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The 2022 Lettings Legislation Guide

January 7, 2022


With the new year comes new legislation to abide by, so here is our 2022 Lettings Legislation Guide to help you as a landlord navigate the changes.

New Auction Dates Announced For 2022

December 23, 2021


With 2022 just around the corner, we are pleased to confirm the first set of auctions to take place.

Be the first in line

December 7, 2021


2022 could be the year you move into a new property with Edward Mellor Estate Agents.

Over £6M Raised at our November Online Property Auction

December 3, 2021


We raised £6.1 million for sellers across the UK at our online property auction in November. Catch up on all the action here.

Sell your property this christmas

December 1, 2021


Winter months are becoming just as popular as any other month to sell your home. Don’t wait for spring, make it an early New Year’s Resolution and list your property today for sale.

How do I choose the right survey?

November 24, 2021


If you are buying a new property you will need to arrange to have a house survey completed, which gives you a detailed inspection of the property’s condition.

Samaritans Purse Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Samaritans Purse Christmas Shoebox Appeal

November 9, 2021


As Christmas 2021 is approaching, Edward Mellor Estate Agents will again be supporting Samaritans Purse Shoe Box Appeal and local branches will be drop-off points.

BTL mortgage

How could the ‘green’ status of your property affect your BTL mortgage?

November 8, 2021


With energy efficiency and the climate frequenting the headlines, is it time to look at the green credential of your rental property?

Ask the right questions when viewing a property

Ask the right questions when viewing a property

November 1, 2021


Have a list of questions ready to ask when viewing a property. Find out as much as you can about a property before making an offer.

Can your pension sustain your retirement?

Can your pension sustain your retirement?

October 12, 2021


Working out how long your pension pot will need to last – as life expectancy rises – is worth thinking about sooner than later.

end of tenancy deposit negotiations

Compulsory notice form changes for landlords

September 30, 2021


Landlords will be required to serve new notice documentation from the 1st October 2021.

Get the best out of your BTL Mortgage

Get the best out of your BTL Mortgage

September 28, 2021


With interest rates still at low levels and demand for rental properties increasing around the country, investing in a buy-to-let (BTL) is a popular choice for many.

The Colour Blue

The Colour Blue

September 25, 2021


Edward Mellor blue as we like to call it, has a number of uses within our business colour pallet but it has got us thinking about what colours go with blue that will suit home décor.

Gas Safety Week

Keeping communities gas safe

September 17, 2021


Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances.

Gas Safety Week - Annual Gas Safety Checks

Landlords’ legal responsibilities – Annual Gas Safety Checks

September 15, 2021


Landlords must make sure maintenance and annual safety checks on gas appliances are carried out by a Gas Safe registered engineer to ensure their tenants and wider communities stay safe.

Carbon Monoxide - Gas Safety

Carbon monoxide – what do you need to know?

September 13, 2021


Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a poisonous gas and can make you feel very ill. It has no taste, colour, or smell. Find out more about this deadly gas.

Millions Raised at our August Auction

Millions Raised at our August Auction

August 27, 2021


We raised nearly £3.2 million for sellers across the UK at our online property auction in August. Catch up on all the action here.

Rental demand for pet-friendly properties soaring

Rental demand for pet-friendly properties soaring

August 26, 2021


Property portal Rightmove has revealed the staggering increase in demand for pet-friendly rental properties compared to last summer.

Delta Variant

Dicing with the delta variant

August 25, 2021


With the UK leading the way in lifting its pandemic restrictions, the coronavirus Delta variant has put many countries on edge.

Adding value to your home

Top tips to adding value to your home

August 19, 2021


Add value to your home with home improvements that we believe will boost the appeal of your home for prospective buyers as well as increasing your homes value.

Need a change of Scene?

Need a change of Scene?

August 13, 2021


Edward Mellor Financial Services work with over 50+ Lenders to find the best mortgage, remortgage, and buy to let rates available. Fancy moving home in 2021?

Mortgage Jargon

Jargon and lingo – talking about mortgages

August 10, 2021


Mortgage jargon - a list of terms you’re likely to come across when buying a property and what they actually mean

protect your rental property from storms and floods

How to protect your rental property from storms and floods

August 9, 2021


With the unpredictability of the British weather, it’s more important than ever to ensure your tenants and rental property are protected at all costs.

Generational Renting

Turning generation rent into generation buy

August 5, 2021


Lenders are now offering a government-backed 95% mortgage deposit scheme to help more first-time buyers onto the property ladder

Home And Content Insurance

Is it time to check your contents insurance?

July 30, 2021


You might be surprised to find out how much it would cost to replace your possessions if they were damaged or stolen.

Maggie And Austin

Hero Stockport Estate Agent Saves Woman from Drowning

July 27, 2021


The youngest member of the Edward Mellor family business, Austin Mellor, dived into the sea to save a woman from drowning in Anglesey last weekend.

Inheritance Tax

How to plan for inheritance tax

July 21, 2021


The complex laws around inheritance tax (IHT) caught many people off guard during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Deposit Disputes

Common causes of deposit disputes and how to resolve them

July 20, 2021


Every landlord wants a tenancy to end as stress-free as possible, and avoiding post-tenancy disputes as much as possible.

Calculate Pensions

Time to consolidate your pensions?

July 19, 2021


Employer pensions can accumulate as we change jobs, and it’s easy to lose track. Explore what you need to know if you’re thinking about consolidating your pensions.

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Popular garden trends

July 16, 2021


Popular garden trends Google searches for 2021 with fire pits, pergolas, and summerhouses being noted as the most popular searches.

Invest in HMOs

Article 4 in Greater Manchester – Where can I invest in HMOs?

May 4, 2021


With Article 4 affecting large parts of the city centre and the wider borough of Greater Manchester, investors are needing to look at specific locations in order to not only have planning permission but also make significant returns on their investment.

Tenancy Breathing Space

How will a new government scheme impact landlords chasing rent arrears?

April 26, 2021


The new government Debt Respite Scheme will prevent landlords and their managing agents from chasing rent arrears or charging late fees, as well as introducing new administrative points to manage.

Tenanted Property Auction

Are tenanted properties a good investment at auction?

April 21, 2021


If you are a landlord, there are two major benefits to buying a tenanted property at auction.

Post covid 19 economy recovery

The healing process: 2021 Outlook

April 20, 2021


With hopes rising about vaccines and the end of lockdowns, will we see a rise in inflation when the economy reopens?

Sentiment in the rental market

Sentiment in the rental market

April 19, 2021


The RICS March survey, gauging the mood of agents, showed continued improvement in the lettings market.

Over £10M Raised at Auction in Most Successful March Ever

Over £10M Raised at Auction in Most Successful March Ever

April 13, 2021


We raised over £10 million for sellers across the UK last month - an incredible 148% more than last March.

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Get on the property ladder with the Help to Buy Scheme

April 7, 2021


With hopes rising about vaccines and the end of lockdowns, will we see a rise in inflation when the economy reopens?

Row Of Houses

What can £250,000 buy in each borough?

