Manchester Property News


Build-to-rent schemes on the up as demand for quality rental accommodation soars

Posted on April 19th 2018

The demand for high-quality rental accommodation has soared over the last year as the development of purpose-built rental developments gathers pace across the UK to keep up with demand.

With adults renting for longer, the want for quality schemes has increased and property developers are scrambling to meet the demand, backed by investments from […]

Property supply boosted by 43% compared to 2017

Property supply boosted by 43% compared to 2017

Posted on April 17th 2018

UK property market stock has increased 43% over the last 12 months according to new research by HouseSimple.

Chichester saw the biggest growth in newly available property at 47%, following by Durham (33%), Bootle (29%) and 24% growth in both Chester and Oldham. […]

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Post Office launches new mortgage to help first-timers onto the property market

Posted on April 16th 2018

The Post Office has launched a new mortgage product to help first-time buyers onto the property market, with a little help from Mum and Dad.

Called the Family Link mortgage, buyers can borrow 100% of the property value via the creation of two mortgages – a traditional 90% mortgage against […]

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Housing market ‘on a steady course’ following sales bounce-back nationwide

Posted on March 27th 2018

The UK housing market is ‘on a steady course’ following the latest sales data from HMRC, with first-time buyer activity increasing in Q1 of 2018.

HMRC’s UK Property Transaction Statistics for February shows 83,230 sales on a non-seasonally adjusted basis – a 2% increase on the month previous. England enjoyed […]

Manchester aims to build green with £15m low carbon fund

Manchester aims to build green with £15m low carbon fund

Posted on March 26th 2018

Manchester is backing emerging clean building technologies as the city’s ongoing development gathers pace with the introduction of a new fund.

Launched by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the new £15m loan programme is designed to make it easier for infrastructure and property developers to include […]

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Why Manchester has become a buy-to-let hotspot

Posted on March 22nd 2018

One of the fastest-growing city economies in the UK, Manchester has emerged as a buy-to-let hotspot in recent years, reported as far back as 2014 as the country’s go-to city for property investment and development by HSBC.

Demand for city living is on the rise and Manchester’s development boom coincided perfectly with this peaking interest, although other huge factors including new businesses, […]

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North West property prices on the up again

Posted on March 15th 2018

Property prices in the UK grew by a further 0.3% in January following a stellar period of growth throughout 2017.

The region was the fastest growing in terms of average house prices last year with an average annual change of plus 4.6%, followed closely by […]

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Demand for rental property outstrips supply

Posted on March 2nd 2018

Research has revealed the rental market started the year on the back foot, with the gap between supply and demand for rental properties widening in January. More prospective tenants than stock coming onto the market found the supply of rental properties falling by 8% from December to January.

David Cox, chief executive of ARLA Propertymark, said: “This month’s results indicate that renters are in for a rough ride in 2018.” Members reported 70 […]


Posted on February 27th 2018

39 units scheme in Ordsall to provide homes exclusively for Affordable Rent

LPC Living, in partnership with City West Housing Trust and Salford City Council, has begun construction of its final phase of the award winning Radclyffe […]