I was having an interesting chat with a client in Highwoods the other day, when he asked me the difference between asking prices and property values and why it mattered. When it comes to selling a property, there has to be agreement between the buyer and seller (vendor) for a property sale to take … Read moreAsking Prices of Colchester Property up 17% in the last year
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 ?
9.5% rise in Colchester property values affecting town’s housing crisis Colchester’s continuing housing shortage is putting the town’s (and the Country’s) reputation as a nation of homeowners ‘under threat’, as the number of houses being built continues to be woefully inadequate in meeting the ever increasing needs of the growing population in the town. … Read more9.5% rise in Colchester Property Values
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!
An accountant friend called into the office last week to ask about the best place to invest in property in North Essex. He has a client who was looking to invest part of the proceeds of the sale of his business into buy to let property and wanted my thoughts. Being this client’s first foray … Read moreBest Place to Invest in Property in North Essex, Colchester?