Manchester Property News

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Buyer affordability improves whilst asking prices continue to grow in latest HPI

Posted on March 7th 2019

Buyer affordability in the property market has improved once more as wages grow above house prices according to Rightmove's latest House Price Index.

Average wage growth is now running at an annual rate of 3.4%, compared to the latest house price growth of 0.7% over the last month, […]

LPC Living looks to expand as it relocates its head office

Posted on March 5th 2019

New accommodation provides for future growth as it aims to accelerate land acquisitions

National house builder LPC Living has taken approximately 4,000 sq. ft. as it relocates and expands its head office in the region. The firm has […]

LPC Living launches all-inclusive co-living homes to rent in Warrington and Wigan

Posted on February 26th 2019

ELSA Living provides luxury en-suite facilities with all bills included (even council tax)

ELSA Living, the luxury co-living brand by LPC Living is pleased to announce its first co-living home share in Warrington and Wigan, both accessible to […]

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First-time buyers sparking early-year market growth

Posted on February 22nd 2019

It’s been a busy start to the year for the property market according to the latest mortgage data. January’s figures highlighted some 66,350 mortgage approvals last month, including a high proportion of completions (27%) from buyers with small deposits, such as first-time buyers.

That’s according to e-surv who noted that the number of mortgage approvals typically drops in January, but 2019 started with a boost compared to December […]