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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 mortgage advisor has years of experience in finding some of the best mortgages for home buyers, potentially saving them hundreds […]

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 […]

Highest house price rise in 16 years

Highest house price rise in 16 years

House Prices New figures released by Nationwide reveals house prices are increasing year on year by 3.7 per cent and in the last month alone by 2 per cent. This means that the annual rate of increase has more than doubled since the Coronavirus lockdown. This is the highest monthly property price rise since February […]

Nottingham Property Market 2020

Nottingham Property Market 2020

The property market is booming. Since the lifting of Coronavirus lockdown restrictions we have seen a huge influx in sales and lets agreed. Many estate agents across the country are running out of stock as there are more buyers and renters coming to the market than actual properties. This has also pushed up sales and […]

Stamp Duty Cuts 2020

Stamp Duty Cuts 2020

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has announced a ‘holiday’ on stamp duty up to 31st March 2021. This is part of a Coronavirus recovery package to kick start the housing market following the lockdown period. Stamp duty will be axed for any property purchase below £500,000. This is to be kept in place for […]