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Are we feeling the London ripple effect yet, asks Tim Hayward

Written by Tim Hayward. We all know that the middle of 2007 was when the property market in theUKreached its height followed by a dramatic fall in 2008 of between 20pc and 30pc pretty much across the board. Most people … Continue reading

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What are the county’s hot spots? Clive Hedges discusses

Written by Clive Hedges. It is an accepted fact that location is one of the most important aspects in determining the saleability of a home, but it is less easy to second-guess which locations are going to become desirable in the … Continue reading

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A showhome launch is always an exciting time, says Alison Page

Written by Alison Page. Right now we are all busy preparing for the opening of our new showhome atRoundHousePark, in Cringleford. Although the development is already proving popular, the launch of the showhome is always an exciting time, enabling potential … Continue reading

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Financial advisor Simon Gilvey has good news for ‘second steppers’.

Written by Simon Gilvey.  The lack of support for first-time buyers is often cited as one of the main reasons behind the current slower momentum in the housing market; with the government focusing much of its efforts on helping those trying … Continue reading

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The new housing year is beginning positively, says the Property Shop’s Sheron Harley.

Written by Sheron Harley. The general trend, certainly as far as the Property Shop in Acle is concerned, is very much “New Year, New Start, New Home”.  As soon as Christmas is over, thoughts turn to New Year resolutions and … Continue reading

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Developers can sometimes attract criticism, but they contribute much to the community we live in says Edward Parker

 Written by Edward Parker. Most developments are subject to what are called Section 106 contributions, sums individually calculated by the local council and used to pay for facilities in the local area. These can include libraries, education and play equipment … Continue reading

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Don’t stray over your boundaries, advises mediation expert David Hooper.

Written by David Hooper. Good fences make good neighbours. Or you could say clear boundaries make for good neighbour relationships; and badly-defined boundaries make for nothing but trouble. When property is sold it is usually identified by a plan, frequently … Continue reading

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