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March 25th 2020
We’ve had to temporarily close our branches BUT we are still open for business
In line with recent government guidelines we confirm that all our branches are now temporarily closed. Please be assured, however, that we are still available to help you remotely and can be contacted via the normal office email address and phone number – as shown on the relevant branch page on our website.
March 8th 2020
First-time buyer properties under £300,000 in Saffron Walden - no stamp duty!
Saffron Walden is a beautiful historic Market Town, with a great selection of boutiques, cafes, high street chains, fantastic schools, great commuter links along the M11 corridor, Audley End train station nearby offering just under an hour commute to London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport for jetting off on holiday. 
March 1st 2020
5 things to consider if you are buying a property for the first time
According to Rightmove* confidence among property buyers is returning after all of the uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Stating that newly listed property has pushed up the average home buying price by...
February 25th 2020
2020 - East Hertfordshire one of the best places to live in the UK
According to a new survey, East Hertfordshire has been named one of the best places to live in the UK. 
February 16th 2020
Why a move to Harlow?
Over the past few years Harlow town and especially old Harlow has grown in popularity with property buyers.
February 12th 2020
Why property buyers love Bishop’s Stortford
Bishop’s Stortford was recently cited among the best places to buy a home by Homes and Property*, who say among its many pros, that it’s a great place for London commuters and those buyers looking for large Victorian and Edwardian houses and detached villas. 
February 4th 2020
Stansted Mountfitchet one of the prettiest places in Essex
Stansted Mountfitchet located in the Uttlesford area is a great location for those Londoners looking to live in a rural idle but still commute each day to London, with its hour long drive to London, 30 minute train journey into the Capital and its proximately to London Stansted makes it a very popular destination for buyers and employees of the airport. 
January 27th 2020
What’s not to love about Saffron Walden?
The market town of Saffron Walden has it all, voted as a commuter hot spot* with its 60 minutes train commute to the Capital, it boasts top-rated schools, big family homes, leisure centres, a lively but relaxing vibe, independent shops, cafes, market, as well a popular high street supermarkets, as well as being surrounded by beautiful rolling Essex countryside. 
January 22nd 2020
Is it time to downsize? One of these three properties could make the perfect home
The trick to downsizing is to make sure that you don’t choose a property which is not too small,  here is a checklist of things to consider:
January 15th 2020
A house ripe for a loft conversion
Extending your home by adding a loft conversion can be one of the most economical ways in which to add space and value. Check out this property with valid planning permission for a loft conversion.
January 13th 2020
Three beautiful houses for sale which enjoy wood burners
There is something very alluring and primitive about a wood burner, the flames dancing can be somewhat hypnotic and sitting in front of one relaxing with a good book. Here are a few properties for sale with wood burners. 
December 26th 2019
Speedy saving for first-time buyers looking to purchase a home
It is clear to see that the younger generation is becoming more and more conscious of their spending habits and begin to plan for their futures earlier, which often encompasses purchasing that first property.