Football Fever!

The British can usually be relied upon to be passionate about two things: football and property. So during the World Cup tournament, what effect is football mania likely to have on the property market, and how will we, as estate agents, adapt to this? The market itself is has been subject to lower volumes this…

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Making Moving Easier in Chelmsford

Moving day can be stressful enough, but a bit of forethought can go a long way. For example, many people take the opportunity to clear any unwanted junk out of their homes and lives. Charity shops, car boot sales, and friends can be grateful recipients of some items, and hiring a small skip for a…

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Chelmsford Property Thoughts – June 2018

This month’s market comment comes with a degree of optimism, but also with a gentle warning. But let’s get the bad news out of the way first. According to HMRC, UK residential property transaction volumes plummeted by 12.5% last month, down 2% on the year. This time last year, month-on-month sales were up 16.7% equating…

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Something in the Air?

Why is it that tenanted properties appear to be damper than those that are owner-occupied? Firstly, we’re talking about condensation here, not rising damp. Condensation is caused when warm air, which holds more water vapour, meets a cold surface, forming water droplets. This may attract fungal growths such as Mildew leading that “that damp smell”….

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