Greater Manchester’s FIVE real estate hotspots according to Rightmove – with Didsbury ‘most popular place in the UK’ – fr

Greater Manchester’s FIVE real estate hotspots according to Rightmove – with Didsbury ‘most popular place in the UK’ – fr

Greater Manchester’s booming real estate market has been confirmed by a report from Rightmove which indicates that Didsbury is the most popular place for home buyers in the UK – with FIVE other areas in the top ten.
Its neighboring suburb to the south of Manchester, Chorlton, is also in the top ten of popular areas for buyers – along with Prestwich, Bramhall and Heaton Moor.

Walthamstow in east London is in second place, while Wirral in Merseyside is third in terms of property searches on the Rightmove site, with over 2.7 million people currently signed up for property alerts on the site. .

Demand still exceeds supply, and there was a 51% increase in properties for sale last month and in March compared to the first two months of the year, analysis released today revealed.

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At the top of the list of more popular local neighborhoods is Didsbury, one of the more expensive areas in the county.

Didsbury is a popular – and expensive – place to live

The average asking price in Didsbury is currently £ 367,429, more than £ 130,000 more than the Greater Manchester average of £ 237,380.

Second, Walthamstow, in east London, where average asking prices have risen 116% over the past ten years, from £ 230,888 to £ 499,534, and they have increased by 4% over the last decade. past year.

The only other place in London in the top ten is Chiswick, which is the only place on the list where asking prices are lower than the same time last year, down 1% to £ 969,350 and 9% from at five. years ago they were over £ 1million.

The top ten popular places for house hunters in Britain and the average asking prices, according to Rightmove, are:

1. Didsbury, Grand Manchester – 367 429 £

2. Walthamstow, London – £ 499,534

3. Wirral, Merseyside – 287 243 £

4. Prestwich, Grand Manchester – 277 643 £

5. Horsforth, West Yorkshire – 312460 £

6. Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Grand Manchester – 359 377 £

7. West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire – 365370 £

8. Heaton Moor, Grand Manchester – 307 040 £

9. Bramhall, Grand Manchester – 482 311 £

dix. Chiswick, London – £ 969 350

Rightmove real estate expert Tim Bannister says: « Our new analysis gives sellers in these local hot spots a clear indication of how popular their area is, as it tracks the huge pool of most eager potential buyers who have signed up to instantly know when a seller decides to. bring their property to market.

“More and more buyers have realized that they don’t have the luxury of waiting for the weekend to decide which properties they want to ask to see, so they make sure they get it. registered to know first when a house will arrive. to sell.

Barlow Moor Road in Didsbury is full of shops and restaurants

“We’re hearing reports of some areas where properties are selling within days of being added to Rightmove, and the average time to find a buyer is the fastest we’ve ever seen nationwide.

“But we also know that there are thousands of local markets and that some move more slowly than others, so as a seller you will want your property to be seen by the largest group of buyers possible, which gives it the best chance to sell and get the best price. “

Rob Kennedy, Managing Director of Philip James Kennedy in the village of Didsbury, said: “The market in 2021 saw a surge in the Didsbury property market with record sales levels and many properties generating multiple offers.

“Home prices have gone up as a result and properties are selling and ending faster.

“During these unprecedented times, the importance of the ‘home’ increased, with many buyers wanting more home work space, more space to relax and exercise, and many buyers wanting more outdoor space, easy access to a local park or a larger garden.

“Built against the backdrop of wealthy merchant mansions and exclusive conservation areas, Didsbury offers a wide variety of exclusive properties with early Victorian cottages; late Victorian and traditional semi-finished terraces to single-family “Arts and Crafts” homes and futuristic apartment and townhouse developments.

“The fashionable village of West Didsbury consists mostly of late Victorian terrace properties arranged around the irrepressible Burton Road in family-sized villas, mansion terraces and sought-after modern and converted luxury apartment complexes.

“Both villages are geographically small but have beautiful parks, exceptional educational facilities, specialty food stores, a well-established coffee culture, upscale bars and award-winning restaurants.”


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