Thursday, May 30, 2024


Labour’s John Kent puts pressure on MP Jackie Doyle-Price over Free School Meals vote

TORY MP Jackie Doyle-Price urged by Labour to vote against Government’s plans to leave 2800 of Thurrock’s poorest children without a free school meal   JOHN...

Blogspot: Buying Old Versus New (Part One)

BUYERS tend to have fixed ideas about the style of home they would prefer to buy. Some would not buy anything but a "character home" whilst others prefer a brand new property. In this two-part article, we look at some advantages and disadvantages of each, starting with modern homes.

Blogspot: Spring is in the air in the Thurrock property market

WINTER may not be behind us yet, but, as far as the property market is concerned, spring is definitely in the air!

Property: Two bedroom flat off Teviot Avenue, Aveley

COME and take a look at this two bedroom first floor modern flat situated in Meresmans off Teviot Avenue, Aveley.

Blogspot: What’s wrong with Rightmove?

Blogspot by Paul Tobias-Gibbens M and P Estates THERE'S no question about it, buyers visit Rightmove and Zoopla/ because they provide easily-searched access to properties currently...

Blogpost: What proportion of the whole of Thurrock is built on?

Blogspot: 16.85% of Tilbury and Thurrock is Built on ... Building Plot Dilemma or Not? By Well the fallout from the recent Budget is still continuing....

Mortgage payments drop significantly

RECENT research carried out by Halifax has demonstrated that mortgage payments have dropped significantly in the past five years. The average annual mortgage repayment in 2013 currently stands at £3,571. The study showed that the average annual home loan payment has reduced by around £950 between 2008 and 2013 as reported on

Property: Cope’s home of the week

Fancy some character with further scope to extend! Situated within one of Grays most sought after turnings this circa 1937 built four bedroom detached family house could well be the home for you. Located just 0.58 mile from Grays C2C mainline station to Fenchurch Street London. Call now to book your viewing.

Top tips to help make moving house a hassle-free experience

Top tips to help make moving house a hassle-free experience Preparation is the key to ensuring an easy moving day, according to a leading group of estate agents reports

Property: House-hunter number surge

President of the NAEA Mark Hayward, said: 'These latest results reflect a wider upturn in the market at the start of what we hope will be a better year for UK property. 'The strong number of enquiries during January suggests the financial barriers that have plagued the market for so many years may be beginning to ease as banks increasingly look at new ways to assist buyers.

Property: First time buyers should speak to local building society

WOULD-be first-time buyers who feel frozen out of home ownership by high house prices and the mortgage famine should speak to their local building society reports the Daily Telegraph. This often overlooked option is unlike the high street banks because, instead of being owned by shareholders, these mutual savings and loans organisations are owned by their members. In plain English, building societies are owned by their savers and borrowers.

Copes Estate Agents celebrate 50 years

COPES Estates agents opened up fifty years ago. As anyone will tell you, 1963 was the year of the big chill. And since 1963, Copes Estate Agents opened its doors with the mission statement to help people open their doors.

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