77.7% of Bathgate Properties Were Bought With a Mortgage in the Last Ten Years

77.7% of Bathgate Properties Were Bought With a Mortgage in the Last Ten Years

Could the high levels of mortgages that Bathgate people take out cause another property crash? Many Bathgate homeowners and landlords have been contacting me recently and asking what will h…

Read more…
Has the Livingston Property Market Peaked?

Has the Livingston Property Market Peaked?

Should you buy now or wait for the bargains? ·         Many commentators believe we have seen the peak of the Livingston property market. …

Read more…
The Shifting Bathgate Property Market

The Shifting Bathgate Property Market

  ·        The Bathgate property market is on the verge of a ‘tipping point’. ·        Th…

Read more…
Bathgate Property Market to Crash in 2022?

Bathgate Property Market to Crash in 2022?

  ·         According to some newspapers and pundits, the property market boom could soon be over with the increasing interest rates and in…

Read more…
Bathgate Homeownership Rises by 391 Homes in the Last 5 Years

Bathgate Homeownership Rises by 391 Homes in the Last 5 Years

  ·         The Bathgate housing market over the last five years has behaved oddly.   ·      …

Read more…
Livingston Rental Homes Nightmare

Livingston Rental Homes Nightmare

·         Livingston needs 206 additional private rented properties per year to keep up with current and future demand from Livingston tenants. …

Read more…
22,191 Livingston Terraced Houses Why are they so popular?

22,191 Livingston Terraced Houses Why are they so popular?

The terraced house is one of the most familiar styles of home in Livingston (and the UK as a whole). Looking at West Lothian statistics … 30.2% of Livingston people live in a terra…

Read more…
76% Drop in Bathgate Council Houses in the Last 40 years

76% Drop in Bathgate Council Houses in the Last 40 years

·         In 1981, 74.2% of properties in Bathgate (and the West Lothian area as a whole) were council houses. Today, that figure stands at 17.5%, …

Read more…
Why Does it Take 84 Days to Get the Keys When You Buy a Livingstone House?

Why Does it Take 84 Days to Get the Keys When You Buy a Livingstone House?

Why Does it Take 84 Days to Get the Keys When You Buy a Livingstone House?   ·         1,050 properties have sold in the Livingstone are…

Read more…
1 in 7 Bathgate Homeowners Unable to Sell

1 in 7 Bathgate Homeowners Unable to Sell

·         The average time to find a buyer for a Bathgate property reduced from 50 days in 2020 to 20 days in 2021.   ·  …

Read more…
How Will Rising Inflation Affect the Livingston Property Market in 2022?

How Will Rising Inflation Affect the Livingston Property Market in 2022?

The UK is currently experiencing its highest inflation rate since the early 1990s. This increase in prices has primarily come about by the combination of an increase in demand for goods and se…

Read more…
Livingston Household Heating Bills Set to Rise

Livingston Household Heating Bills Set to Rise

Livingston Household Heating Bills Se to Rise to £35,327,808 in 2022   The energy bills of every Livingston resident will rise in April as the price cap increases to account fo…

Read more…
Why Are There So Few Bathgate Homes For Sale?

Why Are There So Few Bathgate Homes For Sale?

·         44% drop in the number of properties for sale in Bathgate in the last 12 months.   ·      &…

Read more…
10,146 West Lothian OAP Homeowners Could Be Forced to Sell Their Homes As Their  Energy Bills Rise

10,146 West Lothian OAP Homeowners Could Be Forced to Sell Their Homes As Their Energy Bills Rise

·         Will Bathgate OAP homeowners be forced to sell their home as their gas and electric bills are set to double in 2022? ·  …

Read more…
4 things West Lothian homeowners can do that will get the best price for your home in 2022

4 things West Lothian homeowners can do that will get the best price for your home in 2022

If you are looking to move in 2022, you need to plan to ensure you get the best price for your home.   Evidence from the Land Registry shows us that most sellers put their home onto…

Read more…
Livingston Homeowners Pocketed £131k Each in the Last 20 Years

Livingston Homeowners Pocketed £131k Each in the Last 20 Years

Livingston Homeowners Pocketed £131k Each in the Last 20 Years   ·        The average house price in Livingston has increased by 154.8% …

Read more…
The West Lothian Landlord Compliance Health Check Are you compliant?

The West Lothian Landlord Compliance Health Check Are you compliant?

Reports that one of the most prominent Estate Agents in the UK had allowed its landlords to open to fines of between £9million and £30million in the last few days. This is because…

Read more…
What is the future of the Bathgate Buy-To-Let Market in 2022?

What is the future of the Bathgate Buy-To-Let Market in 2022?

  The Future of the BATHGATE Buy-To-Let Market in 2022 The Headlines...   ·         Bathgate rents up by 7.3% in the last 12 mo…

Read more…