Since the launch of the Governments Help to Buy scheme 495,000 homes have been purchased through the scheme.Click Here
The scheme works by lending buyers up to 20% of the purchase price of a brand new build home. This means buyers only require a 5% cash deposit and a 75% mortgage. Most buyers using the scheme are from outside the Capital.
Nottingham based Raleigh Bicycles has announced plans to move from it's Eastwood premises. The existing site is now out dated and inflexible for it's future plans to increase sales of E-bikes and accessories.Click Here
They have also made a planning application to build 125 houses on it's present site. Good news for locals in need of homes.
Properties purchased by first time buyers has reached a 12 year high. Help to buy and other Government schemes (allowing buyers to buy without huge deposits) have helped the number of first time buyers reach almost pre Credit-Crunch figures.Click Here
Buy to let mortgages remain strong despite rises in related taxes by the Government in an attempt to encourage other sources of pension income.
House prices have definitely slowed in most areas, a trend that can only be for the good of those yet to own th...
A new zero deposit scheme is being introduced for those looking to rent a property. Saving the money for first month rent plus another for deposit is an expensive thing to do. When it becomes time to move on to another property the tenant has to then find the monies all over again.Click Here
This new scheme is only one weeks rent and the landlord is also still assured of the same cover as a traditional deposit scheme.
This will also help those who are saving long term for a deposit to buy, as well as th...
HMRC have announced they are to build new offices on the Unity Square site opposite the Train Station in Nottingham. The new offices will open in 2021 and employ around 4000 employees. The present plans are for 2 open plan office blocks with landscaping. This will completely transform a very tired part of the city, which is also the first view many visitors to Nottingham get when arriving at Nottingham station.Click Here
It is expected that lots of new jobs will be created in Nottingham and surrounding bu...
Planning has been approved to turn the former British Gas showroom on the corner of Glasshouse street and Parliament street into 1 bedroom apartments. This part of the city has been an eye soar for some time and redevelopment is long overdue. Some original features and architecture are expected to be retained.Click Here
Nottingham City Council have announced plans to install 30 new electric vehicle charging points across the city at council owned public car parks. A Government grant of over £117,000 has been allocated for the costs.Click Here
The Council wish to make it easier for the large number of city residents who have no off-street parking to be able to own and charge an electric vehicle. As on street charging is difficult to operate using car parks is a more practical idea.
A good initiative, but I would not pe...
It's your last chance to ride The Wheel of Nottingham this weekend!Click Here
See the sights from the heights on Nottingham's very own 60m observation wheel – the largest transportable wheel in the UK.
Also coming up in Nottingham The PG Mutual National
Table Tennis Championships start Friday 1st March. Your chance to see Olympians, Paralympians and Commonwealth Games medallists, competing in Nottingham