Manchester Property News

  • Comparing prices in SK2 and SK3 in Stockport

    Tom Simper Jun 28, 2016, 08:44 AM

    stockport Train Station

    I got chatting to one of my landlords the other day over coffee and we got talking about the difference in prices between the SK2 and SK3 postcodes within Stockport. My landlord owns a reasonable number of properties within Stockport but the majority are within ...

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  • So 60.4% of Manchester Voters voted to Remain in the EU – What now for the 135,565 Manchester Landlords and Homeowners?

    Tom Simper Jun 25, 2016, 11:07 AM

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    Well its over 24 hours now since the electorate made their decision that the UK we will be leaving the EU. The FTSE and the pound dropped then recovered a bit as the day went on. The USA, Canada and Germany said they still want ...

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  • 52.3% of Stockport Voters voted to Remain the EU – What now for the 103,168 Stockport Landlords and Homeowners?

    Tom Simper Jun 24, 2016, 07:06 AM

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    It’s 5.50am as I start to type this article and David Dimbleby has just announced the UK will be leaving the EU as the final votes are counted. As most of the polls suggested a Remain Vote, it came as a surprise to most people, ...

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  • Stockport property with 7.4% yield

    Tom Simper Jun 17, 2016, 07:13 AM
    17 Burley EX

    Barley House on Marriot Street in Stockport is a superb one bedroom fourth floor apartment in a recently converted old office block. The property is modern through out and therefore requires no work to be able to let it out quickly.

    In the current market you ...
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  • Stockport rents rise by 1.6% in the last year

    Tom Simper Jun 16, 2016, 06:52 AM


    I was reading the Sunday Papers, as is my want and, when reading the financial pages, it was announced UK inflation had increased to its highest level in a year. Inflation, as calculated by the Government’s Consumer Prices Index, rose by 0.3% over the last ...

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  • 80% rise in property transactions in Burnage and Levenshulme

    Tom Simper Jun 14, 2016, 15:29 PM

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    In this post credit crunch world of sub terrain low interest and annuity rates the growth of buy to let since 2009 has been phenomenal.  So much so, there has been an evolution in purchase of property in the UK from that of just buying ...

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  • Stockport property values drop by 0.4% month on month

    Tom Simper Jun 10, 2016, 07:20 AM

    station sign

    I was having an interesting chat with a gentleman the other day at our office on Bramhall Lane about the local property market, as he was concerned his daughter would never be able to buy her own property, a place in Stockport that she herself ...

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  • Brexit and the Levenshulme and Burnage property market, 20% more properties for sale!

    Tom Simper Jun 7, 2016, 11:03 AM

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    With the change in tax rules on second properties this years April Fools Day was no joke for some landlords, as they rushed their buy to let property purchases throughout late March to beat the extra 3% stamp duty George Osborne had imposed on buy to let ...

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  • Great Manchester Run 2016

    Tom Simper May 18, 2016, 10:54 AM


    It’s nearly that time of year again where the team at Peter Anthony compete in the Great Manchester 10K run. This year David, James and Tom will be running to raise money for our designated charity Cancer Research UK. I am sure you will agree ...

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  • Drop in homeownership in Levenshulme & Burnage

    Tom Simper May 17, 2016, 13:44 PM


    An Englishman’s home is his castle but when it comes to the UK the ‘Brit’s are still a nation of homeowners. It is interesting to note that up until the mid to late 1960’s more people rented their home (albeit mostly local council) than owned ...

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  • Property market in Stockport

    Tom Simper May 10, 2016, 14:00 PM

    Prices up, prices down, prices stable… the newspapers are full of good news, bad news and indifferent news about the Brit’s favourite subject after the weather, the price of property! What is happening with within the local area at the moment is always a source ...
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  • What's going on with house prices in Davenport

    Tom Simper May 4, 2016, 16:36 PM


    I was at lunch the other day with a solicitor friend of mine and we got talking as usual about the current property market in Davenport and how it was doing and I thought I would share it with you.

    Firstly you’ll all be aware ...

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  • "I can't afford to buy in Burnage & Levenshulme" Is that really the case?

    Tom Simper Apr 21, 2016, 09:30 AM

    Owner Renter

    I was speaking to one of my landlords the other day and we got talking about his first property and that when he bought it in Burnage in the 1960’s he was in his early 20’s. This got me thinking and I looked into the age ...

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  • What would Brexit mean for the 42,761 Stockport property owners?

    Tom Simper Apr 20, 2016, 09:48 AM

    Stockport sign

    I don’t know about you, but I find if you read the Daily Mail, there are only three topics that make their blood boil. Bureaucracy from Brussels, House Prices and Immigration. Ignoring the Immigration if I can for this article, but if we as a ...

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  • Private Renting in South Manchester increases by 92.77% in 20 years

    Tom Simper Apr 14, 2016, 13:10 PM


    You find me in a reflective mood today as I want to talk about the future of investing in property parts of South Manchester. The truth is that we have got fat and lethargic, with many people having mistaken the ever rising South Manchester (and ...

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  • How To Make Your Home Stand Out From The Rest

    Ian Watson Apr 7, 2016, 12:35 PM

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    Selling your home is a competitive market and this is why you need to do what you can to ensure that your home stands out from the rest. Here are some tips to bear in mind when looking to make your home be the one ...

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  • 10 Reasons To Buy In Manchester

    Ian Watson Apr 7, 2016, 12:31 PM

    Most people agree that Manchester is a great city to live in and that there are many reasons to invest in the city. However, if you are looking for 10 reasons to buy a property in Manchester, look no further.

    There is a good buy ...

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  • As A Landlord How Will The Budget Affect Me?

    Ian Watson Apr 7, 2016, 12:27 PM

    In the wake of every budget, people and businesses need to review what has been said, what will change and what impact it will have on them. This is definitely the case for landlords, who have been on the receiving end of some harsh decisions ...

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  • Harrison Avenue ideal Buy to Let property 6% yield

    Tom Simper Mar 26, 2016, 11:38 AM


    A fantastic two bedroom mid terraced property which is located in a popular area of Levenshulme as has been completely refurbished throughout and would make an ideal investment property. It is currently marketed at £129,500 and with an achievable rent of £650 per calendar month ...

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  • Henderson Street in Levenshulme outperforms Beaver Road in Didsbury by 72%

    Tom Simper Mar 26, 2016, 11:14 AM

    Henderson Street

    Last week a landlord of mine came in to the office for a chat as he is looking at moving abroad with work and is looking at now renting his home out whilst he is away. We got talking about the buy to let market ...

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