Property Market News
WHY BUILDING A RELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL ESTATE AGENTS IS ESSENTIAL FOR PROPERTY INVESTORS
Mark from our Marple Branch goes into some of the reasons why it is always good to get in touch with your local agents if you are looking to get into the buy-to-let market. https://youtu.be/UzbuCGkl0sE
MARPLE PENSIONER HOMEOWNERS ARE NOW WORTH £938,904,000
How wealth is distributed will always be a contentious issue, especially as the Baby Boomers (those aged between their late 50’s and late 70’s) wealth has grown exponentially over the last 20 years, compared to the wealth of the younger generation. With most UK property in the hands of the [...]
LIFELINE FOR MARPLE HOUSE BUYERS & FIRST-TIME BUYERS
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has stated the Stamp Duty Holiday for Marple properties up to £500,000 will be extended from 31st March 2021 to the 30th June 2021; and to ensure we don’t have a cliff edge, from 1st July 2021, the Stamp Duty Holiday will apply only on [...]
THE BUSIEST DECEMBER FOR THE MARPLE HOUSING MARKET SINCE 2006
Over the last six months, the Marple Property Market has been flourishing. As soon as an estate agents ‘For Sale’ flag went up, neighbours would be checking out Rightmove to see the internal pictures and compare the asking price to their own home (go on .. admit you do that [...]
Marple Property Market: Is it Time to Stamp Out Stamp Duty?
Most people pay Stamp Duty Tax when they buy a property, house, apartment or other land and buildings over a particular price in the UK. The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak (quickly followed suit by the Welsh and Scottish Governments), announced last July that Stamp Duty was partially being suspended on all English [...]
MARPLE MARKET BREAKDOWN FOR 2020
As the working year comes to an end, I thought it would be apt to give everyone a breakdown of what the market has been doing in the SK6 postcode for the last 12 months. It has been a year obviously massively disrupted by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with everyone [...]
ALBERT PLACE, MARPLE IS READY FOR VIEWINGS
Albert Place is a luxury development of 20 two bedroom and two bathroom apartments in the sought after town of Marple, on the edge of the beautiful Peak District. An exciting place to live, work and enjoy life. These beautifully designed homes by Mansion House Group offer the ultimate in modern day living [...]
MARPLE HOUSE PRICES 2021
What will happen to the value of your Marple home next year? What will a no deal Brexit on the horizon, the end of the stamp duty holiday in March, mortgage payment holidays coming to an end, unemployment set to rise after furlough and ongoing on/off coronavirus restrictions do to [...]
NIMBYISM IN MARPLE IS DEAD – LONG LIVE THE PLANNING PERMISSION RULE CHANGES:
How will this affect the 23,980 Marple Property Owners? The 1st July 1948 heralded a new dawn in how property was built, as the Town & Country Planning Act 1947 came into force, meaning no property could be built without the say so of the local authority. Now, Boris Johnson has [...]
WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE MARPLE PROPERTY MARKET?
There is no doubt that Coronavirus will affect the Marple property market, but just how? The ensuing economic challenges are going to impact the Marple (and UK) property market, yet no one knows the real answer. The newspapers eulogise different opinions, but that's all they are – opinions and everybody's [...]
MARPLE HOME BUYERS & LANDLORDS SET TO SAVE £1,159,030 IN STAMP DUTY OVER NEXT NINE MONTHS
The British are infatuated with owning their own property and politicians know that. Margaret Thatcher used it as a vote winner in 1979 when she allowed council house tenants to buy their own home. Coming to the present day, Boris Johnson’s Conservative government have anxieties that the Brits have not been buying [...]
THE MARPLE POST LOCKDOWN PROPERTY MARKET
What have we learned in the first month? From talking to most of the Marple estate and letting agents and our own findings, it might surprise many of you that new enquiries from homebuyers, tenants, landlords and home sellers have been at record levels since lockdown was lifted from the property [...]
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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.