How Much Are House Removal Costs In Manchester?
Compare My Move's recent data shows that the overall average cost of moving house in Manchester is £1,305.63. Keep in mind that this price will vary and to get an accurate quote, please fill in our comparison form. Your removal company cost will vary based on the size of your move, services you require and location of the house, so keep this in mind when planning.
Our research shows that a Manchester move could cost as low as £948.75 and as high as £1,662.50. The average price of a 3-bedroom house move in Manchester stands at £1,241.67. This is slightly higher than the overall UK average at £1,181, so don't forget to compare Manchester removal quotes.compare now
What is The Best Time of Year To Move in Manchester?
We analysed more than 2000 Manchester house removal quotes and we found that the most popular time of year to move is August. It’s not a surprise that 14% of Compare My Move’s house removals in that area took place in the Summer when the days are warmer and nights are lighter.
Not only will you have more daylight to take advantage of during your Summer move, moving in August is favoured by the majority of the UK, which means there will always be a trusted and verified Compare My Move partner to help make your home move a smooth one.
The Winter months of January, October and December are Manchester’s least favourite months to move house, with just 6% of moves taking place in these months.
What is The Best Day Of The Week To Move In Manchester?
Friday is the most popular day to move house in Manchester, with 29% of Compare My Move movers choosing to move on the gateway to the weekend. There’s no confusion as to why it's the favoured moving day with both Saturday and Sunday to settle in your new house.
Saturday follows closely as the most popular day to move with 18% of Manchester moves taking place then.
Sunday is the least popular day to move house amongst Compare My Move's movers, it also happens to be the cheapest day to move house.
Most Popular Locations for Manchester Movers?
If you're moving out of the city, you're not alone. Compare My Move's removal companies see many long-distance moves every week. The most popular destination for many of our Manchester movers is London, with 4.8% of house removals going here. Salford, Stockport and Sale are favourites, too.
With the average property price in the area standing at £176,322, we can see why many movers are going to nearby areas that offer cheaper property. Compare My Move's removal companies carry out many moves from Manchester to both Salford and Bolton, and with the average property price at £162,890 and £138,750 respectively, we can see why.compare now
London is the most popular destination for home moves from Manchester. It’s not a surprise that people are packing up and moving to the capital with the wealth of job opportunities, green spaces and diverse lifestyle. The only drawback of moving to London is the high property prices, with the average property costing £466,824.
With an average property price of £162,890, Salford boasts a more affordable property market than in Manchester. Home to the BBC and ITV, Salford offers plenty of job opportunities as well as an easy commute into Manchester if you’re still working in the city.
A wealth of Victorian and Edwardian property, Stockport boasts fairly reasonable house prices with the average set at £228,302. With a well-connected transport system and an abundance of excellent Ofsted rated schools, there’s no doubt living in Stockport has its benefits.
Voted one of the best places to live in England, Sale has an average property price of £228,527. Acting as a popular commuter town to Manchester, we can see why people would like to move home and settle in Sale. The town also boasts a majority of “excellent” Ofsted rated schools as well as plenty of green spaces.
What Are The Average Property Prices In Manchester?
Whether you're moving in or out of Manchester, Compare My Move's trusted removal companies accommodate to both short and long-distance moves. If you're planning to invest in a property in that area, it should be noted that now is a good time to buy.
House prices in the area took a dip of -1.0% in June and had an annual fall of -0.6% in the year to June, making the average house price in Manchester a reasonably affordable £176,322.
Detached properties saw the greatest monthly decrease of -1.2% whilst new-build properties experienced the biggest gain of 0.9%.
A family-friendly area, Oldham is the cheapest borough for property prices in Greater Manchester, with the average house in Oldham costing an affordable £135,089. First-time buyers pay on average £121,366 whilst former-owner occupiers pay £149,829. This makes Oldham an appealing area to move to.
Coming in second as the cheapest area to live in Manchester, Wigan’s average property price is £136,235. The average price that a first-time buyer will pay for a house is £120,604 whilst former-owner occupiers pay £152,020.
The perfect commuter town for both Manchester and Liverpool, a house in Bolton will cost on average £138,750, with first-time buyers paying £116,096 and former-owner occupiers paying £153,613.
Rochdale is another area of Manchester that offers affordable property, with the average house price at £141,199. First-time buyers pay £124,413 whilst former-owner occupiers pay £158,805.
What is the Average Rent in Manchester?
If you’re moving in or moving to Manchester, we’ve worked out the average rent in Manchester along with some of the cheapest areas to rent.
Manchester is a bustling city full of culture and is an ideal place for graduates, young professionals and families alike. If you are not currently in a position to buy a property in the city, the current average asking rent in Manchester is £1,101 pcm.
Below is a list of four affordable areas in and around the city for those looking to rent a home in Manchester.
If you’re moving house in Manchester, Wigan is a strong contender for its cheap property, for both renters and buyers. The average rent for all property types and sizes is £548 pcm, with a 2-bedroom flat averaging at £442 pcm and a 2-bedroom house costing £507 pcm.
Another area to consider for your Manchester house removals is the borough of Tameside, with the average rent costing £596 pcm, a 2-bedroom flat averaging at £560 pcm and a 2-bedroom house set at £580 pcm.
The town of Whitefield is just half an hour away from Manchester by car and offers affordable renting prices. If that's where you're looking to move house to, expect to pay an average rent of 707 pcm. More specifically, a 2-bedroom flat costs £696 pcm and a 2-bedroom house averages at £626 pcm.
Family-friendly and affordable, Prestwich is a strong contender for affordable areas to move house to. The current average asking price in Prestwich is £941 pcm, with a 2-bedroom flat averaging at £ 791 and a 2-bedroom house costing £731 pcm.