Category: Blog

33.7% Of Bristol Homes Are One Person Households

I was having an interesting chat with a Bristol buy to let landlord the other day when the subject of size of households came up in conversation.  For those of you who read my Brexit article published on the morning after the referendum, one of the reasons on why I...

Which is the best month to sell your property in Bristol?

I had a homeowner from Clifton email me the other day. She said she had been following my lettings blog for a while and wanted to pick my brain on when is the best time of the year to sell a property in Bristol. Trying to calculate the best time...

Expert insights into the Bristol Property Market from letting agency Intire Lettings

The Bristol Love Affair with its 76,600 Terraced Houses

Call me old fashioned, but I do like the terraced house.  In fact I have done some research that I hope you will find of interest. In architecture terms, a terraced or townhouse is a style of housing in use since the late 1600’s in the UK, where a row...

Population in the Bristol area set to rise to 535,000 by 2036

  Bristol faces a predicament. The population is growing and the provision of new housing isn’t keeping up. With the average age of a Bristol person being 36.5 years (compared to the South West average of 41.6 years old and the national average of 39.4 years of age), the population...

204% increase in Property Values in Bristol since the Millennium

Bristol house prices since the Millennium have risen by 204.28%, whilst average salaries in Bristol have only grown by 51.27% over the same time frame. This has served to push homeownership further out of reach for many Bristol people as they have to battle against raising considerable deposits and meet...

Asking Prices in Bristol Property up 3% since December

I had an interesting question the other day from a homeowner in Bishopston who asked me the difference between asking prices and values and why it mattered. When it comes to selling property, there must be agreement between the purchaser (buyer) and seller (vendor) for a property sale to take...

69.1% of Bristol Tenants are White Collar Middle Class

With Bristol youngsters not able to buy their own property, my research would suggests the progressively important role the private rented sector has been playing in housing people in need of a roof over their head, especially at a time of increasing affordability problems for first time buyers and growing...

The Bristol Property Market and The Euro 2016 Football Tournament

  With the Referendum on EU membership still on the agenda, our households can also concentrate on something European that doesn’t involve party political broadcasts or politician’s treating us all like children – the Euro 2016 Football Tournament. Bristol is home to all different backgrounds and nationalities so if you’re...