Manchester Property News

  • 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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  • Levenshulme: Community Matched Funding

    David Boyd May 30, 2012, 15:30 PM

    Levenshulme has been selected as one of 600 areas in England to receive Community First funding and local groups are being invited to apply for funds for community activities in Levenshulme. We will receive £33,910 over the next three years. Up to £5624 will be ...

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  • Growing Levi Project

    David Boyd May 15, 2012, 10:41 AM

    The next Painting of the Planters workshop at Trove Cafe will be that very afternoon (20th May)... if you'd like to join us there at 2.00pm.

    Please let me know, especially if your children have already been involved in the first design stages.


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  • Community Orchard Launch Fallowfield!

    David Boyd May 15, 2012, 10:37 AM

    Orchard Launch Fallowfield 20th mary

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  • Monitoring your energy usage!

    David Boyd May 8, 2012, 14:15 PM

    Energy costs have been rising for sometime now over and above inflation. These increased costs can be tackled in a number of ways, including: energy saving bulbs, better insulation or switching provider. However, working out how much electricity you are using throughout the day is ...

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  • A Design Classic - in your garden?

    David Boyd May 8, 2012, 14:08 PM

    It might not be long before seeing a bright red telephone box in the UK becomes a thing of the past. Do not despair though as BT (British Telecom) is now selling these design classics, so you could have one in your back garden!

    The ...

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  • Our Featured Property in this month's PAD4U Magazine.

    David Boyd May 1, 2012, 16:52 PM

    2 Bedroom Terrace Property - Broom Lane - Levenshulme - 106,950!

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  • Property Revival Stamped Out?

    David Boyd Apr 12, 2012, 14:22 PM

    George Osbourne BudgetGeorge Osbourne's Budget has caused much controversy regarding whether "we are all in it together".  The cut in to the top rate of tax and subjected pasties to VAT gave plenty of headlines to the tabloid press, but what about the property market?  Given how central to the ...

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  • Faster Payments with PAD4U

    David Boyd Mar 6, 2012, 09:51 AM

    Faster Payments Service LogoThe Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) have finally updated their Bulk Payment facilities to support faster payments.  This should mean PAD4U landlords and contractors will receive payments the very same day we process them.  PAD4U have been pushing the RBS to support this for some time ...

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  • Women's Week in Levenshulme

    David Boyd Mar 5, 2012, 16:11 PM

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

    Inspire Levenshulme are running a number of FREE events from the 5th of March celebrating International Womens’s Day 8th March.

    Places on the workshop are FREE but limited, please contact Inspire on 0161 850 5717 ...

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  • First Time Buyers in Levenshulme and Manchester

    David Boyd Mar 5, 2012, 13:51 PM

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

    First time buyers have surged recently taking advantage of the Stamp Duty Holiday before it ends on the 31st March 2012. But there are other reasons why first time buyers feel now is the time ...

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  • PAD4U money saving tips for 2012

    David Boyd Feb 2, 2012, 12:56 PM

    In times of austerity its important that your money goes further. Shopping savvy can make a huge difference in what you pay for the products and services you use everyday.  In this article we share some of our top money saving tips for 2012.


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  • Ah hoy - Treasure!

    David Boyd Jan 3, 2012, 14:14 PM

    It wasn't that long ago in Levenshulme when procuring a decent coffee was a difficult task.  But like the 192 buses, suddenly there are a whole range of options from Inspire, to POD Deli, the ISIS cafe, etc.  And more recently I've discovered Trove.  Located opposite the ...

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  • House Prices 2012 - What next?

    David Boyd Jan 3, 2012, 14:11 PM

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

    Last year I predicted that average house prices were likely to be flat over 2011, and for all the news mania in-between, this is pretty much what happened.  Halifax noted a 1% drop (up to November), ...

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  • Look after your home this winter

    David Boyd Nov 21, 2011, 15:42 PM

    There are many ways that cold weather can be prevented from causing damage to your home and belongings.

    Get to know your home Make sure you know where the main stopcock for your water supply is located and check that it turns easily. It is ...

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  • Levenshulme Christmas Lights Switch On

    David Boyd Nov 14, 2011, 15:48 PM

    This year’s Christmas lights switch on will be held on Friday 9th December with entertainment from 4.30 to 6.30pm.

    Rt.Hon Sir Gerald Kaufman MP will be switching on the Christmas tree lights at 5.30pm. Local children are invited to meet Father Christmas on the Village ...

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  • Rents are not out of control

    David Boyd Oct 28, 2011, 12:39 PM


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

    Whilst some areas of London are seeing dramatic increases in rent, across the country rent rises are long over due.  Rents are normalising - they are not out of control.

    Rents have languished for many years and ...

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