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Why Invest in Chelmsford?
In 2019 the City was voted ‘one of the best places to live in the UK’ by the Times and over the last 20 years average property prices in its core post codes have increased by 242%. Granted ‘city status’ in 2019 Chelmsford retains a wide array of amenities including a large shopping centre, state hospital, university and Chelmsford City Racecourse. Collectively they employ thousands of people with the large majority opting to reside in or around the city. Combining this with a regular intake of students at the University demand for rented accommodation is constantly high. The railway station delivers passengers into Central London in under 45 minutes and drivers have access via the A12 both north and south of the County with J28- M25 only 12 miles away.

Key amenities for investors

  • Large modern shopping centre
  • Chelmsford City Racecourse
    8.7 miles
  • Broomfield Hospital
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Chelmsford Station
    40 mins to Liv St (Greater Anglia)
  • J28-M25 via A12
    12 miles
  • M11 Junction 7 & Stanstead Airport
    20 miles
  • Voted one of the best places to live by The Times

Historical Capital Growth

Average prices in Chelmsford are up 150%  over the last 20 years!
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Beresfords impressed from the start with professionalism and competitive fees. Attracted by long-standing reputation and business coverage, I wasn't disappointed. I'd thoroughly recommend.
Mrs Simpson
I'm a landlord and Beresfords provide an excellent service. They source good quality tenants, are very customer focused and quickly resolve any issues. I have been a client for three years and would definitely recommend them to others.
Mr C S Kinsey

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For specific advice on the local rental market in and around Chelmsford, please get in touch.
Kris Murrells
Kris Murrells - Lettings Manager