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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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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Help To Buy – 5 Years On!

Can you believe it is five years since the government launched its flagship programme Help to Buy Equity loan scheme, supporting close to 117,000 first-time buyer purchasers? With 13,500 loans set to mature in 2018 adopters now need to decide how to pay back the government’s loan. One in seven loans to first time buyers…

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