Local expertise and housing knowledge

Wilkins Vardy has been a recognised brand in Chesterfield since doors first opened in 1970. We want to share our knowledge of properties, land and the regions so you can make a better informed decision on when and how best to sell, as well as guidance on where and what you buy next.

Maintaining Safe Standards through 2021
Maintaining Safe Standards through 2021 13th July 2021

With the easing of Covid restrictions on the horizon, we thought it would be a good time to let you know what we plan to do over the coming weeks.

Since January 2020, we have conducted almost 2000 market appraisals and managed over 11,000 viewings. All of which were conducted without a single known case of spreading the infection. Our policies over the last 18 months in particular have enabled us to conduct business safely and securely. More..........

Derbyshire Surveyors - Our Trusted Survey Department
Derbyshire Surveyors - Our Trusted Survey Department 28th June 2021

As you might appreciate, the housing market has been very buoyant and extremely busy since some lockdown restrictions were lifted.  With support from the stamp duty land tax holiday during this time, many people have taken advantage of this saving.  Along with the savings they have managed to accumulate during lockdown, many people have decided to invest in a new home. Derbyshire Surveyors re there to help....

The eagerly anticipated budget has revealed two important proposals, aimed at boosting the already very active housing market
The eagerly anticipated budget has revealed two important proposals, aimed at boosting the already very active housing market 3rd March 2021

The eagerly anticipated budget has revealed two important proposals, aimed at boosting the already very active housing market

 

  • The nil rate of stamp duty on the first £500,000 will be extended until the end of June, with a tapering of the holiday on the first £250,000 until the end of September.
  • The Government are proposing a 'mortgage guarantee scheme' to first time buyers and home movers, where certain lenders will offer a mortgage to buyers with a 5% deposit, with a guarantee provided by Government to enable this to happen. We believe this will be available on purchases up to the value of £600,000 and will commence in April.

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Lockdown Latest - Housing Market To Remain Open
Lockdown Latest - Housing Market To Remain Open 5th January 2021

THE HOUSING MARKET IS TO REMAIN OPEN

The latest Government Guidance on moving home says that the housing market will remain open as before, with estate and letting agents able to operate, show homes and sales suites remaining open and property viewings, mortgage valuations and surveys taking place as before in line with Covid secure measures.

Christmas Opening Hours
Christmas Opening Hours 24th December 2020

Wishing you all a very merry Christmas. Here are our opening hours over the christmas period.