Salford Property News

  • Energy boost

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Sep 16, 2021, 11:30 AM

    Homes sold with an EPC rating A or B over the past years achieved a 10% price premium over properties with an EPC energy efficient rating of D.

    One in every 12 properties sold achieved an energy efficiency rating of A or B on its ...

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  • Sales market busiest since 2007

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Aug 27, 2021, 12:30 PM

    Over 950,000 sales are estimated to have taken place across the UK in the first 7 months of 2021, making it the UK's busiest housing market since 2007.

    Sales volumes in 2021 are over 30% higher than in any year since 2007, with the exception ...

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  • Rents on the rise

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Aug 10, 2021, 11:30 AM

    The average monthly rent in the UK in now at a record high of £1,029. In the twelve months to July 2021, UK monthly rent increased by 6.6%, rising from £965 to £1,029.

    In July, all regions in the UK experienced an annual increase in ...

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  • Children in Need and Comic Relief to air from BBC Salford studios

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Jul 23, 2021, 14:39 PM

    Something special coming to Salford!

    Children in Need and Comic Relief, the BBC's annual charity fundraising TV specials, will be broadcast from the corporation's Salford studios from 2021 onwards.

    Recently announced, the move is part of the BBC’s aim to shift its creative and journalistic ...

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  • Rent spend steady five years on

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Jul 19, 2021, 12:00 PM

    At 28.3%, the proportion of gross income private renters in England and Wales spend on their rent is only marginally higher than five years ago.

    In the North East and South West, renters spend proportionally less than they did back in 2015/16. The North West ...

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  • On the move – Footloose population

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Jul 3, 2021, 10:45 AM

    Nearly 1.5 million people changed region in the UK even before the pandemic.

    Since the pandemic housing market demand has increased significantly, with people making lifestyle decisions, balancing distance to work, family and hobbies.

    Proportionally Scotland, Wales and the South West witnessed the most significant ...

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  • Why Sell with Peter Anthony Salford

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Jun 17, 2021, 09:36 AM

    Why choose to sell with us?

    • No Sale No Fee - You only pay us once your property has sold.
    • No Tie in - If you're not happy you can cancel your contract at any time!
    • No Cancellation fees - If you cancel your contract ...
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  • First Home Scheme Launched in England

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Jun 16, 2021, 15:00 PM

    First-time buyers in England, in particular key workers, will have the chance to buy homes within their local area for a discount under the government's First Home Scheme launched this month.

    The scheme will offer selected new build properties (houses and flats) to first-time buyers ...

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  • Landlord Portal, Access to your property 24/7

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Jun 2, 2021, 15:18 PM


    With our new software update we are able to provide our landlords with their own personal portal which gives them access to all their property needs 24/7 7 days ...

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  • Important Changes to Notices and Evictions You Need to be Aware of

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Jun 2, 2021, 11:32 AM

    Coronavirus changed the rules for evicting a tenant in England.

    The current ban on bailiff-enforced evictions, introduced as an emergency measure during lockdown, ended on 31 May. Bailiffs have been asked not to carry out an eviction if anyone living in the property has ...

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  • Properties fly off the shelves

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Jun 2, 2021, 10:15 AM

    Newly listed properties are flying off the shelves. The majority (78%) of agents in the latest Dataloft subscriber poll said that homes, once listed, are selling in less than 28 days.

    22% of agents state the majority of homes are selling in less than a ...

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  • New Additional HMO Licensing rules in Salford

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny May 20, 2021, 14:51 PM
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    Salford City Council has designated an additional HMO licensing scheme in Salford. Under the scheme, private landlords who rent out a three or four person small HMO property in Salford, will be required to obtain a licence from ...

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  • SDLT receipts fall

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny May 11, 2021, 12:30 PM

    £8.7 billion was netted by the Chancellor in residential Stamp Duty receipts over the course of 2020–21, the lowest in eight years, however receipts in March 2021 were the 5th highest ever recorded.

    Nearly £1.2 billion was collected in March, up 28% year-on-year, as many ...

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  • Sentiment in the rental market

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Apr 22, 2021, 15:00 PM

    The RICS March survey, gauging the mood of agents, showed continued improvement in the lettings market.

    Tenant demand has continued to increase, with a net balance of +36%. In contrast, landlord instructions continue to fall, with a net balance of -25%.

    The imbalance between demand ...

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  • Increased home working likely in 1 in 7 businesses

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Mar 31, 2021, 12:00 PM

    As restrictions start to ease across areas of the UK, just 1 in every 7 businesses proposes using increased home working as a permanent business model, a further 19% of businesses 'unsure'.

    During lockdown 3, 28% of businesses had more staff working from home as ...

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  • SDLT receipts tumble

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Mar 16, 2021, 09:30 AM

    Just over £6 billion was collected by the Treasury in England in SDLT property tax in 2020. This is £2.2 billon less than in 2019, a 27% fall.

    Over 300,000 property transactions were ineligible for tax in the final 6 months of the year, the ...

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  • Homes without access to outside space

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Mar 1, 2021, 10:15 AM
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    One in eight households (12%) in Great Britain have no access to a private or shared garden during the coronavirus lockdown.

    Private outdoor space was the strongest design-based predictor of comfort during lockdown and the most valued quality of a home during the pandemic.

    It ...

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  • Pancake day

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Feb 17, 2021, 13:45 PM

    Pancakes have become such a popular Shrove Tuesday tradition that on 16th February, a whopping 52 million eggs will have been used in the UK. That is 22 million more than your average day, eggciting stuff!

    With the average egg costing 19p, this equates to ...

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  • What information is most important for buyers?

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Feb 3, 2021, 13:00 PM

    Three quarters (75%) of buyers said a floor plan was very important information when searching for a property, according to the 2020 Property Academy Home Moving Trends Survey analysed by Dataloft.

    Quality of photographs (55%), description (52%) and number of photographs (50%) were also very ...

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  • How do you choose your agent?

    em 2 crop Emily Utratny Jan 16, 2021, 10:15 AM

    Capability and market knowledge top the list of how prospective home buyers choose their agent according to results of the 2020 Property Academy Home Moving Trends Survey analysed by Dataloft.

    Confidence in ability was rated by more homemovers than any other single quality and far ...

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About The Blog

This Blog looks at what is happening in the Salford and Eccles property market.  We report on events and community news along with investment ideas and tips for those loosing to invest in the area.

Emily Utratny - Editor



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