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Local market review..

Over the last 12 full months there have been 816 sales in Eddie’s patch. This is a −17% change on the previous 12 month period. The average sales price was £233,931.

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Our local sporting community..

Here’s just a few of the fantastic sports teams we support here in and around Chorlton.

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Pound hits highest level since Brexit vote..

Sterling has jumped to its highest level against the US dollar since the Brexit vote. The surge to more than $1.37 came after Bloomberg reported that the Spanish and Dutch finance ministers had agreed to seek a Brexit deal that kept the UK as close to the EU as possible. Both countries denied the report but the […]

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Sharp slowdown in house price growth in 2017, Halifax says..

House prices grew much more slowly in 2017 than in the previous year, the UK’s largest mortgage lender has reported. The Halifax said prices rose by 2.7% in 2017 – compared with a 6.5% increase in 2016. On a calendar year basis, that is the lowest rise since 2012. The slowdown was driven by a squeeze […]

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Stock markets hit record highs – here are three reasons why..

Not too hot, not too cold – but just right. Goldilocks’ requirements for the perfect bowl of porridge are similar to the requirements of an attractive economy. Not too hot – growth busting out the lights raising fears about sustainability and rampant inflation. And not too cold – economic slowdowns and recessions pulling down business […]

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Government plans ‘English hubs’ to boost child literacy..

The government is to set up 35 “English hubs” across the country in an attempt to improve child literacy. The hubs are among a raft of new measures announced by Education Secretary Justine Greening. A £5.7m investment will aim to boost literacy skills in 469 schools, whilst a £7.7m hopes to develop high quality teaching […]

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Buying a home: How long does it take to save a deposit?..

Potential first-time buyers must typically save for eight years to afford a deposit to buy a home, data suggests. A typical 20% deposit in London is now more than £80,000, according to the Nationwide Building Society. Elsewhere in the UK, the average deposit could be closer to £20,000, the lender said. The squeeze on wages […]

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A Sales Negotiator Job Role here in Chorlton & Didsbury..

We’ve got a fantastic opportunity to join us here at the Chorlton & Didsbury Sales office. A Sales Negotiator Job Role here in Chorlton & Didsbury. Day to day responsibilities Daily contribution to morning meetings Front of house: Meeting and greeting of clients Answering incoming telephone calls Collecting answer phone messages Dealing with Internet and […]

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Rail fare rises: Commuters ‘priced off’ UK trains, union says..

Average rail ticket prices have risen by 3.4% across the UK, in the biggest increase to fares since 2013. Many commuters have seen their season tickets go up by more than £100, while campaigners and unions warn many people were being “priced off” UK railways. Andy McDonald, the shadow transport secretary, said the railway network […]

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Biggest house price rises for 2017 revealed..

House prices in Cheltenham grew at the fastest pace in the UK during 2017, according to research from the Halifax. The Gloucestershire town saw prices rise by 13% to an average of £313,150, the lender found. Perth in Scotland experienced the biggest fall in prices, dropping 5.3% to an average of £180,687. Most of the […]