Manchester Property News

  • Why so many graduates are choosing to stay in Manchester

    Rebecca Galgut Sep 12, 2017, 14:24 PM


    The four universities in Greater Manchester draw thousands of young people to study each year - many local, but many from all across the country and further, and a growing number are choosing to stay put after they’ve completed their qualifications.

    The average London salary ...

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  • Why you shouldn’t sell through an online Estate Agent

    Rebecca Galgut Sep 12, 2017, 14:23 PM


    In the past few years there has been an influx of online estate agents who claim to sell your house for a lot less than a traditional estate agent. However, you need to be aware of services you aren't getting, or could end up paying ...

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  • The money moves to Manchester as London investment decreases

    Rebecca Galgut Aug 14, 2017, 15:11 PM


    New data from UK Finance shows that landlord investment in London has dropped by 50% since last year, meaning Manchester is rapidly becoming the most attractive place for the UK’s buy-to-let landlord.

    The tax changes of higher stamp duty for buyers of second homes is ...

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  • Student lets - the Summer break

    Rebecca Galgut Aug 8, 2017, 07:56 AM


    The summer has now begun which means that student properties may be sitting empty until September. With Fallowfield and Rusholme house prices on the up, we’re looking at how can you keep your property on top this summer!

    It’s that time of year again where ...

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  • The Exciting Future of Businesses in Stockport

    Rebecca Galgut Aug 7, 2017, 15:23 PM


    Stockport is one of the North West’s most successful business locations. And the reasons for this are simple.

    The exceptional workforce, first class connectivity and excellent education, and the opportunities for businesses at every stage of their journey in Stockport are manifest.

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  • 5 Questions to ask when viewing property

    Ian Watson Jul 6, 2017, 10:44 AM


    When viewing property, there is a lot to take in and what a potential buyer sees will go a long way to making up their mind about the property. However, there are many important matters which cannot be seen just by looking at a property, ...

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  • Moving house? Our helpful checklist to help you survive the experience

    Ian Watson Jul 6, 2017, 10:41 AM

    Moving house is one of the most stressful activities a person will undertake but with some thought and planning, it is possible to make the process a simpler one. This checklist will take you through the process

    With two to three weeks before you move ...

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  • Fastest Growing House Prices in Manchester

    Rebecca Galgut Jun 23, 2017, 11:05 AM

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    City house price growth is currently at 5.3% down from 8.7% of April 2016. Out of only eleven cities that have a faster growth rate this year than last, Manchester has the fastest with a growth rate of 8.4%, increasing by 2.1% from last year. ...

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  • Another Happy Customer

    Rebecca Galgut Jun 20, 2017, 15:36 PM

    Another one of our very happy customers didn't believe a simple thanks was enough for Gill and Rachel and sent through this generous Fortnum & Mason luxury hamper to show their appreciation. Another fantastic job done by our brilliant sales team!
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  • 10 Secrets of Manchester revealed

    Ian Watson Jun 16, 2017, 10:31 AM


    You may feel as though you know Manchester but there is a great deal that the city has to offer. Even people who have spent considerable time in the city can still learn a lot of new facts about the area. Here are 10 secrets ...

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  • Why home staging could help you sell your house, fast.

    Ian Watson Jun 16, 2017, 10:29 AM


    When selling your home, there are a number of aims that you may find important. Some people will be looking to obtain the best possible price for their property whereas other people will be focused on selling in the shortest time. It may be that ...

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  • It's Official. Best Estate Agent in M19!

    David Boyd Jun 13, 2017, 11:53 AM

    AllAgents Award M19 Sales

    We're proud to have received the People's Award for Customer Service.  Sales can often take several months to complete so it's important to us to give great service throughout the entire sale.

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  • Rent on Time

    Tom Simper Mar 23, 2017, 13:46 PM

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    I was speaking to a landlord the other day who had called into our office for advice as he had let his property out through gumtree and now his tenant wasn't paying the rent.

    This got me thinking about the state of arrears in the ...

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  • Peter Anthony's continued support for Cancer Research UK

    Tom Simper Feb 16, 2017, 16:11 PM

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    I am sure you will all agree what an amazing job Cancer Research UK do in trying to find cures for the various forms of the disease so that hopefully one day they are all treatable. However until that day comes they need our continued ...

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  • What to consider when purchasing a buy to let property in Stockport

    Ian Watson Feb 10, 2017, 11:55 AM


    There are many things to consider when purchasing a buy to let property in Stockport. Some of the things to consider relate to the Stockport area and property market and some of the things to consider will relate to your own intentions and aims as ...

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  • 1,544 Stockport Households occupied by OAP renters

    Tom Simper Feb 9, 2017, 14:48 PM


    Recent statistics published by the Office of National Statistics show that there are 267,704 private rented households in the Country that are occupied by people aged 65 and older, meaning 4.39% of OAP’s are living in private rented property.

    It got me thinking two things. ...

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  • Should you still be investing in Stockport buy to let property?

    Tom Simper Jan 25, 2017, 10:06 AM

    If I were a buy to let landlord in Stockport today, I might feel a little bruised by the assault made on my wallet after the last 12 months by HM Treasury’s tax changes on buy to let. With 13,852 households in private rented properties ...

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  • Winter Gardening Tips for January and February

    Ian Watson Jan 20, 2017, 12:37 PM

    You may not think there is a lot you can do in your garden this winter but there are a number of steps you can take to be active in your garden this January and February. If you are looking to create the best platform ...

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  • Video Tours

    Tom Simper Jan 4, 2017, 15:23 PM
    As we start the new year we have decided to enhance the marketing of some of our sales and rental properties. We now offer a HD video tour, shot in a movie style which in our opinion will help attract buyers and renters to a ...
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  • M19 Property Market Sees An Unpredicted Autumn Boost of 6.3%

    Tom Simper Jan 3, 2017, 14:13 PM

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    Well, it doesn’t seem like two minutes ago that it was Christmas – and now it’s all over! One cold December morning, after arranging the office’s Christmas cards I thought I would nip out for a quick festive coffee and mince pie at my favourite ...

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