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Property Investment Areas near Greater Manchester

30th October 2017

In August, Fresh Invest took you on a tour around Middleton, Salford and Trafford. We looked at what these city regions in Manchester had to offer in terms of property investment. Discover even more about Greater Manchester, as we explore four more areas and what they offer investors.


Fallowfield is well known as a student town, with numerous halls of residence located in the suburb. Each year thousands of students from around the world choose to leave home in search of education for a better future. Many pick Manchester as their first choice. The high volume of students looking for accommodation means an investment here could be extremely lucrative year on year. The closer your property is to the university campus, shops, nightlife and transport links, the higher student demand you will see knocking at your buy to let property door.


At the centre of the North-West, Chorley boarders the great city of Manchester. Over recent years, Chorley has revamped its town centre into a bright and energetic place for people to live and visit. Whether you are driving through the breath-taking countryside or enjoying a relaxing walk in the local parks, Chorley is a lovely area to live or invest. There is plenty to enjoy in Chorley; visit the Chorley Market for handcrafted goods and delicious local produce. Or spend the day at Astley Hall for a grand affair that will leave you feeling like you have stepped into a Disney movie. It is hard to deny the great quality of life that living in Chorley can offer. A popular area with great investment opportunities.


Enjoy green landscapes and immerse yourself in historic beauty; Wigan offers the best quality of life. Historic towns and stunning architecture are all part of this town’s appeal. Deep dive into times gone by, visiting the Museum of Wigan Life or be amazed by the beauty of the All Saints Church. Wigan is a haven for music lovers with plenty of live music venues. Gigs and festivals take place throughout the year and cater for all, reflecting the cultural excellence of this delightful town. Housing is affordable and high quality. Well positioned for commuting, purchasing property in Wigan could be a profitable business venture for investors.


Situated in the South of Manchester, Wythenshawe has everything from good schools to great transport links, making it a perfect location for families. Wythenshawe has not always been a hot favourite, however, it is rising from the ashes. The area has seen plenty of interest in the form of investors since funding has gone into the area in recent years. The much-needed monetary boost has increased job prospects and more readily available affordable housing. This has helped to make Wythenshawe an area that people are interested in.

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