Property

A grand donation from housebuilder

A HOUSEBUILDER has stumped up £1,000 to help a little boy with Cerebral Palsy. Aiden Mitchell, who is coming up to his second birthday, was unresponsive at birth and endured 28 minutes of CPR before taking his first breath. He is pre-diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. For Aiden to reach his potential and live as full […]

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Are first time buyers being priced out of the property market?

SOARING house prices have resulted in parts of the UK becoming almost completely unaffordable to first-time buyers, while others make big compromises to get onto the property ladder, according to a new study from Post Office Money Mortgages. The Priced Out report explores affordability of properties across the UK for first-time buyers, and how this […]

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High demand for new homes in Basildon

SALES of new homes in Basildon are already in double figures just days after making their debut on the market. The launch of St Nicholas Mews was attended by more than 40 keen buyers wanting to secure one of the homes from Redrow’s Heritage Collection. It’s proved to be a success, with 10 sales at […]

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How to spring clean your home so it feels like new

WE may all inwardly groan at the thought of spring cleaning, but it’s amazing the difference that it can make to a home. With spring now officially here, housebuilder Taylor Wimpey East London is offering a host of handy tips to make blowing the cobwebs away quicker and easier, and without the need for costly […]

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Don’t move home – swap!

NEW figures released this week show a significant number of Basildon tenants are interested on swapping their current accommodation to somewhere more suitable to their needs. ‘Homeswapper’ the home swap website supported by Basildon council, shows that 1,176 tenants are currently registered with the site and there have been 72 swaps in the last 12 […]

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A flat that’s on track for property auction

A THREE bedroom flat just half a mile from Southend railway station is coming up for auction this month. The ground floor flat in Grange Gardens is among a record 18 lots in Essex and North East London being sold by regional land and property auctioneers Clive Emson in March. It has a leasehold guide price of […]

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Housing developer gets children reading

CHILDREN at Great Wakering Primary School are looking forward to reading some new books, thanks to a generous donation by Taylor Wimpey East London. The leading local housebuilder, which is building new homes at its Wyborne Park development in Great Wakering, gave £250 to the school in nearby Great Wakering, near Southend, to buy some new […]

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Housing Minister visits Chelmsford development

MINISTER of State for Housing and Planning, Brandon Lewis MP paid a visit to Beaulieu in Chelmsford last week to view the progress of the new district for the City which will include up to 3,600 new homes and extensive new community facilities. Joined by senior representatives from joint venture partners Countryside and L&Q, the […]

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Property demand is on track for tube hotspots

EAST London has featured prominently in the top 10 hottest tube spots to purchase a home in London, with experts warning those looking to sell to wait until Crossrail is up and running to get the best value on their home. Online estate agent emoov have released their Tube Hotspots Index 2016, which has shown […]

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