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5% Deposit Mortgages

Hello and welcome to another brief column regarding the latest news from the Bolton, Bury and Manchester property market.  Firstly I hope you and those you love are staying safe and well as we progress through the Covid-19 pandemic and the restrictions continue to ease.  From a personal point of view it has been lovely to meet with members of my extended family for the first time in more than a...readmore


Changes to the leasehold law

Despite the trying start to 2021, with Lockdown 3 being introduced on Monday 4th January, there has been some great news for the millions of homeowners who are Leaseholders rather than Freeholders which may have been passed by given the extraordinary times that we are living through.  There will be changes in the law which will allow both house and flat / apartment owners to extend their lease to...readmore


YOU CAN STILL MOVE HOME! Yes, even in Lockdown 3

The official guidance is: "You can still move home...Estate and letting agents and removals firms can continue to work. If you are looking to move, you can go to property viewings. Follow the national guidance on moving home safely, which includes advice on social distancing, letting fresh air in, and wearing a face covering"...readmore


Bury and Bolton Property Market Predictions for 2021

I predict confidently that there will continue to be strong demand levels in our town which will inevitably be buoyed by the relatively cheap cost of borrowing and the shortage of new homes.  When demand outstrips supply, it puts pressure on prices to rise. ...readmore


We are open during the National Lockdown. Hope you are all well.

The property market will remain open during the second national lockdown in England. Our town centre offices will be open....readmore


Stamp Duty Saving & Home Improvement Grants

If you are considering moving home or staying where you are and improving, then there may well be a useful financial incentive that you can take advantage of.  However these initiatives will not be around for long, so it is worth knowing the details, then you can take advantage if at all possible.  ...readmore


Newspaper Interview with Andrew Cardwell on House Prices in 2020

Our Andrew was interviewed in the newspaper about the property prices in Bolton and the surrounding areas for the second and third quarters, detailing the impact of the stamp duty incentive on the demand levels....readmore


Bolton Property Prices During and Post Lockdown Andrew Cardwell Bolton News Interview

"There will always be fluctuations in prices as pressures on supply and demand have an impact, but at this moment conditions are excellent for sellers as there are a number of buyers in the market, and they are superb for buyers as the stamp duty incentive is in place so there are saving to be made. "If you are thinking of making a move, this could be a good time.”...readmore


Stamp Duty and The Bolton and Bury Property Market

Details of the changes to the stamp duty that is payable for transactions until 31st March 2021 and its effects on the Bolton property market, Bury property market and the wider implications. Featured quotes from Andrew Cardwell, Cardwells, the Chancellor and Tax Payers Alliance...readmore


Bromley Cross / BL7/ Egerton / Chapeltown / Edgworth best places to raise a family?

Andrew Cardwell, from Cardwells Estate Agents, said: “The BL7 postcode area is consistently one of the most popular areas that clients advise us that they are seeking to move to, so these results do not surprise me at all. “There is a high standard of Primary Schools whilst Turton High School on Chapeltown Road has an excellent reputation locally. “The area enjoys superb travel links, ...readmore