Monthly Archives: December 2012

The power of the postcode

Richard Hatch, partner and head of residential at Carter Jonas, checks out the pulling power of postcodes and what it says about where you are It will be seven years this coming year since, in 2006, The Royal Mail undertook … Continue reading

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The strength of bricks and mortar

After witnessing house prices slip back a little over the summer, it was not surprising to see a rebound in the autumn. In fact, Rightmove saw house prices jump by a massive 3.5 per cent in October. All regions showed … Continue reading

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Pointers for buying off plan

Zoe Davies, senior associate of Carter Jonas, who leads the national property consultancy’s new homes sales in Peterborough and Cambridge plots out what it means to buy off-plan Buying ‘off-plan’ means reserving a home that has yet to be built. … Continue reading

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Top tips for keeping your home warm this winter

WITH the cold snap well and truly biting, for some homeowners the frosty winter weather can be a real concern. Poor insulation is one of the main culprits of heat loss, and winter-proofing your home will not only help the … Continue reading

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On a mission to get you moving

WHILE many companies have a mission statement that over-promises and under-delivers, estate agents Harrison Murray are proud of their ‘sell within a month’ commitment. The journey from putting your property on the market to celebrating a sale can seem daunting … Continue reading

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Heating options provide fuel for thought

In the bleak mid-winter, Richard Hatch, partner and head of residential at Carter Jonas, who is based in its Cambridge office, considers a time when running costs might count when it comes to house buying. This year, the rising cost … Continue reading

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A determined market

A survey carried out by Primelocation.com has revealed that almost two-thirds (63.4 per cent) of parents have contributed financially (on average £38,903) towards their children’s first homes. The average cost of a first-time property is £154,991, so parents are stumping … Continue reading

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