July 23rd 2019
Demand from buyers and sellers has increased
In what appears to be a reaction to the most recent Brexit delay, the housing market is experiencing a pronounced period of activity, according to figures provided by NAEA Propertymark.
July 16th 2019
Country charm within reach of London
Thatched cottages have become increasingly popular with buyers over the past few years, those house hunters looking to have a slice of charm and comfort. These type of cottages are also often adorned with other historical features such as exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces, stripped floorboards and topped off with country gardens and that all essential ingredient a picket fence.
July 10th 2019
How to make your containers blossom this summer….
If your containers are not looking at their best then it might be time to have a rethink. Many of us work on a try and trial basis, which can often end in a bit of a lacklustre display. However, if you are looking to maximise your containers this year then House and Garden have some great tips on which plants to use to give both form and long-lasting flowering pots, from May to October.
July 3rd 2019
Why a move to Sawbridgeworth?
Fast communication links into London and excellent schooling makes Sawbridgeworth a very attractive village for property buyers. This thriving community packed full stunning character buildings, including timber framed and Georgian properties, offers a fantastic choice for both family and professional house hunters.
June 25th 2019
Simple ways to enhance your garden this summer
Summer has arrived and it’s great to escape into the garden for some relaxation. However, if your garden isn’t looking at it’s best and you would like to give it a quick spruce up then there are some really easy ways in which you can improve it.
June 12th 2019
Why having a DIY approach to selling your home doesn’t always pay…
In a really buoyant housing market it makes it easier to sell your most valuable asset through an on-line agent as properties generally sell, even if the price valuation isn’t 100% accurate.
June 10th 2019
Relaxed property laws make it easier for homeowners to extend
If you are looking to add some extra space to your home then you will be pleased to know that the Government has recently relaxed planning laws to make it easier to add a single-storey extension to your home.
June 9th 2019
Tips on how to add value to your home….
We all like to add a bit of value to our homes so which are the best ways in which you can add a bit of equity to your property?
June 2nd 2019
National Volunteering week - VOL FEST 6 June in Chelmsford
This weeks is National Volunteer week and for many it’s a time when people feel as though they can give something back to their community
May 27th 2019
National Children’s Garden week - events and fun ways to introduce your children to gardening this May half-term
If you would like your children to enjoy the benefits of being outside this May half-term, then the National Children’s Garden Week is a fun way to introduce them to gardening. This year it runs from the 25th May until the 2nd of June, so if you haven’t already got your children involved there’s still time.
May 26th 2019
Property viewing tips - make sure you follow these basic steps when viewing a potential property...
If you are looking for a new home then you need to make sure that you take time to do several property viewings before making a decision, even if you fall in love with the first one you see, there could always be one just around the corner which might suit your needs even better.
May 23rd 2019
Some tips on how to add value to your home...
First of all, you need to think about your potential buyers and what improvements will be most beneficial to that market, if you are aiming at the professional market then a huge kitchen wouldn’t be as appealing as a space for a home office.