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This Week’s Hot Properties #6

October 17, 2018

Check out our mid October hot properties available with stunners from Levenshulme, Marple Bridge and Offerton.

7 reasons why you should use a high street agent

Should you go with an online agent or stick to a local agent? We discuss why the traditional high street agent is the only choice for you.

Six interior design hacks to help you feel happier at home

October 10, 2018

As its mental health awareness day, we thought we'd share our top tips for decorating your home in a way that helps your mental health flourish.

Our Online Property Auction is now LIVE!

October 8, 2018

We’re really excited to announce the launch of our new online property auction! Our online platform will open up our auction to property buyers from all over the country.


This Week’s Hot Properties #5

October 5, 2018

Check out our early October hot properties available with stunners from Woodley, Droyslden and Cale Green.


Top Tips for Improving your EPC Rating

October 3, 2018

Improving the energy efficiency of your home is a fantastic way to save money but also create more value in your properties value. Check out our top tips for improving your EPC rating today.


Gifted Deposit for a Mortgage | What you need to know

September 25, 2018

Learn all about gifted deposits and how it could help you start your journey on the property ladder.

Our Top Smart Home Gadgets 2018

September 24, 2018

With so much choice, how do you know the right smart home gadgets is right for you? We delve into the huge variety of smart home gadgets and select our top picks for 2018.


This Week’s Hot Properties #4

September 20, 2018

Check out our end of September hot properties available for purchase. We've got some absolute wonderful properties at a range of great prices.

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15 Things To Do Before You Move

Moving can be a stressful time. Luckily we've made this handy guide which looks at 15 things you need to do before you move house.


The September Auction Results Are Now Online

September 19, 2018

Here's the full list of results from our September North West Property Auction. There are still some amazing properties to buy, so be sure to take a look!


Fixed Vs. Variable Rate Mortgages | Which is best?

September 7, 2018

One of the biggest decisions you face when choosing a mortgage is whether you should go for a fixed or variable rate. But which is best for you?


September 2018 Auction Lots | Are you ready for our next auction?

This auction we have over 60 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the gavel, which you can view here.


Zoopla and OnTheMarket are now advertising rental listings on Facebook

September 5, 2018

Property portals Zoopla and OnTheMarket have announced today that they will both be advertising agents’ rental property listings on Facebook marketplace.


This Week’s Hot Properties #3

Check out our start of September hot properties available for purchase. We've got some absolute wonderful properties at a range of great prices.


Top Tips for Property Viewings | What to look out for.

September 4, 2018

Make sure you're prepared when going to view your potential next property with our handy guide on what to look out for and important questions to ask.


House Price News: Why you shouldn’t believe every headline you read

September 3, 2018

If you’re looking to move house, chances are you’re going to want to keep up to date with the latest property news. However, should you believe everything you read?


What is Conveyancing and why is it important

When you’re buying or selling a property, you will need to appoint a solicitor to complete the legal process associated with the move.


What’s the average buy-to-let mortgage deposit?

August 31, 2018

Learn the ins and outs of buy to let mortgages and discover the typical deposit you'll need when considering one.


8 top tips for home buyers taking on a renovation property

August 30, 2018

Thinking about taking on a renovation property? Here are eight things you need to know before tackling a renovation project.


4 ways to make your home feel brighter

In this home improvements article, we take a look at how you could make a few alterations to your interior design, to make your rooms brighter and maximise light.


What is Due Dilligence? Prepare yourself when buying at auction.

August 29, 2018

Learn about Due Diligence and understand the potential advantages and disadvantages of the property in question when buying at auction.


This Week’s Hot Properties #2

August 28, 2018

Check out our end of August hot properties available for purchase. We've got some absolute wonderful properties at a range of great prices.


How much deposit do you need for a mortgage?

Our handy guide will walk you through how much deposit you need for a mortgage and provide tips, tricks and access to our calculator to help you.


