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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 |October 6th, 2021|

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 |August 20th, 2021|

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 [...]

By |August 18th, 2021|

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 |August 16th, 2021|

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 |August 16th, 2021|

£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 |July 18th, 2021|

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 |July 10th, 2021|

COULD STOCKPORT HOUSE PRICES FALL IN 2022? DON’T BET ON IT!

As 1 in 6 Stockport homes are selling within a fortnight of coming to market One of the most astounding things that has happened in the last 12 months was something that did not happen. Even after the country saw the deepest recession since the Great Freeze of 1709, with [...]

By |May 5th, 2021|

STOCKPORT HOME BUYERS £6,720,809 WINDFALL AS STAMP DUTY HOLIDAY STRETCHED TO SEPTEMBER

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced two initiatives to keep the Stockport property market firing on all cylinders into 2021. Firstly, the £500,000 zero-rate Stamp Duty band has been extended to the 30th June 2021. After then it will phase down to £250,000 for an additional three months, returning to the [...]

By |March 31st, 2021|

STOCKPORT PROPERTY MARKET IMPROVED BY 19.7% OVER PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS

Has there ever been a better time for Stockport home sellers? The Stockport property market, for people looking to sell, is at its sturdiest for at least the last five years with home buyers jumping onto the Stockport property ladder with abandon. Stockport house prices are anticipated to rise throughout [...]

By |March 30th, 2021|
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My blog follows the property market in Stockport. You’ll find insight, commentary and analysis that relates specifically to Stockport, along with the latest investment deals with all agents in the area.

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If you are thinking of buying, selling or letting out a property in Stockport, or just want some general property market related news and advice about the Stockport area please either pop in to my office, phone or drop me an e-mail. I look forward to speaking to you.

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I am passionate about property and fascinated by the growing Stockport Lettings market. If you have any questions about lettings, rental returns and yields, tax and legal changes for landlords or anything else BTL related I would love to have a chat. So please pop into our branch, alternatively phone or e-mail me.

0161 474 8668

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