Author: Julian Bethell

How best to increase the value of your The Heatons home

When it comes to selling your home, a significant amount of your home’s resale value will depend on what’s happened to The Heatons market as a whole. Here average sales values have risen by 25.8 percent over the last ten years. However, there are several tactical decisions you can make to push up the final price.

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How many cars per household?

The profile of car ownership is a great signal of the practical needs of residents in a local market. Most households have a car, but the number owned varies enormously based on the type of area. For example if you live in a one bedroom flat in a city you’re much less likely to own a car than if you live in a commuter suburb.

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Prices in last few months (flat vs house)

We wanted to take a look at how overall average prices of flats and houses have changed in the last eight months. This is quite a short time frame so there’s a fair bit of volatility from month to month but the story it tells is an interesting one nonetheless.

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Quarterly index of sales by house type

This chart has indexed the levels of transactions for flats and houses over the last eight quarters. That means it takes the actual level of sales at the start of the period and converts them to 100, and then you can see the relative changes running up to the present. It should be noted that the smaller the number of properties, the more extreme the volatility.

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Easter Egg Hunt

Friends of Heaton Moor Park are hosting an Easter Egg hunt in Heaton Moor Park on Sunday 31st March from 10am to 11.30am.

There will be refreshments (including hot cross buns), available to purchase in the Pavilion on the day.

Working alongside Stockport Council, Friends of Heaton Moor Park are a group of volunteers with the sole purpose to make this lovely area attractive and interesting.

If anyone would like to help run this fantastic annual Heatons event, please contact the Friends of Heaton Moor Park.

Other organised event at the park is the ‘Moor Running Friends’ which starts on the 24th March. This involves an hour of exercises based around running. Everyone is welcome and all abilities catered for. Also, the first bowling competition of the new season starts on 31 March 2018 at 1pm. All welcome to join OR watch.

Enjoy!

 

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Heaton Moor Golf Course

If your thinking of taking up Golf or wanting to join a local club, then Heaton Moor Golf Club have a FREE taster day on the 15th April.

Beginners and experienced golfers are welcome with 9 OR 18 hole golf available. The men’s taster session is 10am till Noon and the ladies session is 2pm till 4pm. To book simply email the course or phone on 0161 432 2134 (option 1).

All equipment is provided but the club suggest you wear trainers.

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Socio-demographics

The socio-economic profile is a telling measure of the constitution of people in a local market. We have to be careful when talking about the economic profile of local residents because no statistical measure will really illustrate the character of an area. However, we’ve used the governments ‘NS-Sec’ classification data on our area, which defines local residents in those terms.

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Annual transaction levels split by type

Have you ever wondered how many people buy flats in the local area as opposed to houses? Wonder no longer. We’ve done the analysis, which shows the most recent split as well as two years’ worth of quarterly data. This is useful information for anyone with an interest in the local market because it affects the overall market dynamic.

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Has flexible working changed the The Heatons property market?

Defining the modern working week in 2018 isn’t a straightforward process. As we embrace technology, the lines between daily commutes to work and working from remote locations become less transparent. From a property perspective, this means people with flexible working patterns can be more selective about the location of their next home. But what does this mean for The Heatons?

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Bingo & Bubbles

This Thursday evening the Moortop Pub are holding a Bingo and Bubbles night. Starting at 7.30pm tables are booking up fast, so please get in touch.

Bookings are also now being taked for Mothers day which is on Sunday 11th March. A traditional Sunday lunch is being served with a bonus treat of Afternoon Tea, the next time your Mother visits. **NB – 1 x afternoon tea per booking valid until April 30th 2018.

Other events include a colouring competion over this half term period. Simply ask a member of the team for a picture and you will have chance to win two tickets for the Savoy Cinema.

Well done The Moortop Pub & Kitchen.

 

 

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