Month: November 2017

A rare opportunity to acquire two neighbouring properties offering the potential to earn £21,600 pa

They are ideally located in the centre of Marple Bridge village with an array of bars, restaurants, outstanding schools, beautiful scenery, and train station giving easy access to Manchester city centre.

The two semi-detached properties that are looking to be sold are 53 & 53a Lower Fold. No 53 comprises entrance hallway with a storage area/study area, separate lounge with the dining area being open plan to the kitchen. A useful porch can be found at the rear and a w/c and storage space can be found under the stairs. The first floor comprises of two spacious double bedrooms and a further good size single with a four piece bathroom suite.

No 53a comprises of an open plan ground floor with useful under stairs storage, a modern kitchen with ample storage and work surface. A rear hall with down stairs w/c. The first floor reveals two double bedrooms with a further single and a three piece bathroom suite.

The properties are currently yielding £19,200 pa with the potential to earn £21,600 pa. Both properties come with two parking spaces.

A rare investment opportunity.

Currently on the market with Julian Wadden, Marple at £500,000.

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update: First-time Buyers Receive Stamp Duty Boost

Further details have been released on the new relief Stamp Duty. For first-time buyers within England, Wales and Northern Ireland will no longer be liable for stamp duty land tax (SDLT) for up to £300,000.

Those claiming the relief will pay not SDLT on the first £300,000 of the consideration and 5% on any remainder. No relief will be available for first-time-buyers paying more than £500,000.

The new relief will apply to transactions with an effective date on or after 22 November 2017. However, from 1 April 2018 Wales will assume responsibility for setting its own land transaction tax rates.

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Etherow Park Cafe: Supper with Santa Claus

A great day out for the little kids and the big kids! On the 15th December between 4pm and 5:30pm and 6pm and 7:30pm are hosting a Santa Claus supper. Tickets cost £10 for Children and £3.50 for Adults, with these tickets the children will receive a hot meal/drink/cupcake and present from Santa and not to forget the Adults will receive a tea or coffee, xmas cake or mince pie. So, defiantly worth a visit.

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Garden House Christmas Cracker

This year the Garden House are doing there very own Christmas Cracker. Be sure to head down the weekend of 25th & 26th between 10:00 and 15:00.

Garden House Address: Lakes Rd, Marple, Marple Bridge, Stockport SK6 7DH

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Santa Claus Cruises to Marple

Santa Claus is coming to town on Friday evening 1st December, swapping his sleigh ride for a ‘Santa cruise’ on New Horizons narrow boat – a must-see for the little ones in the family. 

Santa will be cruising by on a magical illuminated boat so look out for Santa, his elf and helpers. Starting their journey Goyt Mill and sail along to Marple Social and Forces Club on Limekiln Lane. The bridge at the Ring o’ Bells on Church Lane will be the first sighting of him. You can follow the narrowboat from the bridge to the club but torches are recommended as some of the paths are quite dark. It truly is a magical experience and brings the festive season to life with fun and excitement.

If you would like to take your children or grandchildren to meet Santa, you are asked to be at the club from 6.30pm where hot drinks and food will be available as well as drinks from the bar.  Hazel Grove Brass Band and carol singers will help to create a lovely Yuletide atmosphere. Sweets, lucky dips and glow sticks are among the special treats lined up for the children.

Santa will arrive at 7pm so make sure you are there in good time to give him a rousing cheer and a warm welcome to Marple.

For more details please contact Phil Gould-Martin on 07887 571275 or Julie Smith on 07971 535877

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If you haven’t already heard, first time buyers will NOT pay stamp duty up to £300,000 with immediate affect. We are still waiting on clarification if this applies to people who have already exchanged. This could save some first time buyers up to £5,000, which will certainly help people moving onto the property ladder.

As this will now bring more first time buyers out of the wood work it will increase demand at the lower end of the market place. The ripple effect of this will see demand for people to move up the property ladder, so larger family homes will also see the benefit.

This is great news to our local market and the UK property market as a whole, which is much needed due to the constant negative news stories surrounding the property market recently and Brexit causing uncertainty.

The other good news is funding for new builds will be supplemented by £44bn which should fuel a very positive housing market in 2018 and going forward.

If you would like any advice on how this may effect you directly please do not hesitate to contact me personally.


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A property with the potential to achieve a 6% yield

NEW TO THE MARKET! is this two bedroom semi-detached property situated on Kingsway, Bredbury. This property is in need of renovation but once works are complete you would look to achieve a potential 6% yield. Being situated within close proximity to the M60, public transport links and local amenities this property is ideal for first time renters or a small family.

The property offers to the ground floor; an entrance hall, the lounge which spans over 21 feet in length and also has dual aspect windows and a separate kitchen area. The first floor reveals two well proportioned double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally the property offers off road parking at the front with a garden and the rear garden which is fenced off would be a great area to enjoy the sun.

The property is in need of refurbishment to modernise but once works are complete you would look to get a potential 6% yield, this is based on £650 per calendar month. Located in a central location in Bredbury and within close proximity to all local amenities and public transport links this property will be very popular and won’t be on the market long.

Currently on the market with Bridgfords, Stockport at £130,000.

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Mission Christmas – Cash for Kids with Key 103

There are 4 million children who live in poverty across the UK, and for these families buying Christmas presents is a luxury they can’t afford. That’s why Key 103 has joined up with Cash for Kids and launched Mission Christmas. We are delighted to announce that Julian Wadden are taking part in Key 103’s Cash for Kids 2017. All 5 of our offices at Stockport Exchange, Didsbury, The Heatons, Reddish and Marple will be used as drop off points over the coming weeks.

In 2016 over 2.9m was raised through cash and presents, making Christmas special for 60,800 local children, and they are aiming to achieve more this year!

All we need are any presents – new and unwrapped. Gifts suitable for children aged between 0-18. The addresses for all 5 branches are as follows:

Julian Wadden Didsbury: 764b Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, M20 2DR
Julian Wadden Heatons: 14 Moorside Road, Heaton Moor, SK4 4DT
Julian Wadden Marple: 2 The Hollins, Marple, SK6 6AY
Julian Wadden Reddish: 16 – 18 Gorton Road, Reddish, SK5 6AE
Julian Wadden Stockport: 81-83 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3SL

If you want to find out more and get involved then you can do so by clicking here

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Coming Soon! A three bedroom terrace in the heart of Marple

Coming soon to the market is this three bedroom terrace property situated on Church Street, Marple. Finished to a modern standard and offering three well proportioned bedrooms this property is in the centre of Marple village boasting a great location!

This property offers to the ground floor; a cosy and welcoming lounge, the kitchen/dining area offers plenty of worktop and storage space and integrated fridge/freezer, there is also a handy porch at the rear great for taking off your muddy shoes and coats. The first floor reveals three well proportioned bedrooms, two of which are doubles and a further single. The modern fitted family bathroom completes the floor.

Externally the property offers a private rear courtyard.

The location of this property sets it apart from others, being so close to all local amenities, Marple train station and public transport links. Because of its great location and attractive finish this property will attract the attention of first time renters or small families. The potential yield you would look to achieve is 5.1%, this is based on £725 per calendar month.

Entering the market with Julian Wadden, Marple at £170,000. Please contact the Marple branch on 0161 427 0755 for more details or to arrange a viewing.

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Breakdown of housing stock

Home sizes are a vital gauge of the character of housing stock in a locality. The chart here might surprise you a bit as lots of people think that everyone lives in the same kind of home as them but there are large minorities of people living different types of home.

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