Home-movers must act now to move by Christmas

August 21, 2018

With only 18 weeks until Christmas, buyers are cutting it fine if they want to be in their new home by the 25th of December.


How to Build and Protect Your Credit Score

August 13, 2018

Learn how to build and protect your Credit Score and increase your chances of securing a mortgage.


This Week’s Hot Properties #1

August 8, 2018

Check out this week's amazing range of hot properties available for purchase and let us know if you see anything you like.


Trying to sell a probate or run-down property? Here’s the best way to do it

If you’re trying to sell a property that’s in need of a lot of love and attention, then you might be wondering whether you’ll be able to find a buyer.


The Bank of England raises interest rates to 0.75%

August 2, 2018

It was announced today that the Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to raise the base rate to 0.75% per cent from 0.5% per cent.

Latest Mortgage Deals | July 2018

July 30, 2018

Take the stress out of searching for the best mortgage rate and have a look at our latest deals. We compare the latest rates of over 50 lenders in order to find one that's right for you.


The help to buy scheme isn’t just for first-time buyers

July 27, 2018

Many people are under the illusion that the Help to Buy Scheme only offers a helping hand to first-time buyers - but that’s a myth!


Damp – What to look for when assessing a property

July 26, 2018

Damp can seriously affect a property and some of the signs are more obvious than others. Our guide will help you better understand the issues of damp, what to look out for and how to deal with it going forward.


Freehold Vs. Leasehold – What’s the difference?

July 25, 2018

There are a number of crucial differences between freehold and leasehold terminology so it is important to understand the differences before you consider a property.


The July Auction Results Are Now Online

July 18, 2018

Here's the full list of results from yesterday's North West Property Auction. There are still some amazing properties to buy post auction, so be sure to take a look!


5 Top Tips for Selling Your Home this Summer!

July 5, 2018

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. Sell your house this summer and give your property the best chance of selling.


What is the ‘World Cup effect’ on Rightmove?

July 3, 2018

If you’re selling your home whilst the world cup is on you might want to know what the ‘World Cup effect' is and how it might be impacting the sale of your house.


11 top tips to keep your home cool in a heatwave

June 29, 2018

England has been basking in a 30° heatwave this week, and the British summer has shown no signs of slowing down. Here's a list of the top things you can do to keep your home cool this summer.

Cine City site in Withington has almost finished its transformation into apartments

Here's a sneak peak at what the apartments are going to look like.


Does your home have Japanese Knotweed?

June 12, 2018

Japanese knotweed may have originally been brought to Britain as an attractive new species but it is not a feature anyone wants in a property for sale. Here's what you need to know.


The State Pension – What you’ll get

June 7, 2018

Do you have questions about the new State Pension? Find how much you will get from the new State Pension, how it's paid and when you will be able to claim it in our latest blog.


The June Auction Results Are Now Online

June 6, 2018

Here's the full list of results from yesterday's North West Property Auction. There are still some amazing properties to buy post auction, so be sure to take a look!


Top 9 tips for getting a mortgage in 2018

June 1, 2018

We give our top 9 tips on how you can start your property journey in 2018 and secure that all-important Mortgage application.


June 2018 Auction Lots | Are you ready for our next auction?

May 18, 2018

There's only a few weeks to go until our June property auction! This auction we have over 60 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the gavel, which you can view here.

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Latest Mortgage Deals and Rates | May 2018

May 17, 2018

Have rates increased or decreased? Keep up to date with the latest Mortage deals and rates and find out if now is the best to remortgage your property.

10 Top Tips for a Stress Free Move

May 15, 2018

As it's mental health awareness week, we thought it would be the perfect time to share our top tips to help you combat the stress of moving home. Here are 10 top tips to help make the transition to your new home as straightforward and stress free as possible.

What Are Interest Rates?

May 11, 2018

What are interest rates and why do they matter? Learn all about interest rates and how they affect you in our definitive guide.

