Salford Property News

  • Increased home working likely in 1 in 7 businesses

    Emily - Head 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

    Emily - Head 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

    Emily - Head 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

    Emily - Head 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?

    Emily - Head 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?

    Emily - Head 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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  • Dataloft Days of Christmas - Day 10

    Emily - Head Emily Utratny Dec 24, 2020, 15:15 PM

    Nearly 1 in 4 housing transactions in 2020 will have been backed by the Bank of Mum and Dad, an estimated £50bn worth of property. Source: Dataloft, Legal and General

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  • Single family housing

    Emily - Head Emily Utratny Dec 21, 2020, 11:20 AM

    Across England and Wales, almost half (43%) of all private rental sector properties (both houses and flats) fall within Dataloft's definition of suburban areas, 41% urban and 16% rural.

    Suburban renters are more likely to live in houses (58%) than urban renters (32%). As an ...

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  • Dataloft Days of Christmas - Day 3

    Emily - Head Emily Utratny Dec 10, 2020, 10:30 AM

    54,760 houses were completed in the first half of 2020. If we assume the same number of completions in the second half of 2020 as 2019, another 92,410 will complete, adding an estimated 147,00 homes to Santa's list. Source: Dataloft, Ministry of Housing, Communities and ...

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  • Increase in demand during second Lockdown

    Emily - Head Emily Utratny Nov 30, 2020, 13:00 PM

    The Dataloft Demand Index shows a +14% increase in housing market demand since the start of Lockdown 2. More time at home means more time spent browsing properties.

    Demand dropped from 5th October, reflecting uncertainty in the new Tier system and the looming Lockdown 2 ...

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  • First-time buyer mortgages

    Emily - Head Emily Utratny Nov 19, 2020, 11:00 AM

    The average mortgage for a first-time buyer across the UK is just shy of £194,000, as FTB numbers fell 29% in the first half of 2020 versus 2019.

    The average deposit for a FTB is now £47,059, purchasers requiring a mortgage at 80% LTV. There ...

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  • SOLD within 3 days

    Dewi Caughter Dewi Caughter Nov 7, 2020, 11:15 AM



    We're happy to have sold this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom property within just 3 days! Situated in the very popular Ladywell Point development.

    Call us on 0161 707 4745 or email us on [email protected] to discuss your property now!

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  • 2 Properties Sold in the Same Development Within a Week

    Dewi Caughter Dewi Caughter Oct 30, 2020, 15:25 PM

    SOLD in just 24 hours!

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    SOLD in 5 days!

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    We are delighted to have sold these 2 stunning apartments situated in the same development close to Salford Quays, one sold within 24 hours and one within 5 days, both in ...
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  • Transactions return to pre-covid levels

    Emily - Head Emily Utratny Oct 29, 2020, 15:45 PM

    An estimated 98,010 transaction completed in September marking a return to pre-covid levels. With a surge in buyer demand and newly agreed sales this summer, we expect to see an increase in transactions over the next few months.

    Newly agreed sales in the three months ...

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  • SOLD in 4 days

    Dewi Caughter Dewi Caughter Oct 28, 2020, 12:00 PM
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    Sold in 4 days!

    This 2 bedroom flat situated in Salford near to the University.

    Call us on 0161 707 4745 or email us on [email protected] to discuss your property now!

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  • SOLD in 5 days

    Dewi Caughter Dewi Caughter Oct 27, 2020, 11:15 AM
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    SOLD in 5 days!

    This 3 bedroom property in the Little Hulton area 

    Call us on 0161 707 4745 or email us on [email protected] to discuss your property now!

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  • SOLD within 7 days

    Dewi Caughter Dewi Caughter Oct 26, 2020, 14:30 PM


    Sold in 7 days!

    This well presented first floor, two double bedroom apartment, situated on Langworthy Road in Salford.

    Call us on 0161 707 4745, or email us on [email protected] to discuss your property now

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  • At-Home Halloween Activities To Do With Kids Instead Of Trick-Or-Treating

    Emily Utratny Oct 15, 2020, 11:09 AM


    👻 Halloween may not be the same this year, but that doesn't mean you can't have ...

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  • Price it right

    Emily - Head Emily Utratny Oct 6, 2020, 11:30 AM

    It is no surprise that homes that are priced ‘right’ sell more quickly. Such homes currently sell 26 days quicker than homes that have experienced a price reduction, according to new research by Rightmove.

    Correctly priced properties are nearly twice as likely to be Sold ...

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  • Homes are moving faster since lockdown

    Emily - Head Emily Utratny Sep 22, 2020, 09:30 AM

    The time to sell a home has fallen by more than a quarter in the UK. No surprise considering buyer demand, since the start of the year, is +34% higher than over the same period in 2019.

    The number of days between first marketing a ...

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