Front Page News Today.....Stamp Duty Reforms


The Daily Telegraph published an interesting article this morning launching it's campaign to get the stamp duty reformed. It's well worth a read and altering the duty paid would hopefully make a huge difference to the property market. Click on the link below and take a read.

What do you think?

Homeowners' £600,000 premium to live in a popular market town

There was an interesting article on the Daily Mail website yesterday which claims that people will pay up to £600,000 premiums to live in one of Britain's sought-after market towns.

Derbyshire has a number of popular market towns including Bakewell, Ashbourne and Chesterfield and we have to agree that certainly in Bakewell in recent months we have seen an increase in activity in the market with some properties going to best and final bids and selling well in excess of the guide price. Perhaps the article is right.................

Here is a link to the article.
Homeowners' £600,000 premium to live in a popular market town: Prices can be up to 160% higher than the average in their county

The Peak District 1954

Have you ever wondered how much The Peak District National Park has changed in the last 60 years?

Take a look at this great and fun promotional video from 1954 and see how many places and landmarks you can spot and see why the first National Park is still the place to visit and live.

Click on this link and go back 60 years:

The Peak District (1954)

Fantastic Sunday Times Article on Derbyshire

Further to last week's post regarding the wonderful article in The Sunday Times here's the article in full.

If you'd like any further information on Derbyshire or any of our properties please contact the office on 01629 810018


So long Wiltshire - Derbyshire is every bit as lovely, better connected and a lot cheaper says Hugh Graham of the Sunday Times.

Derbyshire featured heavily in The Sunday Times Homes section this weekend in a fantastic article showcasing everything we have to offer.

If you missed the article here is a link to the Sunday Times website

We'll post the full article on here next week so watch this space!