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FIRST TIME BUYERS AT HIGHEST LEVEL FOR MORE THAN 10 YEARS..

There were 365,000 first time buyers who bought homes in 2017 according to newly released data from UK Finance. This is 7.7% more than in 2016 and the highest level since 2006. Some of the boost in first time buyers can be attributed to the Government’s Help to Buy scheme; we calculate that around 9% […]

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FIRST-TIME BUYERS SKIPPING BOTTOM STEP OF LADDER?

The latest NAEA report suggests that some first-time buyers, particularly in areas outside of London are pushing themselves further in order to maximise the benefit of stamp duty relief. In this way, they suggest, they are skipping the traditional first home and making the jump straight up the ladder to what might previously have been […]

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Home owners with large gardens..

JP & Brimelow Chorlton & Didsbury Ltd on why your garden could be the key to your financial security in the future. Your garden could offer you the financial security we all strive for. I’m not suggesting you start digging it up in search of treasure, oil or a similar source of a windfall. No, […]

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Open Up Chorlton magazine is out..

While temperatures outside may be plummeting, we’re here to remind you that spring really is on its way. Have faith! We’re zipping up our boots, ready to deliver Open Up Chorlton magazine to homes, shops, cafes, libraries, supermarkets and everywhere in-between in the coming days. Don’t have yours yet? Well just put your feet up and read it right […]

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St Ann’s Hospice – Tee off for your local hospice!

Golf day Join us for our annual golf tournament from 12.30pm on Thursday 17th May 2018 to raise money for St Ann’s Hospice. The golf day is taking place at the beautiful Dunham Forest Golf & Country Club in Altrincham. Teams of four – two Stableford scores to count. On arrival you’ll receive a light […]

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St Ann’s Hospice-Manchester Midnight Walk..

Manchester Midnight Walk Manchester Midnight Walk Join us and over 1,000 people for this year’s Manchester Midnight Walk.   The walk is taking place on Friday 27th April at the iconic Manchester Cathedral! There’ll be plenty of entertainment on the night including an energetic zumba workout, cheesy disco, and much more.   The 10km route […]

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Economic Update February 2018..

By Roger Martin-Fagg This month’s update is longer and contains more geopolitics than usual. This is because for the first time in two generations every country in the world is growing (North Korea is a possible exception). This synchronised global upswing presents new risks and uncertainties. It would appear that the massive stimulus created by […]

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Record home-hunter activity fuels rises in most regions..

Our House Price Index was released to the media this morning and gives a picture of house prices and activity over the last month. Here are some key facts to share with your team and customers. Active start to 2018 as housing demand continues to be resilient: Price of property coming to market up by […]

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Does your land have lucrative development potential?..

At JP & Brimelow Chorlton & Didsbury Ltd we know a thing or two about land and development consultancy. If you have a large garden or own land which could form a ‘land assembly’ along with your neighbours our expertise is on hand to advise you about its potential for development. The same applies if […]

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Snowdrops have arrived a week early meaning the end of winter is upon us..

Winter is going – as the first sign that the season is over is here. Snowdrops, the blooms that signal the end of winter is on its way, have arrived around a week early this year. According to the Royal Horticultural Society, a mild winter mean that snowdrop varieties usually not seen until the turn […]