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Real Estate News, Tips & Advice

Advice on renovating a property

With the New Year just around the corner, it’s common to start thinking about DIY around the home, or for some complete renovations and extensions. The New Year is all about change.

The pros and cons of buying a fixer upper

‘Fixer upper’ properties are becoming more and more popular, particularly with first-time buyers or with anyone looking to put their own stamp on a home. Buying a property that needs additional work doing, to some, can seem like a great bargain, but to others can seem a little overwhelming.

Finding an investment property

Whether you’re looking to buy a property for the sole purpose of investing, if you’re considering buying to let, or even if you’re looking for a new home for yourself, the opportunity to make a return on your investment is always worth considering.

Leasehold vs Freehold: What’s the difference?

When looking to purchase a property you may have noticed that all properties are classed under one of two categories – leasehold or freehold. Understanding the difference between the two is very important and can often help you make a more informed purchasing decision.

Get your house show-home ready

Whether you’re looking to sell your property or just really up your interior game, we’ve put together a guide on getting that Instagram worth show-home look in your own house.

5 Home Improvement Projects to Improve Your Property Value

Knight West Colchester Estate agents share with you some home projects that can drastically increase the value of your home.

Should I move to the country?

Our Colchester estate agents explore the pros and cons of moving from the city to the countryside, and how such a drastic move could benefit or, in some cases, hinder you and your family and your quality of life.

Buying a new build vs an older property.

Your local Colchester estate agents weigh up the pros and cons of buying a new-build home vs an older property.

6 Steps to Take Before Applying for a Mortgage

Our Colchester estate agents outline six key steps that you should take before applying for a mortgage.

Wondering How To Add Value To Your Home?

Our Colchester based Estate Agents share some unusual facts that can add value onto a home.