in the know
Read More

JP & Brimelow and St Ann’s Hospice..

A house valuation led to the start of a relationship between estate agents JP & Brimelow and St Ann’s Hospice which is today stronger than ever. The timing of that routine inquiry by a member of hospice staff about a personal property sale six years ago was ideal. JP & Brimelow were on the lookout […]

Read More

Which types of home sell most often in South Manchester..

We think your ideal home says a lot about you. If the world were your oyster, would you go for something Victorian, Georgian, a duplex apartment, new build house, or maybe a farm? Given that we live in South Manchester, obviously our choices are somewhat limited by reality, but what are the hottest types of […]

Read More

Coming up for West this February..

  January saw some ups – notably, the 3-2 win at home to Winsford United in front of 420 people, which put to bed our recent bad form – and some downs. February is set to be a crucial time for the club, as Steve Settle looks to banish the last vestiges of the dire […]

Read More

Busy start to 2018 with increased home-hunter activity..

Early traffic data indicates a busy start to 2018, with Rightmove visits up by an average of over 9% so far in January compared to same period last year, averaging over 4 million visits per day Average price of property coming to market is up 0.7% (+£2,067) this month on Rightmove, tracking over 90% of […]

Read More

Borrowers ignoring mortgage timebomb, says FCA..

Hundreds of thousands of homeowners could be at risk of losing their homes by ignoring how they will pay off their mortgage, a regulator has warned. Nearly one in five mortgage-holders has an interest-only home loan, meaning they would need savings or other funds to pay a final lump sum. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) […]

Read More

LOCAL MARKET ROUND UP- Chorlton..

Over the last 12 full months there have been 427 sales in Chorlton. This is a –13% change on the previous 12 month period. The average sales price was £271,360.

Read More

LOCAL MARKET ROUND UP- Didsbury..

Over the last 12 full months there have been 1,255 sales in Didsbury. This is a –4% change on the previous 12 month period. The average sales price was £236,323.

Read More

LOCAL MARKET ROUND UP- Whalley Range & Old Trafford..

Over the last 12 full months there have been 389 sales in Whalley Range/Old Trafford. This is a –21% change on the previous 12 month period. The average sales price was £196,654.

Read More

Demand..

The number of mortgages issued to home movers rose by 7.5% in November compared to October, despite the 0.25% rise in interest rates. UK Finance report that the number of mortgages issued to First Time Buyers rose by 8.1%, for other home movers by 7.1%. Remortgage activity fell back slightly.

Read More

House prices..

House prices across the UK increased by 5.1% in the year to November according to the latest UK house price index. This compares to an annual rate of growth of 5.3% a year ago. Prices are rising fastest across the West and East Midlands.