Interest Rate Rise

Average Two-Year Fixed Rate Hits 19 Month High

April 12, 2018

The average two-year fixed rate mortgage has increased for the second month in a row, reaching the highest point seen since September 2016, according to new Moneyfacts data.


View Our April Auction Lots | 24th April 2018

April 11, 2018

There's less than two weeks to go until our April property auction! This auction we have over 70 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the gavel, which you can view here.


House Prices Drop 0.3% Across The UK

March 21, 2018

House prices started 2018 with a modest 0.3 per cent drop across the UK as a whole, including 0.5 per cent fall in England, according to the latest UK House Price Index from the ONS and the Land Registry.

How Pension Planning Can Turn Pipe Dreams Into Reality

How Pension Planning Can Turn Pipe Dreams Into Reality

March 14, 2018

People may wish for a good retirement but failing to plan just makes it wishful thinking. While some may consider retirement to be exciting in itself, you also need to consider how to fund that dream retirement.


View Our March Auction Lots | 13th March 2018

March 2, 2018

There’s not long to go now until our March property auction! This auction we have over 60 fantastic commercial and residential properties going under the gavel which you can view here.

Gather Information

How Mortgages Work | All about Interest Rates

March 1, 2018

Learn all about your mortgage, interest rates and how they affect you in our definitive guide.

Pension week

Pension Flexibility: Make your pension last

February 20, 2018

More and more people are reaching retirement and choosing to keep at least some of their pension invested to carry on growing their savings and to keep their options open.


How to add value to your home

February 19, 2018

If you are thinking about selling up or just looking to add value to your property, here are some handy hints and tips to help you out...


Are rates set to increase even further?

February 12, 2018

The Bank of England has indicated that the pace of interest rate increases could accelerate if the economy remains on its current track.

Nicks Blog

February 2018 Auction Highlights | Nick’s Blog

February 7, 2018

Here's the best bits from our February auction, brought to you buy our head of commercial properties and resident auctioneer, Nick Green.

Edward Mellor Property Auction

View our February Auction Lots! | 2018

January 19, 2018

Our February auction is upon us! This auction we have 57 fantastic commercial and residential lots going under the gavel which you can view here.


Auction Testimonials | Why Sell at Auction?

January 15, 2018

Over the past 20 years, we're committed to providing the best service and property auctions in the North West. Check out some of our success stories from the sellers themselves and discover how you can achieve more whether you're looking to buy or sell at auction.


Did you know …It’s January!

Did you know ... It's January! Have you manged to stick to your New Years Resolution so far? We can we help you stick a very common resolution this year... Interested?


Property Auction | Glossary of terms

Beat the Jargon with our detailed article outlining the definitions of various terms and abbreviations commonly used in property auctions.

Nicks Blog

This is why auction should be presented to all vendors as a method to sell…

January 9, 2018

Our auctioneer and head of commercial properties, Nick Green, shares his wealth of experience and knowledge in his blogs. This week he looks at the importance of getting the right advice from the right people!


Pension Income: Seek advice and Shop around or Risk Losing out

January 1, 2018

Drawing money from your pension pot is a seemingly attractive option but what are the implications of doing so and is it the right decision to make for the future?

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The Gift Of Giving | Our Successful Christmas Charity Toy Appeal 2017

December 21, 2017

We decided to spread some Christmas joy over the festive period by raising money and collecting presents for local children’s charity, Wood Street Mission.


Auction Dates 2018 | Prepare for the New Year Ahead

December 19, 2017

Are you looking forward to the new year? 2018 poses to be a fantastic year here at Edward Mellor and we've just announced all our auction dates for 2018.


Winter is coming! Is your Property Prepared?

Are you prepared for Winter? Insulating your property can be one of the most effective ways to reduce heat loss and cut energy bills.

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Did you know… It’s St. Andrew’s Day!

November 30, 2017

In celebration of St. Andrew's Day we thought we'd give you a few fun facts and trivia that you can share with all the family.


