Manchester Property News

  • 64% of UK residents won't buy a property without a garden

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Jun 25, 2021, 10:15 AM
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    As summer officially begins this week, gardens and outside space remain priorities on buyer wish lists. Nearly two-thirds of residents wouldn't buy a property in 2021 without outside space (Rated People).

    Gardens are currently the most sought after property feature for buyers according to results ...

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  • 26% increase in buyer demand since the start of 2021

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Jun 10, 2021, 14:30 PM
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    Housing market momentum has been maintained following the original stamp duty deadline in March 2021. The Dataloft Demand Index shows a 26% increase in housing market demand since the start of 2021.

    An estimated 117,860 transactions completed in April 2021, 21% higher than the April ...

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  • Rental market accelerates

    TomS - Head Tom Simper May 28, 2021, 11:00 AM
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    Tenant demand is rising substantially. For agents in the lettings market, the busy season is approaching.

    Analysis of tenancy start dates based on data from the past 5 years indicates the market starts to accelerate in June, with nearly one third of all tenancies starting ...

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  • Average mortgage rate remains historically low

    TomS - Head Tom Simper May 8, 2021, 11:00 AM
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    The cost of borrowing remains historically low according to new data released by the Bank of England, the average mortgage rate just 2.09%.

    This rate has remained unchanged since the start of 2021, with gross mortgage lending in March hitting its highest ever monthly total ...

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  • Outside dining and drinking reopens in England

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Apr 19, 2021, 10:45 AM
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    Last Monday (12th April) marked the opening of outside dining and drinking in England, with the potential to create a European-style café culture.

    With only 38% of hospitality venues across Britain having access to outside space, many have had to apply for a pavement license....

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  • Egg-cellent!

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Apr 3, 2021, 11:30 AM
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    £153 million is set to be spent on Easter Eggs across the UK this year, the egg-quivalent to a nest of 574 average priced homes

    Egg-spenditure on Easter eggs this year is egg-spected to be cracking £48 million more than in 2020, the easing of ...

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  • Making sense of the Census

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Mar 20, 2021, 11:00 AM
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    Sunday 21st March, Census day in England and Wales. By law all households must complete their form.

    The census has taken place every 10 years since 1801, except in 1941 (WWII). The first census based on households took place in 1841. The population has changed ...

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  • Females fly the nest first

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Mar 12, 2021, 10:30 AM
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    This Sunday (March 14th) marks Mother's Day in the UK, a chance to say thank you, remember and think of loved ones.

    Across the UK there are over 4.6 million mums with dependent children, and in addition it is estimated 6.1 million (39%) of young ...

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  • Looking for love?

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Feb 14, 2021, 12:00 PM
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    Housing market demand soared in 2020 with many buyers looking for the perfect match.

    1,041,610 buyers found 'the one', with many more hoping to exchange over the next few months.

    The pandemic caused the heart to desire green space, garden was the most searched for ...

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  • Dataloft Days of Christmas - Day 9

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Dec 23, 2020, 15:15 PM
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    British Christmas Tree Growers Association members have reported 2020 as the busiest year they have ever had. An estimated 10 million real Christmas trees will be sold, up from 8 million last year. That means that 36% of UK households will have a real Christmas ...

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  • Dataloft Days of Christmas - Day 5

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Dec 16, 2020, 10:30 AM
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    437 transactions have taken place over the last 25 years in England and Wales on 265 different homes, all with the word Christmas in their name. Examples include: Christmas House, Christmas Barn, Christmas Steps and Christmas Farm. Source: Dataloft, Land Registry

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  • We've won in the allAgents Awards

    David1 - Head (2) (2) David Boyd Nov 28, 2020, 12:30 PM
    Congratulations to all of our branches for winning in the 2020 allAgents agent awards!

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    Congratulations to our Levenshulme branch for winning gold on both best lettings branch of the year and best sales branch of the year in M19!

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    Well done to our Liverpool branch ...
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  • Your Property Doesn't Need to be in Lockdown

    David1 - Head (2) (2) David Boyd Nov 2, 2020, 11:16 AM
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    With the upcoming Lockdown, you may be worried that your property will be in lockdown too - but it doesn't need to be. Here at Peter Anthony we offer virtual tours so that virtual viewings can take place during lockdown.

    Book in for your free ...
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  • City Centre Flat Available to Rent

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Oct 26, 2020, 16:20 PM
    2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom apartment in City Centre, £750pcm

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    Peter Anthony are delighted to offer TO LET this two bedroom two bathroom apartment with parking on Blackfriars Street close to Manchester City Centre.

    The location of the property is highly desirable being close ...
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  • Thank you to NHS Heroes, Carers and Key Workers

    David1 - Head (2) (2) David Boyd Apr 21, 2020, 17:03 PM

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    Thank You

    We just wanted to say a big thank you, from all the team at Peter Anthony, to NHS workers, carers and key workers, who are putting their lives on the line trying to save ours.  

    Our Covid-19 Response

    Our priority is to ensure ...

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  • Manchester Growth Expected To Continue

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Dec 21, 2019, 11:00 AM

    Even if you haven’t done your research and looked up figures, you have a good idea that Manchester is booming. The level of development work taking place in and around the city may be inconvenient for many people, but it indicates this is a city ...

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  • Manchester Commercial Developments Good For Residential Property

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Dec 17, 2019, 11:30 AM

    What is good for business, isn’t always suitable for people or a local population. There are times when the drive for profit and business growth is bad for residents and employees, but this isn’t always the case. There are many examples of business growth and ...

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  • 7 Things Manchester Tenants Must Consider

    TomS - Head Tom Simper Nov 19, 2019, 12:15 PM

    If you are looking to let property in Manchester, you are probably feeling very excited. Whether this is your first rental property or the latest in a string of rental properties, there is something special about moving into a new home. Manchester has so much ...

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  • Peter Anthony Reacts to Zoopla Rental Market Report

    Rebecca Galgut Oct 17, 2019, 10:15 AM

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    Zoopla Rental Market Report

    Zoopla have recently released their Rental Market Report, with the Headline ‘Rents Rise at Just Half the Level of Earnings.’ Although the headline can lead you to believe that rents aren’t rising quickly enough, further examination of the report show ...

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  • Brexit boon for Landlords?

    Rebecca Galgut Oct 9, 2019, 10:30 AM

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    Sales Market Stalling?

    In times of uncertainty, people tend to defer major purchases and wait for more stable conditions. Buying a first home is one of the most significant purchases one could make. As a nation, we are still none the wiser about what will ...

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