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andys-blog-compass-843x474 THE RISE AND RISE OF THE MANCHESTER PROPERTY SCENE August 4, 2016 Auction Consultant, Andy Thompson, shares his upbeat view on the Manchester property market....More
buying-selling-auction-seminar-843x474 FREE SEMINAR for anyone buying and selling property at auction August 4, 2016 Our guest speakers will answer all your questions and equip you with everything you need to know to make your move. REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE PLACE NOW!...More
stockport-business-awards-news-600x314px COULD THIS BE OUR SECOND AWARD OF THE YEAR? July 19, 2016 With a focus on all round business excellence, business growth and competitive advantage, to be shortlisted for this award, Edward Mellor had to demonstrate its strengths in all these areas....More
certainty-news-item AUCTION: CERTAINTY IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD June 27, 2016 There are uncertain times ahead – that’s a fact. But another fact is that people still need houses....More
e3-awards-winnners-843x474 EDWARD MELLOR TEAM WINS “FAMILY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR” AWARD June 7, 2016 The E3 North West Business Awards champion businesses doing great things for the region's economy, its people and its communities....More
box-of-bananas-843x474 GOING BANANAS AT AUCTION! May 17, 2016 As he approaches his 30th birthday and 84th auction, Andy shares his anecdotes on auction day slip-ups and how to avoid them!...More
we-need-to-talk-562x316 HOW MUCH HAVE YOU SET ASIDE FOR RETIREMENT? May 10, 2016 Our Pensions Expert, Paul Brassington (DipFA), offers some food for thought when it comes to planning your retirement....More
LEO THE CHANGING FACES OF PROPERTY AUCTIONS: PART II April 29, 2016 Auction Consultant, Andy Thompson, talks about the evolving profile of the typical auction buyer and seller....More
scotts-blog-281x158 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE FUTURE FOR PROPERTY INVESTORS April 20, 2016 Whilst on the sun bed on my recent holiday, I got to thinking of the small property investors/developers, and began to feel sorry for them. Why? ...More
andys-blog-281x158 A WEEK TO GO – NOW’S TIME TO GET ORGANISED FOR AUCTION DAY! April 20, 2016 As the seven-day countdown to the Edward Mellor Auction commences, I thought I'd take a few minutes out to give you some pointers on how to prepare for the auction and make the most of the day....More
andys-blog-changing-faces-281x158 THE CHANGING FACES OF PROPERTY AUCTIONS April 6, 2016 Property auctions are growing and becoming a much more popular platform to both buy and sell property and, even more excitingly, the traditional auction audience is evolving....More
Featured Image TAKE YOUR PROPERTY INVESTMENT TO WARMER CLIMES! March 8, 2016 Property investors flock back to Spain as bargain prices and record low interest rates lure overseas buyers. Find out more at our auction on 27th April 2016, 1pm A J Bell Stadium...More
andys-blog-subbuteo-281x158 WHEN IT COMES TO BUYING A PROPERTY AT AUCTION, YOU’VE GOT TO BE IN IT TO WIN IT! February 24, 2016 If you see something that you’re looking for, if it fits your criteria and your budget and you do all your homework before the auction, then why wouldn’t you go for it?...More
pensions-we-need-to-talk-281x158 SEVEN SMART STEPS TO BOOST YOUR PENSION AND RETIRE AT 55 February 16, 2016 The seven essential tips you need to ensure you make the most of your pension pot and achieve your retirement plans....More
andys-blog-thinking-caps-281x158 BUYING AT AUCTION? AUCTION CONSULTANT, ANDY THOMPSON, SAYS NOW’S TIME TO PUT YOUR THINKING CAP ON! February 12, 2016 With one auction down for 2016 and our next one not until 16th March, now is the time for new buyers to start doing your homework....More
careers-281x158 EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT EDWARD MELLOR February 12, 2016 As the North West's leading property and financial services group, Edward Mellor can offer exciting and fulfilling careers to people who strive to be the best at what they do....More
andys-blog-281x158 BUYING A PROPERTY AT AUCTION. SCARY? A LITTLE. DO-ABLE? DEFINITELY! February 4, 2016 With the right person guiding you through, that is. Andy Thompson, Auction Consultant. February 2016....More
Woolwich featured image GET A GREAT FIXED RATE MORTGAGE WITH JUST 5% DEPOSIT January 20, 2016 95% Mortgages are now widely available for first time buyers and home-movers alike and there are some fantastic fixed rate deals available right now....More
scotts-blog-281x158 THE AUCTION ROOM – THE ARENA WHERE BOTH SIDES EMERGE VICTORIOUS! January 19, 2016 The vendor and buyer, with a successful transaction under their belts, can leave the auction room arm in arm like two gladiators exhilarated by their respective victories!...More
auction-funding-281x158 FEATURED IMAGE THINK YOU NEED CASH TO BUY A PROPERTY AT AUCTION? THINK AGAIN! January 19, 2016 There are many ways of funding the purchase of a property at auction. If you've been thinking of acquiring a buy-to-let or investment property, our auction finance experts can help....More
pensions-we-need-to-talk-281x158 HOW DO YOU DECIDE HOW MUCH CASH TO TAKE OUT OF YOUR PENSION POT? January 18, 2016 Should you take your pension as a lump sum? The new “Pension Freedom” rules have given people more choice. Pensions expert, Paul Brassington, talks you through the options....More
