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Calculating Your Exeter and East Devon Area Buy-to-Let Return

If you’re looking for a property to rent-out,  inherited a property and considering letting it, or thinking of keeping your current home and moving away, or moving-in with your partner, it’s important to understand the numbers involved. Use the information here to help decide if that is a prudent thing to do. Or, if the capital from selling the property could be better invested. ...

Is it enough to 'Walk Away?'

Are cheap fees costing you £000's? Let us explain... ...

Nine Ways Exeter and East Devon Residents Can Avoid Cowboy Builders

We’ve all heard renovation horror stories. The builder who “does a runner” halfway through a job, leaving a homeowner out-of-pocket and living in a construction site. The messy contractual dispute that winds-up in court and ends in tears. Or the new roof that leaks at the first drop of rain. ...

Eight Ways Exeter Landlords Can Get the Best Insurance Deal

In this three-minute read, we look at how landlords can avoid getting a bad insurance deal. If you’re a landlord looking to take out insurance or renew a current policy, there are a few things you should know. ...

International Nurses Day: How People in Exeter and the wider Devon area  Can Say “Thank You”

It’s International Nurses Day next week, so we thought we’d share this brilliant quote with you: “Save one life, and you’re a hero. Save 100 lives, and you’re a nurse.” International Nurses Day is on 12th of May (the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing). It’s a chance to thank a profession that often seems forever taken for granted but one that has given so much during the pandemic. ...

Exeter Property Market Update

A monthly price surge of 3.6% has propelled new seller asking prices to a new high, with the South West average now standing at £334,807. The big jump comes as buyer demand sets another new record, chasing the lowest ever proportion of property available to buy. This is now the fastest-selling market that Rightmove has measured since their records began. ...

“What Shaw’s? “

After what seems like endless lockdown, with almost everyone drained by the restrictions we have all had to endure, one thing has become very clear: Over the last year, THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MARKET HERE IN DEVON AND CORNWALL HAS CHANGED DRAMATICALLY AND IRREVOCABLY. ...

Our Film Crew - Helping you get 103%

Wilkinson Grant work hard to ensure the marketing of the properties on our books is second to none! We have always invested heavily in advertising in press and highlighting properties on the major portals to reach the largest pool of buyers and ensure we agree sales quickly at the best price. ...

If only – We knew how to beat the new Stamp Duty Holiday deadlines

Sellers are advised that they should get their properties on the market by the 23rd of March (exactly one year from the start of the first lockdown) if they want to make sure there are buyers to have the chance to benefit from the tapering end to the Stamp Duty ‘Holiday’ at the end of September. ...

Stamp Duty & Budget Update for Exeter Property Market

Rightmove property expert Tim Bannister said: “This three-month extension will come as a huge relief for those people who have been going through the sales process since last year and were always expecting to make use of the stamp duty savings.” ...