Manchester Property News

  • We've Started Again!

    David Boyd Mar 30, 2010, 10:41 AM

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

    deniston2New Extension in Heaton Moor

    After completing a double storey extension in Congleton at the start of the new year, Peter Anthony Developments have started another double storey extension at Deniston Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport to ...

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  • Rent Payments

    David Boyd Mar 29, 2010, 16:40 PM

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

    We are finding that tenants are contacting us more frequently to make rental  payments by debit card over the telephone.  I must make you aware that rent  payments must be paid by standing order as per ...

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  • Google StreetView Adds Full UK Coverage

    David Boyd Mar 12, 2010, 09:44 AM

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

    Google StreetView has substantialy increased it's UK Coverage.  Pretty much every UK location has now been photographed and can be viewed via Google StreetView.  PAD4U.com has supported StreetView for sometime.  If you would like to try ...

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  • Prize Draw for Landlords - Update!

    David Boyd Mar 4, 2010, 09:52 AM

    Paul Robertson, Business Development Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    Perhaps I set the bar too high?  We only received one correct response, so congratulations to Steve Hall your IPOD is on it way!

    I will run a few more competitions later in the year, but remember ...

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  • Double Dip Anyone?

    David Boyd Mar 3, 2010, 09:31 AM

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

    Double Dip is an unpleasant term that is doing the rounds at the moment and we're not talking about Nachos.  The term has been whispered around the City for sometime, but it's now turning into a ...

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  • To let board or not to let board?

    David Boyd Mar 2, 2010, 15:32 PM

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

    All Estate & Letting Agents in Hastings have been banned from having sea front boards by Hastings council, but locals on the whole support agents views.

    Today on Radio Sussex's Breakfast show presenter Neil Pringle highlighted ...

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  • Beware! Inside Track Resurrected

    David Boyd Feb 11, 2010, 14:53 PM

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

    Jim Moore, who could never be described as having a lack of confidence, has setup a new vehicle for  his property investment club called IAP Global.  Mr Moore's preceding companies Inside Track and Instant Access Properties(IAP) collapsed into administration ...

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  • Win an IPOD Shuffle! Prize Draw for Landlords

    David Boyd Feb 4, 2010, 19:38 PM

    We recently did a promotion to attract tenants to move into any of our empty properties before Christmas by offering them a free Ipod shuffle. There is still a few Ipods remaining and we are offering these to our landlords if they take part in ...

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  • Outrage as TDS (Tenancy Deposit Scheme) hikes prices by over 400%

    David Boyd Feb 3, 2010, 08:40 AM

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

    The TDS (Tenancy Deposit Scheme) is one of three Government schemes introduced in 2007 to regulate how deposits are collected, processed and to resolve deposit disputes.  Since inception the schemes have proved controversial.  Although supposedly the ...

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  • Extension in Congleton Completed!

    David Boyd Feb 1, 2010, 17:29 PM

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

    Referring back to our newsletter in December 2009, the double storey rear extension we were working on in Congleton, Cheshire has now been completed.

     

    The extension created two additional bedrooms and another sitting room transforming ...

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  • 2010 - A Precarious Market Balance

    David Boyd Jan 4, 2010, 17:42 PM

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

    The property market staged a surprise recovery in 2009 amidst economists specualating further losses (as much as 20%) putting egg on their faces, the property market promptly about-turned and rose 5.9%.  Economists scrambled to come up with explanations ...

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  • A Helping hand at Christmas

    David Boyd Jan 4, 2010, 12:57 PM

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

    As you are no doubt aware PAD4U encourages the team to get involved with charitable events whenever possible. At Christmas time we considered having a food collection for the homeless but we felt we’d like to take ...

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  • Happy New Year!

    David Boyd Jan 4, 2010, 11:23 AM

    Paul Robertson, Business Development Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    Your PAD4U team joins me in sending you best wishes for the New Year.

    I’m delighted that this greeting goes to more than clients than ever before. Not bad for a recession - but in ...

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  • Eid Mubarak

    David Boyd Dec 2, 2009, 09:03 AM

    Luke Elston, Negotiator, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

    Some of you may well be aware that this past month has seen the passing of the Muslim festival of Eid ul-Adha. The second and final Eid celebration of the year, it commemorates the completion of the Hajj ...

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  • Paragon Rises from the Ashes

    David Boyd Dec 2, 2009, 09:01 AM

    Paragon, the buy-to-let mortgage specialist has said it is ready to resume lending to new customers following its withdrawal from the market two years ago.

    IntroducerToday.co.uk – 25 November 2009

    The Solihull-based lender was forced to launch an emergency GBP 287m rights issue to avert ...

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  • Landlords: Thank you.

    David Boyd Dec 2, 2009, 08:59 AM

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

    2009 has certainly been an eventful year! It’s not many years where the housing market frequently makes the front page story of all major newspapers week in, week out.

    The property market is not immune to the ...

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  • Christmas Lights Switch ON : Levenshulme

    David Boyd Dec 2, 2009, 08:59 AM

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

    PAD4U are pleased to support the Levenshulme Traders and have donated money towards the 2010 Christmas Events!

    Christmas is a excellent time to bring the community together with festive spirits high.

    From the goodwill of local businesses, ...

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  • Work In Progress: Extension

    David Boyd Dec 2, 2009, 08:58 AM

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

    We are currently building a double storey rear extension in Congleton, Cheshire which will be completed in January 2010.

      Our dedicated team are working hard to have the roof on in time for Christmas where ...

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  • Beat the VAT rise

    David Boyd Dec 2, 2009, 08:53 AM

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

    The standard rate of VAT will return to 17.5% on 01 st January 2010, so make the most of any Building & Maintenance work you require before 31 st December 2008.

    Where work has been agreed ...

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  • Landlord Payments of Christmas and New Year

    David Boyd Dec 2, 2009, 08:50 AM

    Simon Galgut, Accounts Manager, PAD4U Letting Agents Manchester writes:

     The dates of the landlord’s payment runs over the holiday period will be as follows:

     

    1 st December

    8 th December

    15 th December

    4 th January

    11 th January

     

    Payments will reach landlord’s ...

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