The Price of Beauty in the UK

I was reading a report from Fine & Country who published a list of the 10 most beautiful places to live and it got us wondering whether there is a cost attached to buying a home in these places. For example, Tenby in Pembrokeshire is one of the most beautiful places to live and properties…

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Chelmsford Property 2017 Summary

2017 turned out to be a politically turbulent year, but a somewhat lacklustre one for the property market, once again demonstrating the resilience of the British when it comes to home ownership. Indeed, the latest report from LSL revealed that average house prices have seen a return to growth after several months of slowdown and…

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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 Proper Inventory For Chelmsford Properties

  All residential tenancy deposits must by law be protected by being lodged in a government-recognised scheme, such as the Deposit Protection Service (DPS), which is evidence based. This means that the decision to either return or withhold a deposit at the end of a tenancy is made by considering any differences between the condition…

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