March 31, 2021


If you’re hoping to buy a property priced up to £250k before the 30th of September, you’ll pay absolutely nothing in stamp duty!

Covid 19 Vaccine Expectations

Great Expectations

March 31, 2021


With hopes rising about vaccines and the end of lockdowns, will we see a rise in inflation when the economy reopens?

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Spring 2021: ‘Strongest market for sellers in over a decade’

March 25, 2021


According to Rightmove, this is officially the best sellers’ market of the decade – and arguably one of the best ever Easter periods to sell.

Self Care for the Self Employed

Self Care for the Self Employed

March 23, 2021


Financial commitments and saving for retirement can seem a long way off but it isn't. Make sure you are secure for retirement with Edward Mellor Financial Services.

Dataloft Census - Making Sense Of The Census

Making sense of the census

March 19, 2021


Sunday 21st March is Census day for England and Wales and by law, you will need to complete it, Rising population & household information helping to understand communities changes in 10 years.

Tax Planning

No matter how long the winter spring is sure to follow

March 18, 2021


The value of investments can go down as well as up and you may not get back the full amount you invested. The past is not a guide to future performance and past performance may not necessarily be repeated.

Edward Mellor Mortgages

95% Mortgages Return

March 18, 2021


Are you looking for a 95% Morgage deal? We can help you with independent advice on mortgage deals from a number of lenders.

Edward Mellor Property Auction

Over £3.6M Raised at our First March Online Property Auction

March 17, 2021


Last week, we offered a fantastic selection properties, raising an impressive £3.6M for our clients under the virtual hammer.

Rishi Sunak Budget 2021

BUDGET 2021 Update

March 5, 2021


Edward Mellors break down of key points from the Wednesday 3rd March Budget 2021 - with further links and information for reference.

FCA finds half of pension pots accessed without advice

Want to avoid Retirement Remorse

March 5, 2021


Financial commitments and saving for retirement can seem a long way off but it isn't. Make sure you are secure for retirement with Edward Mellor Financial Services.

Stamp Duty Extended Until 30th June

BUDGET 2021 | Stamp Duty Extended Until 30th June

March 3, 2021


Rushi Sunak has extend the stamp duty holiday by three months, allowing home movers to continue to save up to £15,000 until the end of June.

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5% Mortgage Deposits make a return

March 3, 2021


The return of 95% lending will be the difference for thousands of buyers being able to purchase a home. Lenders welcome the return of 5% deposits

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Virtual Viewing 360 tours are selling property

January 12, 2021


Virtual viewing is allowing prospective buyers to look around the entire house, discovering places you wouldn’t have necessarily seen within a static image or even if you had visited the property.

RightMove Website

An Improving Housing Market

January 8, 2021


As Edward Mellor Estate Agency progressed through 2020, despite the pandemic, we saw an ever-improving housing market, with strong activity levels, strong sales figures, and very healthy prices being achieved.

Edward Mellor Signage

Covid-19 Update From Edward Mellor

January 5, 2021


During these uncertain times, you can be sure that we’re still here for you and we're committed to keeping our staff and customers safe!

Edward Mellor Building

Covid-19 Update From Edward Mellor

December 31, 2020


During these uncertain times, you can be sure that we’re still here for you and we're committed to keeping our staff and customers safe!

Edward Mellor Sold houses

December 2020 Online Property Auction

December 22, 2020


December 2020 final property auction took place on 15th and 16 December with 60+ lots. A great end to the 2020 auction program for Edward Mellor.

Move-in-time-for-Christmas

Edward Mellors Business Facts & Stats for December

December 21, 2020


Some facts. figures and stats for the Estate Agency world. Great Facts, did you know how many mortgages were completed in October 2020?

Edward Mellor Succession Planning

Succession planning: Minimising liability to IHT

December 17, 2020


Making annual gifts while you are still alive, for instance, can be a good way to reduce the value of an estate for IHT purposes. Planning for the future.

Edward Mellor Financial Services

Are you at the end of your deal?

December 12, 2020


Give yourself peace of mind and discuss your Financial growth for the future - financial advice & planning is important to achieving financial security for your future.

Family Protection Insurance: Is Your Family Safe?

Juggling the Jargon

December 10, 2020


Advice that is not understood is not advice – and acronyms don't help. Understanding jargon with Edward Mellor

Edward Mellor Christmas 2020

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours 2020

December 7, 2020


Our Edward Mellor Head office and Branches will be working on a skeleton staff basis during the Christmas and New Year period 2020.

Financial Scam

Don’t fall for a financial scam

December 4, 2020


Official bodies are warning consumers of an increase in scams designed to prey on people’s coronavirus fears.

Stamp Duty

Stamp Duty holiday has positive impact

December 1, 2020


July was the busiest month this year for mortgage searches. The largest rise occurred in the £500,000 - £1m region with Stamp Duty savings making these properties more accessible.

Edward Mellor Calculator

Do Not Under Estimate the Value of Financial Advice

November 30, 2020


Give yourself peace of mind and discuss your Financial growth for the future - financial advice & planning is important to achieving financial security for your future.

Sold houses at Edward Mellor Auction

£5.1m Raised At Second November Online Property Auction

November 27, 2020


2nd November property auction and despite still being in another national lockdown managed to sell 58% of the available lots and raise over £5.1m.

Exchanging Contracts? Get insured first

Exchanging Contracts? Get insured first

November 25, 2020


In most cases, building insurance needs to be in place as soon as you have exchange contracts on your new property. It is the buyer's responsibility. Free Quotes Available.

Trussell Trust Food Bank

Community Support from Edward Mellor

November 25, 2020


Edward Mellor branch network will be supporting local food bank charities across the Stockport, Tameside, and Manchester areas. Find out how you can help and where you can drop donations.

Edward Mellor Christmas 2020

Give our Children a head start with Financial Education

November 19, 2020


Financial Education is learning how to manage money effectively meaning acquiring a few important life lessons that parents can pass on to their children from a relatively young age.

Golden Pig Savings Equity Release

Borrowing Options in your Later Years

November 16, 2020


Retirement is an exciting time. Whilst we will have worked, saved, and prepared for retirement, many of us will find we don’t quite have enough money to fund all the things we planned to do.

November Online Property Auction

Over £2.8m Raised At Our First November Online Property Auction

November 9, 2020


We held our first November property auction last week and despite another national lockdown, managed to sell 24 lots and raise over £2.8m.

Aerial View Of Manchester Houses

What Will A Second Lockdown Mean For The Property Market?

November 4, 2020


Using over 40 years' worth of industry experience and a lot of data, our CEO shares his insight into what he thinks will happen to the property market next.

How to Prepare your Property for Winter

Five top tips to get your home ready for winter

October 19, 2020


Get your home ready for winter with these five top tips from Edward Mellor Estate Agents.

October Property Auction Roundup

Our October property auction roundup – it’s a big one!

October 16, 2020


A positive result at our October online property auction as a well as a couple of new faces to the team! Read on to find out more.

Second-best buy-to-let city in the UK!

Second-best buy-to-let city in the UK!

