20% of Derby’s Population will be over 65 by 2037…

With constant advances in technology, medicine and lifestyles, people in the Derby area are, on average, living longer than they might have a few decades ago. As Derby’s population ages, the problem of how the older generation are accommodated is starting to emerge. We, as a city, have to consider how we supply decent and […]

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Buy to Let of the Week

Here are our Buy-to-Let recommendations this week brought to you by Simon Joyce, our Derby property expert. Be quick though, some of these properties do sell during the time taken to record the video and post it on the site!  Please note that these properties are general recommendations only and may not suit all types […]

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Birchover Deal Completed!

Professional Properties are delighted to confirm the acquisition of the lettings portfolio of Birchover Sales and Lettings. Carl Bridge of Birchover said “We are delighted to have agreed the transfer of the Birchover lettings portfolio to Professional Properties. We came to the decision to sell the portfolio to concentrate on growing our main business; our […]

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Buy to Let of the Week

Here are our Buy-to-Let recommendations this week brought to you by Simon Joyce, our Derby property expert. Be quick though, some of these properties do sell during the time taken to record the video and post it on the site!  Please note that these properties are general recommendations only and may not suit all types […]

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Further Landlord Legislation on the Horizon…

The Communities Secretary has announced that all private landlords will be legally required to join a redress scheme or face a £5000 fine. The article on property118.com below outlines the announcement in more detail: A new Housing Complaints Resolution Service has been announced for the entire housing market and for the first time ever, private […]

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Derby’s ‘Movers and Shakers’ in 2018

It’s now commonly agreed amongst economists and the general public that the dramatic rise in Derby property prices of the last six years has come to an end. Read the National newspapers, and they talk of doom and gloom in the British housing market with such things as strained buyer affordability (as property prices have […]

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Is Rental Overcrowding Worse Than We Thought?

I spotted this report on Letting Agent Today (14th January 2019) which highlights a subject close to my heart – the lack of new property builds. This article puts a slightly different slant on the subject which I thought would be of interest to our readers… A report claims that England has just 825 homes […]

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Buy to Let of the Week

Here are our Buy-to-Let recommendations this week brought to you by Simon Joyce, our Derby property expert. Be quick though, some of these properties do sell during the time taken to record the video and post it on the site! Please note that these properties are general recommendations only and may not suit all types of […]

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Is ‘Sell to Rent’ the New ‘Buy to Let’

I don’t know about you but since the winter hasn’t really kicked in yet, I can still remember quite clearly the lofty temperatures of 32 degrees Celsius and it being too hot to sleep at night! As the temperatures remained inordinately high for the time of year in October and November the Derby property market […]

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Top 25 Most Saleable Streets in Derby

Following on from my last article, if you recall I said that Kedleston Road had the most properties sold in the DE22 Derby postcode, yet I felt that this information wasn’t telling the whole story, as some roads in Derby have more properties on them than others. Therefore, I promised that I would compare the […]

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