in the know
Read More

High Streets hit as shop vacancy rate worst since 2015..

The number of empty shops in town centres is at its highest for four years, industry figures show. The vacancy rate was 10.3% in July, its highest level since January 2015, according to the British Retail Consortium and Springboard survey. Footfall also fell by 1.9% in July, the worst July performance for seven years. Diane […]

Read More

The greatest gift..

Read More

Meet the Chorlton & Didsbury Team..

Selling? Start your journey with the team today on 0161 882 2233 for a FREE market appraisal.

Read More

A winning team..

Selling? Start your journey with the team today on 0161 882 2233 for a FREE market appraisal.

Read More

When you need to change..

Selling? Start your journey with the team today on 0161 882 2233 for a FREE market appraisal.

Read More

Home buyers ‘move faster in Scotland but slower in London’..

Scotland has replaced London as the fastest place for a seller to find a buyer for their home, figures suggest. In 2014, it took 36 days in London on average to secure a buyer, but this rose to 60 days by last year, according to property portal Rightmove. In contrast, the average time to secure […]

Read More

Older owners ‘stay put’ in family homes, says Nationwide..

Older property owners are staying put in the family home as the UK housing market continues to see low turnover. Uncertainty has led to relatively little buying and selling activity among existing homeowners, the Nationwide Building Society said. The lender said that owners aged 55 to 64 had typically been in their current property for […]

Read More

Government accused of prolonging UK housing crisis..

The government has been accused of prolonging the national housing crisis by failing to sell enough land for affordable and social housing. The Public Accounts Committee said the UK would miss its 2020 target of public land sales “by a wide margin”. It said the government “has wasted a once-in-a-generation opportunity to alleviate the nation’s […]

Read More

Top London home prices ‘falling fastest’ amid UK slowdown..

Typically, this type of property cost £903,088 in May last year, but fell by 6.1% to £847,998 by this May, Land Registry figures show. The prices of other property types in the capital also fell, but by less. Annual property price rises overall in the UK slowed to 1.2% in May, from 1.5% the previous […]

Read More

Water bills set to be cut by £50 over five years..

Water bills in England and Wales are set to fall by an average of £50 between 2020 and 2025, under plans published by the industry regulator. Ofwat said firms would also have to invest an additional £6m each day in improving services for customers. It comes amid widespread dissatisfaction with the performance of many water […]