The UK's Northern capital is large enough to foster a strong economy and a thriving property market, but small enough to explore on foot, making it a fantastic place to enjoy a city lifestyle. Read our tips on settling into a life in Manchester, and soon you'll be living like a local in this dynamic city.
No longer the poor relations to the southern star city of London, the UK's northern cities are entering a new era of prosperity. With the newfound wealth and improved infrastructure comes opportunities for property investors. Learn how the measures local councils are taking are increasing the interest in property in Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool.
Manchester's fortunes are growing at breakneck speed, and its tech industry is right at the centre. With major infrastructure projects in the works and a number of global businesses setting up in the northern city, Manchester's becoming a go-to city for property investment as investors take advantage of the increasing demand for high-quality property.
Manchester isn’t the biggest of cities, however that doesn’t mean it can’t offer as much as its larger neighbours across the UK. From an influential history, an energetic football culture to a vibrant music scene, not forgetting to mention the stunning outdoor scenery that surrounds its suburbs. It's little wonder so many investors and lifestyle buyers are choosing to buy in Manchester.
With yields around double London's Manchester's now one of the best spots in the UK for buyers seeking buy-to-let property. The northern powerhouse city has benefitted hugely from investment and infrastructure development, which has breathed new life into the central and surrounding areas. We explore the most lucrative buy-to-let areas around Manchester.
The days of northern cities being a poor alternative to London are behind us. Property prices in Manchester and Liverpool rose faster than London last year, and rental yields are higher. We examine the factors turning these Northern Powerhouse cities into prime locations for living, working and of course, property investment.