First time buyer makes his dreams of home ownership a reality
25 Mar 2014 First time buyer makes his dreams of home ownership a reality

Surveys show that aspirations of home ownership are as strong as ever, with over 85% of the population hoping to purchase in the long term. David Granat has recently become one of those who have made their dreams a reality.

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Downsizing doesn't mean downgrading
14 Feb 2014 Downsizing doesn't mean downgrading

New reports from Lloyds bank claim that around 43% of downsizers want a smaller property to help support their retirement plans and reduce bills. However downsizing does not mean downgrading your lifestyle.

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Liz Bromley find the perfect commuter home at the Garden Quarter, Caversfield
01 Aug 2013 Liz Bromley find the perfect commuter home at the Garden Quarter, Caversfield

When Liz Bromley began her search for a second home within commutable distance of London she was delighted to find a one-bedroom Grade II Listed cottage at The Garden Quarter, Caversfield; which met all of her needs.

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City & Country’s Balls Park beats any destination
01 Nov 2012 City & Country’s Balls Park beats any destination

Barbara and Norris Hickerson are no strangers to globetrotting, having spent many years living in various locations around the world, including America and Asia.

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Inspirational home provides the ultimate work-life balance
01 Nov 2012 Inspirational home provides the ultimate work-life balance

With the current economic climate forcing many people to work longer hours and making a healthy ‘work-life balance’ almost impossible to achieve, many savvy buyers are moving into homes that double up as their workplace

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A sense of community outside of the City
01 Oct 2012 A sense of community outside of the City

With London having recently been awarded the title of Loneliest City in the UK and deemed the least friendly area in the country implies that there is a definite lack of community spirit in the capital.

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First time buyer bucks the trend with City & Country at The Galleries, Brentwood
01 Aug 2012 First time buyer bucks the trend with City & Country at The Galleries, Brentwood

With latest figures revealing that the average age of a first time buyer has risen to 37*, local resident Emma Rudgeley has taken her first step onto the property ladder aged just 26, at City & Country’s popular Brentwood development, The Galleries.

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Couple downsize in search for better quality of life
01 Apr 2012 Couple downsize in search for better quality of life

Whilst in the past the size of a property has been the deciding factor for homebuyers, today’s stressful economic climate is causing more and more people to choose their home based on the quality of life it can provide.

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Canny first-time buyer invests in a future-proof property at The Galleries
01 Apr 2012 Canny first-time buyer invests in a future-proof property at The Galleries

With the current economic climate making property prices unpredictable, budget-conscious first-time buyers are becoming increasingly concerned with how the value of their first home will change in the future.

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