Essex has long been an attractive place to live in for those drawn by its fantastic mix of urban centres and natural scenery, as well as its close proximity to London, making it attractive to those looking to snap up a rental property. Another reason why you might consider buying in the county is its seemingly healthy housing market.
With the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony just days away many landlords planning to take advantage of the increased need for holiday rentals have been left red-faced and empty handed.
There is only two weeks to go until the London 2012 Olympics and there is still time to rent out your property. The influx of tourists to engulf London is creating huge demand in the short-term rental market and many people are still looking for accommodation.
Recent figures from the National Association of Estate Agent seem to support views expressed by property professionals that the removal of the stamp duty holiday for first-time buyers would have a detrimental impact on the sector.