Stockport offers house buyers a huge variety of property styles and is a great place to come for a visit. Few historic town centres can boast their main attractions date back 240 million years, but that’s just what Stockport can, situated as it is on an ancient red sandstone cliff overlooking the River Mersey.
With mortgage rates reaching a new low of just 3.43% in the 2nd quarter of this year, the UK’s housing market recovery is gathering momentum. Many cities and towns across the country have seen house prices rise.
Anyone who enjoys watching Agatha Christie’s sleuth Poirot on television will probably be familiar with the Art Deco style. While the beautiful mansions of about-to-be-murdered millionaires are likely to be out of reach for the average first-time buyer, it is possible to purchase a 1930s home anywhere in the North West of England and style it in true Art Deco fashion.
The town of Oldham lies in the Greater Manchester area in the North West of England and is located just 8.5 km south-southeast of Rochdale and 11 km northeast of Manchester, making it a great place to commute from. The town is quite beautifully situated, surrounded by the Pennines, sitting on hilly ground and being sandwiched between the River Irk and the River Medlock.
Families looking for suitable homes in the North West will find a property market well stocked with 2-bed starter homes and 3-bed semi-detached homes for the second move not to mention spacious detached homes with 4 bedrooms or more for when the children are growing up.
The great thing about living in the North West of England is that there is so much choice on the property market. If you wake up one morning and feel it’s about time you changed your lifestyle, you are certain to find something within your budget that will reflect exactly the type of life you’re after.
Until recently it was just the London and South of England that propped up an ailing property market, but these days the whole of the UK is seeing a revival of fortunes. Across the board there have been increases, according to the very latest figures published by Knight Frank. The average price for a UK home rose by 0.8% in July 2013 and some economists are hopeful that the market is approaching a point where the recovery will be self-sustaining.