September 29, 2020


Manchester has been revealed as the second-best buy-to-let city in the UK for landlords. Read more to find out average prices, income and savings!

September Auction Review Collage

Our September property auction roundup – our BIGGEST & MOST SUCCESSFUL sale ever!

September 17, 2020


With 110+ properties set to go under the gavel at our latest online property auction, our September sale was our biggest sale ever! Read more to catch up on all the action.

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The Bank of … Granny and Grandad

September 12, 2020


The younger generation struggle to get onto the property ladder and sometimes the only option is to use the Bank of Mum and Dad.

September Auction

September Auction | Over 100 properties from as low as £5k for sale in our biggest sale of the year

September 8, 2020


The September Edward Mellor online property auction will feature more than 100 properties from across the country. Read more to find out all about them!

Working from home - are you covered?

Working from home – are you covered?

August 30, 2020


Do you know if you are covered with insurance when working from home? Read our quick guide to find out more information and if you are covered.

New Auction Dates

Our August property auction roundup – the weather wasn’t the only thing that was hot last week!

August 18, 2020


Catch up on all the action from our August Online Property Auction where we managed to raise nearly £2.6m for our vendors!

Offerton Fold

The cottage in Stockport that dates back to the reign of Henry VIII is now for sale

August 12, 2020


Built circa 1541, this property is an impressive 478 years old, dating back to the reign of English monarch King Henry VIII.

Protect yourself and your family in 2020

Protect yourself and your family in 2020

August 10, 2020


Make 2020 the year you put plans in place to protect yourself, your family and your home. Book your free consultation with one of our experts today.

Online Auction - Edward Mellor

August Auction | Are You Ready For Our Next Online Property Sale?

August 5, 2020


This auction have over 70 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the virtual gavel. Find out more about them here!

Edward Mellor Property Auctions

Auction success! Another fantastic sale for Edward Mellor Auction

July 27, 2020


Although our auction room was online and bidding took place behind a screen - our July sale was still super exciting! Catch up on all the action here.

estate agent sold board

Property Asking Prices Rocket To An All-Time High

July 23, 2020


A mini price boom is gathering momentum across Britain so if you’re thinking of moving, now is your window of opportunity to make it happen.

Row Of Houses

Stamp Duty Holiday, Chancellor Announces & Here’s What You Need to Know

July 8, 2020


The chancellor has announced a temporary holiday on stamp duty on the first £500,000 of all property sales in England and Northern Ireland.

June Online Property Auction

Over £5.1m Raised At Our June Online Property Auctions

July 2, 2020


Our second sale of the month brought our June sales to a total of 50 lots sold and £5.1m raised! Read more to find out which lot sold for nearly 260% above guide.

Online April Property Auction

Our June Online Auction Round-Up | Day One

June 29, 2020


Just because we aren't streaming our auction live, doesn't mean you have to miss out on the action! Here's a quick round-up from the first day of bidding.

Estate agent sold sign for property

Asking Prices Up 1.9% On Pre-lockdown Levels Says Rightmove

June 24, 2020


In terms of pounds and pence, this means that the price which sellers are advertising their homes is up by an average of £6,266.

Online Auction - Edward Mellor

June Auction | Are You Ready For Our Next Online Property Sale?

June 22, 2020


This auction have over 50 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the virtual gavel, which you can view here.

RightMove Website

Rightmove Recorded Busiest Day Ever Last Month

June 8, 2020


Property Portal, Rightmove, reported its busiest day on record over a week ago as demand for housing continues to rocket.

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Mortgage Rates Fall To Historic Lows

June 5, 2020


The average cost of a two-year and five-year fixed rate deal is now the lowest on record, making it a great time to remortgage. Here’s why.

June Online Property Auction

Over £2.7m Raised At Our First June Online Property Auction

June 4, 2020


We held our first June property auction yesterday and despite difficult times, managed to sell 23 lots and raise over £2.7 million.

Online April Property Auction

First June Online Auction Round-Up | Day One

June 2, 2020


Just because we aren't streaming our auction live, doesn't mean you have to miss out on the action! Here's a quick round-up from the first day of bidding.

estate agent sold board

House Hunter Demand Spikes Dramatically in May

May 28, 2020


The latest property report from online portal, Zoopla, shows housing demand has risen by a staggering 88% following the reopening of the market this month.

Online Auction - Edward Mellor

June Auction | Are You Ready For Our Next Online Property Sale?

May 26, 2020


With the success of our first online auction in April, we’re excited to be doing it all over again for our first June auction!

June Auction Dates

June Auction Date Changes | Everything You Need To Know

May 21, 2020


Due to high demand, we've introduced two new dates to our auction calendar this June. Get ready for two fantastic online auctions next month!

english garden

Get your garden summer ready with these top tips

May 20, 2020


Here are a few things you could do whilst the weather is a bit warmer to transform your outdoor space into the ultimate place to soak up the sun.

RightMove Laptop

Property Enquiries Surge By 70% As Market Reopens, Says Rightmove

May 15, 2020


The portal says its website experienced huge increases in traffic and email enquiries as the 'bounce' predicted by many takes place.

Edward Mellor Building

An Update From Us

May 13, 2020


We’re delighted to share the good news that lockdown measures have now been officially relaxed, for those wishing, or needing, to move in England.

VE Day Decorations

VE Day Anniversary| How to celebrate with your family during lockdown

May 7, 2020


Although the UK remains in lockdown, you can still enjoy a weekend of celebrations with your household.

Property For Sale sign

Lenders Jump-start Mortgage Deals

May 5, 2020


Several big lenders have begun offering more generous terms to borrowers, making it easier to get a home loan. Read the full story here.

Head Of Property Management - Lisa Alcock

Our Head of Property Management’s Hot Take

May 1, 2020


Read on to find out what our Head of Property Management, Lisa Alcock, thinks of the current market and what we can do for you.

Aerial View Of Manchester Houses

What Will Happen To The Housing Market After Lockdown?

May 1, 2020


Whilst we don’t have a crystal ball to consult about the future of the housing market, we do have CEO of Edward Mellor, Colin Mellor, and lots of data.

Online Auction - Edward Mellor

Over £1.2m Raised At Our April Online Property Auction

May 1, 2020


We held our third property auction of the year yesterday and despite difficult times, managed to sell 21 lots and raise over £1.2 million.

Online April Property Auction

Online April Auction Round-Up | Day One

April 29, 2020


Just because we aren't streaming our auction live, doesn't mean you have to miss out on the action! Here's a quick round-up from the first day of bidding.

Electrical Safety Regulations To Come Into Force

Electrical Safety Regulations To Come Into Force

April 17, 2020


Mandatory electrical safety regulations are soon to come into force. Here's everything you need to know.

Life After Lockdown: Moving Home

Life After Lockdown: Moving Home

April 17, 2020


Don't hold off on putting your property on the market if you plan on moving home after lockdown. Get ahead of the market and speak to us today.

Online Auction - Edward Mellor

April Auction | Are You Ready For Our First Online Property Sale?

