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What can you buy for £500,000 and under in Essex?

By Lizzy Drewett - 30 July 2020

Take advantage of the stamp duty holiday on your next move 

With the stamp duty holiday in place until March next year, now's the time to make your move to ensure you benefit from no stamp duty on properties at the value of £500,000 or under.

The stamp duty holiday is particularly good news for second steppers, those that previously bought as first time buyers, because price levels in the area mean that most would be buying in the higher duty band and would have to find that money in cash. That would be £15,000 if you bought at £500,000, a big ask if you now have a small family and only one income.

To save you time, we've put together our top properties up to the price of £500,000 to see what you could get for your money and where you could save. 

Here are some great Essex properties at or below the £500,000 limit. Once you’ve found your new ideal home you can turn your thoughts to what you could do with your £15,000 saving!

This impressive, extended, four bedroom detached house is situated in the popular village of Tolleshunt Knights approx one mile from Tiptree and four miles from Kelvedon station (London Liverpool Street). The property offers versatile accommodation with three receptions including a study, good size kitchen/breakfast room and utility. The four well appointed bedrooms include an en-suite to the master and family bathroom and there is also a double integral garage, driveway and farmland views to the front. EPC: C. On the market at £480,000, contact our Maldon Office for more details.

4 bed house for sale in Tolleshunt Knights

Hawthorn Road, Tolleshunt Knights, Maldon, Essex, CM9
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Next up is another 4 bedroom home located in Witham. This home is excellently presented and has a spacious living/dining area. It is also built across 3 floors with the master bedroom to the top floor with it's own dressing room space. Priced at £375,000, you will save just under £10,000 in stamp duty fees. Contact our Witham office for more information.

4 bed house for sale in Witham

Purcell Road, Witham, Essex, CM8
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This 3 bedroom maisonette is located in Chelmsford and is less than half a mile from Chelmsford City Centre. It has a private rear garden and a utility room as well as a spacious bathroom. At £300,000, this will save you £5,000 in stamp duty. Contact our Chelmsford office for more information.

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3 bed maisonette sold in Chelmsford

Hayes Close, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2
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This stylish and spacious 3 bedroom home located in Springfield is £450,000 meaning you'll save more than £10,000 on stamp duty. It also offers a garage and parking and has been tastefully modernised while still maintaining some character features. Contact our Chelmsford office for more information.

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3 bed house sold in Springfield

Arbour Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1
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Located in the sought after area of Copford, Colchester, this well presented 4 bedroom house is on the market for £425,000 meaning you'll save over £10,000 on stamp duty. The property offers a pretty and well kept rear garden which is totally private and not overlooked. The cul-de-sac is made up of just 10 properties and the surrounding are offers countryside walks and a rural setting. Contact our Colchester office for more information.

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4 bed house sold in Copford

Coppingford End, Copford, Colchester, Essex, CO6
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If you'd like to know more about how the stamp duty holiday could help you with your next move, get in touch today.