the heatons property blog

length of residents’ working day

Areas which are home to residents who work long hours tend to have something of a split personality. The people you might see on the street on weekdays are often very different to those at weekends. The crucial benchmark is 49 hours per week. If you’re working that many hours or more, remember no one on their death bed ever wished they’d spent more time in the office!

 

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green lane allotment society

Green End Allotment Society have an open day and annual show on Sunday 23rd July 2017 1.30pm – 4.00pm on the Green Lane site Heaton Moor.
Stalls include – Plants, Fresh Produce, Home Bake and Preserves, Charity Stall, Tombola, BBQ, Pimm’s and Children’s Activities.
See you there!
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Local property prices vs region & country

It is hard to gauge actual property price movements without having something to compare them against. The chart shows the price differences in our area compared to the wider region and the rest of England and Wales for the last eight years.

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Monthly sales rate by main house type

This chart takes a look at how sales levels have evolved over the last eight months in the local area. It should be noted that we’re looking at a relatively tight area over short periods of time, which is why there is a lot of volatility in the figures. The patterns however, are very revealing and show how seasonality affects the dynamics of the market.

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What does the future hold for house prices in The Heatons?

There have probably never been more factors at play in the UK property market than there are right now. The national market is pausing for breath as it reaches the end of the cycle which started with the credit crunch. 2016 saw stamp duty changes as well as the Brexit vote, and the impact is very much still being felt. The result of the election has added to the uncertainty surrounding the economy.

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Georgia joins the Heaton’s

Georgia Selbie joined us a month ago here at the Heaton’s as a Professional Viewer and here is how she has found her first month:

“I have really enjoyed building relationships with our clients and learning more about the dynamics of the Heaton’s letting and buy to let market. As I live in the Heaton’s I am able to provide hands on experience and knowledge about the area to our clients. I look forward to the future with Julian Wadden.”

 

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Symbolic Art Work

Located on Wellington Road in Heaton Chapel, Manchester artist Karl Macauley has created a very poignant tribute to the recent Manchester City Centre terror attack. Karl creates him delicate works of art, using a chainsaw which seems hard to fathom. Using great skill, love and dedication, this beautiful wooden sculpture must be viewed!

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enjoy local has arrived

I am thrilled to launch the ‘Enjoy Local’ incentive in the Heatons area. Various businesses have already signed up to the project and there are still more to come so like our Facebook page and follower us on Twitter and our website for regular updates.

How to claim your discount card?

If you have been a client of ours within the last 6 months (whether you have bought, sold, rented or let a property through us) then that makes you entitled to claim your free discount card or if you are a current client of ours you are also eligible to claim a key from our Heatons branch – just pop in to pick one up!

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Heatons Arts Trail

This annual open studio event takes place on Saturday 1st / Sunday 2nd July and provides a chance to buy art work direct from the makers. Artists open their doors throughout The Heatons, to public showcase their recent creations from visual arts and craft to music, theatre and spoken word. The event gives the public a unique opportunity to meet artists in their creative spaces as well as finding art in unusual places within the community. Heatons’ Arts Trail also opens up for artists from further afield to take part in the event as guest artists. See you there!

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Wine Tasting at Heaton Moor Golf Club

A fantastic chance to sample a variety of stunning wines from around the world. With the tasting been held at the picturesque Heaton Moor golf course, this evening is one not to be missed by any wine connoisseur.
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