April 16, 2020


Whilst we’re sad that we’re not hosting you all at The Sheridan Suite, we’re excited to be holding our first online property auction.

Easter Social Media Competition

Easter Social Media Competition | Get Crafty and Win a Prize!

April 9, 2020


With the Easter weekend being a little different this year, we wanted to do something fun that everyone can get involved with during lockdown.

Painting Easter Eggs

5 fun ways to celebrate Easter during lockdown

April 9, 2020


Easter weekend will feel very different for a lot of us this year. However you can still celebrate with these 5 fun ideas.

two detached houses with green grees

Are You At The End Of Your Mortgage Deal?

April 8, 2020


When your current mortgage deal comes to an end you might be tempted to do nothing and move on to your lender’s SVR - but you could risk your rate doubling.

Woman Painting

DIY Jobs to Do This Weekend That Can Save You Money

April 7, 2020


Whilst we’re stuck inside, there’s never been a better time to tackle those interior jobs you’ve been meaning to do for months.

Pension New Year

Happy New Tax Year | What Does the New Tax Year Mean For You?

April 6, 2020


The big event of the financial calendar is finally here! Take a look at the changes that apply to you and see if you could save some extra cash this year.

Mortgage Market Houses

How has Coronavirus Affected the UK Mortgage Market?

April 5, 2020


The UK’s mortgage market has changed profoundly over the last two weeks, as the country starts to feel the full effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Guides For Renters - Corona Virus

What’s the guidance for renters impacted by the COVID-19 crisis?

April 2, 2020


The government have implemented a whole host of measures to help those who have been financially affected by Coronavirus.

CoronaVirus Protection Policy

Coronavirus | Will My Protection Policy Cover Me?

April 1, 2020


We’ve received a number of enquiries from clients in relation to protection cover recently, so we wanted to take the time to answer your FAQ's in detail.

Edward Mellor Building

Covid- 19 Update From Edward Mellor

March 30, 2020


During these uncertain times, you can be sure that we’re still here for you. Although our office doors will remain shut, we’re still open for business.

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Mortgage Payment Holidays

March 26, 2020


Let’s take a look at everything you need to know about mortgage repayment holidays to help you better understand your options during this difficult time.

coronavirus insurance protection

Your Handy Guide To Protection Insurance

March 25, 2020


Book your FREE telephone appointment to discover your options about your existing protection insurance policy or purchasing a new one.

UK Garden Premiums

A Garden Could Add A Premium Of Up To 20% On The Price Of Your Property

March 25, 2020


For many house hunters, a garden takes a top spot on the list of must-haves when searching for their perfect property.

Edward Mellor Signage

Our Offices Are Closed But Phone Lines And Emails Remain Open

March 24, 2020


You can still contact us by phone or email, all communication channels will be routed to the best-placed people to help you.

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The Cost Of Borrowing Has Fallen To Lowest Level In History

March 20, 2020


The Bank of England has made another shock bank rate cut, taking interest rates to just 0.1%. Interest rates are officially at their lowest level in history.

March Propery Auction

March 2020 Property Auction Review

March 19, 2020


We had a fantastic March property auction filled with unique properties and great results! Read about all the action here.

Bank Of England

The Cost of Borrowing Has Fallen by Two-Thirds Today

March 11, 2020


The Bank of England cut the main interest rate from 0.75% to 0.25% today, taking borrowing costs back down to the lowest level in history.

Auction Gavel

March Auction Lots | Are You Ready For Our Next Property Auction?

March 9, 2020


This auction have over 80 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the gavel, which you can view here.

House Hunter Numbers Rise By 22% During January

House Hunter Numbers Rise By 22% During January

March 3, 2020


The latest figures released by NAEA Propertymark revealed that UK house hunters have been out in force during January 2020.

First Time Buyers

£1.1 billion saved by 464,700 first-time buyers

February 26, 2020


Nearly half a million first-time buyers have benefitted from over £1.1 billion of tax duty relief since the First Time Buyers’ Relief was introduced in 2017.

Row Of Houses

Thousands of Homeowners Chose to Unlock Equity when Remortgaging

February 26, 2020


During December 2019, thousands of homeowners tapped into their housing equity unlocking an average of £50,702 each, according to UK Finance.

First-Time Buyer Mortgage Rates Fall

First-Time Buyer Mortgage Rates Fall

February 21, 2020


Confidence is returning to the first-time buyer mortgage market. Book your FREE consultation with Edward Mellor to discover your options.

Kushroom Koly

Former Indian Restaurant in Heaton Moor Set to go under the Hammer

February 20, 2020


The site of Heaton Moor’s much-loved former Indian Restaurant, The Kushoom Koly, is going under the gavel at the Edward Mellor property auction in March.

Pensions Research

Data shows over 60% of 55-59 year olds are not researching their retirement options

February 20, 2020


According to data released by, Legal and General, a large number of people are not actively researching their retirement options.

Valentines Day House

Property Market Activity Levels Set to Soar in Post-Valentine’s Day Boom

February 14, 2020


If you're thinking of selling or letting your home, new research has revealed it could pay to get your property on the market this Valentine’s day...

Hearts House

Fall in love with the right home this Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2020


Buying a home is like falling in love, you can expect to go through the same ups and downs, emotional tugs and pulls, and even similar stages.

New Edward Mellor Branches

Edward Mellor Continues Brand Expansion with Acquisition of 3 New Branches

February 11, 2020


Three new Edward Mellor branches are now open and ready for business as the brand expands to new locations in Macclesfield, Northwich and Stockton Heath.

Mortgage Rates

Mortgage Base Rate Remains Unchanged: What Does This Mean For You?

February 7, 2020


Last week, the Bank of England voted to keep the base rate at 0.75%. But, what does this mean for you? Read more to find out.

Brexit Day is Officially Here

Brexit Day is Officially Here

January 31, 2020


Discover how we believe our departure from the European Union at 11 pm tonight might affect the country's property market.

Welcome Auction Venue

February Auction | Everything You Need to Know

January 29, 2020


Everything you need to know about our residential and commercial property auction taking place this February at The Sheridan Suite in Manchester.

For Sale Board

UK House Prices Increase at a Record-breaking Pace

January 21, 2020


UK house prices rose at the fastest recorded rate for the time of year over the last month, according to Rightmove.

Interest Only Mortgages

Interest Only Mortgage: Is it time to review your repayment plan?

January 17, 2020


If you want to buy a property but keep monthly repayments low, then an interest only mortgage could be perfect for you. Book your free consultation with one of our experts today to discover your options.

First Time Buyer Mortgages

Discover the perfect First-Time Buyer mortgage with Edward Mellor Mortgages

January 15, 2020


Book your free consultation with us and we'll help you discover what mortgages are available to you as a first-time buyer.

How Big Is Your Home?

57% of property owners don’t know the size of their home, do you?

January 10, 2020


New research from Barclays Mortgages reveals over half of British homeowners don’t know the size of their home. Do you know the size of yours?

Family Protection Insurance: Is Your Family Safe?

Family Protection Insurance: Is Your Family Safe?

