn’t that seem an age away now!). I thought to myself over the Christmas break, I would sit down and calculate what the total value of all the properties in Otley are worth .. and just for fun, work out how much they have...

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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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15
January, 2017
21:18

#Ilkley OAP’s sitting on £103 m of Property

Ilkley people aged over 65 currently hold more housing wealth in their homes than the annual GDP of the whole of the Shetland Isles … and this is a problem for everyone in Ilkley! Many retiree’s want to move but cannot, as there is a shortage of such homes for mature people to downsize into. Due to the shortage, bungalows command a 10% to 20% premium per square foot over houses of the same size with stairs. To add to the woes, in 2014,...

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