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Has flexible working changed our property market?

Defining the modern working week in 2018 isn’t a straightforward process. As we embrace technology, the lines between daily commutes to work and working from remote locations become less transparent. From a property perspective, this means people with flexible working patterns can be more selective about the location of their next home. But what does this mean for Marple and Marple Bridge?

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Annual transaction levels split by type

Have you ever wondered how many people buy flats in the local area as opposed to houses? Wonder no longer. We’ve done the analysis, which shows the most recent split as well as two years’ worth of quarterly data. This is useful information for anyone with an interest in the local market because it affects the overall market dynamic.

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A superb three bedroom terrace in the heart of Marple offering over 5% yield

RECENTLY REDUCED IN PRICE giving you a fantastic opportunity to acquire a spacious three bedroom terrace property a stones throw from the centre of Marple.

The property comprises of two spacious and versatile reception rooms, fitted kitchen with ample worktop and storage areas and a handy utility area. The first floor offers two bedrooms, one double and a large single with ample storage cupboards in both. The family bathroom completes the floor. The loft has been converted and would be a superb master bedroom, with skylight and built in wardrobes. 

Externally the property provides a rear patio area. The property also comes with two parking permits for the public car park situated across the road.

The property is vacant and ready to rent, the potential yield is 5.5%, this is based on £850 per calendar month.

Currently on the market with Edward Mellor, Marple at £185,000.

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The socio-economic profile is a telling measure of the constitution of people in a local market. We have to be careful when talking about the economic profile of local residents because no statistical measure will really illustrate the character of an area. However, we’ve used the governments ‘NS-Sec’ classification data on our area, which defines local residents in those terms.

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Prices by type over the last few quarters

By looking back over the last eight quarters, it’s quite enlightening to see how average sales prices have changed for individual house types. Obviously the bigger types sell for more, but the quarter-on-quarter changes tell an interesting story.

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A three bedroom terrace in Bredbury offering a potential 6% yield

Situated on Bents Avenue is this three bedroom spacious terrace property. Offering off road at the front for two cars, spacious living accommodation throughout and a generous sized easy maintenance rear garden this property is ready to move into and would be ideal for a family.

This perfect rental property offers to the ground floor; a welcoming hallway, the lounge is situated at the front of the property and separate dining room is at the rear with French doors leading out to the rear garden. The modern fitted kitchen can be found by going through the dining room and has ample worktop and storage space. The first floor reveals two double bedrooms and further large single/study. The family bathroom and separate WC finishes off the floor.

Externally the property provides off road parking at the front and an easy maintenance rear garden which has been paved and has artificial grass.

The potential yield you could achieve on this property would be 6%,this is based on £800 pcm.

Currently on the market with Edward Mellor, Woodley at £159,950.

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A modern two bedroom mid terrace property in central Marple

NEW TO THE MARKET is this two bedroom mid terrace property on Ellesmere Avenue, Marple. Situated in this desirable location within walking distance to everything that Marple has to offer including restaurants, shops and both train stations.

This well presented stone built terrace offers to the ground floor; lounge with log burner, the dining room and kitchen area is open plan and a great place to socialise. The kitchen comes with plenty of worktop and storage space and enough space for all white goods. The first floor comprises of two double bedrooms and a modern fitted family bathroom.

Externally the property benefits from a small front garden and an enclosed rear courtyard with brick stores great for storage. The property also comes with parking permits which you can apply with through the local council.

The property would rent out at £700 per calendar month giving you a 4.6% yield. The attraction of this property is the capital growth it will achieve being in such a sought after location.

Currently on the market with Purplebricks at £180,000.

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A superb development opportunity to acquire a two bed terrace in the centre of Marple

NEW TO THE MARKET is this ideally located two bedroom terrace which is in need of modernisation. Located in the heart of Marple village with shops, bars and restaurants all on your doorstep. Also easy access to train stations giving access to Manchester City centre.

In brief the property offers to the ground floor; well proportioned living room and dining room with a kitchen at the rear. The first floor reveals two bedrooms and the three piece bathroom with storage.

Externally there is a courtyard to the rear.

The property does need complete refurbishment but once works are complete you would look to achieve a healthy £650 per calendar month.

Currently on the market with Julian Wadden, Marple at £145,000.

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Marple Carnival extends applications for Royalty!

Marple Carnival still have a few Royalty places available including the position of Marple Carnival Queen so applications have been extended to 31st March 2018.

click on the link below to register

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Make it Marple!

I am sure you all seen the banner across the Railway car park at Rose Hill. But if you haven’t get down every 3rd Sunday between 11am-3pm starting 18th March for some great local artisan makers. Click below to see who has already signed up!

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