Leigh on Sea News

Good news at last! The Grand latest....

After year's of uncertainty for Leigh's most iconic building, finally, some good news.....

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Application submitted to replace two £1million homes with retirement flats

Southend Council has received an application to tear down two £1million homes in Thorpe Bay and convert them into 33 retirement homes.

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Rate rise, a Christmas treat and Mo-vember!

We can’t say that we weren’t warned and it finally happened this week. Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, announced that interest rates were to rise from 0.25% to 0.5%

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More short term rentals

Its obviously catching on................

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Second! First of the losers! Not this time.

Who was it? Come on own up? Who was interviewed by the survey people when they came round to find out the happiest place to live?

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Deep Breaths

There have been a few occasions recently when people here in the office have been upset after ranting clients calling.

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New Leigh flat's application rejected

An application to build flats on the the Leigh Car Wash plot has been rejected by Southend Council.

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Trust your agent!

It is a very interesting time at the moment and is something that we should react to and adjust out sights accordingly.

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Don't do it!

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How clean is your house?

If you have read any of my previous blogs you will know that I am always banging on about how a property should be presented.

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Trying Not to be Smug

I am always very analytical of where the business is and more generally looking at market conditions. This year so far (touch wood) has already been a fantastic year...

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New Apartments in Benfleet

The brilliant shared ownership scheme is back and Scott & Stapleton are once again proud to be supporting Estuary Housing with the sales of some brand new apartments in Benfleet.

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Holiday by the sea

It is getting to that time of year again when people are going away on their holidays. As well as jetting off to sunnier climates more and more people are taking advantage of the staycation and are holidaying in this country.

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Death Knell For The Grand?

I think most people were pretty astounded to hear the news that the latest proposals for The Grand were turned down by the council...

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That wasn’t in the script.....

Last week I wrote about the upcoming general election. I obviously focused on the main 3 parties housing policies and how the differed.....

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Here we go again!

This week, our property expert Rob talk's about the looming general election and the affect on the housing market 

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Keep your eye on the prize!

This may be hard to believe, but I currently have a 'sale' that has been going on now for 13 months! Yes that is right over a year!

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To offer or not to offer, that is the question.

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Blatant Advertising

I don’t often use my blogs to promote properties, I always prefer to write about something of local interest or the goings on in the Town, but this week...

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The Grand still to be grand

With thanks to Proprietor Mick Norcross of Leigh's most iconic building, The Grand

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