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Northern Cities Continue to Lead in Property Price Growth

Northern Cities Continue to Lead in Property Price Growth

Posted on May 1st 2019

House prices across the North have continued to show strong growth amid a varied national picture.

Data from the latest Zoopla Cities House Price Index highlights significant regional variations, especially between North and South, with the likes of Manchester and Liverpool […]

Robust Property Market as Sales Increase in Q1

Robust Property Market as Sales Increase in Q1

Posted on April 30th 2019

The UK property market has indicated its robustness with the number of residential property sales increasing between February and March and on a year-to-year basis.

According to HMRC data, 101,830 completions took place last month, taking the total Q1 2019 figure to 301,290 – a 1.9% increase on the same […]

Unprecedented Demand for Quality Office Space in Manchester as Tech Companies Move in

Unprecedented Demand for Quality Office Space in Manchester as Tech Companies Move in

Posted on April 29th 2019

The surge of tech companies setting-up and moving into Manchester has seen the demand for quality office space increase in the city.

Both SME firms and large household names such as Amazon and Booking.com have chosen Manchester for their Northern operations, with GCHQ also announcing plans to […]

House Prices Increase in Every UK City for the First Time Since 2016

House Prices Increase in Every UK City for the First Time Since 2016

Posted on April 26th 2019

For the first time in over three years, 20 major UK cities have recorded house price growth on a year-to-year comparative basis at the same time.

Data from the latest Zoopla Cities Index highlights an average 2.8% price increase, with key markets in London and Aberdeen starting to see growth once […]

Mortgage approvals up on last year

Mortgage approvals up on last year

Posted on March 27th 2019

The number of mortgage approvals has increased in the year to February according to new data from e.surv.

According to the report, the number of loans increased by 3.8% compared to February 2018, with the proportion of mortgage approvals for buyers with small […]

one in three happy to rent for life

One in three would be happy to rent for life

Posted on March 25th 2019

A new survey has found that a third of tenants would be happy to rent for life, citing reasons such as flexibility and buyer affordability.

Conducted by Hillarys, the poll found that over half were happy with their current rental situation, with 35% saying they would be happy to never […]

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Spring property market warms up as house prices see record monthly rise

Posted on March 19th 2019

House prices increased by a record 5.9% last month with the average asking price rising to £236,800.

That’s according to the latest Halifax house price index which also reported a 2.8% annual increase and +1.8% quarterly change. The monthly price increase in […]

LPC Living completes historic chapel conversion in Cheshire

Posted on March 12th 2019

Unique home created from a former Wesleyan Chapel in Whitegate, Winsford

LPC Living has completed the conversion of a former chapel in Beauty Bank, Whitegate. Dating from 1878, the conversion has maintained many of the chapel’s […]

Londoners moving to Manchester

Manchester the favoured migration destination for Londoners

Posted on March 9th 2019

Manchester has been confirmed as the top migration destination for Londoners leaving the capital.

According to data from Rightmove data, Manchester is the most enquired-about city by Londoners, followed by Birmingham. And it’s not just Manchester in the North […]