Taking into account economic forecasts, expectations of job growth, housing supply & demand and the local authorities' planning policies, these are the areas in which are told we can expect a house-building boom.

Keep your eyes peeled for off-plan opportunities!

It remains to be seen what the future of the Help To Buy Schemes hold and if any further extensions will be offered.

It is interesting that the imbalance between the pipeline for supply and expectations for household growth in Brentwood is so substantial that it warranted a special mention - is this the effect of TOWIE?!