Living in Manchester

Living close to the Manchester ship canal can be an interesting experience, but in recent times new housing schemes have been popping up all over Manchester. It’s good to see brown-field sites being regenerated and built on. Not surprisingly these new houses are in demand, especially in Wythenshawe and surrounding areas due to the further development of Manchester airport and Amazon. House prices in these new Manchester areas start at approximately £151,000 for a ground floor 1 bedroom flat and go up to £500,000 for more luxury accommodation. To buy one of these houses you’ll need roughly £100,000 as a deposit and then find a decent broker who can get your a mortgage for £400,000. The first step onto the property ladder with the cheaper £151,000 properties, you need roughly a deposit of £30,000 and then a further £120,000 from the mortgage brokers in Manchester.


Quality mortgage brokers in Manchester are best found by visiting some blog sites of people who blog about Manchester and living in Manchester. A good one is Bobby Christie’s Tumblr blog at It contains a lot of information on areas like Manchester, Altrincham and Urmston, which are all property hotspots. Obviously it’s always wise to do your own research so don’t forget to Google some searches too.