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Wages Rising by 8.3% pa – How Will This Affect the Marple Property Market?

As they struggle to meet demand, Argos have had to increase the wages of their HGV drivers from £11.41 an hour to £15 an hour - a rise of 31.2% meaning their pay goes from £27k to £35k. Care home providers are offering signing-on bonuses of many thousands of pounds [...]

By |October 6th, 2021|

Why Are More Marple OAP Homeowners Deciding Not to Move Home?

A recent report by Legal & General stated that since the pandemic, many older homeowners had put their plans to move home 'on ice'. It said that fewer OAP homeowners are planning to downsize from their large family homes after the pandemic made them realise the actual value of their [...]

By |October 1st, 2021|

Marple Homeowners Have Turned to the Rental Market to Cash In By £29,400 Each

Should you sell or should you buy in this most interesting Marple property market? I have calculated that at least 16 Marple house sellers have rented a home to break their house chain in the last 12 months, although at a cost as they face paying many thousands of pounds [...]

By |September 8th, 2021|

Marple Homeowners Profit By £70,020 in Last 5 Years

…yet Bitcoin investors would have made £13,753,720 in profit. Is investing in ‘Bricks & Mortar’ dead? Investing in property has historically been a sound investment, yet alternative investments (like Cryptocurrency) have been gaining traction over the last five years. So, should we all ditch buying our own home and buy Bitcoin? [...]

By |August 19th, 2021|

Only 1 in 16 Marple Properties are Bungalows, Despite an Ageing Population. Why?

The bungalow is a building that has represented a more leisurely, gentler way of life since the early 1900’s. Bungalows have been sold as an aspiration for those about to retire, saving them the annoyance of having to climb stairs. With an ageing population, one would think they would be [...]

By |August 19th, 2021|

CAN MARPLE HOUSE PRICES REALLY KEEP GOING UP?

Marple house prices rose by 0.7% last month, according to the Land Registry. This means the annual rate of house price growth in Marple has increased to 11.5%. Looking at the national figures, many people were concerned the UK property market was overheating as spring saw annual growth of 9.9%, the highest [...]

By |July 21st, 2021|
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This blog follows the property and buy to let market in Marple, The Bridge, Mellor and Compstall. You’ll find insight, commentary and analysis that relates specifically to SK6, along with the latest investment deals from all agents in the area.

DANIEL BROWNHILL – CO-AUTHOR

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I am passionate about our area, so if you have any property related questions, whether buying, selling, letting out or just curious about what’s happening this very moment in the Marple, Marple Bridge, Mellor and Compstall property market then just pop into my office, alternatively call or e-mail me. I look forward to hearing from you and having a chat.

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