Lockdown Update for Sellers and Buyers in Chelmsford

On Saturday we received confirmation England will go into lockdown from Thursday, November 5 until at least December 2. So, how will this affect people in the process of moving or thinking about selling in Chelmsford? Well, firstly it’s good news from a property moving perspective because the Housing Minister Robert Jenrick confirmed in a…

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14 Steps to Protect Your Home From Burglars

As the nights draw in and the days get shorter what’s on your mind? Thinking ahead and planning for Christmas? Researching better electric and gas deals before the cold weather comes rolling? Or maybe you’re one of these people that see the shorter days as an opportunity to get nice and cosy in front of…

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Ruff Times Ahead for Chelmsford’s Pandemic Puppies

Demand for puppies skyrocketed during lockdown, but with furlough ending later this month and the economy struggling, is the reality of pet ownership about to bite?  Earlier this year, demand for puppies skyrocketed, with Google searches for “Puppies near me” increasing more than six times (by 650%) between January and July. As a result, the…

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What ‘No Sale, No Fee’ Really Means

Traditional estate agents like ourselves seem to have stopped using the phrase “no sale, no fee”, and this has allowed online only agents to gain a piece of the market. So here is a little reminder of what “no sale, no fee” means as far as we are concerned. At Martin & Co, we are…

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