Author: Anna Corrigan

Its Summer Time – Get Active

SK4 is spoilt for choice when it comes to sports facilities within the area. The Heatons Sports Club on Green Lane has top class facilities which include: floodlit Tennis courts, two Rugby pitches, two Lacrosse pitches and a Cricket pitch. If Golf is your sport, then look no further than the beautiful Heaton Moor Golf course is set in the mature Heatons Conservation area. This demanding 18 hole course must be played to fully appreciate.

And if it’s a racket sport your after, the West Heaton Bowling, Tennis and Squash Club could be something which takes your fancy. Based just off Princess road the well run club boasts a bowling green, six floodlit tennis courts and two Squash courts.

I can say from experience, these well supported clubs are extremely friendly and do great things to support this fantastic community. Get Active!

 

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The Heatons Summer Festival

On the 9th & 10th June, 4HTA will be hosting this year’s Summer Festival at the Heatons Sports Club. Attracting 9,000 people last year, this fantastic community event NEEDS YOUR HELP.

If you would like to be a part of the festival and could spare just a few hours either on the day OR in the run-up, please contact Mel on, events@fourheatons.co.uk

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

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Heatons Open Gardens

Organised by the Rotary Club of Stockport Lamplighter, the Heatons Open Gardens is one of the most anticipated events in the Heatons diary. With a mixture of pop-up gardens and old favourites this wonderful afternoon is sure to attract a lot of attention. Maps will soon be available to help you plot your way around. The Crown Inn on Vale Close (off Didsbury Road) will be serving refreshments along the way.

The Heatons Open Gardens will be held on Sunday 20th May – Midday to 5pm.

Hope you enjoy this brilliant Heatons event.

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a great, low maintenance, buy to let

The houses on Dunblane make really great buy to lets. They are spacious, in a great area and are generally low maintenance and this one which has just come to the market is no different! 

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a great detached btl deal

Great BTL deals come in all shapes and sizes and this property certainly proves that. It would be fair to say that it isnt a ‘typical’ buy to let however it would make a fabulous home for tenants needing plenty of space!

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Government Relaxes Planning on Building Upwards

Earlier this month Housing Secretary Sajid Javid confirmed government backing to create a new generation of town houses in cities like London and Manchester to ease pressure on valuable open spaces and help growing families.

Under the changes it will be easier to build upwards on existing blocks of flats and houses as well as shops and offices.

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What landlords need to think about for 2018

It looks as though 2018 will be a mixed year for landlords. Some will start to feel the pinch of the legislation that’s recently come into force, such as the loss of mortgage interest relief, while a number of tenants may give notice, due to incentives to buy. At the same time, there are likely to be some good deals around for landlords looking to expand their portfolios. For the rest, who may not have the means to buy in the next 12 months, it’s a good opportunity to take stock of their portfolio and make small improvements where needed to help translate rental income into better profits.

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Even More Reasons to Use an ARLA qualified Managing Agent

There are currently nearly 150 ‘Statutory Provisions’ that apply to lettings and the benefit of much of the legislation – particularly the laws that have come into force since 2006 – is that properties have become safer for tenants. Landlords now have a high degree of responsibility for the health and safety of their tenants, from removing potential hazards and installing fire safety measures to ensuring the fabric of the property itself is maintained to a good standard.

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