Property Research, Due Diligence and Hotspots

Salford - A City of economic growth and investment opportunity

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 7, 2017 9:09:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

 

HSBC’s annual survey found that Manchester was Britain’s buy-to-let hotspot (This is Money 3.06.15) with average buy-to-let yields of 7.98%.

Rental properties make up more than a quarter of Manchester’s housing stock and the largest proportion in Britain. Annual rents have risen 7% in the 12 months up to July 2016 in Salford according to Rightmove.

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Property investors see investments grow in booming Manchester

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2016 11:06:55 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Property Investors - Manchester, the second capital of the UK

­Manchester is referred to as the UK’s second capital thanks to its booming economy, and the city is an attractive alternative for young professionals priced out of London.

In fact, Manchester has become so attractive, 54,000 people moved here since 2009, and it's estimated another 96,000 will live in Manchester by 2024.

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Property Investment Guide - Tameside

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 8, 2016 4:47:59 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Property Investment Guide - A Manchester commuter zone with top business links

Being part of the economic powerhouse that is Manchester, Tameside’s excellent location together with its superb transport connections, makes it an ideal base for all businesses.

Almost half of the top 500 businesses in the north-west are based in the Greater Manchester region, along with many FTSE 100 companies and thousands of foreign owned companies. 

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Property Investment Guide Trafford

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 8, 2016 4:47:05 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Property Investment Guide - Trafford has above national average incomes

The Metropolitan Borough of Trafford is a prosperous area. It is the only borough in Greater Manchester (apart from Manchester itself) to be above the national average for weekly income, and is on average the highest in the county.

Trafford’s economy is excellent, it has a lower rate of unemployment, compared with both Greater Manchester and England as a whole and the lowest number of unemployment benefit claimants compared to all the other boroughs in Greater Manchester.

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Cheshire West and Chester Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2016 4:30:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Solid buy-to-let returns in affluent Chester, the jewel of Cheshire

Cheshire West and Chester is located adjacent to north Wales and the Rivers Dee and Mersey. It is home to the largest canal boat collection in the world, and of course the Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, which is the largest outlet village in the UK.  

The borough encompasses the towns and cities of Malpas, Tarporley, Winsford, Northwich, Frodsham, Ellesmere Port and Chester, as well as their many surrounding villages.

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Salford Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 15, 2015 5:00:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

A city of economic growth and investment opportunity

HSBC’s annual survey found that Manchester was Britain’s buy-to-let hotspot (This is Money 3.06.15) with average buy-to-let yields of 7.98%.

Rental properties make up more than a quarter of Manchester’s housing stock and the largest proportion in Britain. Annual rents have risen 7% in the 12 months up to July 2016 in Salford according to Rightmove.

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Runcorn Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2015 5:07:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

A major distribution hub in the north-west, with a growing population

Runcorn is an industrial town and cargo port on the southern bank of the River Mersey where the estuary narrows to form Runcorn Gap. During the first half of the 20th century the industry of the town continued to be dominated by the historical trades of chemicals and tanning.

In 1926 four chemical companies merged to form Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), Runcorn is just one of their worldwide sites.

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Manchester Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 18, 2015 3:14:00 PM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

Huge Government investment in one of the UK’s highest yield cities

The Government has big plans for Manchester and the North of England.

In 2014 the Government committed £476.7 million to boost economic growth in Manchester and now they’re adding £56.6 million more. That gives a total pot of £533.3 million funding to boost growth, develop infrastructure, create jobs and stimulate inward investment.

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Bolton Property Investment Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 17, 2015 10:59:00 AM / by Brett Alegre-Wood

An affluent and industrious town with great investment potential

There’s a wealth of investment taking place in the Greater Manchester region right now and Bolton is growing as a result.

Nearby Manchester Airport handles around 22 million passengers each year and is one of the largest employers in the north-west. With some 19,000 people directly employed on site it supports a further 42,400 jobs throughout the region.

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