didsbury property blog

How much does outside space really matter in M20?

Outside space has always been a sought-after commodity, whether it’s acres of land or a balcony with pleasant views. Most property searchers have a few items on their list when looking for a new home, with some form of outside space usually near the top. But remember, gardens, balconies and terraces aren’t just eye candy; they also add value to properties.

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newly refurbished one bed in west didsbury

Marketed by Philip James Kennedy is this newly refurbished, one bedroom apartment which forms part of a grand period conversion on Central Road. On the market for £145,000 this property would rent for £675pcm giving an annual yield of approximately 5.5%. Central Road is quite literally around the corner from Burton Road Metrolink and the vibrant village of West Didsbury which is always very popular with young professionals.

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christingle services 24th december

Celebrate Advent with the whole family at Emmanuel Church, 6 Barlow Moor Road on 24th December.

Christingle celebrations are named after the Christingles that are lit during the service. Christingles are made from an orange decorated with red tape, sweets and a candle.  Each piece of the Christingle holds special symbolism to help children understand the importance of Jesus and the Gospel, and its relevance at Christmas time.

The orange represents the world The red ribbon symbolises the love and blood of Christ, the sweets and dried fruit represent all of God’s creations, the lit candle represents Jesus’s light in the world, bringing hope to people living in darkness.  There will be a Collection for the Children’s Society, helping disadvantaged children.

Services: 2.00pm, 3.15pm and 4.30pm

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charity christmas eve at the met

Enjoy a wonderful festive celebration as Father Christmas comes to West Didsbury. The Metropolitan’s roaring fires, oak beams and charming original features, together with seasonal decorations and large Christmas trees, make it the perfect place for a great Christmas Eve.

Between 4-6pm at the heated outside bar ,there will be Christmas Carols along with some classic sing-a-long Christmas songs and Father Christmas will be making an appearance.

Winter Warmer specials of mulled wine and warm cider, carol singing and good cheer. All in aid of The Christie.

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club zero’s ‘almost new year’ event

Club Zero are bringing their bi-monthly event to St. Catherines Social club on School Lane on the 29th December.  For those of you not familiar with these great events, they bring famous Guest DJ’s to the suburbs along with Resident DJ’s and different warm up DJ’s too.

Club Zero is simply all about good music, dancing and having a laugh! Dress to impress or distress ~  it really doesn’t matter!  This months installment will line up as follows. Hilary Hodgson will warm for Chris Yianni (Soul Shop), Guest DJ is Clint Boon and then Resident DJ Martin Holland will wrap up proceedings bringing you sounds from Disco, Soul, Funk, Indie, House, Hip Hop, Pop, Punk and much more https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Manchester/St.-Catherines-Social-Club/Club-zero/13106956/

 

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Distance to Work

How far people travel to work says a lot about the nature of an area. For example if people live and work in market towns there is likely to be a lot more community spirit to experience in daily life. When people are travelling further afield to work, they effectively spend their days on two different communities. It will be interesting to see if community spirit increases as people work more from home.

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Average property prices by type

Quarterly analyses of house price movements are a great way of seeing year-on-year changes. This chart is a particularly useful way to look at the market because it strips out seasonality, which can distort things and lead us to show things that might be inaccurate.

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Annual sales levels split by property type

In this analysis we’ve looked at how sales of property types have stacked up over time (literally!). For each of the last eight years we show what number of sales are accounted for by flats, terraces, semi-detached and detached homes. This analysis is very useful because it shows not only the total number of sales, but the types of properties it comprises.

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2018 set to be a year of opportunity for the Didsbury property market

As one year ends and another begins, we thought we’d take a look at what’s happened in the Didsbury market over the last 12 months, and what a year it has been. It’s true that something of a ‘cold front’ has been moving across most of the country, but the strong fundamentals which underpin the M20 market mean that we’re well placed to weather any storm.

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