Property Market News
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
CAN MARPLE HOUSE PRICES REALLY KEEP GOING UP?
Marple house prices rose by 0.7% last month, according to the Land Registry. This means the annual rate of house price growth in Marple has increased to 11.5%. Looking at the national figures, many people were concerned the UK property market was overheating as spring saw annual growth of 9.9%, the highest [...]
Marple Home Moves Hit Record High in June
June 2021 was the busiest month ever for UK estate agents, home removal companies and conveyancers since monthly records began, as HMRC logged 213,120 residential transactions in June, a jump of more than 216% nationally on the same month last year (when the housing market had just reopened after the [...]
MARPLE BUY-TO-LET PROPERTY MARKET GOING INTO CRISIS?
Marple landlords, sell your property portfolios, your tenants will soon be leaving in droves as they buy their first home with the new 5% deposit mortgages backed by the Government’s new mortgage-guarantee scheme revealed in March’s budget! These 95% mortgages are to be supported by the Treasury, lessening losses for [...]
LAND FOR SALE IN MARPLE
Mark from our Marple Branch has today been to visit a site that is hitting the market at £300,000 this week. The land comes with planning permission for three mews properties and is located right in the heart of Marple. https://youtu.be/LlwcyeC9g4A
MARPLE PROPERTY MARKET: 2011-2021
With all of us completing the Census, a couple of weeks ago, it made me realise profoundly that mine and my family’s life, which from our own point of view seems unique and delightful, makes us all into a series of statistics for the Census gatherers to pore over. To [...]
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ABOUT THE BLOG
This blog follows the property and buy to let market in Marple, The Bridge, Mellor and Compstall. You’ll find insight, commentary and analysis that relates specifically to SK6, along with the latest investment deals from all agents in the area.
DANIEL BROWNHILL – CO-AUTHOR
I am passionate about our area, so if you have any property related questions, whether buying, selling, letting out or just curious about what’s happening this very moment in the Marple, Marple Bridge, Mellor and Compstall property market then just pop into my office, alternatively call or e-mail me. I look forward to hearing from you and having a chat.