Category Archives: Norfolk

Investing in rural residential property – part two

In the first instalment of our article on rural residential property investment, we focussed on the social benefits and drawbacks. In this second part, we come to the nitty-gritty of the matter – the bottom line. The economics of rural … Continue reading

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Investing in rural residential property

It’s easy to see why people invest in property in the East of England. With several thriving towns and cities (including a handful of the UK’s well-known universities), there’s no shortage of demand – and the numbers are there to … Continue reading

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Buying a home: London vs. the East of England

By Ben Gosling of TurnKey Mortgages According to the latest data from the Land Registry, the average house price in London is now just shy of £400,000. This is the highest in the UK by a significant margin, but sky-high … Continue reading

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How things have changed

I was recently reminded how things have changed in estate agency. Upon arriving at a client’s property to measure the rooms, take photographs and draw a floor plan, the owner surprised me by producing a copy of the sales particulars … Continue reading

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Appearance matters

Apparently we use 25% less fuel in our homes than we did 8 years ago, reflecting  the move towards better insulation but mainly the fact that it’s getting too expensive to leave the heating on.  I think this will influence … Continue reading

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A Porters Eye by former Sotheby’s porter Stewart Wright

Working at an auction house is often a very rewarding experience. Many experts start as porters and it’s a great way to learn about antiques. There was a porter in the ceramics department who knew more than most experts, and … Continue reading

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What’s hot and what’s not?

Supply and demand has always played a significant role in the property market. What is flavour of the month today may not be next year and supply of certain types of property can change from over supply to under supply … Continue reading

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