Month: July 2018

Three reasons to bet on the Marple & Marple Bridge property markets

As you’re no doubt aware, there’s a lot of doom and gloom surrounding the national property market at the moment. For example, the Nationwide index showed that in June, annual house price growth had slowed to a five-year low. Our area hasn’t been immune; in the first quarter of 2018, there were only 3.4 per cent more sales than the same period in the previous year.  

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Who will lift the Cup?

After England’s euphoric yet nailbiting win over Colombia (is it ever anything but?), we look at how the World Cup would pan out if we base it on house price growth. For the quarters: Belgium (who finished fourth in 1986) would easily beat five times champions Brazil, while Croatia would conquer tournament hosts Russia.

The other two games would be closer. Two times winner Uruguay would edge out 1998 winners France, while Sweden (runners-up in 1958) would get the better of England.

That sets up Uruguay to outshoot Belgium in the first semi-final and Sweden to overpower Croatia in semi-final two, while Croatia should beat Belgium in a tight third place playoff

The Final: Sweden would edge Uruguay in a final that could go all the way to penalties to lift their first ever World Cup trophy. It’s been a championship of shocks, so who knows, although we’re hoping our predictions may prove to be wrong? Come on England!

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ATTENTION BUY TO LET INVESTORS – A two bedroom semi-detached offering over a 6% yield

A two bedroom semi-detached property on Goyt Valley Walk in Bredbury situated in a quiet position and offering well maintained accommodation throughout and an enclosed rear garden with a patio area.

The property comprises of; an entrance hallway, lounge with a modern fitted fireplace, the kitchen has ample worktop and storage space and is well maintained. The first floor reveals two double bedrooms and a modern fitted family bathroom. Externally there is a well proportioned enclosed rear garden with a patio area, there is a lawned front garden with path leading up to the property, there is on the road parking also.

This great buy to let property has the option for the current tenants to stay on at the property, they are currently paying £550 pcm. I would say that you would be able to achieve up to £575 pcm for the property, giving you a healthy 6.1% yield.

Currently on the market with Woodhall Properties, Hazel Grove for £112,000.

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