16th November 2017 0

89 rental properties in the Runcorn area will be illegal in 2018

As the winter months draw in and the temperature starts to drop, keeping one’s home warm is vital. Yet,...
9th November 2017 0

Runcorn Homeowners Are Only Moving Every 20 Years (part 2)

In the credit crunch of 2008/9 the rate of home moving plunged to its lowest level ever. In 2009 the rate at...
2nd November 2017 0

Runcorn Home Owners Are Only Moving Every 20 Years (Part 1)

As I mentioned in a previous article, the average house price in Runcorn is 4.45 times the average annual...
26th October 2017 0

Runcorn Wages Outstrip House Price Growth by 19.45% since 2007

I recently read a report by the Yorkshire Building Society that 54% of the country has seen wages (salaries)...
19th October 2017 0

Moving from a 2 bed Runcorn Property to a 4 bed will cost you £752 pm

Moving to a bigger home is something Runcorn people with growing young families aspire to. Many people in two...

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This blog follows the buy-to-let and general property market in and around the Runcorn area in Cheshire. You'll find tips, guidance, and analysis that relates specifically to Runcorn. If you're thinking of buying a property to let in the Runcorn area, or just want some general property / market related news and advice about the area, please feel free to get in touch! I would love to hear from you Helen Pass 01928 246 888


I’m Helen Pass from HomeSmart Lettings in Runcorn. I’m a landlord who continues to invest in local property as well as manage my own rental portfolio. In 2014 I setup HomeSmart Lettings not only to manage other landlords properties as if they were my own, but also to give some tips as to how to best go about investing in property.