Month: October 2016

newly refurbished apartment in withington

This newly refurbished, low maintenance buy to let opportunity is situated in a lovely part of Withington and is being marketed by JP & Brimelow for £134,950. An apartment like this would rent for £650PCM giving an annual yield of 5.7% and as demand is so high you could expect to find a tenant within a matter of days!

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garden apartment within walking distance of west didsbury

Situated on the border of Withington and West Didsbury is this fantastic buy to let opportunity marketed by JP & Brimelow. On the market for £119,950 this property would be rented for £675PCM giving an annual yield of 6.7%. These apartments sell and rent very quickly as they are popular with both investors and first time buyers, the location of this one is particularly good being situated a short stroll from both West Didsbury and Withington villages.

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how big are our homes?

Each area in the UK varies dramatically according to the average size of properties, as measured by the number of bedrooms. In M20 the mix is shown in the infographic above.

 

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didsbury lantern parade 2016

The Didsbury Lantern Parade with be back on Saturday 12th November at 6pm from a new venue – please meet at the Pavillion Café in Didsbury Park.

Come along again for the fantastic ‘Didsbury Arts Festival’ event and bring your lantern, join the parade and enjoy the spectacle. With contributions from local artists and musicians, all are welcome with a £2 donation per adult on the gates.

Need help getting creative? There are some Lantern building workshops in the lead up to the event so click below for full details.

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cavendish community bonfire and fireworks display

The Cavendish PTA’s family bonfire and fireworks night is back on Friday 4th November from 5.30 to 7.00pm.

They’re delighted to announce that the annual, community family fundraiser will be back with a bang this year to celebrate the 10th year of lighting up the skies of West Didsbury.

On sale on the night will be hot food and beverage stalls, treats and the ever popular flashing Neon gifts.

Click below for more details.

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market liquidity

The volume of sales in a given area is a powerful measure of the vitality of local housing markets. In the last two years there have been 1,859 sales in M20. Flats accounted for the largest number of sales (781), followed by semis (592), then terraces (407) and detached properties accounted for the fewest sales (79)

 

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newly refurbished one bed apartment close to the centre of didsbury

This one is on the market with ourselves for £115,000 and is a fantastic buy to let opportunity! This property would rent for £600PCM giving an annual yield of just over 6% and with a high demand for one beds in Didsbury I would expect this one to let in a matter of days. Situated on Barlow Moor Road it is just a short stroll from the Metrolink and Didsbury village making it an extremely convenient and desirable location…

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house price growth

Since the last quarter of 2013, average sales prices of terraces in M20 have increased by 23.7%, which represents the best performance of all property types. The next highest performers were flats, which saw an increase of 20.9%, followed by semis (12.4%). The poorest performance came from detached properties, which still managed to increase by 6.6%.

 

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didsbury beer festival 2016

One of Didsbury’s most popular annual events see’s the return of the Beer Festival for the 9th year.

Taking place on 27th, 28th and 29th October, there will be over 100 Beers, Ciders and Perries bound to appeal to even the most discerning of tastes, all in support of some great local good causes and accompanied by some lovely food and music.

Being hosted at St Catherines Social club on School Lane, there are a couple of ticket options so click here for more details.

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demographic profile

Each area of the country has a different demographic profile in terms of the age of local residents. The exact balance of age groups has a profound effect upon the demand profile of the local market. The average age in M20 is 30 years old. This is lower than the North West average (39 years old) and lower than the national average (39 years).

 

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