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What Is A Video Property Guide?

Here at JP & Brimelow in Chorlton we give you the choice of different sales packages with a selection of tailored brochures, video walkthrough, proactively called out with a bespoke OPEN DAY style views making sure that your property gets the full coverage it deserves.  Both you and your property are very special to us and […]

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Testimonials here at the Chorlton office

90% of our business is from recommendations, who could you think of friends, family or people you work with that we could help? Call the team on 0161 882 2233 here in the Chorlton office and speak to one of the property consultants today.   

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IN THE GARDEN THIS WEEK..

The summer bedding marathon can begin in earnest you can plant out with abandon, confident of a frostless few months.  Get yourself down to Chorlton Nursery. Down an alley in a quiet back-water of Chorlton, Manchester, lies Chorlton Nursery. Here you will find friendly, helpful and expert advice. We have over 600 varieties of herbaceous […]

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How old are people when they buy their first home in our area?

Our friends in the U.S have been chasing the ‘American Dream’ for some time now, yet we Brits don’t really have a moniker for ‘making it’ in the UK. If we were to coin our version of the ‘British Dream’, we imagine it would be celebrated every time someone took their first steps on the […]

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Economic Update-May 2017

by Roger Martin-Fagg Currently there is nothing but good news! All the economic indicators are set fair and for the first time in ten years the Bank of England has signposted that interest rate rises  are likely within the next two years. For economists it is a perplexing time. The UK economy is at full […]

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Another price record is set as the under-elevens keep the market moving..

Another price record is set as the under-elevens keep the market moving Price of property coming to market rises for fifth consecutive month, up 1.2% (+£3,626) to a new record Typical family homes see biggest price rise, recording a 5.4% year-on-year jump Home-owners with children under eleven keep the market moving, as new Rightmove research […]

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Location, Location, Location

Eddie Ellis has been at the helm of JP & Brimelow in Chorlton for over ten years. He tells us why he’s proud to be ‘so Chorlton’. “Yes, I know I’m an estate agent and people would expect me to say this,” laughs Eddie, “but I really love the Chorlton area!” It’s the great outdoors… […]

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Battle of the leasehold

Taylor Wimpey has announced that it is putting aside £130 million to compensate homeowners who have been saddled with unmanageable ground rent charges and onerous leasehold agreements. Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey apologised to customers ahead of their AGM last week after being caught up in a national leasehold scandal which was branded as “the PPI of […]

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BANK OF MUM AND DAD

The ‘bank of mum and dad’ has now become the tenth biggest mortgage lender in the UK, as young buyers are increasingly relying on financial support from their parents to get onto the housing ladder. According to new research from insurer Legal and General in association with Cebr, this year alone, parents are expected to […]

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Monthly UK Housing Report – March 2017

Supply of Houses Available to Buy at Lowest Level for March Since Records Began •The supply of available homes is at the lowest level for March since records began in September 2002 •Number of prospective house buyers also decreased in March •A quarter of sales were made to first-time buyers Supply of properties •The number […]