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    Why Beresfords?

    We offer a unique approach to selling property and pride ourselves on the quality of service that we offer, whether you are selling a studio apartment or a country house.

    24/7 opening

    Offices open 7 days a week 24/7, allowing clients to conduct their business at a time that suits them.

    A name you can trust

    Members of all the recognised professional bodies.

    Award winning service

    Winners of over 35 property awards in the last 10 years.

    Extensive coverage

    Network of branches throughout Essex and into Greater & Central London sharing a database of

    thousands of buyers. Capturing both local and out of area demand.

    Award winning marketing

    Bespoke marketing initiatives exclusive to Beresfords which attract thousands of potential purchasers.

    Unbeatable coverage

    The prominent Residential Magazine is distributed to almost 400,000 homes throughout Essex and into Greater London.

    Almost half a century's experience

    Nearly 50 years of local market knowledge and experience.

    Local and regional newspaper advertising

    Regular newspaper and magazine advertising in all the leading local and regional publications, and features in the national press.

    Family business

    Family run business where core family values are part of everything that we do.

    State of the art website

    Award winning website and marketing campaigns, alongside advertising on all the leading property portals.

    Bespoke property details

    Full colour property brochures which are designed with clients input.

    Our specific marketing initiatives provide maximum exposure for our clients and help them achieve the best possible price for their property.

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    Almost half a century's experience

    Beresfords have been operating in residential sales for over forty five years and this important sector has remained one of the mainstays of our business ever since. We are extremely proud of our achievements having been named Best Estate Agency in Essex three years running, alongside a number of other leading industry awards.

    Open 24/7

    Our extensive network of 13 branches gives you instant access to a large selection of local properties to choose from allowing you to find a property to suit both your needs and budget. We understand that clients' need to conduct their business at a time that suits them which is why we are open seven days a week and someone is available to talk to 24/7.

    Your property search made simple

    Properties for sale are advertised across all the relevant online and offline platforms, including local and regional newspapers, magazines and major property portals.

    Don't miss the boat!

    In the current market properties are selling very quickly, we therefore recommend that you register with us for email alerts so that you receive news of the latest properties straight to your inbox.

    Helping you every step of the way!

    Understanding the need to support clients' throughout the home buying process, we also offer independent financial advice and surveying.

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    As well as selling residential property, we have highly experienced teams who specialise in the following areas:

    • Country & Village Homes

    • Residential Lettings

    • Land & New Homes

    • Commercial

    • Rent Reviews & Lease Renewals

    • Surveying

    • Mortgages

    • Financial Services

    • Buy to Let Investment

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Meet Our Colchester Sales Team
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    Nick Rock, Instructions Manager
    Nick has recently started working for Beresfords but has worked in the industry for the past 4 years. He has excellent knowledge of the local area having lived there for over 8 years and has a great team working along with him. Nick takes delight in how Beresfords is a family run business and how they have a good reputation. Nick also previously raised money for Great Ormond street hospital and the British heart foundation through long distance cycling and triathlons.
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    Beth Lawrence, Senior Negotiator
    Beth loves working in the property industry and thrives on the challenges that come with the job and particularly enjoys meeting new people and building relationships with existing clients. With Beth living in the town for over 20 years, she brings an abundance of local knowledge to the team.
    Fitness and dancing are what keep Beth busy outside the office.
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    Joe Cullum, Negotiator
    Joe lives in one of the many villages surrounding Colchester and has resided in the local area for nearly 20 years. Joe is particularly impressed with the amount of charity initiatives that the company takes part in and how Beresfords invest a lot of time and money into all staff, ensuring they have everything they need to meet the needs of clients. Joe enjoys sport, shopping, seeing friends and music.
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    Rosa Callaghan,  Negotiator
    Rosa finds Beresfords a great place to work, not only because of the people she works with but also because of the continued support given from her peers. She feels valued in her job role and is excited at the prospect of building her career in Estate agency at a family run firm who really cares about what the customer wants. Having lived in the Colchester area for 18 years she knows the shops extremely well which is why she loves a spot of retail therapy
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    Sara Berry, Secretary
    Sara keeps the office in check and knows the area extremely well having lived here for 50 years. She enjoys the support given by her colleagues and building relationships with clients on the telephone and when they come into the office. Sara actively supports the Teenage Cancer Trust and enjoys spending time with her two year old grandson. Other things she enjoys are holidays, walking the dog and reading.
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    Where we're active

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    Current Properties

    Recently Sold Properties

    Note: Markers represent the centre of postcodes, not exact locations

    Find us

    37 Long Wyre Street,
    CO1 1LJ

    Telephone us

    Buying: 01206 916094  Local call rate

    Email us

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    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      Beresfords have been the most helpful  by far

      "Beresfords have been the most helpful estate agents by far, everyone has gone out of their way to get back to me as soon as possible. It has not escaped my notice that you also seem to have the most houses on your books so I am assuming that your reputation is not just limited to me."

      Ms G Stewart

    • Seller Testimonial

      Beresfords have performed magnificently

      "Beresfords have performed magnificently and your modern and proactive approach to the promotion of our property has made the difference."

      Mr D Payne

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      I have been very pleased with the service

      "I have been very pleased with the service that I have received at Beresfords and would not hesitate to market a property through you in the future, or to recommend Beresfords as an estate agent."

      Ms E Barrowclough

    • Seller Testimonial

      proactive, hardworking, calm under pressure

      "Beresfords were proactive, hardworking, calm under pressure, courteous and sold my property in a short period of time after I switched to Beresfords from another estate agent."

      Mr A Bradford

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      To see video testimonials, visit our website www.beresfords.co.uk
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    Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

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