andys-blog-281x158 INVESTORS ARE “CHOMPING AT THE BIT” TO BUY IN TIME TO AVOID THE APRIL 1st STAMP DUTY DEADLINE, SO NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO SELL YOUR PROPERTY AT AUCTION January 11, 2016 We are receiving offers on houses within MINUTES of them going live on our website and our valuers can’t book them into the auction quickly enough....More
paul-talks-pensions-281x158 OUR PENSIONS EXPERT, PAUL BRASSINGTON, TALKS YOU THROUGH YOUR “PENSION FREEDOM” CHOICES December 22, 2015 The new freedom savers have to keep their pensions invested and draw on them as they please highlights some difficult choices and decisions....More
happy-clients-281x158 WE LOVE TO RECEIVE FEEDBACK LIKE THIS FROM OUR CLIENTS! December 3, 2015 Well done to Aemilia-Tara Barry from our Droylsden branch for going the extra mile and providing a great level of customer service to a very happy client....More
andys-blog-281x158 AUCTION CONSULTANT, ANDY THOMPSON, TALKS ABOUT “GETTING YOUR SKATES ON” IF YOU’VE BEEN PLANNING TO BUY AT AUCTION December 2, 2015 As the countdown to Christmas begins, and 2016 comes hurtling towards us, I, for one, can’t help but look back on this year and reflect on the great plans I had….but never quite got round to!...More
andys-blog-281x158 AUCTION CONSULTANT, ANDY THOMPSON, TALKS ABOUT “GETTING YOUR DUCKS IN ROW” BEFORE BUYING AT AUCTION November 17, 2015 As I write this blog, the Edward Mellor Auction Catalogue should be going online packed with details of the lots that will be going under the hammer on 8th December....More
scotts-blog-281x158 WHY DECEMBER IS A GREAT MONTH TO SELL YOUR PROPERTY AT AUCTION November 9, 2015 One of the great things about being around the property industry for years (yes, I’ve been around the block a few times!) is that you learn to spot the seasonal trends and instinctively know how the market is likely to perform....More
Zoopla-Squ Win £5,000 by Using a Zoopla Agent October 11, 2015 Selling or letting your home with Edward Mellor? Enter Zoopla's new competition for your chance to win £5,000 each month...More
EVERY ESTATE AGENT is on Rightmove and Zoopla these days, right?  WRONG! October 8, 2015 If your home is up for sale, you may have recently been told by your estate agent that they will be removing themselves from either Zoopla or Rightmove. But is this good news for your chances of selling?...More
Pensioners270px Key Changes to the Pension Reform April 13, 2015 From Easter Monday, pensions in the UK will undergo the biggest reform in decades, as the Government aims to give savers more control over their money. But how will they affect you, and what are the advantages and disadvantages?...More
first-time-buyers March Asking Prices Almost Hit Record High – Rightmove March 25, 2015 The national average asking price is just £30 below the record high, according to Rightmove’s latest price index....More
Mark-Squ Blog: Why This Spring is the Time to Sell! March 10, 2015 Thinking about moving home this spring? Our Marple branch manager Mark Smith explains the unique benefits this season offers to help you sell fast.....More
House-Grass-Squ 5 Tips to Sell This Spring March 4, 2015 It might not feel like it, but Spring is here! Traditionally, the next few months are the busiest in the property calendar – so by pulling out all the stops you can make your house stand out from the crowd....More
Auction-Results-Banner Rightmove Reports Record Traffic as Spring Rush Begins February 18, 2015 Property portal Rightmove has revealed that demand from buyers has reached a record high – hitting over 100 million visits and 1.5 billion page views in January...More
House-CalculatorSqu Fix Your Mortgage for TEN Years January 13, 2015 Looking to take advantage of great interest rates and fix your mortgage long term? A brand new mortgage product has been announced, which is available through Edward Mellor, giving you the option to fix your mortgage rate for an incredible ten years....More
first-time-buyers270 wideedit Ten Reasons to Move House in 2015 January 12, 2015 After a busy year in 2014, things are showing no signs of stopping! If you're considering moving in 2015, here are ten things you NEED to know....More
House-CalculatorSqu New Long-Term Mortgage Launched December 18, 2014 Edward Mellor Financial Services are delighted to announce a new mortgage product, fixed for TEN years...More
Auction-Results-Squ December Auction Results December 18, 2014 Enter your property into our first auction of the year on 4th February 2015 and get a huge 50% off your Entry Fee - a saving of up to £300!...More
House-CalculatorSqu Stamp Duty Changes – How Much Could You Save? December 5, 2014 Adjustments to the Housing Market announced in the Government’s Autumn Statement will cut Stamp Duty for 98% of people who pay it...More
Cottage-Squ Book Your Auction Viewing Today! November 26, 2014 With less than a week to go until Edward Mellor's last auction of the year, now is your time to act to bag yourself a bargain!...More
House-Winter-Squ BLOG: Why Winter is the Time to Sell Your Home November 20, 2014 The reality is that the housing market is still incredibly active at this time of year because of a number of unique advantages that the winter months bring...More
Cat-Squ December Auction Catalogue Now Online! November 19, 2014 Bidding begins at 2pm on Tuesday 9th December from our new one-off venue at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford - home of Salford Red Devils and Sale Sharks...More