January 9, 2020


Give you and your loved ones financial peace of mind should the worst happen. Speak to us today to discover the perfect family protection plan for you.

How has the property market fared over the past 10 years?

How has the property market fared over the past 10 years?

January 2, 2020


Happy new year! A new decade has begun, an ideal time to look back at the housing market over the past 10 years.

lifetime mortgage

Ask the experts | Q&A with Equity Release Mortgage Expert, Chris Grindey

December 18, 2019


Find out if you could release equity from your home with Edward Mellor. Book your FREE initial consultation with one of our experts today!

Christmas Maintenance Problems

Need to report an emergency maintenance issue? Here’s what to do…

December 13, 2019


If you have an emergency maintenance issue over the holiday period like an uncontrollable leak, no electricity or a break in, here's what to do...

auction-gavel

Auction Dates 2020 | Prepare for the New Year Ahead

December 13, 2019


Are you looking forward to the new year? 2020 is poised to be a fantastic year here at Edward Mellor and we've just announced our auction dates for next year.

Christmas Opening Hours 2019

December 13, 2019


Christmas Opening Hours 2019 Whilst our branches are closed between Christmas and New Year, our Head Office (on 65-81 St Petersgate, Stockport) is still open for business. Below you can see our opening hours for the Christmas and New Year period 2019.  We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Year.  

July-Auction-Lots

December Auction | Everything You Need To Know

December 5, 2019


There's less than one week to go until our December auction and we've got a pretty epic day lined up for you.

Win a Cadbury Selection Pack | Christmas Competition

December 2, 2019


In the run-up to Christmas, you'll be able to win loads of goodies by simply guessing the famous local landmarks behind our Christmas wrapping paper.

December Auction Lots

December Auction Lots | Are you ready for our next property auction?

December 2, 2019


This auction we have over 80 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the gavel, which you can view here.

Pensions Blog

Are you running the risk of running out of money?

November 7, 2019


New data suggests people who do not take advice about their pension are more likely to run out of funds than those who take professional advice

Operation Christmas Child

Get your shoeboxes full of gifts at the ready, Operation Christmas Child is a GO!

October 31, 2019


We’re spreading the Christmas spirit a little early this year by taking part in Operation Christmas Child this November.

October Property Auction

October Auction Review | No Tricks, Just Treats!

October 30, 2019


We had a fantastic October auction filled with unique properties and great results! Read about all the action from our autumn auction here.

March Auction Lots | Are you ready for our next property auction?

October Auction | Everything you need to know

October 28, 2019


It's auction day TOMORROW and we've got a pretty spectacular day lined-up for you lot. Here's everything you need to know about our October auction tomorrow.

Residential mortgage costs continue to decline in the third quarter of 2019

Residential mortgage costs continue to decline in the third quarter of 2019

October 25, 2019


If you've been thinking of remortgaging, there couldn't be a better time as new figures released show a continued decline in the cost of residential mortgage market products!

Halloween Social Media Competition

Trick or Treat? Be in with a chance of winning a Halloween Hamper!

October 24, 2019


What’s your favourite thing to dress up as for Halloween? Win a Halloween Hamper by entering our Halloween competition on social media! All you have to do to enter is: Head over to our Facebook or Twitter page Like our post and comment what your favourite thing to dress up as for Halloween is (photo […]

October Edward Mellor Property Auction

October Auction | Are You Ready?

October 22, 2019


With less than a week to go until our October property auction, are you ready? This auction will see over 80 properties go under the gavel.

50ps

How many 50p’s would it take to buy an averaged-priced property?

October 17, 2019


The 50p is 50! In honour of the 50th anniversary of the 50p, let's take a look at how many you'd need to buy the averaged-price home in the UK.

Bow garrett public house

This historic Stockport pub has finished its transformation into apartments

October 14, 2019


Former pub, The Bow Garrett in Edgeley has finished its transformation into a new apartment block – here's what it looks like now...

Top Tips to Sell Your Home Before Brexit

Top Tips to Sell Your Home Before Brexit

October 9, 2019


Beat the Brexit deadline! Follow these top tips if you're aiming to have your house sold before the 31st October 2019.

FCA finds half of pension pots accessed without advice

FCA finds half of pension pots accessed without advice

September 30, 2019


According to the latest official figures, nearly half of pension pots were accessed without individuals taking any regulated advice beforehand.

Rugby World Cup

Could Rugby World Cup ranking compare to property price growth?

September 25, 2019


Based on pre-tournament rankings Ireland and New Zealand should battle it out in the final, however, if based on property price growth, the competition would look quite different.

How to Prepare your Property for Winter

Coldest Winter in 30 Years | How to Prepare your Property for Winter

September 23, 2019


Is your home prepared for the coldest winter in 30 years? Follow these four simple steps to make sure you aren't left out in the cold.

September Auction Review

September Auction Review | Our BIGGEST sale so far

September 19, 2019


With almost 100 properties set to go under the gavel at our latest property auction, our September sale was our biggest line-up of lots this year.

March Auction Lots | Are you ready for our next property auction?

September Auction | Everything You Need To Know

September 11, 2019


There's less than one week to go until our September auction and we've got a pretty epic day lined up for you.

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

September 5, 2019


This auction we have over 90 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the gavel, which you can view here.

Lettings-Board

The Edward Mellor guide to Buy to let mortgages

September 4, 2019


Buy-to-let mortgages are a lot like ordinary mortgages, but with some key differences. Click here to read our handy guide on buy to let mortgages.

Fred Perry House - Carrington Road

Tennis legend, Fred Perry’s former Stockport home is now up for sale

September 3, 2019


Now, you could own a small slice of the English tennis stars history as his childhood home has just come onto the market.

Brexit Vendors

Life after Brexit | What will this look like for house sellers?

September 2, 2019


We don't have a crystal ball that will tell us what's going to happen post-Brexit, but we do have a few theories on the future of the housing market in 2019.

Beat the Brexit Wave | Part Four: The secret to future proofing your first home

September 2, 2019


Are you worried about the 'what ifs' when it comes to buying your first home? Here's just a few ways you can remove the risk of owning a home.

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Beat the Brexit Wave | Part Three: No Deposit? No Problem!

September 2, 2019


Are you a first-time buyer struggling to save for a deposit? We could help you fund your dream home with absolutely no deposit. Here's how...

Beat the Brexit Wave | Part Two: 4 reasons why you don’t own a home yet

September 2, 2019


If you're a first-time buyer who hasn't quite managed to leap onto the property ladder or a renter who dreams of owning a home, this blog is for you!

Beat the Brexit Wave | Part Five: What’s stopping you from buying today?

September 2, 2019


So far we've talked about the property market and have given you top tips on how to get your first foot on the housing ladder. So what's stopping you from becoming a homeowner?

Beat the Brexit Wave | Part One: What on earth is that?

September 2, 2019


The Brexit wave is coming and we're helping our buyers get prepared before it's too late. Want to know what the Brexit wave is? Then keep reading!

Terrraced Houses For Sale

The government introduces new model for shared ownership

August 29, 2019


The government are hopeful that these new changes will help a greater number of lower earners onto the housing ladder. Read all about the changes here...

