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buy-to-let-landlord How to Become a Buy to Let Landlord December 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?...More
proxy-bidding-form-banner When you can’t attend the auction we’re here to help. December 11, 2017 If you can't attend the auction but would still like to bid you can arrange for a member of our team to bid on your behalf. Click here to find out more information on our proxy & telephone bidding services. ...More
first-time-buyer Are you ready to be a first-time homebuyer? December 5, 2017 Find out the key questions to ask yourself when deciding whether to buy your first property. Are you ready to take the first steps?...More
Nicks Blog Ask The Auctioneer | Ten Top Tips For Auction Day December 4, 2017 As the countdown to our last property auction of the year 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!...More
st andrews day 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....More
house-image 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. ...More
Wood Street Mission Christmas Icon Banner Website 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....More
Autumn-Budget-2017 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....More
The Latest Mortgage Deals This Winter Latest Mortgage Deals This Winter November 22, 2017 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....More
auction-sign 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!...More
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....More
auction-faq 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....More
meet-team Edward Mellor Auctions | Meet the team October 30, 2017 We've been successfully selling properties at auction for 20 years! Meet our expert team and learn what makes our auction team so great! ...More
bonfire-night 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?...More
investment-advisor Mortgage-savvy millennials October 27, 2017 When it comes to their mortgage, are younger people making better financial decisions than their older counterparts? Discover the facts in our in-depth article....More
clearscore-420 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....More
Get advice Mortgage Jargon Buster October 18, 2017 Are you confused but the range of Mortgage Jargon thrown about? Discover our huge Glossary of Mortgage terms, explained, today....More
Shared Ownership Explained What is Shared Ownership? Here’s everything you need to know… October 10, 2017 If you’re struggling to get onto the property ladder, then shared ownership might just be the answer you’ve been searching for. ...More
auction-gavel 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! ...More
HSBC-Increased-Mortgage-Rates-Blog Is this the start of a return to more normal (expensive) mortgage interest rates? October 6, 2017 Our Managing and Financial Director, Peter Barlow reflects on the imminent risk of increased interest rates and what that means for you....More
Are you retiring soon? Here’s a Few Key Things To Consider Before You Make Any Big Decisions October 5, 2017 Are you retiring soon? If you are planning on retiring there are a few things you may like to consider before you make any important decisions....More
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?...More
Helen Sold Selling in Manchester – Why sell with Edward Mellor? August 10, 2017 Helen's Story: My house officially went up for sale with Edward Mellor on December 1 and within days I had offers from five serious buyers. The price I achieved was unbelievable... ...More
pensions-help 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. ...More
July Auction Success 2017 Success Selling Under The Hammer | The July Auction Review 2017 August 2, 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....More
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. ...More
pensions-we-need-to-talk HOW DO YOU DECIDE HOW MUCH CASH TO TAKE OUT OF YOUR PENSION POT? 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....More
June Auction Success At Our June North West Property Auction July 5, 2017 With another successful auction under our belt, we discuss the results from our June auction and hear from two successful sellers who achieved amazing prices for their properties in just a matter of weeks. ...More
Auction Updates with Nick Green | June 2017 June 28, 2017 Nick Green, Auctioneer, talks about the June auction which took place on Monday 19th. How well did the auction go on the day?...More
Latest Mortgage Deals For June Latest Mortgage Deals | June 2017 June 27, 2017 With mortgage rates constantly changing, it can be tricky to keep up to date with the best deals on the market. Here at Edward Mellor we compare the latest deals from 50+ high street and niche lenders so you don't have to. Mortgages made easy!...More
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. ...More
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? ...More
Helping raise money for the Manchester Attack appeal. May 30, 2017 Help us support all those affected by the Manchester Bombings by visiting and supporting our Just Giving page. ...More
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....More
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....More
Scott-at-auction 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!...More
Lots Featuring In Our April Auction Lots To Go In Our North West Property Auction This April April 24, 2017 Former Rochdale Print Works and North Wales Church are going under the hammer this Wednesday, 24th April....More
zoopla-edward-mellor 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. ...More
Edward-mellor-property-auction 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....More
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....More
TIMES ALMOST UP! ISA DEADLINE IS APRIL 5 2017 March 28, 2017 If you don’t use your full 2016/2017 ISA allowance of £15,240 by 5 April 2017 you’ll lose it. Make more of your money work harder and top up your ISA before the end of the tax year. Fill in the form for one of our experts to get in touch and walk you through your […]...More
andys-blog 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. ...More
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. ...More
withington-estate-agents 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! ...More
pig-isa-2017 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....More
Auction-lots-march 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....More
santander-mortgage-rates 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. ...More
estate-agent-opening-times Christmas Opening Hours 2016 December 23, 2016 Whilst our branches are closed between Christmas and New Year, our Head Office (on 65-81 St Petersgate, Stockport) is open for business at the times stated here....More
property-auction-seminar December 2016 Auction Seminar November 29, 2016 Join us on December 7th for our final auction seminar of the year. We've got 6 of the leading industry experts here to help answer all your questions....More
scotts-blog 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....More
scotts-blog THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE FUTURE FOR PROPERTY INVESTORS November 10, 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
estate-agent-rescue-cats 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....More
lowest-fixed-rate-ever Is this our lowest fixed rate exclusive ever? October 13, 2016 Are these our lowest fixed rate exclusives ever? FREE Valuation and Legal Fees! Call our Mortgage team today on 0161 443 4550. Terms and conditions apply....More
money-auction-seminar 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....More
pen-apple-pineapple-pen 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....More
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....More
Negotiator-Awards-2016 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!...More
carbon-monoxide-safety How to Spot Carbon Monoxide Poisoning September 6, 2016 How to Spot Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Last year carbon monoxide poisoning affected an estimated 4,000 people in the UK, with winter being the peak time for incidents to occur. The gas can kill quickly, or cause serious long-term problems including brain damage by stopping oxygen from being carried around the body in the blood. It […]...More
manchester-property-blog 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
auction-seminar 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 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-2016 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-banana 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
retirement-plans 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-property 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
andys-blog Top 10 Tips For Buying and Selling at Auction 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
edward-mellor-blog 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
beach Take your property investment to warmer climates! 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
subbuteo-estate-agents 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 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 BUYING AT AUCTION? 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
andys-blog BUYING A PROPERTY AT AUCTION. February 4, 2016 With the right person guiding you through, that is. Andy Thompson, Auction Consultant. February 2016....More
scotts-blog 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
buy-at-auction 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
andys-blog April 2016 Stamp Duty Deadline. Is now the best time to sell 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 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
andys-blog GET YOUR SKATES ON” IF YOU’RE 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 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
Zoopla 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
zoopla-rightmove 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
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
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
first-time-buyers 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-Calculator 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
Cottage-Square 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 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
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
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. Learn about how you can get more this Halloween....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
sails and letting 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 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
edward-mellor-Welcome 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 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