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Chorlton Pride – September 2022

Chorlton Pride is a community-led event, so when we put the call out asking for support, we weren’t prepared for the amount of love that came our way. As we draw closer to the big day, we’re spending some time over the next few days celebrating our fantastic sponsors who are making Chorlton’s first pride […]

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WEST DIDSBURY..

Didsbury lies seven kilometres south of Manchester City Centre and is divided into three distinct areas: East Didsbury, West Didsbury, and Didsbury Village. West Didsbury is popular with those looking to commute to MediaCity as well as professionals and families who enjoy its lively atmosphere and community spirit. It has a proximity to the neighbouring […]

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CHORLTON AND CHORLTON GREEN..

Beautiful tree lined streets and large Victorian terraced properties, Edwardian architecture, character and charm. Chorlton is a small suburban area located 3 miles South West of the Manchester City Centre and borders Stretford, Sale, Didsbury, Withington, and Whalley Range. Recently voted within the top 10 of ‘Manchester’s Most Desirable Places To Live’, Chorlton boasts a […]

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How to prepare your home for sale

When we value a property, we are always happy to offer advice on how to maximise the likely offer price and encourage a fast sale. It’s not unusual, of course, for vendors to be concerned about the cost of any changes we might suggest, both in terms of money and time, but the return on […]

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How to give your period home contemporary style..

In the environs of Manchester – Chorlton, Didsbury, Whalley Range – there are many homes that were built towards the end of the Victorian period, or the start of the Edwardian age. We hear a lot about ‘period features’ and ‘period style’, but what if your preferred style is more contemporary? What if you prefer […]

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How to make your living room look bigger..

People looking to buy a new home always state, when asked, that they need more space, so when viewing potential homes, the size of rooms – or the apparent size of rooms – is a key factor in their immediate response to the property. When preparing your home for sale, creating the illusion of light […]

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How to choose the right garden furniture…

When the sun shows its face, taking a seat outside is an immediate must-do, and with gardens becoming more of an extension of our indoor living space than ever before, choosing your chairs has become as fraught as choosing a new sofa for your sitting room. This is especially the case if you have a […]

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Is it worth spending money on a garden design?

We are often asked “is it worth spending money on a garden design?” The answer isn’t a simple yes or no, sadly, but we have learned that more often than not, if someone is asking the question, it’s because they have recognised their garden is in need of a little help. One of the most […]

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What is dopamine décor?

Dopamine décor looks set to be one of the biggest interior trends of 2022. Dopamine is a chemical produced in the brain strongly associated with feelings of pleasure. It’s also linked with attention, memory, motivation and enthusiasm. Dopamine décor, is, in short, the use of colour in the home to trigger feelings of happiness. It’s […]

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How to create a hallway that will help sell your home…

When people step into your home, what first impression do you think they get? Is it a warm, welcoming home, cared for and precious to its owners, or somewhere a tad scruffy, uncared for and just a bit in need of some TLC? When potential buyers step through your front door, you want them to […]