Mortgage-chat-Squ Compare the Market to Find the Right Mortgage November 5, 2014 You've decided to buy a new property - but where do you go to get a mortgage?...More
slide4 Burst Pipes Cause Havoc For Hundreds of Families November 5, 2014 Christmas is fast approaching and the snow is on its way. So we are sending out our yearly reminder to urge you to consider the importance of winter-proofing your homes...More
FinsburySqu Open Day in Reddish This Weekend November 5, 2014 Looking for a property with space and modern decor in an excellent area? Then be sure to visit our Open Day this weekend....More
More Treats than Tricks in Edgeley this Halloween! October 28, 2014 Buying a house can be a daunting process, and knowing where to start can be mind-boggling. Recent research has found that simply ‘finding a property’ was selected the number one most stressful part of the process, with approximately 45% of buyers in the last five years having voted searching for the perfect property the trickiest […]...More
Quick Autumn House Sales in Gorton October 28, 2014 The year is moving on, and I now see the supermarkets are already trying to sell us advent calendars and chocolate snowmen – but believe me there is still plenty of time to sell or buy property in 2014. The market is still very buoyant across Gorton and Reddish, and our financial advisors are extremely […]...More
Square A Property Portfolio Built Just For You October 24, 2014 This your opportunity to purchase a ready-made property portfolio, producing an annual income of more than £130,000....More
Auction-Room Your Free Invitation to Our Pre-Auction Meeting September 10, 2014 Looking for extra information on auction lots? Or some last-minute advice before the bidding begins? You are cordially invited to Edward Mellor's FREE pre-auction breakfast meeting...More
Ones-to-Watch-icon September Auction Ones to Watch September 1, 2014 Looking for a bargain under the hammer? Here's our rundown of some of the hottest lots available to buy in the upcoming September 17th Auction....More
Auction-Results-Squ September Auction Catalogue Now Online August 21, 2014 In the market for a bargain? The September Auction catalogue is now online, with 90+ fantastic lots - and a property you could pick up for just £1!...More
EdwardMellor Team EM Make a Splash in Charity Boat Race August 20, 2014 Edward Mellor swapped property for paddles as staff took part in the annual Dragon Boat Challenge to raise cash for the When You Wish Upon a Star foundation...More
Platinum-Credit-CardSqu Platinum Membership – the Free New Service for Buy-to-Let Landlords August 7, 2014 Whether you’re an experienced landlord or looking to buy your first buy-to-let property, our unique new service is here to help guide you through your journey with minimum effort and maximum profit. “There are plenty of investors who are in the buy-to-let market because they know that now is a really good time but aren’t […]...More
Kitchen Be First To See Exciting New Levenshulme Development August 7, 2014 The site is the perfect opportunity for first time buyers, families and downsizers to get their hands on a modern and fully fitted new home, with a full range of property types to be built from just £137,500....More
25-off-featured Early Bird Auction Offer – Only a Few Days Left! August 7, 2014 Time is running out to sell your property and save money with the early bird auction deal!...More
Sandy-Lane How to Sell a House in Romiley in 5 Days August 5, 2014 Sometimes taking the bold step of changing your estate agent for a fresh approach can reap immediate rewards - and that's exactly what happened to the owners of Sandy Lane, Romiley....More
Auction-Results-Squ July Auction Results Now Online July 28, 2014 Our July auction has passed, with 74% of residential properties SOLD! The full set of results are now available online, with any properties that did not sell in the Auction still open to offers with disclosed reserves - meaning you still have the chance to bag a bargain....More
Buy to let mortgages How much could you save on your Home Insurance? July 16, 2014 Peace of mind doesn't have to be expensive, and with Edward Mellor you can now cover your home and possessions against damage, loss or theft and save an average of £90 compared to your current policy...More
EM-WelcomeSq Build Your Career With Edward Mellor! June 19, 2014 Due to expansion, Edward Mellor are delighted to be recruiting for a wide number of exciting positions across our range of property services...More
edward mellor auction 150 Guide Prices Smashed in June Auction June 19, 2014 A five bedroom terrace in Crumpsall sold for almost double its guide price as Edward Mellor and Roger Hannah’s June Auction sold more than £4.5m of property. The property on Rectory Road, Crumpsall, was sold as seen with a guide of £70,000, but a fracas of bids from across a busy auction room finally saw […]...More
Protecting your mortgage Are You Prepared for How Budget Changes Could Affect Your Pension? June 5, 2014 Pension reforms announced in the Chancellor’s budget look set to have a significant impact on how savers need to begin planning for retirement, with more flexibility on when and how you can access your funds. From April 2015, Investors aged 55 or older can withdraw more than 25% of their pension as a lump sum. […]...More