Manchester Property News

  • Watts Street or Marley Road… Which is the best investment

    Tom Simper Jan 12, 2016, 10:01 AM

    Buy-to-Let


    I was talking to a lady over the weekend from Levenshulme, who was considering becoming a landlord for the first time. She visited our office to ask us whether buying a property on either Watts Street or Marley Road would make a better Buy to ...

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  • What does 2016 have in store for the South Manchester Property Market?

    Tom Simper Jan 10, 2016, 10:07 AM

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    Well it’s the second week of January. The debauchery over Christmas and New Year has ended and fast fading into the distant memory and people are starting to get their acts together again. Whether this is health-wise, business-wise or perhaps investment-wise.

    I have taken a ...

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  • Right to Rent legislation, what it really means for landlords?

    Tom Simper Jan 5, 2016, 10:04 AM

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    As of the 1st February 2016, all private landlords in England, including those subletting or taking in lodgers, will have to check new tenants have the right to be in the UK before renting out their property. Landlords who don’t make the checks could ...

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  • Levenshulme property values have increased by £148.69 per week

    Tom Simper Dec 15, 2015, 09:55 AM

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    Last week, a landlord came in to our office to discuss the rising property values in South Manchester. He owns a varied portfolio of rental properties, primarily in the Levenshulme area, so it is interesting to compare the increase in property values around the area....

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  • Randolph Street out performs Errwod Road by 42% in South Manchester

    Tom Simper Dec 8, 2015, 09:52 AM

    Randolph Street


    Last week, a landlord of mine came into the office to discuss potentially investing in another Buy To Let property in either Levenshulme or Burnage. They were in the area meeting friends and they decided to take me up on my offer of popping in ...

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  • Why Buying A Buy To Let Property In Stockport Is A Good Investment

    Ian Watson Jun 17, 2015, 13:51 PM

    Stockport Blog

    When it comes to investing your money at the moment, it is easy to see why a buy to let mortgage and property makes sense. This is an investment opportunity with a great long-term return but which also provides you with regular income due to ...

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  • Presentation Tips For Selling Your Home

    Ian Watson Jun 17, 2015, 13:47 PM

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    If you are looking to sell your home effectively and for a good price, you want to make sure that your home is appealing and as attractive as possible to any potential buyer. You shouldn’t just assume that the level of demand for property in ...

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  • Looking After Your Garden Can Increase The Chances Of Selling Your Home

    Ian Watson May 1, 2015, 14:48 PM

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    When it comes to selling your home, you don’t want to take any chances and you should look to maximise the impact that you and your property makes on a potential buyer. When it comes to selling a home, making a positive first impression is ...

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  • 7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Moving

    Ian Watson May 1, 2015, 14:39 PM

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    Need more room

    This is one of the most common reasons people have for moving home. If you have a growing family, you may need more bedrooms and general space to take care of them properly. You may also hanker after a garden or other ...

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  • Landlords are not evil

    David Boyd Apr 27, 2015, 08:09 AM

    David1 - HeadDavid Boyd, Managing Director PAD4U, writes:

    I have been watching the build up to general election, specifically the televised debates, both with interest and growing angst.  Whilst the varied topics discussed seem all to have arguments and counter arguments giving the public a choice of what ...

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  • 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

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    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

    helpful tips

    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

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    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

    Easy Steps

    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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