House prices in the North West expected to rise in 2018

Houses prices in the North West are expected to grow by three per cent next year as the region presses through Brexit uncertainty and household income squeeze, according to new research. Global business advisory firm KPMG’s forecasts, which are part of KPMG Economics’ regional house price study, have been calculated based on regional house markets […]

Changes to flats plan at former Preston post office passed

Developers set to convert a former Royal Mail sorting office on West Cliff, Preston, into luxury flats have been granted planning permission for a set of design tweaks. The original plans were approved earlier this year but several changes – including increasing the height of a dormer extension and the addition of a roof garden […]

House sellers ‘face £10k average price drop before a sale is agreed’

House sellers across England and Wales are typically agreeing sales at around £10,000 less than the asking price, according to a property website. On average, properties are selling for 3.86% less than the asking price – equating to £10,623 in cash terms – Zoopla found. Zoopla, which compared asking prices with selling prices using data […]

Property of the week: Balmoral Road, New Longton

This is an extremely spacious four-bedroom semi-detached family home dating back to 1911, and which has been in the current family for around 50 years. The property stands on an extensive plot, with a majestic 130-ft extensive lawned garden to the rear providing a high degree of privacy and a great place for all the […]

Property of the week: Hornby Lane, Preston

This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase this unique spacious detached house set on a very private generous plot in an idyllic rural location. On internal inspection, the property is set over three floors. To the ground floor, it comprises an entrance hall, downstairs WC, main lounge, family room, orangery, spacious kitchen, rear hall, utility […]

Stone-built two-bedroom property with well-maintained gardens

This is a pretty stone-built mid-terrace home situated in the pretty Wyre village of Bowgreave, just a mile from Garstang. The downstairs accommodation comprises a sitting room with a beautiful stone open fireplace and with an archway leading into the dining kitchen. That is fitted with base units, complementary work surfaces and a Belfast sink […]