Monthly Archives: September 2009

My First Home – Mike Rix, Savills

by Mike Rix, of Savills in Norwich I started my career with the  local firm of Chartered Surveyors & Estate Agents, Alan Ebbage and Partners back in 1979, as a trainee surveyor with the full intention of completing a correspondence course … Continue reading

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It’s rats for Norfolk’s JJ!

JJ’s Country Pursuits by Jamie Jamieson, a private buying consultant for Bidwells in Norwich In 1665, the black rat spread the Bubonic Plague and death through the streets of London. Three and a half centuries later, the rat (although brown … Continue reading

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Conran-designed homes sparking real interest

Bricks and Mortar – information by Tony Abel, of Abel Homes. Last month, I wrote about how sustainability was becoming a ‘must have’ in new homes. My words were borne out in spectacular style just 10 days later. At the … Continue reading

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Beat the stamp duty deadline!

Time is running out to take advantage of the ‘Stamp Duty holiday’ which is due to come to an end on December 31, says Simon Arnes, divisional managing director of William H Brown in Norfolk. Since the Government raised the … Continue reading

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Low stock volumes push prime London house prices higher

Knight Frank Prime Central London Residential Index – September 2009 Key highlights: • Prime house prices in central London rose 1.3% in September • The annual rate of price change has improved to -8.9% (from -12.0% in August) • Average … Continue reading

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Festive season expected to drive buyer demand

Summer may have only just ended, but for many that means one thing; it’s time to start planning for Christmas. With a recent survey showing half of shoppers have already begun buying presents, local estate agency Spicer McColl is urging … Continue reading

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Thinking of moving to a new home?

We’ve recently seen a number of our long term tenants make the bold move and buy their first home indicating that confidence may slowly be beginning to show through to the housing market in our area. So if you’re thinking … Continue reading

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