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Euromillions results: UK’s biggest-ever lottery jackpot rolls over…

A record Euromillions jackpot will roll over after no ticket holder won in Tuesday’s draw. But the £184m prize will not be added to for the next draw on Friday as it has reached its maximum level. The previous largest UK prize was in 2019 when an anonymous ticket-holder won the £170m Euromillions jackpot. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58879919

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Shoppers start to use new £100 contactless payment limit…

The spending limit on each use of a contactless card has now risen from £45 to £100 – but not every shop will accept the new payment threshold. Retailers say it could take months to update terminals before every shopper can spend up to £100, without the need to enter a four-digit Pin. The move […]

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Energy boost…

As autumn approaches and the conversation in many households turns to extra layers versus heating on, boosting your homes EPC rating may well keep you warm and help boost your sale price. Source: Dataloft, Land Registry, MHCLG

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Get a mortgage in principle if you’re a first-time buyer…

If you’re looking to buy a first home, but you haven’t got a mortgage agreed in principle yet, you’ll save valuable time by starting this process now. The first two things a sellers’ estate agent will ask is to provide confirmation from a lender that you are able to apply for a mortgage to cover […]

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Get a sale agreed on your current home before you buy…

If you’re going to be selling your home in order to move, the best advice from estate agents is to put your home on the market now. Many sellers are choosing buyers with sales already agreed. Start your journey with Eddie & Ryan on 0161 882 2233 here at the Chorlton & Didsbury office. https://www.rightmove.co.uk/news/articles/property-news/how-to-become-power-buyer/

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How to become a ‘power buyer’…

Summer may be drawing to an end, but the autumn housing market is still as fast paced as it has been all year. Buyers are facing hot competition right now. The number of people chasing after every available property for sale is at its highest ever, and is double the level seen in 2019, before […]

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Key date unveiled for vendors wanting to sell by Christmas

For those of you with prospective clients that wish to sell their current property with a view to potentially celebrating Christmas in a new home, they quite simply have got no time to waste. According to estateagent4me, those wanting to sell by Christmas will need to list their homes for sale by Thursday 20th October. […]

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Most Viewed Property of the week

Sandhurst Avenue West Didsbury M20 1ED A RARE TO MARKET larger style detached property situated on a very popular cul-de-sac. Located just a stones throw away from the ever popular Burton Road, Metro station and many local amenities and schools. In brief the spacious accommodation comprises of: Entrance hall, lounge, living room, conservatory and kitchen […]

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Improving EPC ratings should have tax advantages

There are growing calls for homeowners to be rewarded for improving the green credentials of their properties by getting favourable tax treatment. As explored last week, landlords are facing a struggle to improve the EPC rating of their homes ahead of a potential deadline of 2025. Carbon-based gas boilers are also being phased out on new […]

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Half of homebuyers take just 30 minutes to decide on a property.

Fresh analysis of UK homebuyers to have purchased a property within the last six months shows that 39% of them did so after just one viewing. A further 43% took two viewings before deciding it was the right property for them, with 12% of homebuyers returning for a third viewing and just 6% opting for […]