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Nottingham Selective Licensing Update 2021

Nottingham Selective Licensing Update 2021

Nottingham City Council have conducted a mid-scheme review on Selective Licensing as we move into year four of the scheme. Their review consists of a 12 page document which can be read via the Council’s website. However, Walton & Allen letting agents have lifted some key points which may be of interest to our landlords […]

Free Mortgage Broker in Nottingham

Free Mortgage Broker in Nottingham

Mortgage broker Nottingham Are you looking for mortgage advice, Nottingham or a trusted mortgage broker in the Nottingham area? You can get mortgage advice immediately by calling 0115 924 3304 or emailing financial.services@waltonandallen.co.uk. Our recommended advisor has years of experience in finding some of the best mortgages for home buyers, potentially saving them hundreds of […]

Eviction rule changes

Eviction rule changes

The government have now changed eviction rules, effective from 1st June 2021. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, rules were changed which meant landlords have to give tenants a six month notice period. This notice period covered every situation, even if a tenant was not paying rent.  Whilst this was helpful for many tenants, […]

Nottingham property prices in summer 2021

Nottingham property prices in summer 2021

Data released by the Nationwide building society has recently shown that property prices are up by 10.9 per cent over the last twelve months. This is the fastest pace in almost seven years. Average prices rose by 2.3 per cent in April and then 1.8 per cent in May. This pushed the annual rate up […]

Rightmove’s busiest day in history March 2021

Rightmove’s busiest day in history March 2021

3rd March 2021 was the busiest day in Rightmove’s history thanks to budget announcements by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. Visits to the website surpassed 9 million hits, which is the highest for a single day than ever before. Hits were also 6 per cent higher than visits after the summer budget on 8th July 2020. It […]

Stamp duty holiday set to be extended

Stamp duty holiday set to be extended

Rishi Sunak is reportedly preparing to extend the stamp duty holiday to June 2021. It is important to note that this is not yet official. We will find out if this is the case on 3rd March when the chancellor announces his spring budget. Sunak first announced a break in stamp duty in July 2020 […]

New 2020 Help To Buy scheme announced

New 2020 Help To Buy scheme announced

A newly reconfigured Help To Buy scheme will open to applicants from 16th December 2020. The equity loan initiative will run from 2021 to 2023. As with the previous scheme, buyers will be able to borrow 20 per cent of the cost of a new build home. Buyers will be required to pay a further […]

Gedling Selective Licensing: What you need to know

Gedling Selective Licensing: What you need to know

Gedling Borough Council will soon introduce licenses for Colwick, Carlton Hill, Daybrook and Newstead Village Gedling Borough Council are soon to introduce Selective Licensing to other areas of Nottingham. The City Council introduced a similar scheme for most of their district in 2018, with Gedling Borough soon following suit for Netherfield. Now they are planning […]

Helping you move during local tier restrictions

Helping you move during local tier restrictions

At Walton & Allen estate agents, our top priority is the safety of our staff and clients, both new and existing. We realise, however, that many of you still need to move home during the COVID-19 tier restrictions. Walton & Allen estate agents are continuing to operate during Nottingham lockdown restrictions, but with safety measures […]