How to choose the right type of mortgage

November 29, 2017

There is so much choice when it comes to picking a mortgage it can seem daunting. Our guide will help walk you through the different range of mortgages.

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Help Make A Child’s Christmas Special | Wood Street Mission Christmas Appeal 2017

November 27, 2017

Edward Mellor have teamed up with Manchester based children's charity, Wood Street Mission, to help thousands of local children who wouldn’t usually wake up to presents on Christmas morning.


The Autumn Budget 2017 And The UK Property Market

November 22, 2017

Our Managing and Financial Director, Peter Barlow, reflects on the recent changes enforced by the new budget and what that means for Britain's property market.

The Latest Mortgage Deals This Winter

Latest Mortgage Deals This Winter

With mortgage rates constantly changing, it can be tricky keeping up to date with the best deals on the market. We compare the latest rates from 50+ high street and niche lenders to make finding the right deal easy.


View all 70+ Lots going under the gavel in our December 2017 Auction

November 21, 2017

Get ready for our final property auction of the year. With over 70+ lots going under the gavel you'd hate to miss these fantastic range of properties going under the gavel. Check all the lots out now!

Interest Rate Rise

UK Interest Rates Have Risen For the First Time in a Decade Today

November 2, 2017

It has been announced that the base rate will be going up to 0.5% from 0.25% in order to curb high inflation which is said to be squeezing UK households.


Property Auction | Frequently Asked Questions

November 1, 2017

Unsure about buying or selling at auction? Our Frequently Asked Questions page gives you all the information you need when it comes to auctions.


Staying safe this Bonfire Night

October 30, 2017

Bonfires and fireworks can be a good excuse to bring together family but have you considered whether you're protected against accidental damage in the case of an emergency?


Do you know your Credit Rating?

October 24, 2017

Do you know your Credit Rating? Your Credit rating is very important to your Mortgage application and whether it's accepted or not! Learn more about your credit rating now.


View all 60+ Lots going under the gavel at our October 2017 Auction!

October 10, 2017

With our October 2017 Auction taking place on the 25th nows your chance to check out all 60+ lots going under the gavel!

Pension week

Let’s Spread The Word About The Importance Of Saving For The Future

September 12, 2017

It's Pensions awareness week! Retirement planning is one of the most important things you will ever do, but how prepared are you in securing your financial future for a comfortable retirement?


Disaster strikes as many remove pension pot too early.

August 2, 2017

You won't believe this one simple mistake people make with their pension... Whether you're at the start of career or nearing retirement securing your pension can be the most important decision you make.

July Auction Success 2017

Success Selling Under The Hammer | The July Auction Review 2017

Featuring almost 90 properties from across the North West, North Wales and Yorkshire, our event attracted several hundred buyers, vendors, bidders and developers from across the region.

Latest Mortgage deals this summer

Latest Mortgage Deals This Summer

July 28, 2017

Keeping up to date with the latest mortgage deals can be tricky, which is why we bring you the latest rates from 50+ high street and niche lender to make finding the best deal easy.



July 10, 2017

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.

June Auction Lots 2017

Lots To Focus On At Our North West Property Auction on Monday 19th of June

June 15, 2017

Our North West property auction is right around the corner, and we've got a near record number of lots set to go under the hammer next Monday at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford.

Positive Future For North West Property Market

Keep Calm and Carry on… with a Strong and Stable North West Property Scene

June 12, 2017

The seemingly inconclusive General Election result may have put the cat amongst the pigeons in terms of UK politics but, what does it mean for the North West property market?

Latest Mortgage Deal May 2017

The Latest Mortgage Deals This May 2017 | Edward Mellor Financial Services

May 23, 2017

With mortgage rates constantly changing, it can be tricky to keep up to date with the best deals on the market. Check out the latest rates to find one that's right for you.

Happy Auction Seller

Success At Our April North West Property Auction

May 5, 2017

It's no secret that our auction blueprint for success really does work, and it seems like sellers all across the North West are catching on.


