Category: property market news

fall in love with the right home

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Buying a home is like falling in love, you can expect to go through the same ups and downs, emotional tugs and pulls, and even similar stages.

The one that got away, don’t panic, there are plenty more fish in the sea! An estimated 1.2 million residential properties were sold in 2019 (HMRC).

Broken heart? Don’t worry it’s not just you! One in four (24.42%) of house sales in England and Wales fell through before completion in 2019 (Independent Home Buyer Quick Move Now).

Hopelessly devoted to that home? Don’t be a fool in love, never settle for what doesn’t feel right! 34% of people said moving to a new house is more nerve-wracking than getting divorced (Real Homes)!

Make sure you fall in love with the right home! According to the English Housing Survey an owner occupier spends on average 18.1 years in their home, so pick well as you are in it for the long haul!

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Property Prices Rise at Fastest Rate on Record

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Rightmove has reported property price increases from December 19 to January 20 of 2.3%; representing the largest-ever increase in prices over a 4-week period since it began its asking price index almost two decades ago. With the property market starting the year in such good health, 2020 is poised to be a strong year all round for housing.

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Stunning new developments in central Marple.

We are delighted to announce this brilliant new development, Albert Place, Maple. 20 impressive two bedroom, two bathrooms apartments, with four garden apartments. Call the team on 0161 427 0755 or pop in to the office for a chat.

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green living is on the rise

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Fresh air, green trees, and birds singing…sounds like a simple yet picturesque dream, doesn’t it? Or everyday if you’re lucky enough to live in Marple!! Climate change and our environment have been hot topics for discussion across the planet for a while now, with a rise in awareness in part due to global activist efforts. But has that truly had an effect on how we live our lives in Britain?

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New to the rental market in Marple – Churchill Crescent

A sneak peak of a new rental property that has hit the market today with ourselves. Located on Churchill Crescent, Marple is this three bedroom semi-detached property on the market for £895 pcm. Please watch my video below for more info.

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Property market predictions for 2020

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Now that 2019 is over, it is time to look to the year ahead and what is expected to be a strong year for property. Now that there is a majority government and uncertainty around Brexit seems to be assuaged, the outlook for 2020 is strong – read on to see what’s in store.

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Design trends to look out for in 2020

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We’re moving into a new decade, and so the last thing that you want is for your home to look dated. Throughout 2019 we have seen some extreme trends in interior design; from the embracing of industrial elements to the resurgence of entirely neutral spaces. We have taken a look at what to expect this year and how to get ahead with your design aesthetic, whatever your budget.

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Young people and shared ownership

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With the wealth of options out there to help people onto the property market, it is no surprise that the number of first-time buyers has steadily been increasing, with numbers currently at an 11-year high. However, outside of the government’s Help to Buy scheme, it seems that young people do not understand their other purchasing options – chiefly that of shared ownership.

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New Year New Home

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There is often speculation as to when is the best time to sell your home. Sellers often wait for certain times in the year that may be construed to be better than others. If you feel like you are ready to sell, you should seek a valuation and consider whether it is the right time for you, as it may well be right now.

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