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Stamp Duty Cuts 2020

Stamp Duty Cuts 2020

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has announed a six month ‘holiday’ on stamp duty. This is part of a Coronavirus recovery package to kick start the housing market following the lockdown period. The idea is to axe stamp duty for any property purchase below £500,000. This would be kept in place for the next […]

Rightmove see record property enquiries

Rightmove see record property enquiries

Rightmove recorded their busiest ever day on 27th May 2020. Last week saw a new daily record for the most visits to the Rightmove website. They also received record buyer and renter enquiry volumes. The website surpassed six million visits for the first time which was up 18 per cent on the same day in […]

Walton & Allen Estate Agents Nottingham

We are open for business again from 18th May 2020

Following government guidance on COVID-19, we are reopening for business on 18th May 2020. Our phone lines will be open for the following services: Property sales Property valuations All landlord lettings services Tenant services and rental viewings Mortgage advice Maintenance works Our offices will be open but for pre-arranged appointments only. Please note that phone […]

2020 Covid UK property prices remain unaffected

2020 Covid UK property prices remain unaffected

Property prices in the UK are still yet to be affected by the COVID-19 Coronavirus. This is despite the country grinding to a halt during the lockdown period and government recommendations which advise against moving home. Data released by Nationwide shows that house prices increased annually by 3.7 per cent in April. It is important […]

Walton & Allen Estate Agents Nottingham

Estate Agent Virtual Video Viewings

Walton & Allen Estate Agents Nottingham are producing virtual video viewing tours to keep the property market moving. We have produced over 25 video tours so far for both sales and lettings and will continue to produce more over the coming weeks. If you are interested in any of our available properties, either to buy […]

Help To Buy scheme may be extended

Help To Buy scheme may be extended

The Help To Buy scheme is set to be extended once the Cornavirus lockdown ends. The scheme currently helps buyers or new build homes by providing them with a 20% property value equity loan. This was due to be phased out between Spring 2021 and 2023. The idea behind the extension is to boost market […]

Nottingham Housing Market Update 2020

Nottingham Housing Market Update 2020

How is the current crisis effecting the housing market? Everyone has an opinion on the housing market, whether or not they work in the estate agency industry. Well, my experience over the last 25 years is that most predictions get it wrong. There seems to be a habit of talking down the market whether it […]

Selective Licensing Nottingham Fee Increase

Selective Licensing Nottingham Fee Increase

The fees for the Selective Licensing Nottingham scheme have increased as of 1st April 2020. Prices now stand at £890 for a five year licence and £670 if you are an accredited Landlord. Accreditation can be sought from DASH or Unipol. Why are Licencing fees rising? Nottingham City Council claim that the initial set fees […]

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 […]