Colchester property market overview

Colchester Property Market Overview

2016 was certainly eventful in ways that will affect all our lives for years to come. The change of UK government following Brexit and Trump winning the US election means the world is entering a period of uncertainty. This Colchester property market overview looks at the prospects for Colchester landlords and homeowners. The headlines for … Read moreColchester Property Market Overview

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What’s Really Happening in the Colchester Property Market?

Just a few months since Brexit and we’re settling into  Autumn with the Great British Bake Off, Strictly and the new football season. Newspapers continue to publish the news according to the world view of their owners while the stock market is up and Sterling is down. Meanwhile I remain focused on most Brit’s favourite … Read moreWhat’s Really Happening in the Colchester Property Market?

Which is the best month to sell your Colchester home?

I received an e-mail from a landlord in Lexden the other day. She had apparently been following my blog for a while and wanted to pick my brain concerning the best time of the year to sell a property.  If like me you haven’t had to sell a property in recent years you may not … Read moreWhich is the best month to sell your Colchester home?

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53.6% of Colchester Voters Voted to Leave the EU. What Now For Colchester Landlords & Homeowners?

It’s 5.50am as I start to type this article and David Dimbleby has just announced the UK will be leaving the EU as the final votes are counted. As most of the polls suggested a Remain Vote, it came as a surprise to most people, including the City. The Pound has dropped 6% this morning … Read more53.6% of Colchester Voters Voted to Leave the EU. What Now For Colchester Landlords & Homeowners?

167% increase in Colchester Property Values since the Millennium

  Here’s some positive new for Colchester property owners.  Did you know that Colchester house values have risen by 167% since the Millennium whilst average salaries in and around the town have risen by just 51% over the same period ?  Not such good news for those struggling to get onto the property ladder of … Read more167% increase in Colchester Property Values since the Millennium

Colchester Housing Market in Crisis : Who’s to blame ?

    I was chatting to a friend over a cup of coffee recently when he asked me who I thought was to blame for the housing crisis. You see, we Brits have a reputation for being a country of home owners.  But the truth of the matter appears to tell a different story, because … Read moreColchester Housing Market in Crisis : Who’s to blame ?

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Colchester Property Market – Bricks and Mortar!

The Land Registry have recently released the latest set of figures for the Colchester Property market which makes interesting reading. House prices across England and Wales stalled in May with no rises in the average value of a home during the month, according to the Land Registry. The average property price is now £179,696, according … Read moreColchester Property Market – Bricks and Mortar!