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Why Invest in Colchester?
Claimed to be Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester has and continues to enjoy significant regeneration whilst still offering a mix of property at affordable prices. The area retains a host of amenities including some of the best schools in Essex with 8 currently rated ‘outstanding’. The University of Essex located on the outskirts of town attracts students from all over the world, so there is always a high demand for rental accommodation nearby. The main railway station provides journey times south into London just under 1 hour.

Key amenities for investors

  • J28 - A12
    2.9 miles
  • Colchester Station
    54 mins to Lon Liv St (Greater Anglia)
  • Colchester County High School for Girls
    Ranked ‘Outstanding’
  • Colchester Royal Grammar School
    Ranked ‘Outstanding’
  • University of Essex
    3.6 miles
  • Freeport Designer Village
    16.7 miles
  • Colchester Zoo
    4 miles
  • London Stanstead Airport
    43 mins by car via A120

Historical Capital Growth

Average prices in Colchester are up 144%  over the last 20 years!
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If you'd like general advice on investing in buy-to-let, why not contact one of our buy-to-let team?
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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 Colchester, please get in touch.
Tessa Stanford
Tessa Stanford - Lettings Manager