Winter Chelmsford Property Checklist

Household emergencies generally occur during the depths of winter, but we recommend that homeowners undertake a pre-winter checklist now to prevent unforeseen property headaches in the months to come, especially remembering last year’s weather! Here are some pointers: Don’t wait until the really cold weather arrives to discover that the central heating is not working….

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Getting Rentals Right In Chelmsford

Just as anyone can open up an estate agency, so they can also start up a lettings business, without any training, experience or qualifications. This should concern landlords, because there is far more to the business than meets the eye. In some ways, finding a tenant is the easy bit! The issues arise over how…

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Optimising Your Saleability In Chelmsford

Most estate agents see their role solely as a “purveyor of buyers”, and they understandably pride themselves on their ability to find the right buyer for a property and to negotiate attractive terms for the seller. But estate agency has moved on. Indeed, finding a buyer is arguably one of the most straightforward aspects of…

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A Move In Chelmsford By Christmas?

Many people whose property is on the market now would ideally like to move by Christmas, yet only those who are prepared to price realistically to reflect the current market are likely to be successful. Buyers who are currently active in the market are now getting increasingly keen to move before the end of the…

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Finding the Right Property In Chelmsford

If location is fundamental to a property purchase, then mapping is surely the most obvious way of highlighting location. We choose to use locational maps on our property details/website as they make it easy for buyers to identify the property in relation to its surroundings. This is particularly useful when a buyer is considering a…

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What’s wrong with Rightmove?

There’s no question about it, buyers visit Rightmove and Zoopla/OnTheMarket because they provide easily-searched access to properties currently available for sale. Or do they? Certainly property portals are efficient and estate agents have embraced them for many years as being an important addition to their marketing toolbox. On the surface, people no longer apparently need…

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