Monthly Archives: August 2009

Nature of residential property investment set to change

According to the latest research from international real estate adviser, Savills,  the role of residential property investment could change dramatically in the post credit crunch environment. Whilst access to borrowing continues to be rationed, Savills believes that the buy-to-let model … Continue reading

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New report from Savills examines the evolution of the UK residential property market

The UK residential property market has been significantly affected by the credit crunch, but the growing imbalance between demand and supply makes an eventual recovery in values inevitable, according to a report published today by Savills Research. Key highlights: Fundamental … Continue reading

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Is your property right for auction?

Peter Hornor, chartered surveyor and auctioneer at Brown & Co in Norwich tells us more about preparing for an auction. This week I am considering the merits or otherwise of two different properties, one in the city and one in … Continue reading

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Opportunity knocks in the current housing climate

Giles Hart, senior area director of William H Brown, based in Norwich, is feeling optimistic. He says: Optimism amongst home-movers continues to grow as we have seen a sustained strong level of viewings for much of 2009.  This viewing activity … Continue reading

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Tenants – have you really protected your deposit?…

The Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme may not have everything covered, as Mike White, of lettings agents Martin & Co states. When the law changed two years ago and we saw the advent of Tenant Deposit Protection, tenants were able to … Continue reading

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How should I furnish my property for renting out?

Solicitor Tessa Shepperson answers questions about using furniture in rented properties. I am about to furnish my property for renting out but I am on a tight budget so can I use second hand furnishings? You  need to be very … Continue reading

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Up Your Street by Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor of Hadley Taylor gives us the historic tales behind the names of some of the Norwich street names. This week it’s Bluebell Road Bluebell Road – Eaton Park, then about 72 acres, was opened in 1907. The corporation … Continue reading

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