Monthly Archives: September 2012

Is an underpinned property a problem? Peter French discusses

Written by Peter French. Should you buy an underpinned property? First, perhaps we should understand what underpinning is. Buildings are generally supported on concrete foundations which transfer the weight of the building into the ground in such a way that … Continue reading

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Annie Benton celebrates a first birthday in business

Written by Annie Benton. Autumn is fast approaching as is our first birthday here at Hamptons, and what a cracking year it’s been! My new grandson also celebrates his first birthday on Thursday, arriving 10 days before our opening and … Continue reading

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Sole or multi agency? Cameron Black tackles the debate

 Written by Cameron Black. This week, director for Fine & Country Norfolk and northSuffolk, Cameron Black, welcomes everyone back from their summer holidays and discusses the sole agency versus multiple agency debate. Personally speaking, in the last month a couple … Continue reading

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Do you own an old home or does it own you? Frank Davey discusses

Written by Frank Davey. Most of us appreciate the heritage around us and think it worthy of retaining, but when it comes to living in an old property, self-interest is difficult to ignore. The arguments of whether timber windows should … Continue reading

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How is life on the water’s edge? Alex Leader from Savills’ New Homes reports

Written by Alex Leader. In his monthly column, Alex Leader, head of Savills’Suffolkand Essex new homes team offers a glimpse into the life and times ofIpswich’s stunning residential and commercial quarter at the waterfront. Following the re-launch of the landmark … Continue reading

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Experience matters more than ever, says Torquil Macleod.

Written by Torquil Macleod. This week sees a new monthly column by Fine & Country’s colourful manager in the Diss office, dealing in properties in North Suffolk and the Suffolk/Norfolk border, Torquil Macleod.  This year has been an interesting year … Continue reading

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Garrington August 2012 Market Review

Mixed messages Housing market data released for August is likely to have confused both buyers and sellers alike, many of whom may be considering their autumn moving plans and trying to better understand the market. Whilst we have come to … Continue reading

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