Chelmsford’s New Year Property Sale

As we find ourselves in the middle of the dark winter months, some would suggest waiting until spring before putting your property on the market. After all, spring is traditionally associated with a time of change and this has always influenced the property market in the past. However, it might be worth looking at this…

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Chelmsford Home Exchange

One way of taking advantage of the value in your home is to save money by using it as a holiday destination. Not for you of course, but for someone else! Home exchange is an increasingly popular and flexible way of cost-effectively securing suitable holiday accommodation that might otherwise have been prohibitively expensive to rent….

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As OAP’s set to rise to 1 in 4 of Chelmsford’s population by 2037 – Where are they all going to live?

With constant advances in technology, medicine and lifestyles, people in the Chelmsford area are, on average, living longer than they might have a few decades ago. As Chelmsford’s population ages, the problem of how the older generation are accommodated is starting to emerge. We, as a city,have to consider how we supply decent and appropriate…

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Taken for Granted in Chelmsford

Houses, cottages, flats, apartments, maisonettes, studios, detached, semi, terraced – these are terms we as estate agents hear every day of our lives. They are the lifeblood of our business, but the common theme is they all represent the concept of “home”. We are privileged to be a nation of homeowners. Property is right up…

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As OAP’s set to rise to 1 in 4 of Chelmsford’s population by 2037 – Where are they all going to live?

With constant advances in technology, medicine and lifestyles, people in the Chelmsford area are, on average, living longer than they might have a few decades ago. As Chelmsford’s population ages, the problem of how the older generation are accommodated is starting to emerge. We, as a city, have to consider how we supply decent and…

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VAT on Chelmsford Property Improvements

The 20% VAT applied to most goods and services is a burden for the private individual. Whilst VAT-registered builders can reclaim the VAT spent on their purchase costs, most homeowners can not, adding significantly to the cost of improving your home. There are however, certain exceptions for which you may be able to qualify, especially…

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