Manchester Property News

  • Levenshulme Sales Market

    David Boyd Mar 4, 2013, 15:51 PM

    PAD4U have had one of their best sales months since the credit crunch.  David Boyd MD, “We’re seeing a return of First Time Buyers attracted by more readily available finance which can be arrange via our brokers.”

    Luke Elston, Sales Manager, “We’ve sold a lot ...

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  • Saving Levenshulme Baths

    David Boyd Mar 4, 2013, 15:45 PM

    Manchester City Council have proposed closing the existing Levenshulme baths and library, whilst simultaneously deciding that new baths and library facilities are required in Levenshulme and will be built in the next few years (perhaps?).

    If the above paragraph seems a little paradoxical, that’s because ...

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  • Rent On Time Manchester

    David Boyd Mar 4, 2013, 15:23 PM

    Julie Lukow, Letting Manchester at PAD4U talks about Rent On Time for Landlords:

    "I'm proud to say that the launch of our new Guaranteed Rent on Time Scheme has already generated interest from Landlords wanting to secure their cash flow in the future. We have also ...

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  • Green Deal? Perhaps.

    David Boyd Feb 7, 2013, 16:50 PM

    The Green Deal has launched and whilst many will be aware of this, few actually understand what is it and whether it is good or just a green one.  There are 3 players in the Green Deal, Assessors who will determine whether the works will ...

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  • Guest Post - Wood Flooring in Properties

    David Boyd Feb 5, 2013, 17:40 PM

    Guest Post - Written for PAD4U® by Oak flooring vendor Wood and Beyond.

    Wood flooring can uplift the interior of many properties and help make the property more attractive on the market. If you are a landlord looking to replace your current flooring with wood, ...

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  • The Property Market in 2013

    David Boyd Jan 30, 2013, 09:06 AM

    David Boyd, Managing Director, PAD4U Estate and Letting Agents Mancheste r writes:

    This time last year I blogged about PAD4U's property market predictions for 2012.  The view I took was that there were equally opposing forces for prices to both rise and fall and thus nationally at ...

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  • Geek Table Design!

    David Boyd Dec 7, 2012, 17:14 PM

    Floppy Disk Table

    Interesting table design for the slightly nerdy/nostalgic - 3.5" Floppy Table


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  • Inspire Awards 2012 Winner!

    David Boyd Nov 16, 2012, 16:54 PM

    The Inspire Awards 2012 looks for unsung heroes of the community who have made an outstanding personal contribution.... ordinary people doing extraordinary things!  The Awards were held at the Inspire Centre on Saturday 10th of November.  PAD4U have been proud sponsors of the event from it's inception ...

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  • Meet our new Lettings Manager!

    David Boyd Nov 6, 2012, 16:39 PM

    Julie Lukow - Lettings Manager PAD4U

    Lettings Manager, Julie has been involved in the property market for 12 years. Over that time she has gained a wealth of knowledge in Lettings Law and Property Management. Julie's background is in Banking and Financial services.

    Julie demands a high level of Customer Service from the ...

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  • Levenshulme Inspire Award 2012

    David Boyd Oct 4, 2012, 15:36 PM

    Inspire Awards 2012PAD4U are proud sponsors of the Levenshulme Inspire Award 2012.

    Nominations are open until Wednesday 17th October before a judging panel will meet to decide this year’s winners.

    Please visit:

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  • Levenshulme Jamboree @ Klondyke Club!

    David Boyd Oct 4, 2012, 12:22 PM

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  • Take advantage of proposed changes to planning law

    David Boyd Oct 3, 2012, 16:23 PM

    extension on house

    Proposed changes to planning permission could present opportunities for savvy buyers and investors.

    The Government are proposing to double the current allowance for extensions (from 4 meters to 8 meters) to be permitted without having to go though planning approval.

    There will  be a temporary ...

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  • Bankley Open Studios Levenshulme

    David Boyd Sep 7, 2012, 13:16 PM

    Bankley are hosting their annual open studios event on the 22nd-23rd of September.  It's a unique opportunity to meet the artist behind the picture (or sculpture), and find out what about their passion and influences in art.

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  • TOP 10 Property Apps

    David Boyd Sep 3, 2012, 16:58 PM

    PAD4U looks at some of the most useful property mobile apps.

    1. PAD4U (FREE) (we couldn’t resist).  If you’re looking to rent or buy in Greater Manchester this app has the best properties available, plus it will even direct you on how to get there!

    2. Around ...

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  • New Heritage Trail in Levenshulme

    David Boyd Jul 25, 2012, 15:51 PM

    Levenshulme Market Heritage TrailThe little known history of one of Manchester’s most diverse and fascinating areas will be uncovered this weekend in a new heritage walk.

    The Levenshulme Heritage Walk is the first bespoke guided tour of its kind for an area of the city that has a ...

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  • Levenshulme Planters Project Dates

    David Boyd Jul 20, 2012, 10:38 AM

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  • Olympic Torch and Bikeathon in Levenshulme

    David Boyd Jun 26, 2012, 12:21 PM

    PAD4U Olympic Torch 2012 Levenshulme

    The rain stopped just long enough for everyone to enjoy the Olympic Torch passing through a very warm reception in Levenshulme.  Spectators got to see the Olympic Torch "Kiss" before it carried on along A6 to Stockport.   The PAD4U office was decorated to pay ...

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  • Find Property on the Move in Manchester! Mobile Apps from PAD4U!

    David Boyd Jun 26, 2012, 10:54 AM

    You can now find properties in Greater Manchester on the move with PAD4U Mobile Apps.  Specially designed Apps are available for the IPad, IPhone and Andriod Platforms.  The Apps have advanced features such as mapping and directions to ensure you always know your way to ...

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  • Levenshulme Gets Ready for Olympic Torch!

    David Boyd Jun 6, 2012, 10:41 AM

    PAD4U will be getting on their bikes for an all night sponsored bike ride with Inspire in aid of Sports Relief!  If you are interested  in joining us and doing a 30 minute slot on the bikes, please contact Inspire 0161 850 5717.

    The bikeathon ...

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  • Sixty Drawings - Bankley Art Studios

    David Boyd Jun 6, 2012, 10:25 AM

    Sixty Drawings at Bankley Studios LevenshulmeBankley studios are running an exhibition of Sixty Drawings from 2nd June—8th June.  ‘60 Artists have been asked to submit one drawing in an exhibition that lays bare the tradition of drawing in individual contemporary practices. With the democracy of open submission, '60 Drawings' is ...

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