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The Watford Property Blog

Thu 22 Oct
2015
I Just Love Property!  Especially The Watford Property Market.

I Just Love Property! Especially The Watford Property Market.

I decided to go a little off piste today with this blog. There have been a couple of occasions in the last week where I’ve been asked both directly and indirectly “why?” I do what I do and what makes me tick? So here’s a relatively brief answer….. I’ve always been interested in property. I […]

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Thu 22 Oct
2015
Redevelopment in Watford…..How will it effect property?

Redevelopment in Watford…..How will it effect property?

This isn’t my first post about redevelopment in Watford in it’s more than likely it wont be my last with the £1.5 billion planned spend on our lovely town. Well….I say lovely….but it is tired in places so it’s great news to hear that money is being spent on it. I’ve spoken about the intu […]

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Fri 16 Oct
2015
What About The Rental Yield In Watford?

What About The Rental Yield In Watford?

If you’re not so keen on watching video blogs – especially if you’re at work!  Please the write-up below….. Following last week’s article about property prices in Watford and how they had increased £1583 per month over the last 12 months a couple of my regular readers emailed me to highlight the fact that I […]

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Thu 8 Oct
2015
Property Prices in Watford have increased £1583 per month

Property Prices in Watford have increased £1583 per month

Thought I’d try something a little different this week….

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Tue 6 Oct
2015
Vicarage Rd – 3 Bed Terrace – back on the market. Could this be your next HMO?

Vicarage Rd – 3 Bed Terrace – back on the market. Could this be your next HMO?

I drove passed this house a few days ago and noticed that the SOLD sign had been removed from one of the agents boards. Having just jumped onto Rightmove it would appear that Warren Anthony have indeed re-marketed the property from 28th September. Here’s what is looks like: Click here to be take to Rightmove […]

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Thu 1 Oct
2015
WD18 Vs WD24 – Where would you invest?

WD18 Vs WD24 – Where would you invest?

I was having a chat with a first time property investor yesterday about where they should be spending their money when it comes to property investment in Watford. They weren’t that fussy about what type of property it was and had looked at a few different areas. They were considering 2 different properties they had […]

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Wed 30 Sep
2015
2 bed flat – North Western Avenue – 5.7% yield

2 bed flat – North Western Avenue – 5.7% yield

Ok so this flat is not the most attractive from the outside being advertised by Your Move but we have to remember as investors that we must buy with our heads and not our hearts. To be fair, this would probably look a hell of a lot better if the picture was taken on a […]

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Sat 26 Sep
2015
Auction Property – Vicarage Road – Watford!

Auction Property – Vicarage Road – Watford!

Check out this opportunity.  3 bed terrace on vicarage road with plenty of potential. Listed yesterday with Marcus Barnard with an auction ‘guide price’ of £275,000. There are a couple of options for this property.  Refurnish and rent as a single let to a family.  This is a popular spot due to the close proximity […]

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Fri 25 Sep
2015
Good deals don’t hang around long in Watford…

Good deals don’t hang around long in Watford…

On the 14th of September I posted this opportunity for a buy to let investor: 1 Bed Flat in Holywell Road It looks like it’s sold subject to contract already! For anyone that’s been looking for a while this will come as no surprise.  In the current market you have to be prepared to make decisions […]

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Mon 14 Sep
2015
Nice looking 1bed flat in Holywell Road – West Watford 5.1% yield

Nice looking 1bed flat in Holywell Road – West Watford 5.1% yield

Nice looking 1 bed flat on Holywell Road – West Watford put on the market just before the weekend by Warren Anthony. If rented at around £895 you’d be looking at a 5.1% yield. You could potentially get more for this too. No expensive service charges on this one (although there is a service charge) […]

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Sat 12 Sep
2015
Should I be getting more for my rental property in Watford?

Should I be getting more for my rental property in Watford?

Most weeks one of my blog readers will call me to talk about the Watford Property market and ask me about how much they should be receiving in rent for their existing rental property in Watford. I took a call last week from a local property investor who is doing all manner of exciting things […]

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Sat 5 Sep
2015
Watford Property Prices Set To Increase 24.8%

Watford Property Prices Set To Increase 24.8%

There has been a fair bit of bad news recently for landlords, I’m mainly referring to the reduced tax relief on buy-to-let mortgages. I’m not going to write about this today as I’ve already mentioned it in another blog but it’s not all bad news for landlords at the moment! I came across a summer […]

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Tue 1 Sep
2015
Is there an opportunity here?  Brixton Road 2-3 beds.

Is there an opportunity here? Brixton Road 2-3 beds.

People keep telling me they can’t find the right property in Watford. But are you looking hard enough…. Is there some potential in this 2 bed terrace on Brixton Rd being advertised by Colin Dean for £325,000? Have a look at the full details here:  BRIXTON ROAD 2 BED TERRACE It’s currently rented out for […]

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Fri 28 Aug
2015
Shakespear St  4.6% Yield.

Shakespear St 4.6% Yield.

This is a nice property in great condition on Shakespear St.  WD24 being marketed by the guys at Harry Charles You could rent this out for £1,250 in it’s current condition which would achieve you a 4.6% yield and you would rent it out very quickly.   It would seem there are a lot more […]

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Thu 27 Aug
2015
“I just can’t find a Buy-To-Let property deal in Watford!”

“I just can’t find a Buy-To-Let property deal in Watford!”

As you can imagine I speak to a fair few property investors and landlords each week to discuss the local market, what’s going on, where to buy and what to buy. The answer to these questions is different for everyone but it’s a fairly simple process to find your answer if you know the right […]

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