Up-tick in mortgage lending throughout 2019

August 22, 2019


In June, there were just under 70,000 new mortgage approvals according to UK Finance, which is 5% higher than the level reported in May.

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Martin Lewis urges first-time buyers to open a help-to-buy ISA now

August 15, 2019


The Money Saving Expert, Martin Lewis, is urging all first-time buyers to open an account now, even if they’re not thinking about buying a home yet.

Back to School Social Media Competition

Win a £15 WHSmith Voucher | Back to School Social Media Competition

August 12, 2019


To help you prepare for term time, we're giving away a £15 WHSmith voucher so that you can stock up on school supplies. All you have to do to win is...

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The most popular day to move this year has been revealed

August 10, 2019


New research from HomeOwners Alliance has revealed the most popular day to move house this year... and it's a lot sooner than you might think!

Clayton Vale

Picturesque and reasonably priced – why inner-city house hunters should look at Clayton Vale

July 31, 2019


Beautiful scenery, rich history, 3 miles from the city centre AND affordable houses - this is why inner-city house hunters should look at Clayton Vale.

July Auction Review

July Auction Review | Our hottest one yet!

July 26, 2019


We had a fantastic July auction filled with unique properties, camera crews and great results! Read about all the action from our auction here.

Unique Properties For Sale

Unique properties going under the gavel this July

July 23, 2019


Looking for a property that’s a little different? Let’s throw a spotlight on some of the quirkiest properties going under the gavel this month

Go Ape Voucher | Summer Social Media Competition

Win a £60 Go Ape Voucher | Summer Social Media Competition

July 22, 2019


To celebrate the start of the summer holidays, we thought we'd give you a chance to win some goodies with our social media competition.

Best buy-to-let hotspots in the UK & tenanted investments you can buy in those areas

Best buy-to-let hotspots in the UK & tenanted investments you can buy in those areas

July 19, 2019


If you’re looking to play the rental property market, you’ll want to know where the best buy-to-let hotspots are, right? Discover the top 10 best places to invest here.

80k Homes July

The Greater Manchester homes you could buy for £80k or less

July 16, 2019


From houses close to great transport links to ready to move into properties, here are 6 homes you could buy in Greater Manchester now.

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11 top tips to keep your home cool in a heatwave

June 28, 2019


England has been basking in a heatwave this week, and the British summer has shown no signs of slowing down.

Manchester Central

The property hotspots in the North that are powering the booming market

June 24, 2019


House prices set to increase significantly faster in the North than in the South, being a result of the continuing property market cycle.

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£83.7 million worth of property sold in North West Counties at auction last month

June 20, 2019


Counties in the North West of England saw a big increase in both the number of lots offered and sold at auction in May, fresh data shows.

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7 top tips for getting your home ready for summer

June 18, 2019


Summer is here at last! This means warmer weather and lighter evenings, but it also means you need to ensure your home is ready...

The Greater Manchester homes you could buy for £80,000 or less

The Greater Manchester homes you could buy for £80,000 or less

June 6, 2019


From houses close to great transport links to ready to move into properties, here are 4 homes you can buy in Greater Manchester now.

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

May 31, 2019


This auction we have over 80 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the gavel, which you can view here.

What's going on in Greater Manchester this bank holiday weekend?

What’s going on in Greater Manchester this bank holiday weekend?

May 23, 2019


Although the first bank holiday has been and gone, the second one is just around the corner. If you’ve not already filled your calendar with loads of fun things to do, we’ve got you covered!

Online vs Offline agents – Which is truly the best?

Online vs Offline agents – Which is truly the best?

May 21, 2019


In recent years there have been major changes to the way properties are transacted. It is crucial for estate agents to continually adapt to keep up the pace with the changes coming into place.

buy-to-let market for older investors is booming

The buy-to-let market for older investors is booming, but is it a good time for you to take the plunge?

May 16, 2019


If you are eager to get onto the buy-to-let property ladder and are aged 50+ then we’ve got some good news. The number of mortgages available for older investors is rapidly increasing.

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Renting a Property – Everything You Need To Know

May 14, 2019


While both renting and buying have their own sets of financial advantages, renting does appear to have an edge for people who are not completely ready to commit to buying.

Mobberley

Unique property going under the gavel this auction | June 2019

May 13, 2019


Our third auction of the year is nearly upon us. With a long list of stunning properties going under the gavel, this really will be one not to miss!

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This Week’s Hot Properties #16

May 10, 2019


This week we’ve had some amazing listings. Find some incredible hot properties in Stalybridge, Davenport and Marple.

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Why is it important to have home insurance?

May 9, 2019


Did you know that it’s a legal requirement to have a Buildings Insurance policy in place if you have bought your property with a mortgage?

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Keeping your house safe: Babyproofing your home.

May 8, 2019


Adults often feel as though their house is a safe haven for their little ones, but it is rather incredible what kids can highlight to any parent as a hazard in the home.

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Fun things to do in and around Greater Manchester this bank holiday

May 3, 2019


Although this upcoming bank holiday might not be as sunny as the Easter bank holiday, there's still loads of fun things to do over the three-day weekend.

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How Can I Buy My First Property With Little to No Deposit? | First Time Buyers

May 3, 2019


Saving for a deposit can be tough, but there are loads of different options out there to help you on your way to owning a home.

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Looking to buy your first property? Here are 8 top tips to help you save for a deposit

April 30, 2019


Saving for a house seems to be increasingly difficult, especially with the rise in property prices within the last few decades.

March Auction Lots | Are you ready for our next property auction?

April auction review | Lights, cameras and loads of action!

April 26, 2019


We had a fantastic April auction filled with unique properties, camera crews and great results! Read about all the action from our April auction here.

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This Week’s Hot Properties #15

April 26, 2019


This week we’ve got some fantastic hot properties and had some amazing listings in Denton, Edgeley and Withington.

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6 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Warm Weather

April 26, 2019


When thinking about the warmer months, it is nice to jump towards looking for summer clothes and booking your family holiday.

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

April 23, 2019


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

Nicks Blog

Ask The Auctioneer | Ten Top Tips For Auction Day

April 23, 2019


As the countdown to our April property 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!

family

Family Homes Sales Up, Despite Brexit Uncertainty

April 17, 2019


New data by Rightmove has revealed that families are helping boost activity in the UK housing market this spring. 

March Auction Lots | Are you ready for our next property auction?

April Auction Lots | Are you ready for our next property auction?

April 17, 2019


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

Win a Chocolate Easter Egg Hamper | Easter competition

Win a Chocolate Easter Egg Hamper | Easter competition

April 15, 2019


As Easter is right around the corner, we thought we'd give you a chance to win some goodies with our social media competition.

hot-properties-of-the-week

Your Hot Properties of the Week

April 12, 2019


This week we’ve got some fantastic hot properties and had some amazing listings in Hyde, Romiley and Levenshulme.

