Why Landlords in Chelmsford Shouldn’t Take Things Personally

There’s a line in the classic film The Godfather that neatly sums up what landlords need to know about letting properties. “It’s nothing personal, Sonny. It’s strictly business,” drawls a brooding Michael Corleone as he plots a daring and ruthless double hit. Now, here at Martin & Co, we’re law-abiding citizens, so we’re certainly not suggesting you become…

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Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Would you like the good news or the bad news? Bad news you say? That’s not surprising as a recent Harvard University study found that when posed that question 82 per cent of people plumped for the bad news option first. And who are we to go against the findings of such brain boxes. So,…

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In Before Christmas

If you’ve ever done a long car journey with children, you’ll no doubt have heard; ‘Are we there yet?’ And if you have ever had the misfortune to deal with a dodgy mechanic (Chelmsford has plenty of good, honest, hardworking ones by the way) you may recall hearing, accompanied by a dramatic intake of ‘This…

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Seven Ways you can Help the Planet in Chelmsford

With 40% of UK carbon emissions coming from households, the road to a cleaner, greener planet starts at home. First, the good news (yes, there is some) In 1990, the average UK home generated 12.8 tonnes of CO2. (To get this figure, the Committee on Climate Change analysed data on heating, electricity, transport, aviation and…

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The Countdown Has Begun in Chelmsford

Sometimes we all must talk about things we feel uncomfortable discussing. It could be with a neighbour whose parking is driving you to distraction. Or your colleague who doesn’t know the meaning of leaving the work kitchen as they’d like to find it. Maybe it’s the sweat-inducing chat about the birds and the bees with…

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