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A fantastic property located right in the centre of Marple offering a 5.8% yield

A fantastic opportunity to purchase a three bedroom ‘ready to move into’ property in the heart of Marple on Church Street.

The ground floor comprises of; a welcoming lounge, the kitchen/dining area is situated at the rear of the property, the modern fitted kitchen has ample worktop and storage space and has an integrated fridge/freezer. There is also a handy storm porch ideal for taking off your muddy shoes and coats. The first floor reveals three bedrooms, two doubles and a single. The modern fitted family bathroom completes the floor.

Externally the property offers a rear private courtyard and on the road parking.

The yield you would look to achieve on this property would be 5.8%, this is based on £725 per calendar month.

A fantastic opportunity to acquire a property which is ‘ready to rent’.

Currently on the market with Julian Wadden, Marple at £150,000.

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A fantastic opportunity to acquire a property offering a rare 7.3% yield in Marple

A fantastic opportunity to acquire a one bedroom flat on the sought after Ley Hey Road, Marple offering over a 7% yield once works are completed.

In need of modernisation is this one bedroom flat; offering an entrance hall, a large lounge and separate kitchen area, a well proportioned double bedroom with built in wardrobes and a family bathroom. There is lots of useful storage cupboards also.

Externally the flat offers a single garage, parking for your vehicle and communal gardens.

Situated on Ley Hey Road this property is right in the heart of Marple, a stone’s throw away from the centre, local amenities and train station.

The yield you would look to achieve from this property is 7.3% this is based on £550 pcm, this figure will be achievable once works have been completed.

Currently on the market with Reeds Rains, Marple at £90,000.

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How many cars per household?

The profile of car ownership is a great signal of the practical needs of residents in a local market. Most households have a car, but the number owned varies enormously based on the type of area. For example if you live in a one bedroom flat in a city you’re much less likely to own a car than if you live in a commuter suburb.

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Welcome to Megan

Welcome to Megan who has joined our busy Marple team as a Professional Viewer.


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Prices in last few months (flat vs house)

We wanted to take a look at how overall average prices of flats and houses have changed in the last eight months. This is quite a short time frame so there’s a fair bit of volatility from month to month but the story it tells is an interesting one nonetheless.

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Quarterly index of sales by house type

This chart has indexed the levels of transactions for flats and houses over the last eight quarters. That means it takes the actual level of sales at the start of the period and converts them to 100, and then you can see the relative changes running up to the present. It should be noted that the smaller the number of properties, the more extreme the volatility.

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Statistics show more good news ahead for Marple and Marple Bridge

The British press is being so hysterical about the UK property market at the moment, you’d be forgiven for thinking we were back in 2008 again, staring down the barrel of another credit crunch. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Week after week, more statistics come out revealing how buoyant the market is at the moment. Here are just three of the reasons why homeowners in Marple and Marple Bridge should be grinning.

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A fantastic opportunity to acquire a ground floor apartment in Harrytown Hall

Situated in the sought after Harrytown Hall is this one bedroom ground floor apartment. Offering spacious accommodation throughout, communal gardens and ideally located this apartment will be very sought after in the rental sector.

The apartment offers an inviting hallway, the large double bedroom can be found off this. The living room which spans over 18 feet in length is a great place to relax. The modern fitted kitchen has ample worktop and storage space and modern appliances. A three piece family bathroom completes the apartment.

Externally the apartment provides an allocated parking space, visitor parking and communal gardens. Situated in a convenient location close to both Romiley and Bredbury and both train stations and local amenities this will attract alot of interest.

The yield you would look to achieve for this property is 5.6%, this is based on £650 pcm which is achievable due to the size of the apartment and the added bonus of it being on the ground floor.

Currently being marketed with Bridgfords, Marple at £140,000.

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A well presented three bedroom property which is ‘ready to move into’

Located on The Ridgeway in Romiley is this fully modernised three bedroom end of terrace which is ready to move into. Offering spacious accommodation, a modern fitted kitchen and three well proportioned bedrooms this property would be ideal for a couple or a small family.

Offering to the ground floor; an entrance hallway, large lounge spanning over 18ft in length and a modern fitted kitchen/diner with range cooker, breakfast bar and a separate handy utility area. The first floor offers three well proportioned bedrooms, two doubles and a further large single and a modern fitted bathroom and separate WC.

Externally the property benefits from an easy maintenance landscaped rear garden including a patio area and artificial grass.

This ‘ready to move into’ property will suit a range of tenants and due to the standard its been completed to this would rent out immediately. The rental figure you would look to achieve is £750 pcm giving you a healthy 5.8% yield.

Currently on the market with Purplebricks at £155,000.

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