Welcome to the Rotherham Property Blog

News, research and the latest deals from the property market for Rotherham and the surrounding area.
Is the Buy-to-Let Market Immoral? (Part Two)

Is the Buy-to-Let Market Immoral? (Part Two)

Everyone should own their own home – that was the message of the Margaret Thatcher government. In 1971, around 50% of people owned their own home. However, as the baby boomers got better jobs and pay, that proportion of homeowners rose to 69% in 2001.... read more
Should Landlords Buy Bungalows?

Should Landlords Buy Bungalows?

Recent statistics published by the Office of National Statistics show that there are 267,704 private rented households in the UK that are occupied by people aged 65+ – that’s 4.39% of OAPs living in private rented property. This got me thinking two things:... read more
Is the Buy-to-Let Market Immoral? (Part 1)

Is the Buy-to-Let Market Immoral? (Part 1)

Can we blame the 55 to 70-year-old Rotherham citizens for the current housing crisis in the town? Known as the ‘Baby Boomers’, these Rotherham people were born after WW2 when the country saw a massive rise in births as they slowly recovered from the economic hardships... read more
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Chris Holmes

Chris Holmes

Author of the Rotherham Property Blog

I am a long time resident of Rotherham and am Senior Manager in both Bricknells Rentals and Fenton Board Estate Agents.

On this blog I will share what is happening in Rotherham’s Property market, even looking at specific areas and housing estates.
At other times I will post what I consider are decent buy to let deals. Some will be on the market with me whilst others may be marketed by other agents in Rotherham.


The Rotherham Property Blog is brought to you in partnership with Bricknells Rentals – Rotherham’s top independent letting agent.



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