Right On Track: HS2 Updated Nationwide Rail Project To Improve Travel To And From Manchester

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Transport secretary Grant Shapps announces updates to Britain’s major nationwide rail project, including the future of HS2 and plans to upgrade existing rail networks in Manchester and across the country. In November the Government announced its proposals to improve connectivity across Britain by reinvigorating the rail network. The Integrated Rail Plan confirmed the policy to […]

Is Manchester Property Booming?


Manchester is thriving so much, property investors can’t ignore the city any longer. It’s become a top property investment location for both domestic and overseas investors. Across the board, many buy-to-let investors are seeing better value for money in Manchester as the city’s property market is booming.  There are a number of reasons causing this […]

Viadux Revealed


Manchester’s Victorian Grade II Listed Brickwork Canopies The vast Victorian arches under Manchester Central are being converted into luxurious facilities to serve Viadux, Manchester’s newest residential tower under construction New images have just been released by developer Salboy showing how the arches will be used to create state of the art amenities including a swimming […]

The London Exodus: People & Businesses Leaving London for the North

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With the London exodus, a rising number of people and businesses are moving out of London. And many are looking to cities in the North of England. Below we discuss some of the top reasons why this is a growing trend. Businesses leaving London The London exodus has been happening for a number of years, […]

Stamp duty holiday’s impact on the property market

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The stamp duty holiday was announced on 8 July 2020 and was set to be in place until 31 March 2021. During this period of time, homebuyers purchasing a property up to £500,000 were exempt from paying any stamp duty. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, this holiday was announced in an effort to […]

Money saving tips for when you’re moving house

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Moving house can cost a significant amount of money. It’s helpful to plan for this well in advance so you’re prepared for all the costs. And it’s also beneficial to take measures so you save the money that you can. Here are seven tips to help you save your hard-earned cash when moving house. Sell […]

Meet the Built-to-Rent Super Landlords Taking Over the Manchester Property Market

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This article has been updated. An early version of this post was published  in September 2020 that contained factual errors and didn’t reflect the message we intended to convey.  Greater Manchester is seeing a property boom in the construction and take-up of property developments, especially build-to-rent schemes. Build-to-rent developments involve whole apartment blocks being built strictly for […]

Interest in new-build properties are at record highs

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As the property market is seeing a record number of people on the house hunt, many are seeing the benefits that come with buying a new-build property.  August has been the busiest month for the UK property market in 10 years as more people are prioritising homebuying than summer holidays, according to Rightmove. With the […]

How Manchester’s skyscrapers stack up against the world’s top skylines


High-rise apartments and mixed-use buildings are becoming landmarks in world-class cities around the world. As city centre living has become more popular than ever, many are looking to tall apartment buildings to find homes that come with luxury amenities and convenience. Many of these developments even have the feel of a five-star hotel, but sometimes […]

London vs Manchester: Battle of the capital and the Northern Powerhouse city


With the north-south divide, many look to compare London with the UK’s second city, Manchester. Home to cultural, social and economic differences, the two cities also have differing costs of living, markets, employment opportunities and transport links. London has long been considered a global city, while Manchester has begun to position itself as a top […]