STOCKPORT HOMEOWNERS TO BE MADE HOMELESS?

The number of properties for sale in Stockport has fallen by 29% since this time two years ago (October 2019). One of the reasons is that many Stockport buyers feel overwhelmed and fearful they will be made homeless if they sell their home and can’t buy another. So, I have [...]

By |2021-11-12T12:02:51+00:00November 1st, 2021|All things Stockport, Property Market News|

Stockport Buy-to-Let Market on the Rise as Returns Rise by 64.3% in 5 Years

Stockport landlords are becoming progressively more self-assured about expanding their rental portfolios; as Stockport rents rise, mortgage interest rates fall and demand for decent Stockport rental properties outstrips supply. A number of reports nationally would suggest around a third of UK ‘portfolio’ landlords (i.e. landlords with more than one rental [...]

By |2021-10-06T09:39:06+01:00October 6th, 2021|All things Stockport, Property Market News|

HOW MANY DAYS DOES IT TAKE TO SELL A STOCKPORT HOME?

Whether you are a Stockport homeowner, first-time buyer or landlord; the last 15 months has been a roller coaster ride when it comes to the Stockport property market. With 213,120 UK house buyers and 58,580 UK tenants moving home in June, the summer has been manic for many people. Meaning [...]

By |2021-08-20T14:09:50+01:00August 20th, 2021|All things Stockport, Property Market News|

Stockport Interchange Park – Construction set to begin this Winter

A consultation on plans for a two-acre public green space, part of the £120m revamp of the town’s ageing bus station, is now open.  Stockport Council is seeking input from the public to help shape the vision for the park. Residents are being asked what features they would like to [...]

WHY SAVVY STOCKPORT BUY-TO-LET LANDLORDS DON’T USE 10-YEAR MORTGAGES

I know of many Stockport buy-to-let landlords who fell into property investing by accident. Many didn’t want to sell their family home when the Stockport housing market crashed in the Credit Crunch of 2009/10, yet still needed to move (often for work). They thought they would keep their Stockport family [...]

By |2021-08-16T10:16:25+01:00August 16th, 2021|All things Stockport, Property Market News|

STOCKPORT’S LOVE (AND HATE) AFFAIR WITH THE SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE

The Semi-Detached House – the icon of middle-class aspiration, the pinnacle of liberalism yet at the same time compromised individuality, the ‘semi’ as it is colloquially termed is, for many Stockport homeowners, the highpoint of modern domestic bliss. Britain’s gift to architecture is the humble ‘Semi-Detached House’. This type of [...]

By |2021-08-16T10:16:34+01:00August 16th, 2021|All things Stockport, Property Market News|

£577,042 – ‘WOOD’ YOU PAY THAT FOR A STOCKPORT SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE?

The value of an average Stockport semi-detached house has increased in value by £19,407 in the last 12 months, an increase in value of 7.13%. Yet the costs of building a Stockport home have shot up even more in the last 12 months, meaning the price of Stockport new homes [...]

By |2021-08-16T10:17:14+01:00July 18th, 2021|All things Stockport, Property Market News|

STOCKPORT BUY-TO-LET LANDLORDS OWED £1,223,097 IN UNPAID RENT. BUSINESS PEOPLE OR SAVIOURS?

There is no getting away from the fact that the rise in the number of buy-to-let properties in Stockport has been nothing short of astonishing over the last twenty years. As a result, many in the press have said Britain is a broken nation, with many twenty and thirty-somethings unable [...]

By |2021-08-16T10:06:36+01:00July 10th, 2021|All things Stockport, Property Market News|
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