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0% Stamp Duty for First Time Buyers

November, 2017

0% Stamp Duty for First Time Buyers Philip Hammond has announced s tamp duty to be abolished immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000 and i n London and other expensive areas, the first £300,000 of the cost of a £500,000...


We're Hiring in Chester le Street

November, 2017

We're Hiring in Chester le Street Job Summary Sales & Lettings Negotiator Watson & Jackson are an established estate agent operating in County Durham. We are recruiting for a full time Sales & Lettings negotiator to work in our busy Chester le Street branch,...


Thinking of Selling in 2018?

November, 2017

Thinking of Selling in 2018? If you're thinking of selling your property in 2018 now is the time to start arranging a free valuation and getting prepared for the New Year. You need to be one step ahead of other sellers and ensure your property is ready to go live just...


Frightening Offers this Halloween

October, 2017

Frightening Offers this Halloween Join us on the 31st October at either our Consett or Chester le Street branch to celebrate Halloween.... We have some frightening offers for sellers, landlords and tenants, traditional Halloween games and our spot the spook competition....


New Consett Branch Now Open

October, 2017

New Consett Branch Now Open Our new branch in Consett Town Centre launched successfully on saturday 30th September. It was great to see so many clients visit the new branch and enjoy a glass of fizz ith us! Clients can now benefit from our new branch which is in an...


Best Estate Agent Guide 2018

September, 2017

Best Estate Agent Guide 2018 We are delighted that we have received confirmation that our Consett branch appears in the Best Estate Agent Guide 2018 - Full details at www.bestestateagentguide.co.uk To find out how we can sell or let your property contact our sales...


Free Property Management for 6 Months

September, 2017

Free Property Management for 6 Months For a limited time only we are offering 6 months free property management when you instruct us to let and manage your property on our property management plus package, which includes full rent guarantee, legal expense cover, professional...


New Consett Branch Opening Soon

August, 2017

New Consett Branch Opening Soon We’re pleased to announce some exciting news from our Consett branch. We will be launching our brand new Consett town centre shop very soon. Vendors will benefit from our office coverage in the town centre and from our modern branch in...


Watson & Jackson Estate Agency bucking the National Trend in the North East

August, 2017

Watson & Jackson Estate Agency bucking the National Trend in the North East BBC News reported last week that the UK property market was flat-lining due to recent political uncertainties and that  “ The UK housing market is in a state of lethargy, according to property surveyors, with estate agents reporting...


Our new website is now live!

July, 2017

Our new website is now live! Here at Watson & Jackson we like to keep up-to-date with the latest technology. That's why we have invested in a brand new, fully responsive website. Designed with the user in mind we have created a simple, user friendly site which looks...


Watson and Jackson Estate Agent’s Guarantee to Sell

June, 2017

Watson and Jackson Estate Agent’s Guarantee to Sell A North East estate agent is making a promise to vendors to sell their property. Watson & Jackson, with branches in Consett, Sunderland and Chester-le-Street is making the bold claim, in an attempt to re-assure nervous homeowners that...


Why Watson & Jackson has the RECIPE FOR SELLING

June, 2017

Why Watson & Jackson has the RECIPE FOR SELLING The property market, by nature, is eternally competitive and remains so, even amidst current economic uncertainty; at Watson and Jackson Estate Agent, however we truly believe we have the recipe for selling.  Regardless of social,...


Chester le Street - Grand Opening 1st April 2017

June, 2017

Chester le Street - Grand Opening 1st April 2017 To celebrate the launch of our new Chester le Street branch on the 1st April, you are invited to 12 St Cuthbert’s Walk Shopping Centre Chester le Street County Durham DH3 3YQ (opposite BOOTS rear entrance inside shopping centre. Please...


Getting your Property Market Ready

June, 2017

Getting your Property Market Ready So, you have decided to sell.  Typically reported as a stressful process; fraught with what ifs, maybes and a variety of other uncertainties and unknowns. At Watson & Jackson we like to think differently and aim to take away the...


A Day in the Life…. of a Sales & Lettings Negotiator

June, 2017

A Day in the Life…. of a Sales & Lettings Negotiator Most of us have been in the situation of buying, renting or selling property and therefore appreciate that having an experienced, calm and methodical property expert to handle negotiations is key to any smooth property transaction.  We...


Lifting the roof on……Glenside View

June, 2017

Lifting the roof on……Glenside View 8 happy years and a host of fond memories, shall stay with Susan Boggon-Smith, as she moves from her home in Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, to pastures new. The beautiful Glenside View property is FOR SALE to allow a move to a smaller...


LIFTING THE ROOF... on Honey Cottage

June, 2017

LIFTING THE ROOF... on Honey Cottage Honey Cottage is a pretty, detached bungalow, tucked away down a private drive in the centre of the village of Shotley Bridge, in the Derwent Valley. The 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom property is currently on the market with Watson and Jackson Estate...


Why live in Consett?

June, 2017

Why live in Consett? Consett is a town in the northwest of County Durham, England, about 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is home to 27,394 (2001). Consett sits high on the edge of the Pennines. In 1841, it was a village community of only 145,...


Are you sick of your Estate Agent?

June, 2017

Are you sick of your Estate Agent? Paying out, without any concrete results? Property hanging about on the market with few viewings? Dealing with different faces or voices each time you contact them or worse, having no voice or face at all? In short, are you sick of your current...


Welcome to the Watson & Jackson Blog

June, 2017

Welcome to the Watson & Jackson Blog Welcome to our brand new blog!    We'll be posting a range of interesting stories and news items to keep you updated...