Author: Daniel Brownhill


Cracks, marks and stains leave the biggest negative impression on prospective buyers during a viewing, with a 76% turn-off rate. This is according to Sell House Fast who surveyed 1,266 people who have been to several viewings over the last year.

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As the new term begins, vast numbers of students up and down the country will be starting to move into their new homes.

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A basic guide to decorating

Flick through the pages of any magazine these days or scroll through the popular Pinterest app and you’re likely to see endless images of chic properties with timeless décor. For those of us that are blessed to be able to colour-match and accessorise effortlessly, this is an entirely attainable vision; however, for the rest of us who are a little more challenged in the decorating department, it can be tough to know where to start. Read through our basic guide to decorating and we will provide you with some guidelines which are sure to help you turn your home in to a real page-turner.

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Tour of Britain set to race through Marple’s streets

Really excited the Tour of Britain is passing through Marple this Saturday 14th September. This is sure to be a great event to watch with friends and family, finger crossed for a sunny day.

For more information on the schedule please click here for timetable.

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A buy to let opportunity in Romiley offering over a 6% yield

An end terrace on Greenway, Romiley offering a corner plot. In need of slight cosmetic updating this property will be a great buy to let investment once the works are completed.

Offering three bedrooms, bathroom, lounge, separate kitchen (which needs updating) and utility area. Situated on a corner plot this property offers larger than average outside space, perfect for a family.

Once works are done you would expect to get £795 pcm for the property and achieve over a 6% yield.

Currently on the market with Thomas Lardner, Romiley for £142,000. Please click here for more details.

For any further advice please feel free to contact us on 0161 427 0733.

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Property owners across the UK have spent almost £8,000 each on home improvements over the last five years, a staggering £48 billion in total, according to new research by the National Association of Estate Agents.

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the great MARPLE bake off!

We are hosting our very own bake sale on Friday the 30th August at our Marple office! Pop down to 2 The Hollins next Friday and purchase some of our very yummy, home-made goods and treats. This is all in aid of The Christie charity. Hope to see you there.

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The 10k Marple Trail Race 2019

This year event will be held on 14th September 2019.

The Race is organized by your Marple Fire Fighters. All funds raised go to the Firefighters Charity which is “the UK’s leading provider of services that enhance quality of life for serving and retired fire fighters, fire personnel and their families.”

You don’t have to be a great runner to participate we have runners of all levels.
The run starts at Rose Hill, at the beginning of the Middlewood Way.

Runners usually start gathering from 9.30am and you will need to register before 10.30am.

The entry fee this year is £15 plus registration fee.

The online registration process finishes by 12:00 on Friday, 13th September 2019. If registering on the day, you will be charged raised fee of £18.

The approximate start time is 11am. For more information about the race, click here.

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moovin festival 2019

Big names, booming basslines, boutique festival. Moovin Festival is back for 2019 and promises to get you dancing to a music lover’s mix of bass, funk, soul, reggae and house until the cows come home.

It’s the fifth year and from humble beginning the small cow barn party that started with a few hundred people has organically grown to completely selling out last year and has now well and truly established itself as THE  place to party on August bank holiday weekend.

Moovin Festival 2019, Stockport
Friday 23rd August 2019 – Sunday 25th August 2019

Whitebottom Farm in Stockport – minimum age – 18

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