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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 […]

Sales of new homes in Birkdale tee-off well for LPC Living

Posted on February 18th 2019

30% reserved following initial launch by local estate agent Karen Potter

Birkdale Place, a boutique development of four-bedroom semi-detached homes in fashionable Birkdale has swung off to a flying start. Three of the ten homes in […]

Residential development in Manchester increases 108% in two years

Residential development in Manchester increases 108% in two years

Posted on February 6th 2019

The number of residential units under development in Manchester has boomed in the last two years with a 108% increase in units under construction.

In 2019 there are 14,480 units being built, compared to 6,963 in 2017. Last year the number of units under construction stood at 11,135. For […]

Increased demand for quality rental properties sees asking rents rise 7% in three years

Increased demand for quality rental properties sees asking rents rise 7% in three years

Posted on January 31st 2019

Growing demand for private rental sector (PRS) properties has seen asking rents increase by 6.9% in the last three years as the need for quality rented homes soars.

According to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics, PRS asking rents rose an average of 1% in 2018. Although the overall UK […]

First time buyers spurring on housing market with increasing completions and mortgage lending

First-time buyers spurring on housing market with increasing completions and mortgage lending

Posted on January 29th 2019

The first-time buyer mortgage market share has reached its highest ever level as the number of buyers taking their first steps onto the property ladder reaches the highest level since 2006.

According to data from the Yorkshire Building Society, just over 367,000 first-time buyers entered the market with the help of a mortgage to 2018 – […]