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Breakdown of age bands

The split of the population by age group has a big effect on the local housing market; the demographic profile affects prices, but more importantly the tenure mix and the rates of sales. The patterns you can see here gives you a good insight into the profile of local residents.

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Change in prices over the last three years

This chart shows how the relative prices of the major house types have varied over recent years. By clustering the columns you can see the interesting patterns developing over time.

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Sales by house type over in recent years

The rate at which properties are sold in the market is probably the best indicator of what we in the trade call ‘buoyancy’. In this chart, we show the number of properties which have been sold each year since 2008.

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What would more rate rises mean for The Heatons?

In the residential property world, the most important macroeconomic indicator we’re obsessed with is interest rates. Interest rates are the main tool the government uses to cool down the market when it shows signs of overheating. They have a massive impact on the housing market because they determine what your mortgage costs every month.

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a great btl deal with a solid yield

A great Buy-to-Let has come to the market on Lloyd Street, Heaton Norris and if you’re looking for a good return with minimal expense then this could be the house for you!

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Welcome to Sharon

Welcome to Sharon who has joined our busy Heaton team as a Professional Viewer.

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Vegetarian Restaurant Green on Tour

The Famous North West restaurateur Simon Rimmer, is bringing ‘Greens’ to The Heatons! On June 14th Village Point will be hosting the first ever ‘Greens on Tour’ Night with Simon Rimmer’.

Each guest with be greeted with a glass of procecco and canapes before being seated to a wonderful three course gourmet vegetarian dinner. The dinner has wine matched to each course, with master Sommelier Nigel Wilkinson from Boutinot LTD, giving a brief introduction.

Limited tickets are available so please book early to avoid disappointment. www.greensdidsbury.co.uk

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The Heatons Summer Festival

The Heatons Summer Festival is back, bigger and better than ever. This years two day event is located at The Heatons Sports Club on Green Lane.

After a fallow year, this jam-packed Festival is sure to be a brilliant event for all the family.

Saturday 9th June Food & Music Festival

Sunday 10th June Village Fete.

Brilliantly organised by the Four Heatons Traders Association, volunteers are still desperately needed so please make contact. events@fourheatons.co.uk

 

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Heatons Heritage Society

Meeting around three times a year, the HHS are a group formed to improve and develop the heritage of the Four Heatons.

The group aims to undertake conservation & heritage. Encourage activities and partnerships from other like minded groups and raise money for activities where necessary.

The aims of Heatons Heritage Society (HHS) are to promote, improve and develop the heritage and conservation of the Four Heatons, for the benefit of the community, encouraging involvement, investment and ownership.

The next meeting is on the 4th June 19.00pm till 21.00pm. Location – The Moor Club, 35 Heaton Moor Road, Heaton

Membership is £2 a year and slips are available at Marys Flower Basket.

For more information, email HeatonsHeritageSociety@gmail.com or call 07752 368308.

Moor, Stockport SK4 4PB

 

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Local occupancy ratings

Some people rattle around in their home like two beans in a can whilst others are packed in like sardines in a tin. There is a formula, created by the Office for National Statistics which gives the occupancy rating of each home. This number shows whether a property has the ‘right’ number of rooms given the number of people living there. This shows the picture in our local housing market.

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