1 July 2009
Linley & Simpson is Yorkshire's largest residential letting specialist. It's branch in Brook Street, Ilkley, is the lastest addition to its network of eight offices offering unrivalled choice in the most sought-after areas to live.
With month-on-month growth the Ilkley branch has gone from strength-to-strength since opening it's doors last November. July has seen the highest number of lets achieved in a month so far. "Demand levels are at a record high throughout the Wharfe Valley
"Although the housing market is showing very tentative signs of recovery, we are still finding many would-be buyers remaining cautious and biding their time until there is a more tangible change. First time buyers continue to be priced out of the market by tight lending criteria imposed by the financial establishments - unless they are able to borrow heavily from the Bank of Mum and Dad!" said Jon. This means that most people are now renting until well into their 30's.