reddish and tameside property blog

(covering reddish, dane bank, denton, debdale and gorton)

New Theatre Arts School coming to Tameside!

We are excited to share about the new EPIC THEATRE ARTS school coming to Tameside this September! They are holding a free open day 8th September 2018 tickets for this are very limited, so if you are interested head to their website to book.

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New Dance class start in September!

NEW ADULT CLASSES STARTING WEDNESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 2018! The class is perfect for beginners/improvers level, so why not give it a go! To book your place contact JH Dance Academy on 07794278610 or Jenny.jhda@hotmail.co.uk Don’t miss your opportunity to learning so something new and get fit doing it!

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Party in the Park!

This weekend we have our very own Party in Park in Houldsworth Green Park!! It’s set to be a fantastic day out for family and friends! The party starts at 1:30, you can expect there to be games, face painting and BBQ plus much much more! Entrance is free.

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Commuting distances

Measuring commuting distance might seem a little obscure but it actually offers a particularly good insight into the character of any local housing market. For example, commuter towns tend to really come alive at the weekends but are quieter in the week. Areas where most people work locally will have a stronger community feel day-to-day.

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Fluctuations in prices over recent years

It won’t come as any massive shock that houses are generally worth more than flats in our area. However, when it comes to the movements over time, these two broad types of property do not always behave similarly. Here we see how flats and houses have varied in price.

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Sales levels in recent months by type

The property market fluctuates on a seasonal basis, and this is particularly the case for sales rates. This chart shows how the market has changed over the course of the last few months. The most recent periods are estimates based on the previous year’s pattern.

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Three big reasons to bet on the Reddish property market

As you’re no doubt aware, there’s a lot of doom and gloom surrounding the national property market at the moment. For example, the Nationwide index showed that in June, annual house price growth had slowed to a five-year low. Our area hasn’t been immune; in the first quarter of 2018, there were 12.4 per cent fewer sales than the same period in the previous year.   

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development project

Sleigh & Son Estate Agents have for sale on Windmill Lane a very attractively priced two bedroomed terrace property.

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average cost of home improvements

  • Many home improvements can cost more than the value they add according to new research by buying agent Henry Pryor and GoCompare Home insurance.
  • Improvements such as new flooring and replacing kitchens and bathrooms (the most popular home improvements) are unlikely to yield a profit for many homeowners. At £7,000 the average cost of a new kitchen is twice as expensive as the estimated value it adds to a property.
  • In comparison, energy improvements, such as a new boiler or central heating system, can increase the price of a property by close to 4%, the equivalent to just over £9,000. A new boiler costs around £2,000, providing the householder with a net profit of close to £7,000.
  • While a fresh coat of paint may add little to the value of a property, such improvements undoubtedly encourage prospective buyers through the door.
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immaculate investment property

Reeds Rains Estate Agents have for sale a two double bedroom semi detached property on the market with a guide price of £150,000.

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