Property Auction | Hammer Time with Scott Grayson

May 4, 2017

Scott Grayson talks about his first-time experience as Auctioneer at our April 2017 Property Auction!


Why having Zoopla is a must for any Vendor when successfully selling your property.

April 18, 2017

As a seller can you really afford not to have your property on one of the UK's biggest property search sites? Don't settle for less.


Check out all the Lots for our Next Auction on Wednesday 26th April!

March 30, 2017

Our April Auction is right around the corner and we wanted to give you a little sneak peak before our catalogue goes online very soon. Click here to view all the available property going under the Gavel on Wednesday April 26th.

Remortgage Mistake

Are you wasting £266 EVERY MONTH like 4 million other families in the UK over a single mistake?

March 29, 2017

According to new figures by a reputable mortgage provider*, over a third of homeowners in the UK are currently sitting on the wrong mortgage deal.


How to Become a Buy to Let Landlord

March 15, 2017

Investing in buy to let property has become popular in recent years, what do you need to know before you become a buy to let landlord?


Ten Top Tips For Auction Day

March 14, 2017

As the 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, get yourself organised and make the most of the day.

Spring Budget 2017

No Budget Surprises For The North West Property Market | CEO’s Comments On The Spring Budget 2017

March 10, 2017

Property expert Colin Mellor talk's about the Spring budget and its potential influence on the North West property market in 2017.


Success at Withington! Our new Branch one month on.

March 6, 2017

Although our Withington branch has only been open for 1 month we’ve already had huge success selling properties within Withington. Discover how you can sell your house for free with Edward Mellor with our exclusive Withington offer!


Talk to Paul – Make your Savings Meet your Future Needs!

February 27, 2017

If you don't use your full 2016/2017 ISA allowance by 5 April 2017 you'll lose it! Make your money work harder and top up your ISA today before the end of this tax year. Edward Mellor's expert Paul Brassington is here to walk you through the process.


View our March Auction Lots Today!

February 23, 2017

Our March Auction is right around the Corner. Discover more than 50+ lots going under the hammer on Wednesday 15th March 2017! For more information regarding individual Lots call our auction team today on 0161 443 4740.


Are you on the Lowest Fixed Rate Mortgage you could be?

February 20, 2017

Our mortgage advisors compare the latest deals of 50+ niche and high street lenders offering over 2,000 mortgage products in order to find ones that's right for you.


Why December is a great month to sell your property at auction

November 17, 2016

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.


Kittens Rescued By Property Consultant In Levenshulme

October 31, 2016

Our property consultant Nicola Heeney came to the rescue of two, tiny kittens who had set up camp in one of our vacant properties in Levenshulme.


Free Auction Seminar | Bridging The Finance To By At Auction

October 10, 2016

Our guest speaker is a recognised expert in the field of auction finance and will answer all your questions on how to manage your money before you buy.


Edward Mellor’s Nigel Stephens goes viral with the Welsh Version of ‘PPAP Pen Pineapple Apple Pen’

October 6, 2016

Estate agent by day Welsh internet sensation by night! Edward Mellor's Nigel Stephens has gone viral with his welsh take on the video Pen Pineapple Apple Pen.

Moving Home Checklist

Moving House? Here’s Our Check List For Changing Address

September 28, 2016

Our free downloadable checklist covers who you’ll need to get in contact with when changing your address and the procedures that usually come with it.


Edward Mellor: 3 Nominations at the 2016 Negotiator Awards!

September 20, 2016

We are pleased to announce Edward Mellor have been shortlisted for not 1, but 3 fantastic categories at this year's Negotiator awards!



August 4, 2016

Auction Consultant, Andy Thompson, shares his upbeat view on the Manchester property market.



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.



June 7, 2016

The E3 North West Business Awards champion businesses doing great things for the region's economy, its people and its communities.



April 29, 2016

Auction Consultant, Andy Thompson, talks about the evolving profile of the typical auction buyer and seller.



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.


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.



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.



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.



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.