Monthly Archives: November 2009

Estate Agents Succeeding in Alphabet Soup Economy

Anyone reading the business pages could be forgiven for feeling as though we are all drowning in an alphabet soup of economic jargon.  For every analyst predicting the UK’s recovery will be W-shaped – meaning the current signs of an … Continue reading

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ARLA response to CML buy-to-let lending figures

Following the publication of CML statistics, which suggest that buy-to-let lending has grown for the first time in two years, Ian Potter, Operations Manager of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) comments: “ARLA welcomes the rise in buy-to-let lending, … Continue reading

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Climate change

Looking back to the beginning of this year there were some fairly dire predictions about the property market, a lot of people were expecting house prices to continue dropping as the economic impact of rising unemployment, selective lending by banks … Continue reading

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UK house prices will continue to rise throughout 2010 and beyond according to Chesterton Humberts/CEBR forecast

House prices will continue to rise for the foreseeable future according to independent research commissioned by Chesterton Humberts, one of the UK’s leading property consultancies. The house price forecast, based on CEBR’s long-standing, independent house price forecasting models, shows London … Continue reading

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JJ asks us to remember our war heroes

JJ’s Country Pursuits By Jamie Jamieson, private buying consultant for Bidwells in Norwich  I was watching the Remembrance Service recently and found myself shocked at the number of soldiers who have lost their lives in the war with Afghanistan – not to … Continue reading

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The auction market – now and 2010

By Peter Hornor, auctioneer and chartered surveyor with Brown & Co It is good news to say that the market still appears to be active despite the time of the year and the economic outlook. The second half of this … Continue reading

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Is there a pent-up demand for new houses?

By Tony Abel, of Abel Homes in Norfolk. You can hardly fail to have noticed that barely a day goes by without the pages of newspapers containing a story or two about plans to build more houses somewhere in Norfolk.  … Continue reading

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