Month: June 2018

amazing development opportunity in chorlton!

Marketed by Northwood for offers in excess of £500,000 this period semi-detached house is on a larger than average plot and has the potential to be converted into multiple apartments subject to planning. There are drawings on the link below for a conversion to 7 flats, they would be situated in a fantastic location just a stone’s throw from the tram and Chorlton centre. This property is in need of a full renovation so is only available to cash buyers but there is definitely some money to be made if you have the budget!

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didsbury car show 2018

Calling all petrol heads, the Didsbury Car Show rolls into town next month and promises to be a fun fuelled day out for all the family to enjoy! A superb event in the Didsbury calendar, the car show was first held within the leafy settings of Didsbury Park in 2010 and returns in July for its ninth year running here in the village. This year’s theme is cars with character so we can expect to see interesting entries from vintage sports cars to modern day classics, with the event organisers making space to accommodate up to 300 cars. This is a great opportunity to get together with the family and enjoy an afternoon in the sunshine seeing some fantastic classic and vintage cars, monies raised at the event goes to the very worth while Oxfam UK Poverty Programme, helping local people. Schduled to begin at 11am on Sunday 8th July at Didsbury Park, registration for exhibitors is now open, for further details click; http://www.didsburycarshow.org.uk/

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didsbury guitar trail

If you’re stuck for plans on a Sunday, why not take a leisurely stroll over to Fletcher Moss Gardens and enjoy the Guitar Trails taking place on 22nd July throughout the afternoon in the Gardens. This popular event returns for its 10th year here in Didsbury where musicians of all ages and skill level set up and play guitar music with family and friends in the landscape gardens. Head over to the Didsbury Map Events Guide for more information on this event! http://thedidsburymap.co.uk/event/didsbury-guitar-trail/

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old parsonage garden party

Join in the community spirit this summer and visit the Old Parsonage Gardens for their open Garden Party!

Being held on Sunday 15th July between 11:30am – 4:30pm this is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a relaxed afternoon in the gardens whilst catching up with friends and neighbours. There will be a selection of hot cold food & drinks available from artisan traders, family garden activities and a raffle. From 12 noon visitors can enjoy music from the Gallery Choir and other local budding musicians, for further information take a look at: http://www.didsburyparsonagetrust.org.uk/home/4581831309

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BANK OF MUM AND DAD

  • The Bank of Mum and Dad is set to aid over 316,000 house purchases this year, although at £5.7 billion the total value of their lending is set to be down 17% on 2017 according to new research by Legal and General and CEBR
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Breakdown of age bands

The split of the population by age group has a big effect on the local housing market; the demographic profile affects prices, but more importantly the tenure mix and the rates of sales. The patterns you can see here gives you a good insight into the profile of local residents.

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Change in prices over the last three years

This chart shows how the relative prices of the major house types have varied over recent years. By clustering the columns you can see the interesting patterns developing over time.

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great renovation project in east didsbury for a cash buyer

Marketed by Joules for £200,000 this three bedroom semi detached house would be great for a property developer looking for a new project! The house is available to cash buyers only but there is definitely a margin in it, one house on the same road is currently under offer and the marketing price is £299,950. These properties will let for approximately £1,100pcm once refurbished.

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Sales by house type over in recent years

The rate at which properties are sold in the market is probably the best indicator of what we in the trade call ‘buoyancy’. In this chart, we show the number of properties which have been sold each year since 2008.

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What would more rate rises mean for Didsbury?

In the residential property world, the most important macroeconomic indicator we’re obsessed with is interest rates. Interest rates are the main tool the government uses to cool down the market when it shows signs of overheating. They have a massive impact on the housing market because they determine what your mortgage costs every month.

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