Situated in the North West of England, to the North of the river Mersey, is the city of Manchester which contains a rich history dating back to the Celtic period.
During the industrial revolution, Manchester developed into a manufacturing hub for textiles, engineering and various other industries. Modern day Manchester is a vibrant, rapidly advancing business, shopping and entertainment hub which attracts numerous expats and young working professionals.
Property in Manchester has a wide range of architectural styles including many modern apartments and townhouses built in old converted factory buildings. Due to the regeneration and development within the city, purchasing property in Manchester makes for a prime investment opportunity.
Houses for sale in Manchester city centre are few and far between due to the compactness of the center of the city, however in general, houses for sale in Manchester city centre can be found for around £300,000 and above.
Located to the North West of Manchester and bordering the city centre, is the city of Salford. Central Salford showcases various modern architectural design buildings and contains a variety of waterside restaurants, cafes and shops. The types of property for sale in Salford will vary depending on your budget; For under £100,000 you’ll find numerous redbrick Victorian terraced houses, similar to the houses for sale in Liverpool, whereas on the outskirts of Salford you can find large detached houses for sale with prices upwards of £400,000.
Greater Manchester covers a vast area surrounding Manchester city centre and includes various cities and towns, such as Skelmersdale, Wigan, Leigh, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and numerous others.
Due to the vastness of the area covered by Greater Manchester, prices will span a large range. If you’re interested in purchasing one of the houses for sale in Greater Manchester, you can expect prices to be in the range of between £40,000 for small terraced houses and upwards of £2,000,000 for detached houses in the expensive areas.
Stockport is an area of Greater Manchester which has been recipient of various funding and regeneration in recent years. Along with old Victorian houses, you’ll also find new-build apartments for sale in Stockport which have been built in converted factory buildings, such as cotton mills.
Due to regeneration in the town of Stockport, purchasing a property in the area could be a good investment, as prices are likely to rise and there is a high demand for modern and affordable rental units in the area. Interested in buying a house in Stockport? Prices will generally fall between £100,000 and £700,000.
Cheadle Hulme is a village located to the South of the city of Manchester midway between Manchester airport and Stockport. The village of Cheadle Hulme is fairly pricey compared to other areas of Greater Manchester. In general you can expect to pay between £150,000 and £1.5m for a house in Cheadle Hulme.