Month: October 2017

one bed investment opportunity in didsbury

Located on Catterick Road which is just a short stroll from the Metrolink and Didsbury village is this purpose built one bed apartment on the market with Philip James Kennedy. Marketed for offers over £150,000 the property would rent for £700pcm giving an annual yield of approx 5.6%. One bed apartments always rent well year round as they are popular with single occupants as well as couples and are usually the cheapest rental properties in M20.

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method of commute

Commuting patterns are a significant barometer of the profile of people in a property market. For example in areas where most people travel to work by car, there tend to be more even property price distributions across the local market. On the other hand when people mostly travel by train or underground, there are big price hot spots around the stations.

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index of house prices by property type

Over the last twelve months we’ve seen pretty strong performance in the local market. We wanted to see how different property types have performed, so we indexed the values at the start of the period. Property data updates quite slowly, so we’ve estimated the last 3 months.

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the new look sangam indian restaurant re-opens today

We’re regularly treated to delicious smells wafting down from the excellent Sangam restaurant situated above our Didsbury branch, and we’re delighted to announce that after a comprehensive refurbishment, the new look Sangam re-opens this Friday 20th October.

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cavendish pta bonfire and fireworks night 2017

We’re delighted to see that the annual, community family fundraiser will be back with a bang this year. Celebrating its 11th year lighting up the skies of West Didsbury, Manchester.

The Cavendish PTA Bonfire & Fireworks Night will take place on Friday the 3rd November in conjunction with Chorlton Fireworks and we hope that both new and familiar faces will join in for a fun filled, family night.

Gates will open at 17.00. Adults £3, children £2 and 2s and under free. Cash only. Correct money will be greatly received on the night! All children have to be accompanied by an adult (18+). Please use Cavendish Community Primary School’s car park entrance to access the event.

Bonfire to be lit at 17.30 and the fireworks display will start at 18.30.

For more details click here.

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the 10th annual didsbury beer festival

Taking place on 26th, 27th and 28th October is the 10th annual Didsbury Beer festival at St Catherines Social club on School Lane.

Featuring 100+ Beers, Ciders & Perries, with great food & music this is one of Didsbury’s most popular annual events and its 10th installment is set to be as good as ever.

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monthly sales rates by house type

This chart nicely reveals how sales levels have played out over the last seven months in our area. We’re looking at a relatively tight area over relatively short periods of time, so you don’t get the nice smooth patterns you’d see using annualised analyses or at higher levels of geography. The patterns however, are very revealing.

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great buy to let opportunity has just been reduced!

Marketed by Philip James Kennedy is this two bedroom apartment in sought after West Didsbury. The price has just been reduced to offers over £199,950 and a property like this could rent for £850pcm, giving an approximate annual yield of just over 5%! Queenston Road is a sought after West Didsbury address and rental demand from young professionals is very high, the Metrolink and Burton Road are just a short stroll away.

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common myths about the local property market

Has someone who has just sold their home ever told you about the ‘golden rules’ you should abide by to get a quick sale? Perhaps you have heard comments like, ‘catch the property season’, ‘spend money to make money’ and ‘price high and accept low’. Unfortunately, achieving the optimum sale requires you to navigate highly changeable market conditions.

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bargain on burton road!

A fantastic opportunity to purchase a three bedroom terrace on Burton Road which is located a short stroll from both Withington and West Didsbury villages. Marketed by Jets in Sale for offers in excess of £145,000 this property would make a great buy to let with a potential rent of £850pcm once modernised (Approx 7% yield). Young professionals love this area as it is close to local amenities and the Burton Road Metrolink is a 5-10 min walk down the road! This is an opportunity not to be missed but I would be surprised if this one went for the asking price…

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