Why buying in Long Eaton is a sound investment


When it comes to buying the right home, there are many different things to consider. This means that the ideal home for one person would be completely unsuitable for others, and this is why it is important to know what you are looking for and weigh up your options accordingly. Whether you are investing in property for buy to let or you are keen to buy a home that is right for you and which will continue to grow in value, there are some things that really make a difference.

Many of these elements can be found in Long Eaton and this is why buying in Long Eaton can be seen as a sound investment. One of the strongest factors about Long Eaton is the fact that there is a notable sense of community, ideal for those who like living a quieter life, but it is also very handy for commuters. The town, fully self-contained, lies in between Nottingham and Derby, making it a great location for either of these destinations. The town is found on the M1, between junctions 24 and 25, while there is a train station, a reliable bus service and the area is well connected to East Midlands Airport.

Staying connected is vital

It is also important to know that improvements which are coming to an area and the transport system will be further improved when the new Nottingham tram service is completed by the end of 2015. When it comes to getting around, Long Eaton is a place that gives you plenty of opportunities.

Of course, there are also plenty of things to do in the local area. If you like local shopping, there is a market (with the main day being on Friday) while there are also two large supermarkets with the new emerging supermarkets also having a presence in the local area. Add in an out-of-town retail park at Chilwell and shoppers are well catered for in Long Eaton. There are also a great number of pubs, restaurants, cafes and even a cinema so there is plenty to enjoy and keep yourself occupied with in Long Eaton.

Good schools make a difference

With respect to schools, there are plenty for families with state education primary and secondary schools available, alongside some independent schools. Some of the most highly regarded schools in the area include Brooklands Primary School, Stanton Vale Primary School, English Martyrs’ Catholic Primary School, Dovedale and Tent College.

These are all important factors but of course, the availability and affordability will be a major factor when buying a property. There are flats available from around £75,000 and Victorian terraces can be snapped up at around £100,000. There is plenty on offer for first time buyers and people looking to enter the buy to let market so when it comes to investing in property, Long Eaton is a great choice.

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