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The Best Remote Essex Communities Living in Essex 

The Best Remote Essex Communities

Essex is Not All About TOWIE and Bas Vegas Despite its close proximity to the capital, Essex has its fair share of hidden gems off the beaten track that are still a practical option for commuters.   For those who need to commute into London for work, the idea of living in a remote community away from all the hustle and bustle sometimes seems like an impossible dream. However, the county of Essex is full of magical spots with their very own community spirit, history and character. Best of all,…

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Is Grays The Latest Essex Property Hotspot? Living in Essex 

Is Grays The Latest Essex Property Hotspot?

Why You Should Check Out The Thurrock Town Of Grays Looking for an up-and-coming Essex commuter town? Grays is about to have it all. Find out about the extensive overhaul that this Thurrock town is due to experience. The London property market is constantly under scrutiny, and even with prices falling for the first time in eight years, many are still finding it impossible to get on the ladder in the capital. The average house price in the city now stands at £471,761 according to the latest data collected by…

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Christmas Markets to Enjoy in Essex Living in Essex 

Christmas Markets to Enjoy in Essex

Festive markets can really help you to get in the mood for Christmas; they’re perfect for finding unique handmade gifts, foodie treats and accessories. Christmas markets provide much more than just stalls, such as entertainment for kids, mobile coffee house and live music. We have put together a guide for the best Christmas markets in Essex that you need to visit this year!   Blake House Centre Christmas Winter Wonderland Weekend The craft centre will be holding their Christmas shopping extravaganza on the 2nd and 3rd of December from 10am…

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New Homes Planned For Chelmsford Living in Essex 

New Homes Planned For Chelmsford

Chelmsford Council Proposals For Over 10,000 New Homes Three districts of homes promised to Chelmsford residents over the next two decades to support rapid growth in the county town of Essex. Chelmsford is one of the top 10 UK cities for the most significant average house price growth over the past decade, according to data collected by Lloyds Bank. In 2006, the average property in the city cost £214,547 but this has gone up to an average sale price of £323,274 in 2016. It’s easy to see why this area…

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