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MARPLE HOMEOWNERSHIP RISES BY 482 HOMES IN THE LAST 5 YEARS

The Marple housing market over the last five years has behaved oddly. Marple house prices are 32.9% higher than in 2017, even though during those five years, the British economy had the uncertainty of Brexit and the massive fall in GDP during the pandemic. Yet, a less observed trend is [...]

By |May 19th, 2022|

1 IN 59 HOMES ARE SITTING EMPTY IN THE MARPLE AREA

2,233 homes in the Stockport area are empty, which represents 1 in 59 homes.  1,879 of those have been empty for more than six months and are worth £511million. Why are those properties standing empty and deteriorating and why could that become an issue for the whole of Marple? A [...]

By |March 11th, 2022|

MARPLE PEOPLE’S ADDICTION TO THEIR SPARE BEDROOMS?

The Housing Minister, Chris Pincher, has suggested older homeowners are “rattling around” in their homes as they are too big for them. He implied they are selfish and should sell up and move to a retirement home when he spoke to a committee in the House of Lords. He stated [...]

By |January 19th, 2022|

MARPLE HOUSE PRICES – THE EFFECT OF RISING INFLATION

House prices tend to rise with inflation, so with the UK annual inflation hitting 4.2% last week, that’s good news, isn’t it? Yes and no – let me explain what it means for Marple homeowners. The year-on-year cost of living rose by 4.2% in October, its highest rate in almost [...]

By |December 10th, 2021|

THIS IS WHY THE MARPLE PROPERTY MARKET HASN’T RUN OUT OF STEAM

In recent articles on the Marple property market, I have been talking a lot about house prices over the last 12 months and 5 years in Marple. When it comes to newspapers talking about the property market, the headline most people look at is what is happening to house prices. [...]

By |December 7th, 2021|

ALBERT PLACE, MARPLE

Albert Place is a bespoke new site by Mansion House group, a stunning development of 20 new apartments in the heart of Marple town centre. All apartments are two bedrooms with two bathroom, open plan living with all modern fixture and fittings. All apartments are finished to a high standard with [...]

By |November 17th, 2021|

MARPLE HOMEOWNERS TO FACE POST-LOCKDOWN MORTGAGE RATE RISE OF £672 A YEAR

With grocery, energy and other household prices/costs rising and hitting everyone’s back pocket, inflation (rising prices) may feel like an unimportant issue when it comes to the cost of keeping a roof over your head. Yet nothing could be further from the truth for many Marple homeowners and Marple landlords. [...]

By |November 12th, 2021|

CAN THE MARPLE HOUSE PRICES REALLY KEEP GOING UP?

The stamp duty tax holiday is over, furlough finished at the end of September, unemployment is due to rise and inflation is rife … is this the end of the post lockdown Marple property boom? Surely, we are heading for house price correction? Forecasting what will happen in the Marple [...]

By |November 1st, 2021|

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|
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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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danielbrownhill@julianwadden.co.uk

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