8 top tips for home buyers taking on a renovation property

8 top tips for home buyers taking on a renovation property

April 11, 2019


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

Nicks Blog

Ask the experts | Q&A with head of commercial auction, Nick Green

April 11, 2019


I’d like to introduce you to Nick, our Head of Commercial Auction. He’s the expert ready to answer all your commercial property questions!

Win a Mother's Day Gift Basket | Mother's Day Day competition

Win a Mother’s Day Gift Basket | Mother’s Day Day competition

March 29, 2019


As Mother's Day is right around the corner, we thought we'd spread the love and give you a chance to win some goodies with our social media competiton.

hot-properties-of-the-week

Your Hot Properties of the Week

March 29, 2019


This week we’ve got some fantastic hot properties and had some amazing listings in Marple, Hollingworth and Offerton. See our hot properties every week

Preparing for the Cost of Your House Move

Preparing for the Cost of Your House Move

March 27, 2019


With the average cost of moving house in the UK ranging between £9,000-£12,000, it’s understandable that it can be daunting to begin the process.

Take a look inside Anaconda Cut – the tallest tower in Salford dedicated to luxury living

Take a look inside Anaconda Cut – the tallest tower in Salford dedicated to luxury living

March 25, 2019


The 44-storey tower offers luxury rental accommodation, allowing its residents to live the ‘high-life’ in every sense of the word.

EPC Rating

Top tips to improve your EPC rating

March 21, 2019


A recent study has revealed the best and the worst areas in the country for their energy efficiency at home. Within the study, there were 15,623,536 homes EPC.

7 Amazing Gardens To Inspire Your Next Move This Spring!

7 Amazing Gardens To Inspire Your Next Move This Spring!

March 20, 2019


Spring is here and with it, new beginnings! According to data two-thirds of Rightmove users start home-hunting at this time of year.

Adding-Value-To-Your-Home

How to add value to your home

March 20, 2019


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...

auctioneer-display

The March Auction Results are now online

March 14, 2019


Here's the full list of results from our March property auction. There are still some amazing properties to buy post auction, so be sure to take a look!

hot-properties-of-the-week

This Week’s Hot Properties #12

March 13, 2019


This week we've got some fantastic hot properties and had some amazing listings in Levenshulme, Hazel Grove and Davenport. 

An image of a gentlemen with a grey blazer and white shirt with text 'q&a with aaron ward'

Ask the experts | Q&A with auction valuer, Aaron Wade

March 11, 2019


I wanted to take some time to answer a selection of the questions I get asked most frequently about all things auction. So here goes...

First-time Buyer Q&A - Everything You Need To Know

First-time Buyer Q&A – Everything You Need To Know

March 8, 2019


Getting onto the property ladder can be a big step for anyone to take, especially for those with zero prior experience. Here are a few questions and answers

Latest Mortgage Deals and Rates | March 2019

March 6, 2019


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

March Auction Lots | Are you ready for our next property auction?

March Auction Lots | Are you ready for our next property auction?

March 5, 2019


This auction have over 50 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the gavel, which you can view here.

first-time-buyers

What are the advantages of being a first-time buyer?

March 1, 2019


Getting on the property ladder can be a very daunting process, a lot of the time due to stepping into unfamiliar territory

Bramhall Moor Lane

3 Properties With Stunning Gardens For Sale

February 27, 2019


We sell hundreds of properties here at Edward Mellor, some of which are absolute stunners. These can vary, from renovations to new builds.

Downsizing

5 Signs You’re Ready to Downsize

February 27, 2019


When you're a homeowner, more often than not it’ll likely come to a time where you are ready to downsize. Here are a few tell-tale signs it might be time to look for somewhere a little smaller.

hot-properties-of-the-week

This Week’s Hot Properties #10

February 22, 2019


This week we've got some fantastic hot properties and had some amazing listings in Denton, Levenshulme and Offerton.

Fixing a roof

Top Tips To Keep Your Roof In Check

February 22, 2019


Are you a homeowner guilty of neglecting to check your roof? 57.4% admit to having never checked theirs at all and 56.9% never even look out for leaks.

Brexit and the Housing Market

Life after Brexit | What will this look like for house sellers?

February 20, 2019


We don't have a crystal ball that will tell us what's going to happen post-Brexit, but we do have a few theories on the future of the housing market in 2019.

help-to-buy

Help To Buy scheme: Everything You Need To know

February 19, 2019


Help to Buy is a government scheme which can help first time home buyers get a property with just a 5% deposit. We explain the different schemes.

Spring Garden

8 Top tips to re-awaken your garden in preparation for Spring

February 15, 2019


Spring will soon be around the corner so you may want to start thinking about getting your garden fresh and ready for the warm weather.

Valentines blog

How can the Amazon Echo help you this Valentine’s Day?

February 12, 2019


There are so many things the Amazon Alexa can do, including helping to get your love life in order. Here is a guide on how Alexa can help you this Valentine's Day.

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Win a chocolate and wine bouquet | Valentines Day competition

February 7, 2019


As Valentines Day is right around the corner, we thought we'd spread the love and give you a chance to win some goodies with our social media competiton.

tenants signing document

How will the Tenant Fee Ban affect you?

February 5, 2019


On the 1st of June this year, the Tenant Fees Bill will finally become law. Meaning there will be a ban on charging tenants fees.

Moving home

A checklist for moving house in 2020

February 5, 2019


There are lots of different things to be considered before, during and after you’ve moved house. Here is a checklist of things to think about.

Former Pleasant Inn for auction

Unique properties going under the gavel this February

February 1, 2019


Let’s throw the spotlight on some of the quirkiest properties going under the gavel this month. From a quirky old pub to a plot of land for £1 - we've got something for everyone.

auctioneer-display

February Auction Lots | Are you ready for our first auction of 2019?

January 29, 2019


Not only do we have an amazing line-up of residential and commercial properties going under the gavel - but we're in a brand new venue too! 

hot-properties-of-the-week

This Week’s Hot Properties #10

January 28, 2019


Check out our January hot properties available with stunners from Levenshulme, Droylsden and Edgeley.

The Range

The Range set to open in Stockport retail park

January 25, 2019


Home, leisure and garden retailer, The Range, is opening a new store in the former Toys R Us building, at a Stockport Retail Park, the Peel Centre.

Saving money in winter

8 Top Tips To Save On Energy Bills This Winter!

January 24, 2019


Whether you are looking to help save the planet, or just want to save a few quid, reducing your energy bills can really make a difference.

Blue Monday

Beat Blue Monday | Interior design hacks to help you feel happier at home

January 21, 2019


This Monday, the 21st of January, is officially the most depressing day of the year. So, here are a few top interior design hacks to help you feel happier at home.

Local blog

Why is it beneficial to have a local blog in 2019

January 18, 2019


Why is it beneficial to have a local blog in 2019 Why do people blog? Online blogging is a marketing tactic that allows you to bring you more visibility online. It is a marketing channel, much like social media, direct mail and email marketing. All of the aspects of digital marketing puzzle together to lead […]

Property website

How having a website is crucial in the property market

January 17, 2019


There’s a lot to consider when selling your home.But have you ever considered the power of your estate agents’ website when it comes to the successful

Frozen pipe

Top tips to prevent burst and frozen pipes during winter

January 11, 2019


New data has revealved there was an increase of burst pipe claims this year compared to last year, here is how to prevent yours bursting.

