Month: August 2017

How to claim your Enjoy Local Key Tag?

If you have been a client of ours within the last 6 months (whether you have bought, sold, rented or let a property through us) then that makes you entitled to claim your free key tag or if you are a current client of ours you are also eligible to claim a free key tag from our Didsbury branch – just pop in to pick one up!

Various businesses have already signed up to the project and there are still more to come so like our Facebook page and follower us on Twitter and our website for regular updates.

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Waterside Book Club

Love to read books?  Why not join in the Waterside Book club on the first Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm at The Rivers.
The September book choice is ‘The Last Train to Istanbul’ by Ayse Kulin,  To allow everyone to take part in the discussion, places are limited so please contact Nat on: Natalie.Thompson@watersidehotel.co.uk or follow on twitter here.
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Welcome to Tinto, Didsbury

No doubt you may have noticed the work going on at the former ‘Chalk bar’, and it appears that final preparations are being made to launch Tinto, a new Spanish restaurant and bar.  They aim to bring only the very best of Spanish gastronomy, wine and culture to the UK and are finishing their recruitment drive to launch with a bang.  We wish them the best of luck and success and no doubt you’ll join us in sampling what’s on offer when the doors open.  Click the link to follow them on Twitter..

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exciting new development in the heart of withington village

Scala is an exciting development being marketed by Edward Mellor with completion due for spring 2018. The development is located in the heart of vibrant Withington with its bars, restaurants and independent shops. The Burton Road Metrolink is within a short stroll and there are regular bus routes into the City Centre just outside. The development will consist of 3 x studio apartments, 2 x two bed apartments and 20 x one bed apartments which will all be finished to a very high standard. The studio apartments should achieve £575pcm, one beds £700pcm and two beds £950pcm.

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Industry of occupation

The profile of jobs is an important yardstick for the makeup of people in a housing market. In this analysis we’ve used data from the Office for National Statistics on the number of people in the local area who work in each industry. The categories are a bit vague but if you look at the longest bars, you can see a pretty good profile of our area.

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great buy to let opportunity in didsbury

 

Great buy to let opportunity marketed by Gascoigne Halman in Didsbury for offers over £139,950. This would rent for £650pcm giving an annual yield of approx 5.5%

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Monthly prices by property type

The data for our area over the last five months reveals interesting fluctuations across property types. The last 3 months are coloured with stripes. This is because the data is still coming in so we’ve estimated what we think they will be when all the data is available.

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one bed duplex apartment in didsbury

Located on Barlow Moor Road in West Didsbury is this very well presented duplex apartment marketed by Jordan Fishwick. With an asking price of offers in excess of £140,000 this property is already let at £675pcm with the current tenant living on a month by month basis. Within walking distance of Burton Road and the Metrolink this property is sure to be popular with young professionals and would make an excellent buy to let with an approximate yield of 5.7%

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A quarterly index of sales levels

This chart shows how sales levels in the local area sit now compared with two years ago. The analysis indexes types of property so they start at the same point (100) so you can easily see how they’ve moved in relation to each other. The chart shows the quarter-on-quarter fluctuations typical of local analysis, it also shows how the market has been affected by seasonal change.

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Are Student Lets a Good Investment?

Although letting to students used to be considered the bottom of the buy to let market, it’s a very different proposition today. That’s because three key shifts have taken place in the market over the last decade: increased health and safety legislation for all rented properties, the expectation of a better standard of living from this generation of students and the growth of institutional investment.  

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