(covering marple, the bridge, mellor and compstall)

Author: Jonathan Hyde

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New rules on borrowing for portfolio buy-to-let investors

From the 30th September this year, landlords with four or more buy-to-let properties will have to satisfy different criteria to secure mortgage borrowing, as they will be considered ‘portfolio investors’ under new rules being introduced by the Prudential Regulation Authority.

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A three bedroom Victorian terraced property situated on a sought after road in Marple

NEW TO THE MARKET is this three bedroom Victorian terraced property situated on Station Road, Marple. Ideally located close to everything Marple has to offer including local shops, bars, restaurants and great transport links, this property surely won’t be on the market long.

The property compromises of an entrance porch, lounge with typical high ceilings, feature fireplace and a bay fronted window. Leading through to the rear you will find a separate dining room and modern fitted kitchen area with ample worktops and storage space. Upstairs you will find two bedrooms, one double and one single. The contemporary fitted family bathroom completes this floor. The loft space has been converted to create another bedroom.

Externally the property offers on the road parking and outside space at the rear.

The location of the property will attract a lot of people, being situated close to both train stations commuting into Manchester will take less than 30 minutes. Ideal for a professional couple or small family.

The potential yield you would look to get is 5.7%, this is based on £850 per calendar month.

Currently marketed with Edward Mellor, Marple £180,000.


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Little Monsters

Wyevale garden center are putting on a variety of Spooky events from 16th October – 5th November, from Pumpkin carving, making your own spider puppet to Halloween Parties. So start thinking scary and get yourself booked on one of these greats events.


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A two bedroom apartment offering 5.7% yield in Bredbury

A modern two bedroom second floor apartment situated in ‘Chamberlain Gardens’ within a popular development close to Bredbury train station and local amenities.

The apartment compromises of; a communal entrance with stairs leading to the upper floors, an entrance hall, a well proportioned lounge with a Juliet balcony, a modern fitted kitchen area with ample worktop and cupboard space and an integrated oven and gas hob. Two double bedrooms and a modern fitted three piece family bathroom suite completes the apartment. Externally there are well maintained communal gardens along with a children’s play area and an allocated parking space.

This apartment is offered with no onward chain.

The potential yield of this property is 5.7%, this is based on £550 per calendar month. Appealing to first time renters or a professional person/couple who need a quick and easy commute into Manchester City Center.

Currently on the market with Thomas Lardner, Romiley at £115,000.


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The Hive @ 39

I was walking down market street today and was handed a leaflet for thehive@39 its great to see more businesses coming to Market street. As we all benefit from an active high street as one of the main attractions for people moving to a certain area or staying in a area is having a lot on offer.

So its nice to see not only a new business but one that has a different take on their profession with 1 on 1 coaching, Tai Chi, Massage, Healthy Lifestyle tips and much more. Its always difficult to find the time to get out and exercise so its great to have something so local!

Have a look at what their up to….

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Nature Safari! in Brabyns Park

Treat your kids to a fun filled way to learn about and identify the animal and plant kingdom on their very own doorstep, with hands on activities to keep all engaged. Meet at 10am at the children’s play area in Brabyns Park. After the walk cakes and drinks will be available.

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Lifecycles in our area

Lifecycle profile is a useful indicator of the complexion of residents in a locality. Some areas, like inner cities and built-up areas, have lots of young single people who live in flat shares or alone. Most of the suburban parts of the country are filled up with families. Some parts have a large elderly population, particularly around the coast.

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Prices by type in the last few years

The average unweighted sold prices of houses and flats have generally seen a steady incline over the last eight years. It’ll come as no massive surprise the houses are typically more expensive than flats but, the movements over time are nonetheless telling.

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A three bedroom semi-detached property situated in an extremely popular location

RECENTLY REDUCED IN PRICE is this three bedroom semi-detached property located on Alamein Drive, Romiley. Located in a popular area of Romiley, just off Compstall Road close to all local amenities, local schools and Romiley train station. Offering two reception rooms downstairs and the added benefit of a downstairs WC and utility area this house would be a great for a family.

Offering to the ground floor; an entrance hallway, lounge with feature fireplace, separate dining room, a modern fitted kitchen with plenty of worktop and cupboard space. The handy downstairs WC and utility area are located at the rear of the property. Upstairs you can find three bedrooms, two of which are doubles and one single bedroom. The modern fitted family bathroom completes the floor.

Externally the property offers off road parking at the front for two vehicles and an enclosed low maintenance rear garden.

The property is priced to allow for some cosmetic improvements to be made but once done you would look to achieve £800 per calendar month giving you the potential yield of 5.6%.

Currently on the market with Thomas Lardner, Romiley at £169,950.


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