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27th February 2024
Strong start to January property market in Southend, continues into February The property market in Southend appears to be experiencing a strong start in the first weeks of January, continuing into the first half of February. This momentum is attributed to falling mortgage rates and pent-up demand from the second half of 2023. The data […]
18th December 2023
Christmas & New Year Opening Hours 23rd December –  9.00 – 5.00 24th December –  Closed 25th December –  Closed 26th December –  Closed 27th December –  10.00 – 4.00 28th December – 10.00 – 4.00 29th December – 10.00 – 4.00 30th December – 10.00 – 4.00 31st December –  Closed 1st January –  […]
7th December 2023
  Find us on Social Media As well as the major property portals like Rightmove, Zoopla, & On The Market, Hunt Roche are also keeping their clients up to date using social media. Follow us to get the latest news and property updates. Click to see us on Facebook Click to see us on Instagram […]
16th November 2023
  Staying One Step Ahead Hunt Roche have always stayed one step ahead within the property industry. Since opening our very first branch in Shoeburyness in 1995 we have always been innovative, even being the first agent to use colour photographs on sales particulars! To remain at the forefront of property marketing and providing the […]
16th November 2023
Selling a property in the UK involves several key steps. The guidance below is the standard procedures. Valuation: Before listing your property, get a professional valuation. This can be undertaken by a local estate agent. Choose an Estate Agent: Research and select a reputable estate agent to help you market and sell your property. Generally […]
10th November 2023
When considering a mortgage for buying a property in the UK, there are several key requirements and considerations. Here’s an overview: Deposit: Most lenders will require you to provide a deposit, which is a percentage of the property’s purchase price. The amount required can vary, but it’s commonly around 5% to 20% of the property’s […]
9th November 2023
Choosing a local estate agent within close proximity to the property being marketed can offer several advantages when buying or selling a property. Here are some reasons why you might consider opting for a local estate agent: Local Market Knowledge: Local estate agents have in-depth knowledge of the specific area in which they operate. They […]
17th October 2023
The current rental market is experiencing high demand, with letting agents receiving an average of 25 email and phone enquiries from prospective tenants for every available rental home. This surge in demand is attributed to several factors, including a continuous rise in average rental prices over the past two years and an increase of over […]
17th October 2023
Interest rates have been maintained at 5.25%, as announced by the Bank of England (BoE), echoing the decision made in September. This comes after 14 consecutive increases in the Base Rate since 2021. The primary objective behind these rate hikes has been to address elevated inflation levels. Despite the government’s inflation target being 2%, the […]
16th September 2023
  Buying a Home Buying a property is a significant financial and personal decision, and the process can be complex. Here is a general guide to help you understand the key steps involved in buying a property: Assess Your Finances: Review your budget to determine how much you can afford. Consider additional costs such as […]