Category: investment deals

Fantastic renovation project in Levenshulme offering great reward for little effort!

Marketed by Edward Mellor, Levenshulme is this two bedroom mid terrace property with a guide price of £110,000, whilst in need of some modernisation the property offers excellent potential for investors.

Conveniently located close to Levenshulme’s train station which provides direct access into the city centre in under 10 minutes, the property would make for an ideal buy to let and could command a rental of circa £650 once modernised, this would give yield of circa 7% in an area which is also experiencing encouraging capital growth year on year.

Levenshulme’s popularity amongst first time homeowners and young professionals has grown significantly in recent times and with its close proximity to the city centre, thriving high street, weekly artisan markets and good local schooling its easy to see why!

If you would like to talk further about buy to let opportunities in the South Manchester area, feel free to give us a call on 0161 249 5160.

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Great Buy to Let Investment in the Heart of West Didsbury

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We just wanted to showcase one of the best buy to let opportunities available in Didsbury at the moment. This one bedroom, top floor apartment is in great condition and the communal areas have just been refurbished. It is a stones throw from Burton Road, the main high street in West Didsbury with a plethora of trendy bars, restaurants and independent shops. It can be purchased with a tenant in situ or with vacant possession and has the benefit of off road parking, making it even more appealing to tenants.

With a potential rental yield of 6.2% this is a rare opportunity to purchase an investment property in West Didsbury with an attractive return based on a monthly rental of £650.00. 

This property is currently being marketed by Julian Wadden and more information can be found here:

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new ‘green walk’ development

Following the success of the St James Park development here in the heart of Didsbury village, PJ Livesey Group have started to release new homes on the Green Walk development situated off Nell Lane, West Didsbury. Phase one comprises of a stunning collection of 3, 4 & 5 bedroom new build family homes with a selection of preview properties available to see on the developers website. If you are in the market for a new build home here in Didsbury, but need to sell your existing home in order to proceed, we can help!

Here at Julian Wadden Didsbury we offer a free no obligation sales valuation where we can advise on a recommended marketing and pricing strategy. Our sophisticated marketing coupled with the structured launch approach ensures your existing property realises its true potential, achieving the very best price in the appropriate time scale, enabling you to pursue your new home! Contact a member of our team on 0161 434 4311 or call into our high street branch to learn more.

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period terrace in the heart of didsbury

In need of a full refurbishment, this period terrace is located in the very heart of the village and is marketed by Gascoigne Halman for £300,000. The property has two double bedrooms and once refurbished to a high standard throughout could achieve well in excess of the asking price. These houses also make a good buy to let and can fetch rents of approximately £1,250pcm, they are popular with small families and young professionals looking to be close to the Metrolink and all the local amenities which are on the doorstep!

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stunning apartment in one of west didsbury’s most sought after developments

Situated in the very desirable West Court in Didsbury Gate, this two double bedroom apartment is on the market with Bridgfords for £325,000. These properties have increased in value substantially over the last few years and achieve rents of approximately £1,150 pcm. Although the annual yield of 4.2% may not be high enough for everyone, when you factor in the capital growth and the low maintenance involved in renting high spec modern apartments this could be the ideal investment.

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Manchester Postcodes

I read an article this week which I wanted to share with you as it highlighted the most lucrative postcodes for buy to let landlords in Manchester, with some even offering the best yields in the country.

M14 offered the 5th highest yields in the country closely at 10.1% followed by M19 which covers parts of Levenshulme, Burnage, Heaton Mersey, Heaton Chapel and Reddish which made it into the top 10 with an average yield of 8.6%.

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Didsbury Open Doors Event

Didsbury is home to numerous interesting landmark buildings which are steeped in history and play a vital role in our community. From Parrs Wood Stables to The Towers; Nazarene College to the Islamic Centre, enjoy a new view of Didsbury when its most interesting and beautiful buildings open their doors to visitors.  Churches, libraries, gardens and all sorts of fun activities will make for an interesting, educational and family-friendly weekend. This great family event is presented by the Didsbury Civic Society, as part of the national Heritage Open Days celebration, taking place between the 6th and 9th September, click to learn more about this event and access the Society’s latest newsletter!

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The Didsbury Comedy Club

Fancy doing something a little different for a Sunday evening?, how about attending an evening at the Didsbury Comedy Club, a monthly event which is hosted at the Didsbury Cricket Club! The Didsbury Comedy Club has taken place here in Didsbury on the first Sunday of every month since 2008. Acts who have appeared here include John Bishop, Sarah Millican, Romesh Ranganathan, John Thomson and Justin Moorhouse to name but a few! The venue has a fully stocked bar including real ale and we have ample free parking. The next event is due to take place on Sunday 2nd September between 7:45pm to 10pm @ M20 2ZY, with this month’s line up features Adam Rowe, Tom Houghton, Kate McCabe, MC Toby Hadoke. A great excuse to catch up with Friends to round off your weekend, expect plenty of laughs, a great atmosphere and a range of drinks! Tickets for this popular event often sell out in advance, buy your tickets directly from the venue or online at £8 each, head over to to learn more!

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one bedroom apartment in west didsbury

Marketed by Bridgfords for £140,000 this well presented, first floor apartment would make an excellent buy to let opportunity and is reasonably priced for the location. Situated close to West Didsbury Metrolink and all the local amenities, this apartment is sure to be popular with young professionals. You could expect a rent of £750pcm giving an annual yield of 6.4% which is a very healthy return on your investment. 

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