The Most Popular Property Type in Nottingham is… ?

Our very own Benwell Daykin estate agents here in Ruddington, have analysed 2024 sold house price data to find the ultimate, most desirable property in Nottingham right now. With the uncertainty surrounding the housing market late last year, confidence is slowly creeping back but many are still asking, what makes my property sell quickly and for the right price? To find out, Benwell Daykin analysed the 209 properties from NG1 to NG16, that came to market in January 2024 and sold (subject to contract) within 30 days. They could therefore…

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Junction Works to Last Until October!

After another short period back on the old traffic lights, following the timely completion of cable re-routing work by Virgin Media, potentially disruptive work resumes at the Kirk Lane/Loughborough Road/Flawforth Lane crossroads this week. Since this major highways project began in July 2023 – to improve the layout and install or reconfigure utility connections at the busy Ruddington junction – it has caused major frustration due to long, peak-time delays for drivers and bus passengers, and had a significant impact on nearby residents. The latest bombshell from Via East Midlands is that it now anticipates…

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Ruddington Roadworks Resume

The very welcome, festive respite for Ruddington’s long suffering residents and motorists – especially for those wanting to get in and out of our village at ‘rush hour’ – is now at an end. Since lengthy junction layout improvements and new utility installations at the Kirk Lane/Loughborough Road/Flawforth Lane crossroads began in July 2023, they have caused significant frustration, with long, peak-time delays for drivers and bus passengers; most recently due to months of temporary 4-way temporary signals for pipe-laying by Severn Trent Water. Unfortunately, this major work resumes this Monday 8th January 2024,…

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Benwell Daykin Review of 2023

2023 was a BIG year for property writes Ruddington’s Benwell Daykin Estate Agents. Let’s look at some of the most interesting property related stats from last year, according to property portal Zoopla. One million homes were sold in 2023 Although slightly down on the year before, this is actually not that dissimilar to 2022. This proves that those who want to move are still able to do so. The key takeaway from this is that although a similar number of transactions completed, many buyers did look to down-size their budget due…

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Ruddington’s Roadworks Respite

Since long-overdue junction layout improvements and new utility installations at Ruddington’s Kirk Lane/Loughborough Road/Flawforth Lane crossroads finally began in July 2023, they have caused significant frustration for drivers and bus passengers. N.B. THERE’S NOW AN UPDATE >>HERE<< Thankfully this very disruptive ‘first phase’ – mostly requiring temporary 4-way temporary signals for pipe laying work by Severn Trent Water  – finished just before the festive period, slightly ahead of schedule. This means the old junction traffic lights have been brought back into use over the Christmas and New Year holidays, allowing a welcome respite from months of…

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Property of the Week

This week’s Benjamins featured Ruddington property is a contemporary apartment | with one bedroom  | open plan living space | secure entry system | village centre location convenient for  shops and hospitality venues | great public transport links | available NOW | up for rent at £825 per month.   You can view this property in a new browser window >>HERE<<. Please contact Benjamins Estate Agents directly for more information, or to arrange a viewing, by ‘phoning 0115 937 1713 or emailing info@benjaminsproperty.com Benjamins Director Ben Featherstone says: “We are extremely excited to team up with…

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Why Hasn’t The UK Housing Market Crashed?

After COVID-19 and following the sharp inflation rate rise, many were expecting house prices to crash. The reality is that house prices did indeed dip, but not by a huge amount. According to Nationwide, prices have dropped just 2% in 2023. What’s more, other reports have suggested that although there is an overall drop for the year, prices are actually on the up since the Autumn. So why haven’t prices dropped significantly? The team at Ruddington’s Benwell Daykin list some of their thoughts… Interest rates have remained stable When the Bank of…

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Get Ready for our Three Day Christmas Market!

Back in the summer we revealed how the 2023 ‘Ruddington Christmas Market’ would be building  on last year’s hugely popular event by expanding to three days. Now, as this most festive of village events draws near, organisers Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) are revealing more details about what’s in store this year. RVCP previously announced the dates and times as Thursday 30th November 4pm to 9pm, Friday 1st December 4pm to 9pm and Saturday 2nd December 11am to 5pm – with the final day including additional stalls on High Street and Church Street…

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Property of the Week

This week’s Benjamins featured Ruddington property is a three bedroomed semi-detached house  | close to local amenities | with modernised interior including brand new bathroom | driveway | south facing enclosed rear garden | great public transport links | a moments walk from St Peters C of E Junior School | available 4th December 2023 | up for rent at £1,275 per month.   You can view this property in a new browser window >>HERE<<. Please contact Benjamins Estate Agents directly for more information, or to arrange a viewing, by ‘phoning 0115 937 1713 or emailing…

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November Village Market Cancelled!

Organisers of Ruddington’s popular monthly market have announced their decision to cancel this month’s event over health and safety fears due to the extreme autumn weather. It was due to be held this Saturday, 4th November on The Green and, as normal, would have featured around 80 stalls, food and drink, ‘live’ music and other attractions. However, the effects of Storm Ciarán on top of other recent persistent rainfall have made ground conditions on The Green unsuitable. Mark Pinks, of Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), says: “As a community group of village…

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