Monthly Archives: October 2011

The important role of new-build homes

By David Vincent Property Editor, East Anglian Daily Times IS the new homes market on the move, at last? Travelling around Ipswich and East Suffolk, from Felixstowe across to the Stowmarket area, it is obvious that national developers as well … Continue reading

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Choosing solicitors

 Q. I am finally leaving the parental home and buying my own place. Should I use the local solicitor my parents recommend, or follow the agent’s recommendation? A.   I’m sure the solicitor your parents are suggesting is perfectly capable of doing … Continue reading

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Peter Young, Managing Director of John D Wood & Co, reviews the 2011 London market

This year has been an interesting one for the Central London property market. Political and economic instability across the world has dominated the headlines, driving people to seek out ‘safe’ investments for their wealth. Prime Central London property and gold … Continue reading

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Downsizing can be daunting, but there are lots of benefits.

Written by Edward Parker. Making the move from an older home to a new build can be a wrench for some buyers but there are plenty of benefits too. As managing director of Bennett Homes, a family-run company based in East … Continue reading

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Our Norwich agent and two of his staff got to go to the big smoke this week.

Written by Steve Pymm. In my column this week, I want to talk about how we at Pymm and Co hosted another highly successful Norfolk specialist marketing day at our associated office in London’s West End. So many of our … Continue reading

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Buy for the long term says Abbotts’ managing.

Written by Philip Macdonald. What is especially interesting at the moment is the way that people are being creative with their budgets, thinking long term for the first time in a decade. Whereas previously buyers clambered onto the housing ladder, … Continue reading

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Meet Lizzie Barran who tells us all about her job.

Written by Lizzie Barran. I have worked for the national property agents Strutt and Parker for three years, training in the land management departments at Chester and in Norwich. I qualified as a chartered surveyor last year and joined the agency … Continue reading

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