(covering marple, marple bridge, mellor and compstall)

Month: September 2018

A superbly presented four bedroom property offering a 6% yield

Situated on Higher Bents Lane, Bredbury is this four bedroom mid-terrace which has been superbly refurbished by its current owners meaning it is ready to move into. Offering spacious living accommodation, modern appliances and decor throughout and four well proportioned bedrooms. This will definitely appeal to the family market.

This fantastic rental opportunity offers to the ground floor; a modern well proportioned lounge, the kitchen can be found at the rear and offers breakfast island, modern integrated appliances and plenty of worktop and storage space. The first floor reveals two bedrooms and the modern fitted family bathroom. The second floor reveals two further well proportioned bedrooms with Velux windows.

Externally the property offers a rear flagged patio area with outhouse for storage.

The standard that this property has been appointed to means that you will be able to test the value at £800 per calendar month, giving you a fantastic 6% yield. The location is another positive with it being so close to the local schools, train station and shops.

A great rental property which is ready to move into with a fantastic return.

Currently on the market with Bridgfords, Stockport for £160,000.

https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-54907569.html

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Why it’s a good idea to make your move in Marple before 2019

The benefits of owning a home in Marple and Marple Bridge are huge. While it’s true that across the country homeowners are benefitting from steady and reliable capital growth, here the rewards are even greater. The core reason is that the area we live in is popular and just keeps getting more so.

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Section 21: Changes in England from October

The Deregulation Act 2015 made changes to prevent ‘retaliatory evictions’ and all new tenancies starting on or after 1 October 2015 had to adhere to new guidelines as to when and how a landlord can serve a Section 21 notice.

This October all remaining Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) will be subject to these rules, regardless of their start date.

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Make It Marple

If you haven’t already visited the Make it Marple be sure to visit on Sunday 21st October, It is located at the Railway Carpark, Rose Hill. From 11am – 3pm.

Make it Marple is a great community project to promote and showcase our local crafters and makers. A fun filled day with plenty to see and do, there is also lots of food and drink to try!

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Friends of High Lane Park Dog Show and Fun Day

Friends of High Lane Park are presenting an fun filled day on Saturday 29th September at High Lane Park.  If you have a loving pooch why not enter them into the competition, the categories vary from cutest puppy to waggliest tail, registration on the day from 12.30pm.

There will be other fun activities for all the family to enjoy including a dog agility course sponsored by Absolute Canine. Artisan food, hot drinks and ice-cream will be available on the day too!

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Marple food and drink festival

The event gets under way at 10am on Saturday 22nd September and will continue until about 4pm. All the stalls will be located in and around the Market Street area of town.

This is one of the most popular events in the town’s calendar, Marple Food and Drink Festival will have stalls selling foods, drinks, crafts, gift ideas and much more. There will be music from Marple Band as well as a face painting and crafts for the children. Look out for the buskers performing in the afternoon organised by the Music in Hospitals charity.

Last year the festival attracted large crowds from Marple itself and visitors from other nearby towns and villages.

From small beginnings, the festival has grown year on year and is now highly regarded as an excellent opportunity for the town to shout about what its local producers and businesses have to offer.

 

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BACK TO SCHOOL

  • The new school year is underway for over 10 million children across England and Wales and school catchments rate highly for many choosing a home. How much more are home buyers prepared to pay to live close to an Ofsted rated outstanding school?
  • An analysis of property sales across England and Wales (excluding London) over the last year reveals a 10% price premium associated to homes close to an outstanding primary school and 17% price premium associated to an outstanding secondary school.
  • Properties located within one mile of an outstanding primary school sold for, on average, £22,686 more than properties within one mile of other schools, the price premium for secondary schools was £37,558.
  • Detached houses attract the largest price premium, with buyers here having to find an extra £90,000+ to live within one mile of an outstanding school.
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WORKING FROM HOME

  • Working from home is increasingly popular, with almost a third of UK employees who use computers for their job, working remotely either every day or at least once a week. Those over 45 are most likely to work from home every day or almost every day.
  • Remote working has the potential to alter the interior of our homes. Will there be a premium for new homes with built-in office space? Home-owners already weigh-up the costs and benefits of converting bedrooms and extending upwards or outwards to create work space.
  • Homes in areas with superfast broadband are already in high demand. A recent poll found that 55% of UK house buyers would reject their ideal house if speeds were below 100 Mbps, with many willing to pay a premium.
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Welcome Emily

Welcome to Emily who has joined our busy Marple team as a Negotiator.

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Welcome to Margaret

Welcome to Margaret who has joined our busy Marple team as a Professional Viewer.

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