Stockport’s dining scene set to excel with two exciting new announcements

Two recent announcements are set to give Stockport’s dining scene further shots in the arm.

The first being that Gary Usher, owner of Elite Bistro’s which includes Didsbury’s fantastic Hispi, has teased that he has chosen Stockport as his next destination. Gary and his team have a fantastic reputation and will be a great fit for Stockport.

The second announcement is that the wonderful Sam Buckley, chef patron at Where The Light Gets In, will battle it out in this years Great British Menu.

Stockport is behind you Sam

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Fantastic Buy to let Opportunity In Gorton

Sanderson James have added a property to the market today that I think would be an ideal buy to let investment. The property is a Two-bedroom mid terrace in Gorton, close to Debdale Park and the Reddish Boarder. It has come to the market with a guide price of £100,000.

The property appears to be in good condition with a modern feel throughout. The property is of interest as it has two good sized bedrooms, also a utility space to the rear of the property which is always a bonus. The bathroom and kitchen would benefit from an update, but not in bad condition.

This property in its current condition would receive the expected rent between £600-£625pcm.

Give me a call to talk further; 0161 474 8668.

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Brilliant Buy to Let Opportunity in Stockport Centre

A brilliant buy to let opportunity has come to our attention on Alpine Road in Stockport, SK1. This two bed, two reception terraced property is on the market for just £110,000!

It is in need of some refurbishment, having previously been adapted for disabled living. However, even with these works and other cosmetic updating costs factored in, we estimate a good return with a yield of over 6% as the property would rent for between £625- £650 per month depending on its condition.

If you are an investor looking for more information, head over to Rightmove to check out the full listing and feel free to give me a call on 0161 474 8660 to discuss your options: https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-66533154.html

Author: Ellie Finch, Lettings Negotiator

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in need of refurbishment

Reeds Rains added a two bedroom mid terrace property to the market two days ago which would make a brilliant rental property. Located on Broadfield Road, Reddish, SK5 with a guide price of £100,000!

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Buy to let Investment Opportunity In Edgeley

Edward Mellor have a Two Bedroom end of terrace with usable cellar room listed on 18th February, the property is located on Greenhill Street, Edgeley, Stockport. This property will suit a BTL investor or owner occupier.

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Revamping Your Home to Improve Your Life and Health

Moving to a new home—or revamping your current one—is exciting. But it’s also full of opportunities to improve your wellness, plus your enjoyment of your home. From making small repairs to investing in more significant modifications, here are some home helps that can improve your life and health.

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Buyer Demand Soars

Recent data released by Zoopla has shown that 2020 has started in supreme fashion for the property market; with buyer demand up 26% when compared to the same period in 2018 and 2019. With such an influx of buyers, those thinking of selling their property have timed it well.  


Hometrack, the data research arm of Zoopla, have demonstrated just how much of an effect the general election and the promise of political stability have had on the property market; with demand increasing by over a quarter and house price growth across the major UK cities also hitting nearly 4%, the highest in two years.

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rents rise in the uk!

2019 was a year of recovering rental values following the drop observed in 2018. The DPS (Deposit Protection Service) reports a 1.4% increase in rents in 2019 (Q42018 to Q42019).

Average monthly rent in the UK is now £773, or £672 excluding London.

London continues to be the most expensive region to rent with average monthly rents of £1,345. The North East is the cheapest region to rent with monthly rents of £518.

Strongest annual growth in average monthly rents was seen in London, a 4.3% increase followed by the South West region at 3.3%.

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fall in love with the right home

Buying a home is like falling in love, you can expect to go through the same ups and downs, emotional tugs and pulls, and even similar stages.

The one that got away, don’t panic, there are plenty more fish in the sea! An estimated 1.2 million residential properties were sold in 2019 (HMRC).

Broken heart? Don’t worry it’s not just you! One in four (24.42%) of house sales in England and Wales fell through before completion in 2019 (Independent Home Buyer Quick Move Now).

Hopelessly devoted to that home? Don’t be a fool in love, never settle for what doesn’t feel right! 34% of people said moving to a new house is more nerve-wracking than getting divorced (Real Homes)!

Make sure you fall in love with the right home! According to the English Housing Survey an owner occupier spends on average 18.1 years in their home, so pick well as you are in it for the long haul!

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ideal btl in a ‘move in condition’

Bridgfords Estate Agents added a property to the market at the end of January i think would be ideal for a buy to let investment, the property is a two bedroom mid terrace in Offerton, Stockport, SK1. It came to the market with a guide price of £140,000!

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