Independence Day!

On 4thJuly each year Americans go to town on celebrating their national pride on Independence Day. And well they might, as independence is wonderful thing – whatever your views on Brexit/Trump etc! As independent estate agents we experience daily what it is to be free of the constraints of corporate governance, number crunching, management reports…

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Chelmsford Population Over 65?

The population of England is set to increase by just over 2.5 million over the next eight years according to new projections released by the Office for National Statistics. All but 15 of England’s 359 Local Authorities will see their populations rise. While this represents growth of 4.5%, the population who will be aged 65…

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The Rental Rush in Chelmsford

The end of the holiday season usually prompts great activity in the rental market and landlords should not only be prepared for this, but also take advantage of it. The summer holiday not only marks the end of the school year, but also the end of a time of employment, with many people handing in…

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What is a Covenant?

A covenant is a term you might hear when discussing a property during the conveyancing process. Covenants are a form of legal obligation that is binding on the owner of a property and passes from owner to owner whenever the property is sold. They form part of the deeds of a property and are recorded…

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Chelmsford Property Values 6.1% higher than year ago – What’s the PLAN to fix the Chelmsford Property Market?

It’s been nearly 18 months since Sajid Javid, the Tory Government’s Housing Minister published the White Paper “Fixing the Broken UK Housing Market”, meanwhile Chelmsford property values continue to rise at 6.1% (year on year for the council area) and the number of new homes being constructed locally bumps along at a snail’s pace, creating…

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