The most expensive property sold in Greater Manchester in one month – and the cheapest
The most – and least – expensive homes sold in Greater Manchester can be revealed today.
A luxury six-bedroom home on Barrow Lane in Hale, near Altrincham, changed hands for a mouth-watering £3.5m – the region’s most expensive property.
Analysis by the Manchester Evening News also revealed flats were on the market for as little as £36,000.
The cheapest actual house was a terrace on Pioneer Street near Clayton in east Manchester, which was bought for £45,000.
The three least expensive properties to change hands were all flats.
A flat on Glamorgan Place in Oldham went for £36,000 on October 12 – Greater Manchester’ least expensive property – and a flat on King Street, Droylsden, went for £40,500.
The third least expensive property in the region was in Kearsley, Bolton, a flat on Bolton Road which changed hands for £43,500.
The plush pad in Hale however dwarfs in comparison to the most expensive home sold in the country.
According to the Land Registry, 25,657 residential sales were registered in October.
Across England and Wales, there were 479 £1 million-plus sales, including 88 at more than £2m.
The most expensive residential sale in October was a flat in the City of Westminster, London – which went for an eye-popping for £15,750,000.
The Land Registry lists the price paid for every property bought at market value. The data analysed by the M.E.N. includes sales under a power of sale/repossessions, buy-to-lets and transfers to non-private individuals.
The top 10 expensive homes were all in London, with the majority of the country’s cheapest sales coming in the north east, the figures show.
Deals for the top three most expensive homes in Greater Manchester were all completed for more than £1m.
After the property on Barrow Lane, Hale, a detached property on Stamford Road in Bowden, near Altrincham, went for £1.8m followed by a detached home on Forbes Park in Bramhall, Stockport, which changed hands for £1.2m.
Fourth on the list was a property on Kensington Gardens, Hale, at £910,000 followed by a house on Pleasant Way, Cheadle Hulme, which was sold for £900,000.