How Much Are House Removal Costs In Manchester?
Our data shows that the average cost of moving house in Manchester is £1,306. 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 £949 and as high as £1,662. The average price of a 3-bedroom house move in Manchester stands at £1,242. This is slightly higher than the UK average at £1,181, so don't forget to compare removal quotes.compare now
What is The Best Time of Year To Move in Manchester?
We analysed more than 2,000 Manchester house removal quotes and 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 longer.
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 on hand.
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. This is most likely due to the potential for bad weather, colder moving conditions and shorter days
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. This allows movers to have the weekend to settle into their new home.
Saturday follows closely as the most popular day to move, with 18% of Manchester moves taking place then. Again, this allows time outside of the working week.
Sunday is the least popular day to move house amongst Compare My Move's movers. However, it also happens to be the cheapest day to move house so don't automatically reject this day to move.
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.
However, with the average property price in Manchester standing at £227,721, a move to London means a considerable increase in property prices, with the average price for property currently at £496,269.
With this in mind, many movers opt for areas nearby Manchester that offer cheaper property. Compare My Move's removal companies carry out many moves from Manchester to places like Salford. With the average property price in this area currently £195,495, less than half the average price of a property in London, it's not hard to see why.
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 £496,269.
With an average property price of £195,495, Salford offers 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 £253,672. 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 £334,900. 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 can accommodate both short and long-distance moves.
Below we've looked at four locations within Manchester that offer a range of properties to suit everyone from young professionals to families. The most reasonably priced on the list is Oldham, with an average house price of £157,848. This is considerably less than the average for Manchester which is £227,721.
Bolton is the most expensive on our list although the average property price remains lower than that of Manchester, at £180,752.
A family-friendly area, Oldham is a large town to the northeast of Manchester. It is one of the cheaper areas for property prices in Greater Manchester, with the average house in Oldham costing £157,848. The majority of house sales in the area over the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £114,943.
The cheapest area to live on our list, Wigan’s average property price is £172,339. Although property prices here have increased over the last year, the average house price in the area remains notably cheaper than in Manchester.
The perfect commuter town for both Manchester and Liverpool, a house in Bolton will cost on average £180,752, less than Manchester's average. Bolton has seen a 9% increase in property prices since 2019 but it still remains an affordable area to live in.
Rochdale is a town at the foothills of the South Pennines on the River Roch. It is located to the northeast of Manchester, with Oldham to the northwest. Rochdale has seen an 11% increase in property prices since 2019 according to Rightmove and the current average property price is £177,503.
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 £1,106 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 reasonably priced property, for both renters and buyers. The average rent in the area is currently £662 pcm, with a 1-bedroom flat averaging at £545 pcm and a 2-bedroom house costing £600 pcm.
Another area to consider for your Manchester house removals is the borough of Tameside. Prices here are higher, with the average rent costing £736 pcm. A 1-bedroom flat averages at £683 pcm and a 2-bedroom house set at £720 pcm.
The town of Whitefield is just half an hour away from Manchester by car and you can expect to pay an average rent of £903 pcm. More specifically, a 1-bedroom flat costs £540 pcm, and a 2-bedroom house averages at £776 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 £724pcm, with a 1-bedroom flat averaging at £582 and a 2-bedroom house costing £690 pcm.