Monthly Archives: November 2009

Future house price rises inevitable

By Chris Sapey of Sapey & Co in Norwich With Christmas drawing ever closer – now only 4 weeks away it is still business as usual at Sapey & Co. Confidence in the housing market is continuing to build. According … Continue reading

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Hopkins Homes scoops two New Homes “Oscars”

East Anglian developer Hopkins Homes clinched two awards at the recent New Homes “Oscars,” the What House? Awards, held in London. Hopkins Homes achieved bronze in the Best Medium Housebuilder of the Year and another bronze for the Best Renovation … Continue reading

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How do I choose a good kitchen company

By Gareth Shanahan of The Kitchen Directory FAQ: How do I choose a good kitchen company? January is one of the biggest months of the year for buying a new kitchen boosted by two major factors: The 1st is the … Continue reading

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December – dull or dynamic?

By Ian Harris, chairman of the Norfolk branch of the NAEA, and an agent with Watsons in Norwich.    Many would be surprised if I said “distinctly dynamic”.   To be fair, the “normal” activity that is missing are people just … Continue reading

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Fancy a second home in Portugal?

Portugal has always been a favourite with the Brits; you can get a low cost flight there and there is the lure of the beaches and the cafe culture. Despite general economic turbulence my findings are that there are still … Continue reading

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Buyers who are keen to move before Christmas

We have seen increased activity in recent weeks which continues to see buyers who are keen to move before Christmas endeavour to save up to £1750 in stamp duty. (Money better spent on Christmas presents!!!) Despite the current speculations and … Continue reading

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It doesn’t matter whether you are a first time buyer, an upsizer or a downsizer, this is a great time to move.

The local housing market in Stevenage is buoyant and at Connells we are seeing sales and applicant levels remaining high, which along with recent positive industry and media reports, is evidence that the UK housing market has turned a corner. … Continue reading

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