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January 14th 2019
Stamp duty facts for First-time buyers and for Shared Ownership
In November 2018 Philip Hammond announced that first-time buyers would have to pay no Stamp Duty on the first £300,000 of a property transaction as long as the property value is £500,000 or under.
January 8th 2019
Are you considering downsizing?
Choosing to downsize once the children have flown the nest can be incredibly liberating especially if it frees up property equity and enables you to do some of the things you have been unable to do in the past such as travelling.
January 7th 2019
Energy saving tips for your home
It’s at this time of year when we start to turn our attention to how to save money in our homes, so here are a few of our energy saving tips that could save you money each year. 
December 12th 2018
Property Market remains strong despite Brexit
The latest House Price Index from Hometrack has shown that despite the Brexit uncertainty there has been no signs of any impact on the property market, in terms of prices and market activity. 
December 4th 2018
Perfect homes to cook up a Christmas feast
If spending time with your family this Christmas is one of the most important things about the festive season. Then you can spoil them by cooking up a scrumptious feast in one of these properties with perfect kitchens
December 4th 2018
Make sure your home is wrapped up for a January sale
If you are thinking about selling your home in the New Year, then make sure that it’s all wrapped up for Christmas. The festive season is always the busiest time of year for people looking to buy a new home. So make sure you don’t leave it too late to get your property ready for the Christmas rush. 
December 3rd 2018
Dream properties selection box 
Here is a taste of some of the wonderful dream properties we have for sale, from modern to the converted we hope you agree that these houses truly are beautiful. 
November 26th 2018
Don't miss Santa's Grotto at Intercounty Bishop's Stortford this Saturday
Intercounty Bishop’s Stortford will be hosting Santa’s Grotto in their office this Saturday the 1st December from 10am to 5pm in association with Bishop’s Stortford Christmas Fayre. 
November 21st 2018
House prices in November 
According to a recent index by Rightmove, sellers Nationally are lowering asking prices in anticipation of the up and coming festive season, which is the busiest time of year for property searches. 
November 15th 2018
Shed away your unwanted clutter
It’s true that one of the things that we have to leave with and deal with in our homes is clutter and what to do with it.
November 12th 2018
What will 2019 bring to home interiors?
It’s at this time of year whether you just love keeping up to date with the latest trends or are part of the design industry that you will start to look ahead to next years fashion trends. 
October 30th 2018
Autumn Property Market Update
In August this year the Bank of England, raised bases interest rates from 0.5% to 0.75%, the highest increase for a decade. This coupled with the Brexit uncertainty and the ripple effect of a falling London Market has resulted in a few months of price adjustment across properties in Essex and Hertfordshire.