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.Click Here
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.
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
The DVLA have released figures for the top ten cities/areas for wheel clamping in the UK and Nottingham has made it to the number 8 spot. When we are out and about providing removals and storage services in Nottingham we often see cars that have been clamped, mostly the £500 variety. We were very surprised just how high those figures are. It is very simple to pay online or set up direct debits, so why do so many vehicles get clamped? It is apparently a common error on the owners of zero emissio...Click Here
IKEA have decided there is good business to be had in renting furniture.Click Here
Being trialled abroad first, IKEA believe the scheme will be good for the environment as ex rentals will be re-furnished and sold on or given to charity. IKEA already runs a return scheme in the UK for furniture and appliances.
IKEA is targeting business as well as the public, should you decide to move house and after your house removal is complete your furniture is no longer suitable you can exchange for something that fi...