Manchester Property News

  • Property Remains The Smart Investment

    by Ian Watson | Mar 09, 2018


    It is no surprise that many people are looking for the best way to invest their money. We all want to be confident about our future and with pension reforms in the UK seeing people having to work for more years before they receive the ...

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  • UK House Prices Rise Due To Lack Of Supply

    by Ian Watson | Mar 09, 2018

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    It can seem as though everyone has an interest in the UK property market. It is only natural for people who are keen to buy or sell property to stay aware of how the market is performing, but house prices and demand are main talking ...

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  • Stamp Duty Reduction: Impacting On The Market?

    by Ian Watson | Feb 28, 2018


    While the UK property market is fast-moving at times, you often need to wait a while to learn what impact a prominent change has had. However, the level of interest in the property market is such that people are desperate to see what is likely ...

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  • Low Headline Rates Lead To Dearer Mortgages: Get Better Advice

    by Ian Watson | Feb 28, 2018

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    We’ve all been there. We’ve all seen a fantastic headline or an enticing offer that has drawn us in but by the time we start to examine the deal in greater detail, the benefits are not so obvious. In fact, once you consider the deal ...

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  • New Mortgage Ranges On Offer In 2018

    by Ian Watson | Feb 08, 2018


    One of most pivotal factors in the mortgage market in recent times occurred in November of 2017. The increase in the Bank of England’s base rate, from 0.25% to 0.50% may not sound like a lot but to countless mortgage holders in the UK, this ...

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  • Will Online Mortgages Help More People To Buy Homes?

    by Ian Watson | Jan 30, 2018

    Buying a home can be difficult. This is not the latest news, and some people believe that buying a home is becoming more difficult as time passes by. However, it is fair to say that there are initiatives and assistance aimed at making the buying ...

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  • Letting Fees Ban Not Expected To Overly Impact On Market

    by Ian Watson | Jan 30, 2018

    The news that there is going to be a ban on letting fees has been met with a great deal of debate and discussion. As with any development in the rental market, there is a range of opinions on what outcome will occur because of ...

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  • Winter proof your home with our top tips

    by Ian Watson | Jan 09, 2018

    No matter what weather comes our way in winter, if you are prepared for it, there is an increased chance of minimising any issue or problems around the home. Here are some top tips to winter proof your home.

    Clear your gutters

    Clearing your gutters ...

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  • Mortgage Rates: A Discussion

    by Rebecca Galgut | Dec 19, 2017

    It had been discussed and predicted for a lengthy period of time but in November of 2017, the Bank of England base rate was increased from 0.25% to 0.50%. There have been many people questioning what this change means for them and it would ...

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  • Will Online Mortgage Change The Property Market?

    by Ian Watson | Nov 22, 2017

    There is always news and development in the property and mortgage markets, which means it takes something special to grab attention. It would be fair to say that NatWest managed to garner attention when they announced that they are introducing a paperless mortgage. This will ...

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  • Manchester Number One In City House Price Growth

    by Ian Watson | Oct 27, 2017


    There is always interest in the latest figures relating to the property market and with Manchester being one of the largest and most important cities in the UK, a great deal of focus falls on the city. This is why news contained within a recent ...

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  • Even more apartments to be built in Manchester

    by Rebecca Galgut | Sep 28, 2017

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    One of Manchester’s oldest mills, Talbot Mill in Castlefield, has plans to be transformed into a new apartment building.

    The £50m development would turn the dilapidated building into 200 apartments, that would be split across the historic textile mill and a new building on Worsley ...

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  • £1bn housebuilding partnership with Manchester City’s Middle Eastern owners

    by Rebecca Galgut | Sep 21, 2017


    Manchester's Central Retail Park is to be developed into new homes as part of the council’s mammoth £1bn housebuilding partnership with City’s Middle Eastern owners.

    A deal has been signed with owners TH Real Estate, and instead of original plans for a large supermarket, city ...

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  • 400 flats could be built on the edge of Manchester city centre

    by Rebecca Galgut | Sep 19, 2017

    Designed by architects Ian Simpson (Beetham Tower architect) and Rachel Haugh, three tower blocks may be built on a patch of land between Great Jackson Street and Owen Street.

    These three huge towers will contain almost 400 new high-end apartments, as well as a rooftop ...

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  • Why so many graduates are choosing to stay in Manchester

    by Rebecca Galgut | Sep 12, 2017


    The four universities in Greater Manchester draw thousands of young people to study each year - many local, but many from all across the country and further, and a growing number are choosing to stay put after they’ve completed their qualifications.

    The average London salary ...

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  • Why you shouldn’t sell through an online Estate Agent

    by Rebecca Galgut | Sep 12, 2017


    In the past few years there has been an influx of online estate agents who claim to sell your house for a lot less than a traditional estate agent. However, you need to be aware of services you aren't getting, or could end up paying ...

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  • The money moves to Manchester as London investment decreases

    by Rebecca Galgut | Aug 14, 2017


    New data from UK Finance shows that landlord investment in London has dropped by 50% since last year, meaning Manchester is rapidly becoming the most attractive place for the UK’s buy-to-let landlord.

    The tax changes of higher stamp duty for buyers of second homes is ...

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  • Student lets - the Summer break

    by Rebecca Galgut | Aug 08, 2017


    The summer has now begun which means that student properties may be sitting empty until September. With Fallowfield and Rusholme house prices on the up, we’re looking at how can you keep your property on top this summer!

    It’s that time of year again where ...

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  • The Exciting Future of Businesses in Stockport

    by Rebecca Galgut | Aug 07, 2017


    Stockport is one of the North West’s most successful business locations. And the reasons for this are simple.

    The exceptional workforce, first class connectivity and excellent education, and the opportunities for businesses at every stage of their journey in Stockport are manifest.

    Data collected by ...

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  • 5 Questions to ask when viewing property

    by Ian Watson | Jul 06, 2017


    When viewing property, there is a lot to take in and what a potential buyer sees will go a long way to making up their mind about the property. However, there are many important matters which cannot be seen just by looking at a property, ...

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