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May 15th 2019
Annexe, Acre and Garage - the most popular search terms for house buyers
Over the past year annexes have become more and more popular, and as a consequence search terms such as ‘annexe,’ ‘acre’ and ‘garage' have increased over the past year. This is because according to the property portal Rightmove only 2% of properties for sale on their site come with an annexe.*
May 10th 2019
First-time buyer - what makes the perfect property?
What makes the perfect first time property? #property#realestate - check out these lovely properties
May 1st 2019
Three of the top market towns in Essex
If you are thinking about a move out of the London then how about considering one of these three market towns; Braintree, Coggeshall or Epping.
April 20th 2019
Brexit or no Brexit - families are still moving
According to the latest data by Rightmove, the family sector are not being put off by all of the ‘Brexit’ news. In fact, properties that have three bedrooms are outperforming other sectors, excluding four bedroom detached properties.
April 15th 2019
How to plan your Spring garden….
Spring is truly in the air and it’s at this time of year that most of us will be thinking about doing some gardening. If you have just moved and are thinking about a bit of a redesign, here are some pointers to guide you in the right direction. 
April 11th 2019
Broker or Lender for your BTL mortgage
Since MMR the mortgage market review it had been harder to get a mortgage than it used to be. Going to a broker rather than direct to a lender has again become more popular.
April 10th 2019
Make your home appear larger with these handy tips…
If you have found that you are short of space in your property then fear not as H & P have come up with a whole range of ideas in which to maximise your small space, saying that compact living doesn’t have to mean compromising on style. 
April 7th 2019
How long does it really take to sell a property?
If you are thinking about selling your home or have instructed an Estate Agent to sell your home, you are probably hoping for a quick offer. However, in reality unless you are really lucky...
April 3rd 2019
What is going on in the local market?
At this time of great uncertainty for the Country and the housing market, the one question on most buyers and sellers minds seems to be, is now a good time?
April 1st 2019
As a BTL investor would you choose best rate or right finance?
Everyone wants to think they have the best deal when it comes to a mortgage rate. But you need to be careful not to just go for what looks the ‘best’ rate but to find the right deal for you.
March 25th 2019
Spotlight: Living in Harlow
Harlow has grown in popularity over the past few years as house buyers and commuters are attracted to the close proximity to the M11 and M25, the rolling countryside, the vast amount of green spaces, with just over one-third of the town being parkland, fields or public footpaths.
March 19th 2019
How to settle into a new community
One of the most daunting things about moving into a new area is making friends, one of the quickest ways to do this is to chat to your neighbours or go to your local pub.