April 9th 2019
Buyers pay a premium to live in market towns
The relentless wave of people moving out of London and into the Home Counties, such as Hertfordshire has been pushing up house prices in popular market towns such as Bishop’s Stortford.
March 11th 2019
Busy spring in store for property market
Spring has always been a popular time of the year for buying and selling properties, with the change from the colder months of winter to the warmer spring temperatures often galvanizing people to make a change. This year is forecast to be no different and spring 2019 is set to be a busy time for estate agents across the UK…
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.
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.
September 14th 2018
Pension shortfall - equity release or downsizing - which would you consider?
Homeowners over the age of 55 are having to consider other ways to top up their pensions, the most popular are either buying a BTL or downsizing.
August 29th 2018
Latest outlook for the housing market
Recent data from the Halifax building society revealed that the average UK house price had risen by 3.3% in the last three months to July 2018, making the average house price in the UK £230,280. However the market is said to be ‘soft’ as new buyer enquiries and agreed sales they say will remain flat until the end of this year, that’s why it’s important to make sure you price your property correctly to ensure a sale.
August 14th 2018
A beautiful Essex garden bringing peace and tranquillity
Does your garden really offer a peaceful sanctuary after a busy and stressful day? Gardens come can come in all shapes and sizes, but the most important thing is that it works for you and your needs.
August 10th 2018
Intercounty - your local agent providing the best possible customer care
Intercounty over the years has established its business based on two major factors; specialising in their area and providing the best, possible customer care.
August 5th 2018
Bishop’s Stortford - some of the best performing schools in the country
If you are looking for a fantastic place to bring up your children then it’s well worth considering a move to the market town of Bishop’s Stortford, as the town has some of the best school in the country, some of which have been selected by the Independent as ranking in the top 100 schools.
July 18th 2018
The County of Essex really does have it all
Essex has been undervalued over the centuries when it comes to property, but that's all changed in recent years as property buyers are now realising that Essex really does have it all.
May 23rd 2018
Aged between 18-35 would you consider buying a shared ownership home?
Shared ownership is becoming the only option for some Millennials wanting to get one foot on the property ladder.
May 16th 2018
Are you looking to buy a quirky property?
If you are property buyer looking to purchase a quirky house then there are quite a few around the UK partly due to its diverse history through the centuries.