THE SHIFTING MARPLE PROPERTY MARKET

The Marple property market is on the cusp of a tipping point. It’s a tipping point that will influence Marple house prices, the number of properties available to buy, demand for those Marple properties and the lives of every homeowner and the property-owning buy-to-let landlords in Marple. This shift in [...]

By |2022-06-17T16:51:25+01:00June 17th, 2022|All Things Marple, Property Market News|

MARPLE HOMEOWNERSHIP RISES BY 482 HOMES IN THE LAST 5 YEARS

The Marple housing market over the last five years has behaved oddly. Marple house prices are 32.9% higher than in 2017, even though during those five years, the British economy had the uncertainty of Brexit and the massive fall in GDP during the pandemic. Yet, a less observed trend is [...]

By |2022-05-19T16:45:44+01:00May 19th, 2022|All Things Marple, Property Market News|

1 IN 59 HOMES ARE SITTING EMPTY IN THE MARPLE AREA

2,233 homes in the Stockport area are empty, which represents 1 in 59 homes.  1,879 of those have been empty for more than six months and are worth £511million. Why are those properties standing empty and deteriorating and why could that become an issue for the whole of Marple? A [...]

By |2022-03-11T08:25:17+00:00March 11th, 2022|All Things Marple|

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|
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