Michael J Chapman

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If you are renovating a property in Wilmslow or Alderley Edge before sale, you need to be aware of the impact of the Party Wall Act and the implications for you if you don’t follow the rules. A Party Wall is a wall which sits on the boundary between two properties and includes: The wall between two terraced houses The middle wall in a pair of semis The boundary wall between...
Once you’ve found your perfect property in Alderley Edge or Wilmslow, you’ll need to find a conveyancing solicitor to handle the transaction, unless you already have one lined up. Finding a reliable and trustworthy conveyancer need not be a stressful task though, as long as you do some research and ask the right questions. Here are some tips from Michael J Chapman Estate...
Well, what a month it’s been! The UK property market is currently enjoying a continued boom with prices expected to continue rising in the coming months. Here’s our round-up of some of the key headlines for May. Average asking prices have reached a record high According to listings website Rightmove, average property prices have reached an all-time high during May,...
When you’ve been letting a property, whether it’s been for just six months or six years, the tenant should make sure the place is clean and tidy before they leave. A good landlord will require the property to be in a tip-top and sparkling condition ready for the new tenants so we often get asked; “What do I need to do for end of tenancy cleaning?” By setting the...
If you’re looking to buy a house in Wilmslow & Alderley Edge there are a few things you’ll need to think about before committing. Here we list 10 things to consider before taking the plunge and making a purchase. 1. Find Out Your Budget It’s amazing how many buyers start viewing properties before they’ve even found out what their budget is. Many buyers have...
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