Manchester Property News

  • Google UK quietly lanches property search

    David Boyd Jul 2, 2010, 10:12 AM

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

    The rumours were rife a couple of months ago but died down recently. Often Google annonce things that never seem to happen or certainly not quickly.  But a quick look on Google Maps shows that you ...

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  • Pppsssssst Did You know....

    David Boyd Jun 4, 2010, 13:12 PM

    Manchester Fire-fighters are offering free smoke alarms .

    They are currently running an offer where you can have smoke alarms fitted in your property for free!

    They are also guaranteed for upto 10 years.

    Not catches, just ring 0800555815 to make an appointment and a ...

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  • TDS What it means to us today

    David Boyd Jun 4, 2010, 12:38 PM

    Alaine Bradbury, Estates Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    The Tenancy deposit scheme was introduced to private landlords and tenants in April 2007. Since then it’s been a legal requirement for all deposits taken to be registered with a Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme (TDS).

    We register our ...

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  • Bupa Great Manchester Run 2010

    David Boyd Jun 4, 2010, 12:26 PM

    Alaine Bradbury, Estates Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    A big thank you to everyone that supported us and sponsored us for the Manchester Run this year!

    Between us we have managed to rise nearly £2000 for various charity’s.

    The best time went to Michelle Boyd who ...

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  • We're on Facebook!

    David Boyd Jun 2, 2010, 11:38 AM

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

    We have recently set up a company page on Facebook to help landlords and tenants keep in touch with what is happening at PAD4U in addition to  local events and industry news.  PAD4U is always looking ...

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  • Completed Projects

    David Boyd Jun 2, 2010, 10:15 AM

    Deniston Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport

    Following our newsletter in April, we have now finished our extension project in Heaton Moor. The project including additional work took 12 weeks to complete which was within our time schedule. As you can see by the photographs the workmanship ...

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  • Pattison Auction on the 3rd of June

    David Boyd May 17, 2010, 15:42 PM

    Pattison Auctions who run national auctions around the country are having their third auction in the North West on the 3rd of June 2010 (Registration is at 6PM, auction starts at 6:30PM).  The auction will be held at Copesthorne Hotel, Salford Road, Salford Quays.   Auction Catalogues ...

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  • Increase in Capital Gains Tax

    David Boyd May 17, 2010, 11:32 AM

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

    The welcome news that Home Information Packs are likely to be scrapped by the new coalition government in the upcoming emergency budget has been sidelined by the very unwelcome news of a doubling of Capital Gains Tax.

    One ...

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  • Drum Roll!!!! Our Rightmove Statistics are in...

    David Boyd May 13, 2010, 17:34 PM

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

    Just thought I would share our current Rightmove statistics.  Although, not conclusive evidence of how we are performing I do keep an eye on our Rightmove statistics as it is the major portal for Estate and Letting Agents:

    PAD4U, ...
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  • The Great Manchester Run!

    David Boyd May 4, 2010, 15:30 PM

    Alaine Bradbury, Estates Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    PAD4U have signed up for this year's Great Manchester run.  David Boyd, Luke Elston, Cara Heaney, will all be there, also friends and family will be running including, Michelle Boyd, Lindsay Rieger, Lauren Webster and even my 70 ...

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  • PAD4U in the Community

    David Boyd May 4, 2010, 14:44 PM

    Alaine Bradbury, Estates Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    As part of our ongoing commitment to help improve our local community, Luke and I have recently visited Burnage Media Arts College where head teacher Ian Fenn donated blankets and sleeping bags to a charity we have been ...

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  • Extension Project in Heaton Moor

    David Boyd Apr 30, 2010, 15:28 PM

    Extension in Heaton Moor

    Donna Weetman, Maintenance and Development Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    We're coming to the end of our current extension project in Heaton Moor.

    The project commenced in February and will consist of a double storey side extension that has been built to create a new bedroom with ...

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  • Investors in People

    David Boyd Apr 30, 2010, 10:31 AM

    Investors In People

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

    PAD4U have recently been awared the Investors in People Award!

    PAD4U commited to Investors in People two years ago and we are very proud to recevice this acolade after the hard work everyone has put into this ...

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  • Electronic Statements from May

    David Boyd Apr 29, 2010, 16:42 PM

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

    As discussed in previous newsletters PAD4U will shortly be switching to electronic Statements and Newsletters.  In this article I will answer the common questions we receive regarding the switchover.

     Why switch to electronic Statements ...

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  • Looking for an affordable brand new apartments near Manchester? Take a look at The Pulse!

    David Boyd Apr 29, 2010, 16:11 PM

    [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="The Pulse Apartments Manchester"]The Pulse Apartments Manchester[/caption]

    We current have a number of stunning apartments available at The Pulse, Old Trafford ideally situated for the tram into Manchester and only a 1.3 miles to Deansgate!
    `The Pulse` is a brand new development, located ...
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  • Will Darling's Stamp Duty Cut revive the Property Market?

    David Boyd Mar 30, 2010, 22:52 PM

    In this week's Budget, Chancellor Alistair Darling announced that stamp duty of 1% on properties worth between £125,000 and £250,000 would be removed for the next two years for first-time buyers.  But is this enough to revitalise the property market?

    Probably not.  It will encourage ...

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  • HMO's will now required Planning Permission

    David Boyd Mar 30, 2010, 22:47 PM

    The Government plans to require HMO accomodation to have planning permission after April 6, 2010.

    If you are planning to convert an existing property to HMO then you will have to pay £335.00 and wait eight weeks (at a minimum) to receive planning permission before ...

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  • 999 Calls - Only For Emergencies

    David Boyd Mar 30, 2010, 11:48 AM

    Alaine Bradbury, Estates Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    Please only call 999 if you have a real life emergency, if yours or someone else's life is in immediate danger!

    Recently 999 Crews have reported that they are struggling to attend to critically ill patients ...

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  • How PAD4U manages Contractors

    David Boyd Mar 30, 2010, 11:23 AM

     Alaine Bradbury, Estates Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    I am coming across miscommunications between landlords own contractors and tenants on a regular basis and this is leading to frustration on all parities especially the tenants,

    The procedure that we try to adhere for landlords ...

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  • Conversion of Shop into Flats

    David Boyd Mar 30, 2010, 10:47 AM

    Donna Weetman, Maintenance and Development Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    Peter Anthony Developments are currently converting a shop into two modern flats on Levenshulme Road, Gorton, Manchester.  These types on conversions are becoming popular as it is often the case that residential properties can be more ...

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