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Labour urges rethink on mortgage benefits..

Labour has warned that vulnerable people may struggle to pay their mortgages because of benefit changes. About 90,000 people on certain benefits claim support for mortgage interest (SMI) but from Friday the benefit will be replaced by government loans. Figures suggest 27,000 SMI recipients – 51% of those contacted – say they will not take up […]

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SAVE TURN MOSS..

*Deadline for objections 18th April* Check out “Save Turn Moss” from Turner Moss on Vimeo. The video is available for your viewing pleasure at https://vimeo.com/254961870 Turn Moss is green belt land bordering #Stretford, #Chorlton and the River Mersey. Adjoining Chorlton Ees and Ivy Green, it is edged by mature woodland and is home to many […]

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House price growth subdued in March, says Nationwide..

Annual house price growth remained subdued in March, according to the Nationwide building society. The increase of 2.1% was down slightly from February’s rate of 2.2%. Nationwide said “subdued consumer confidence” and wage growth not keeping up with the rise in the cost of living had offset healthy employment gains and low borrowing costs. But it […]

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Easter Opening Hours..

Easter Opening Hours: Have a cracking one. Friday 30th March –CLOSED Saturday 31st March- 9.30am-4.30pm Sunday 1st April – CLOSED Monday 2nd April – CLOSED Tuesday 3rd April -9.00am (Business as usual) Any enquiries please email us at chorlton@jpbrimelow.co.uk or didsbury@jpbrimelow.co.uk Finally, I wish you all a HAPPY EASTER from myself and all the team. Yours in Estate Agency Eddie JP & Brimelow (Chorlton & […]

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Manchester Midnight Walk..

Join us for our Manchester Midnight Walk and make a real difference to our patients and their loved ones.  Share  Twitter  Email Huge thanks to our headline sponsor  Date Friday 27th April 2018 NEW Venue The iconic Manchester Cathedral The course We have a brand new venue for this year’s Manchester Midnight Walk. The 10km […]

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First and second-class stamp prices rise..

The 2p price rise in the cost of first and second class stamps has now taken effect. A first-class stamp now costs 67p and a second-class stamp now costs 58p, under the price rises that came into force on Monday. Stamps bought before the price rise can still be used without any need to top-up […]

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Easter Opening Hours:

Easter Opening Hours: Friday 30th March –CLOSED Saturday 31st March- 9.30am-4.30pm Sunday 1st April – CLOSED Monday 2nd April – CLOSED Tuesday 3rd April -9.00am (Business as usual) Sorry for any inconvenience caused by closing this Friday and Monday, for the Easter bank holiday. Any enquiries please email us at chorlton@jpbrimelow.co.uk or didsbury@jpbrimelow.co.uk Finally, I […]

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Statistics show more good news ahead..

The British press is being so hysterical about the UK property market at the moment, you’d be forgiven for thinking we were back in 2008 again, staring down the barrel of another credit crunch. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Week after week, more statistics come out revealing how bouyant the market is at […]

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FIRST-TIME BUYER STAMP DUTY RELIEF STARTS TO MAKE AN IMPACT – BUT MORE HELP IS NEEDED..

Key Findings Sales to first-time buyers rose in February The number of house-hunters fell in line with the supply of available properties Sales to first-time buyers (FTBs) and sales per branch The Chancellor’s FTB stamp duty relief seems to be having the desired effect, as sales to the group rose to 29 per cent in […]

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Bank vote hints at interest rate rise in May..

The Bank of England has left the door open to raise UK interest rates in May after making no change this month, holding them steady at 0.5%. Two members of the Bank’s nine-member Monetary Policy Committee – Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders – backed an increase in rates to 0.75%. That was a departure from […]