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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. 
December 15th 2019
New Year, New Home: how to sell in 2020
There is often speculation as to when is the best time to sell your home. Sellers often wait for certain times in the year that may be construed to be better than others. If you feel like you are ready to sell, you should seek a valuation and consider whether it is the right time for you, as it may well be right now.
November 27th 2019
Top 3 property searches - this house has it all
Having off-road parking, garages and parking were among the top searches for a property during 2019, according to Zoopla.* Which is interesting for anyone thinking of putting their house on the market, especially if their house has all three of these top requirements which could command more money. 
November 12th 2019
A Victorious Victorian house in Sawbridgeworth
So why do so many property buyers love period properties? Period homes have a sense of history, their architecture giving hints of generations past. It was a time when houses were built by craftsmen making them both unique and striking.