Pin in map

Why it is crucial for your estate agent to have a wealth of local knowledge

January 11, 2019


Choosing the right estate agent to sell your property is a crucial part of selling your house with minimum stress and uncertainty for you.

Online portals

Why it is so important for estate agents to use property portals in 2019

January 9, 2019


Way back when, around 15 years ago, if you wanted to buy or sell a property the first place you would go is the local newspaper, now it is property portals.

Peaky Blinders is filming in Stockport tomorrow 

January 8, 2019


The Peaky Blinders gang are set to make an appearance on the streets of Stockport tomorrow as filming for season five continues.

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How we take full advantage of social media in 2019

January 8, 2019


According to Smart Insights, there were 3.196 billion users on social media in 2019. Here is how we take full advantage of this for marketing property.

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10 ways the Amazon Echo can help you in your new home

January 8, 2019


The year 2018 has been the year of smart speakers, but the best rated smart speaker above all is by far the Amazon Echo. Here are 10 ways the Echo can help.

The 5 most popular New Year’s resolutions of 2019

January 3, 2019


As we're giving away Amazon Echo's to new sellers, we thought we'd have a look at popular New Year's resolutions and how Amazon Alexa can help you achieve them.

Get a free Amazon Echo when you sell your home with us this January!

December 26, 2018


Sell your home with us this January and we’ll give you more than a quick house sale for the best price - we'll give you a FREE Amazon Echo too!

gifted-mortgage-deposit

Gifted Deposit for a Mortgage | What you need to know

December 20, 2018


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

Christmas Opening Hours 2018

December 20, 2018


Find out our Christmas opening times here.

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Auction Dates 2019 | Prepare for the New Year Ahead

December 18, 2018


Are you looking forward to the new year? 2019 poses to be a fantastic year here at Edward Mellor and we've just announced our auction dates for next year.

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This Week’s Hot Properties #9

December 7, 2018


Check out our Christmas hot properties available with stunners from Bredbury, Marple and Davenport.

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We’re Moving Venues | Edward Mellor Property Auctions

December 6, 2018


2019 is an exciting year for Edward Mellor Auctions. We're moving venues to a brand new venue the amazing Sheridan Suite in Manchester. Here's what you need to know.

Win a £10 Love2shop Voucher | Christmas Competition

December 4, 2018


In the run-up to Christmas, you'll be able to win loads of goodies by simply guessing the famous local landmarks behind our Christmas wrapping paper.

July-Auction-Lots

December Auction Lots | Are you ready for our last auction of 2018?

December 3, 2018


This auction have over 70 fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the gavel, which you can view here.

Plans for 13-storey apartment block in Stockport have been approved

November 28, 2018


Urbanised Homes have secured planning consent to build a 13-storey apartment block on the former Greenhale House site in Stockport.

What is Shared Ownership? Here’s everything you need to know…

November 26, 2018


If you’re struggling to get onto the property ladder, then shared ownership might just be the answer you’ve been searching for.

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This Week’s Hot Properties #8

November 9, 2018


Check out our November hot properties available with stunners from Levenshulme, Marple Bridge and Woodley.

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Bonfire Night 2018 | Events & Firework Displays Happening in Greater Manchester Tonight

November 5, 2018


We’ve compiled a list of the best Bonfire night events happening across Manchester, Stockport, Salford and Tameside tonight.

Edward-Mellor-Auction-Action

The October Auction Results Are Now Online

November 2, 2018


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

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Five top tips to beat the burglars

November 1, 2018


With winter fast approaching we look through various methods you can use to keep safe and protect yourself and your home from burglars.

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This Week’s Hot Properties #7

November 1, 2018


Check out our early November hot properties available with stunners from Gee Cross, Droylsden and Offerton.

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Staying safe this Bonfire Night

October 30, 2018


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?

young-couple-move-house

Things to Do Once You’ve Moved In

October 30, 2018


Learn about the essential tasks you must do once you've moved in today your new home.

Unique-properties-July 2018

Unique properties going under the gavel this October

October 29, 2018


Let’s throw the spotlight on some of the quirkiest properties going under the gavel this month.

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What is a Property Survey and Why Should I get one?

October 29, 2018


What is a Property Survey and Why Should I get one? Learn about the different types of property surveys.

Carbon-monoxide-poisoning

How to Spot Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

October 29, 2018


Learn how to Spot Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and understand how you can prepare and protect yourself from this deadly gas.

auctioneer-display

Are you Prepared For Our October auction?

October 26, 2018


View all the lots and get Prepared for Our October Property Auction taking place on Wednesday 31st October 2018.

Letting-banner

The Costs of Being a Landlord | A Beginners Guide

October 18, 2018


We discuss the costs associated with becoming a landlord and renting your home, from your mortgage through to repairs.

7 reasons why you should use a high street agent

October 17, 2018


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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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

September 20, 2018


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.

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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!

Estate Agent – Vendor Relationship Manager

September 12, 2018


Estate Agent – Vendor Relationship Manager The Customer is King, never has this phrase been more important than today where our customers have a greater choice of Estate Agents than ever, yet their choice of Estate Agent has also never been more important. As an experienced Estate Agent, you will understand the difficulties you face […]

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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?

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

September 7, 2018


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

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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.

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This Week’s Hot Properties #3

September 5, 2018


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

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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.

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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?

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What is Conveyancing and why is it important

September 3, 2018


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

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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.

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4 ways to make your home feel brighter

August 30, 2018


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.

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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.

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How much deposit do you need for a mortgage?

August 28, 2018


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

August 8, 2018


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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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Win a £15 Love2shop Voucher | Guess The Score To Win

July 5, 2018


To celebrate how well England have been doing in the World Cup, we’re giving you the chance to win a £15 Love2shop voucher! All you have to do is guess what the final score will be in the England vs Sweden game this Saturday.

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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.

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

June 29, 2018


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

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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


Although most would agree that moving is stressful, there are ways to minimise stress so that you can actually enjoy moving onto the next chapter of your life!

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

How much deposit do I need to buy a house?

February 21, 2018


How much deposit do I need to buy a house? When you buy a house with a mortgage, you need to put down a deposit. On rare occasions, lenders will lend you the entire buying price, called a 100% mortgage, but not often. How much you need to save for a deposit Normally you need to save thousands of […]

How Much Stamp Duty Will I need to Pay?

February 21, 2018


How Much Stamp Duty Will I Pay? Stamp Duty Land Tax is a fee that must be paid when you purchase a property above a certain value (currently £125,001 or more). The amounts can be quite significant and you will have to factor this into your budget when considering how much deposit you need to […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Did you know …It’s January!

January 15, 2018


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?

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Property Auction | Glossary of terms

January 15, 2018


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

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Winter is coming! Is your Property Prepared?

December 19, 2017


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.

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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.

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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

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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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.

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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.