Property

What does the 2017 Autumn Budget mean for the Cheadle & Stockport housing market?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his second budget earlier today and urged the UK to “Seize the opportunities” from Brexit, whatever they may be exactly! And he has also promised to tackle deep-seated economic challenges “head on”. We must wish him the very best of luck

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How best to increase the value of your home

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When it comes to selling your home, the goal is to achieve more than the initial price you paid when you bought it. A significant amount of your home’s resale value will be affected by the appreciation of house prices in Cheadle, where average sales values have risen by 27.0% over the last 10 years. However, if you want to achieve the maximum sale price for your property, there are several home improvements you can make that will add to the overall value.

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When cheap isn’t very cheerful

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Estate agents’ fees are always a hot topic! And it is true they can vary wildly.

In many parts of Stockport, fees can vary from 0.5% to 1.75% and there is considerable variation right across the country in every town or city. There are also online or low-cost agents offering headline-grabbing fees. Ignore their slick marketing and this misconception that they don’t charge fees! They are not a charity! They just start with a low base fee and add-on for this, that and the other! Thankfully despite some impressive growth figures, the online/hybrid agents still only represent a very low share of the market. [···]

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