How The Heatons grew around the train station – and has increased in popularity ever since the 1860s!
Being within walking distance to transport links always adds value to a property - and The Heatons is no exception. For a leafy, village-like suburb, only being two train stops and an eight minute train ride to Piccadilly, or a four minute journey to Stockport, is a huge bonus when choosing a family home. Long-due renovations to the listed station building at Heaton Chapel have finally finished, after a roof collapsed last year. As part of the building work, Northern and Network Rail have also improved the station buildings with new lighting, re-painting safety lines, repair to the timber…Read More
It’s time to get your property ducks in a row as the Didsbury market opens for spring
Looking to sell? Now is the perfect time to put your home up for sale with the Didsbury property market revving up in time for spring, Rob Kennedy explains... The Didsbury property market is very much open for business, so now is the time to get…Read More
Why Is Didsbury So Popular With First Time Buyers?
Didsbury is proving extremely popular amongst first-time-buyers despite surging prices in the area. With the average Didsbury property costing around £320,000, it’s one of the most expensive suburbs in Greater Manchester. However, these sky high prices aren’t deterring new buyers who are usually known for…Read More
A once-in-a-lifetime chance to buy a 10 bedroom Victorian mansion
Properties like this don't come on the market very often - never mind in one of Stockport's trendiest suburbs. Philip James in Heaton Moor has just been appointed to sell this stunning Victorian mansion, with a massive amount of potential to transform it into an…Read More
Let this Victorian mansion take you back in time with its stunning period details
Nestled in the heart of Heaton Moor, This Beautiful detached residence is steeped in fascinating history, says Marc Cox from Philip James lettings Fancy yourself as Lord of the manor? Well, this gorgeous property from the Victorian era might just be for you. Philip James Lettings…Read More
Does your property stand out from the crowd?
So you have decided that you are going to take the plunge and put your house on the market for sale but have you taken a good look around your home to ensure it is ready for potential buyers to set foot through the door?…Read More
Increasing Number Of First Time Buyers Using Bank Of Mum And Dad
Thanks to skyrocketing property prices, rising living costs and a lack of wage growth, first time buyers are finding it harder than ever to purchase their own home. People in their twenties and thirties are struggling the most and the problem isn’t exclusive to those…Read More
Our Top Tips For Buying In Manchester City Centre
The property market in Manchester City Centre has never been stronger. Thanks to a combination of luxury penthouse apartments and trendy studio flats, properties in the city are selling at a record breaking speed. As a result, snapping up a city centre property for yourself…Read More
Manchester Is Thriving In Britain’s Property Boom
House prices in Manchester are rising faster than anywhere else in the country, according to property analytics company Hometrak. With Manchester prices increasing at a whopping 8.8% per year, even the capital is lagging behind with a growth of just 5.6%. Although Manchester is benefiting…Read More
Reddish sees its popularity soar
Following the investment in Stockport's regeneration, neighbouring Reddish is becoming more popular with buyers, says Philip James Wilson's James Armitage. With millions of pounds of investment being poured into the regeneration of Stockport town centre, the nearby suburb of Reddish is becoming an even more…Read More
Welcome to India House!
From 7% Return! Philip James are delighted to announce the sale of a fantastic investment opportunity, India House, in Ashton. A great opportunity to purchase a substantial property consisting of a studio flat, 3 x 1 bedroom flats and 2 x 2 bedroom flats. The…Read More
To rent or buy in SK4: we look at the pros and cons
Danny Kyles, senior manager at Philip James Wilson, talks us through the pros and cons of renting or buying within the SK4 region of Manchester We’re incredibly lucky in The Heatons to have such wonderful housing stock, across a large postcode area, with plenty of…Read More
With guidance from Philip James our rent role increased by £40,000 per annum
JULIAN WOOD HAS MORE THAN 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN THE PROPERTY MARKET AND TELLS US ABOUT HIS TIME AS A LANDLORD WITH PHILIP JAMES I’ve been in the property market for 36 years, first and formally as an estate agent in the north west and…Read More