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Stoke-on-Trent is made up of six towns with six different centres; Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton, Stoke and Tunstall. Five of these six towns have beautiful Victorian parks. And because of the areas affinity with the pottery industry ‘Stokies’ are commonly known as ‘Potters’.  Heres everything you need to know about buying, selling and letting houses in Stoke-on-Trent.

What are the types of housing stock?

The area’s connection with the manufacturing of ceramic goods, for the tables of the world, continues into the local housing stock. As many of the beautiful late Victorian and Edwardian terraced houses were originally built as workers houses. With many featuring Minton tile floors, feature fireplaces and signature tiling to the façades. Beyond this, there were two periods of development across suburban areas around Stoke in 1930s and 1980s, where there was a focus on semi-detached family homes. And more recently Stoke has seen a focus on ‘executive detached’ family homes.

The housing market in market drayton

Sandwiched between Shrewsbury and Stoke-on-Trent, along the banks of the Shropshire Union Canal, is the delightful market town of Market Drayton. Heres everything you need to know if youre considering selling, buying or letting in this beautiful corner of North Shropshire.

What are the types of housing stock?

The majority of properties in the town are detached, complimented with a mixture of semi’s, townhouses and apartments mean there is something for everyone in Market Drayton. During the 1970’s and 1980’s, the town grew significantly resulting in a variety of houses for sale. From stunning period properties to modern and new build.

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Over recent years, we have seen a sharp rise in online or DIY estate agencies offering a cheap service for cheap prices, and lacking an appreciation for the individual customer. They demand upfront fixed fees, but give little in return; sometimes they don’t even sell your house!


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