Manchester Property News

  • The end of superstrike as new law overturns controversial judgement

    Tom Simper Apr 8, 2015, 14:13 PM

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    Last week the Deregulation Bill, containing important changes for landlords, was signed into law. One of the key components clarifies the deposit protection legislation around deposits taken before April 6th 2007.

    The controversial judgement in the notorious Superstrike case has now been overturned by law. ...

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  • PAD4U Charity of the Year 2015

    User Not Found Apr 1, 2015, 14:11 PM

    PAD4U Charity of the Year 2015

    PAD4U are delighted to announce that in 2014 we raised £1500 for Cancer Research UK’s “More Tomorrows” campaign.

    The More Tomorrows campaign will help to fund the construction of new, state of the art laboratories for the Manchester Cancer ...

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  • A Step By Step Guide Of The Conveyancing Process

    Ian Watson Mar 10, 2015, 14:32 PM

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    When buying property, there is a need to go through the conveyancing process, which is the legal process where property is transferred from one person to another. It can be a daunting process to carry out, and while it is possible to carry out the ...

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  • 5 Cost Saving Ways To Help Save For A Deposit

    Ian Watson Mar 10, 2015, 14:28 PM


    With property prices having risen sharply in recent years, many people have found it increasingly difficult to obtain the level of money that is required to pay for their deposit, but it is possible. Even though the thought of saving 5% of the overall price ...

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  • Tips For Decorating Your First Home

    Ian Watson Feb 5, 2015, 10:52 AM

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    When it comes to decorating your first home, you may have so many plans and ideas that you struggle to contain them all. However, you don’t want to use every decorating idea you have as this will likely have a terrible impact on your home. ...

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  • Simple ways to add value to your house

    Ian Watson Feb 5, 2015, 10:46 AM

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    De Clutter. With busy day to day lives, you can be forgiven for not seeing the clutter, but clearing it can help you to see any problem areas in your house. A cluttered and disordered house is unattractive to potential buyers. Too many personal belongings ...

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  • Happy New Year for the Housing Market 2015?

    David Boyd Jan 8, 2015, 11:47 AM

    David1 - HeadDavid Boyd, MD of PAD4U Estate and Letting Agent Manchester:

    It's that time of year when I attempt the ill fated task of predicting the future, specifically the housing and rental markets.

    Happily I concluded last years attempt with "2014 is likely to be be ...

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  • A Limited Budget Can Achieve A Lot

    Ian Watson Dec 5, 2014, 13:22 PM

    When it comes to adding to the value of your home and making it more attractive, it may seem as though you need a great deal of money. There are plenty of experts who will tell people that serious investment and major overhauls is the ...

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  • 6 Steps To Take Before Every Property Viewing

    Ian Watson Dec 5, 2014, 12:54 PM

    If you are looking to sell your home, you know that you need to place it on the market and that one of the most important parts of the selling process is welcoming people to your home. There is a need to allow interested buyers ...

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  • Sold, your property is. Yes, hmmm.

    David Boyd Nov 5, 2014, 14:17 PM

    Thank you to Rebecca and Joss for our Yoda, it's been a pleasure selling your home! We've had chocolates and wine before but nothing like this!

    We always thought when it came to sales the force was with us - now there is proof!

    Yoda Davenport Med

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  • 6 Top Tips for Being A Great Landlord

    Ian Watson Oct 3, 2014, 12:07 PM


    Being a landlord can be a lucrative and enriching activity, but it is far from easy. If you have no experience, you may struggle to get started with respect to being a landlord, which is where getting advice is always going to be of benefit. ...

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  • Another PAD4U Hat Trick!

    David Boyd Sep 26, 2014, 13:28 PM

    PAD4U have been keeping their eye on the ball and currently have 3 Sales Agreed on Chatswood Avenue.  Needless to say we desperately need more properties like these in the local area to sell!  Call us on 0161 480 1400 for a FREE no obligation ...

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  • It Is Possible To Be A Success In The Rental Market

    Ian Watson Sep 3, 2014, 13:23 PM


    It is easy to see why many people are keen to enter the rental market these days, as on the surface, it seems as though life for a landlord is pretty easy. After all, there is a high level of demand for rental property these ...

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  • A Survival Guide For Moving Home

    Ian Watson Sep 3, 2014, 12:47 PM


    Finding the property you want to move into and concluding the deal can be difficult, but once you do, that should be the stress and strain over, right? Wrong. There is a lot of work involved with moving home and this is why planning your ...

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  • Tips To Help You Sell Your Home

    Ian Watson Sep 3, 2014, 12:38 PM


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    While most people will look to make sweeping changes when it comes to improving the value of a property, there is a lot to be said for ensuring the presentation of the property is up to scratch. It is crucial that you keep your ...

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  • PAD4U Hat-trick!

    David Boyd Jul 11, 2014, 14:10 PM


    England may have disappointed us in the World Cup, but PAD4U are doing their best to keep their eye on the ball, with a recent hat-trick!

    We have let 3 commercial properties in close proximity to our new office on Bramhall Lane, Davenport.  Not only ...

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  • 10 Tips for Landlords

    Ian Watson Jun 13, 2014, 09:51 AM


    1. Work out who your target customer is and present the property accordingly. For example, young professionals may not be particularly interested in having a garden and if your property has one try to make it as low maintenance as possible. Students will probably require items ...
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  • Easy Steps to increase the value of your home.

    Ian Watson Jun 13, 2014, 09:47 AM

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    When looking to sell your property, you are obviously going to want to get the best price you can for it! Even if you’re not looking to sell, adding value to your home is never a bad thing.  Here are a few easy ways to ...

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  • 5 Common Mistakes for First time Renters.

    Ian Watson May 30, 2014, 15:11 PM


    Moving out of home for the first time is an exciting time. Gaining your independence and freedom is a life changing moment, however, with it comes financial responsibility as well as commitment. Here are 5 mistakes to be aware of when looking to rent your ...

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  • Prepare your Home for Summer

    Ian Watson May 30, 2014, 15:06 PM

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    Days are growing longer and it won’t be long before those long warm summer evenings where you can sit in the garden until 10 o’clock, but give your home a little TLC with these simple ideas to prepare your home for the summer months.

    Change ...

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