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.

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. 

50 Years Today
50 Years Today 1st December 2020

It was 50 years ago today that John Wilkins & Ian Vardy first opened their doors on Glumangate.

Whilst many things have changed over the years, our emphasis on customer service and professionalism remains as true today as it did back then.

The Housing Market Is To Remain Open
The Housing Market Is To Remain Open 3rd November 2020

We have just been sent this letter from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government saying 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.

In line with this guidance, we will continue to offer our services in a safe and secure way, ensuring the people of Chesterfield are still able to buy and sell during these difficult times.