Why buy in Newcastle?

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Whether you’re a first-time investor, looking to grow your portfolio or simply looking to live in the city, Newcastle has a fantastic range of properties to choose from. Housing in Newcastle ranges from historic homes full of character to the very latest in contemporary city centre living. Victorian dwellings are available in city villages such as Gosforth, Jesmond and Low Fell. If you are looking for more family-orientated properties then suburbs such as Darras Hall, Rowlands Gill and Great Park fit the bill.

For people who enjoy the buzz of city centre living, then the smart apartments of the Quayside may be more what you want so that you can be close to the city’s bars, restaurants, shops and galleries.

Opportunities to buy or invest in Newcastle property are wide and varied and now is a great time to stake your claim in the city.

Newcastle is a very well connected city. With the international airport only 25 minutes from the city centre, easy access to more than 85 world-wide destinations is on the city’s doorstep. The city is also well known for its all-weather deep berth port which is host to a number of freight operations as well as providing ferry connections to continental Europe.

Newcastle’s location on the high-speed East Coast mainline means that many of the UK’s cities are a short train ride away, with London being less than three hours travel time

Over 293,000 people live in Newcastle itself and a further 200,000 people live in Gateshead. Population is on the increase and over 1.7 million people live within a half hour drive of the city.

The wider region is also home to over 100,000 students.

Newcastle’s rental market is strong for both young professionals and students and, according to figures from the ONS, the population of 25 to 44 year olds is set to increase as more young professionals move into the city and students who graduate in Newcastle decide to stay on.