Yes and no. Many people see the lower end of the market as being their first foray into the investment market and many people continue to buy at that level instead of buying semi-detached houses, whereas some people purchase semi-detached properties exclusively. The beauty of the investment market is that there are so many different strategies that can be utilised, so how do semi-detached investments compare. 
The LE4 postcode is always a strong performer with certain areas like Belgrave and Rushey Mead heavily impacting the average prices for the area, let's see what is happening in LE4 currently. 
The LE3 housing market is in a strong place currently, and whilst prices have not really moved up or down over the last 12 months, the core market of semi-detached homes and terraced houses below £250,000 is still seeing huge interest. 
When selling a property, it is very much like going fishing. if you put the biat where the fish are, you catch fish. Likewise, if you put the "bait" where the buyers are, you sell a house! 
Since the introduction of the extra stamp duty tax for second houses and investment property, the government has raised an absolute fortune in additional revenue. So when do you need to pay it? 
In its simplest form stamp duty is a tax that is paid for the privilege of buying property! Not everyone has to pay stamp duty but most people do. See this blog post to see if you need to pay stamp duty 
If you have decided you are going to upgrade your property before marketing it for sale, then it is very important that you do the right things as overspending can really make selling the property more difficult, especially if you are looking to achieve more than you have actually spent on the property! Read on for our Top 3 Tips if you are looking to put some elbow grease in 
When dealing with a property that needs substantial amounts of work there are really two ways to do it. Firstly, you can sell it as it is. Secondly, you can do the work to the property. But which way is best. 
Starter homes like terraced houses, town houses, ex-council houses and some semi-detached are the mainstay of the Leicester housing market and demand is still very high, so how can you maximise the price you achieve on these houses when bringing them to market? 
When we go to look at a property where we are working alongside the executors of an estate, a question we often get asked is; "when can I actually put the house up for sale? 
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