MARPLE HOUSE PRICES – THE EFFECT OF RISING INFLATION

House prices tend to rise with inflation, so with the UK annual inflation hitting 4.2% last week, that’s good news, isn’t it? Yes and no – let me explain what it means for Marple homeowners. The year-on-year cost of living rose by 4.2% in October, its highest rate in almost [...]

By |2021-12-10T11:12:17+00:00December 10th, 2021|All Things Marple|

THIS IS WHY THE MARPLE PROPERTY MARKET HASN’T RUN OUT OF STEAM

In recent articles on the Marple property market, I have been talking a lot about house prices over the last 12 months and 5 years in Marple. When it comes to newspapers talking about the property market, the headline most people look at is what is happening to house prices. [...]

By |2021-12-10T10:16:28+00:00December 7th, 2021|All Things Marple|

MARPLE HOMEOWNERS TO FACE POST-LOCKDOWN MORTGAGE RATE RISE OF £672 A YEAR

With grocery, energy and other household prices/costs rising and hitting everyone’s back pocket, inflation (rising prices) may feel like an unimportant issue when it comes to the cost of keeping a roof over your head. Yet nothing could be further from the truth for many Marple homeowners and Marple landlords. [...]

By |2021-11-12T12:34:36+00:00November 12th, 2021|All Things Marple, Property Market News|

CAN THE MARPLE HOUSE PRICES REALLY KEEP GOING UP?

The stamp duty tax holiday is over, furlough finished at the end of September, unemployment is due to rise and inflation is rife … is this the end of the post lockdown Marple property boom? Surely, we are heading for house price correction? Forecasting what will happen in the Marple [...]

By |2021-11-16T17:46:20+00:00November 1st, 2021|All Things Marple, Property Market News|

Wages Rising by 8.3% pa – How Will This Affect the Marple Property Market?

As they struggle to meet demand, Argos have had to increase the wages of their HGV drivers from £11.41 an hour to £15 an hour - a rise of 31.2% meaning their pay goes from £27k to £35k. Care home providers are offering signing-on bonuses of many thousands of pounds [...]

By |2021-10-06T09:53:24+01:00October 6th, 2021|All Things Marple, Property Market News|

Why Are More Marple OAP Homeowners Deciding Not to Move Home?

A recent report by Legal & General stated that since the pandemic, many older homeowners had put their plans to move home 'on ice'. It said that fewer OAP homeowners are planning to downsize from their large family homes after the pandemic made them realise the actual value of their [...]

By |2021-10-06T09:30:56+01:00October 1st, 2021|All Things Marple, Property Market News|

Marple Homeowners Have Turned to the Rental Market to Cash In By £29,400 Each

Should you sell or should you buy in this most interesting Marple property market? I have calculated that at least 16 Marple house sellers have rented a home to break their house chain in the last 12 months, although at a cost as they face paying many thousands of pounds [...]

By |2021-09-08T11:29:51+01:00September 8th, 2021|All Things Marple, Property Market News|
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