WHY DOES IT TAKE 120 DAYS TO GET THE KEYS WHEN YOU BUY A DIDSBURY HOUSE?

Nationally, the average length of time it takes from agreeing the sale of a property to the keys being handed over is 111 days (down from 117 days last year), yet in Didsbury, we are above the national average at 120 days. So why does it take just over 17 [...]

By |2022-04-19T16:04:13+01:00April 13th, 2022|all things didsbury|

DIDSBURY HOMEOWNERS POCKETED £322K EACH IN THE LAST 20 YEARS

The average house price in Didsbury has increased by 311.6% to £425,800 in the last 20 years, a profit of £322,340 That means, when adjusted for inflation in those two decades, Didsbury house prices have risen in real terms by 239.5% What does this mean for existing Didsbury homeowners and [...]

By |2022-03-11T08:22:30+00:00March 11th, 2022|all things didsbury|

OUR 11 RULES TO BUYING A DIDSBURY PROPERTY

Finding your next Didsbury property, be that for yourself to live in or as a Didsbury buy-to-let landlord, can sometimes be a scary task. You are possibly making one of the biggest purchases of your life, and you want to ensure you make the right choice. Buying your next property [...]

By |2022-01-31T14:16:35+00:00January 31st, 2022|all things didsbury, Property Market News|

WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO DIDSBURY HOUSE PRICES IN 2022?

Traditionally, if you had not sold your Didsbury home by the first week in November, you would normally have to wait for the house sellers to return in the famous Boxing Day rush on the portals (Rightmove, Zoopla etc) to get potential buyers interested. Yet matters have been different this [...]

By |2022-01-19T10:17:59+00:00January 19th, 2022|all things didsbury, Property Market News|

HOW WILL ‘LIFETIME DEPOSITS’ CHANGE THE DIDSBURY RENTAL MARKET?

The Government’s scheduled publication of their White Paper for the Renter's Reform Bill, which incorporates proposals to forbid Section 21 evictions and introduce ‘Lifetime Deposits’, has been suspended until 2022. The additional time is required to give a chance to create a level playing field to reforms for both landlords [...]

By |2021-12-10T10:28:58+00:00December 9th, 2021|all things didsbury|

WOULD YOU RE-MORTGAGE YOUR DIDSBURY HOME TO HELP YOUR CHILD ONTO THE PROPERTY LADDER?

How far would you go to help your child get on in the world? Many Didsbury parents move area to ensure their child gets into the best primary school or fund their university costs. Many of you reading this have even helped your children with the deposit for their first [...]

By |2021-12-10T09:51:51+00:00December 3rd, 2021|all things didsbury|

HAS BUY-TO-LET CHANGED THE DIDSBURY PROPERTY MARKET?

The ‘Buy-To-Let’ (BTL) mortgage is celebrating its Silver Anniversary (25 years) this autumn. Isn’t it fascinating that a decision between a group of letting agents and bankers all that time ago to offer BTL mortgages has changed the face of the Didsbury (and national) property market? But has it been [...]

By |2021-11-12T12:13:51+00:00November 10th, 2021|all things didsbury, Property Market News|

DIDSBURY HOMEOWNERS TO BE MADE HOMELESS?

The number of properties for sale in Didsbury has fallen by 19% since this time a year ago (October 2020). One of the reasons is that many Didsbury buyers feel overwhelmed and fearful they will be made homeless if they sell their home and can’t buy another. So, I have [...]

By |2021-11-12T08:58:01+00:00November 1st, 2021|all things didsbury, Property Market News|
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