Instant Valuation

Tom Jones may be performing at Holkham Hall this summer (not Engelbert Humperdinck, his contemporary) so apologies for the deceptive title but we're going to talk lettings, not ballads.

We'll start off with a little known fact perhaps - did you know that lettings regulations first came onto the statute books in 1926? It might surprise you. What won't surprise you is that lettings has become more regulated in recent years than ever before, with various iterations of new housing laws.

You may (or may not) love period properties - we certainly do at Pure North Norfolk. 

Flint and stone cottages stretch across our rural north Norfolk landscape, towns like Fakenham and Holt have Georgian and Victorian architecture in abundance; Edwardian properties grandly squat in Norwich and in coastal resorts like Cromer and Sheringham.

Whatever style of period architecture you prefer, you can find these in Norfolk.

But what about new-builds? What about eco-homes?

There was an announcement today in the Eastern Daily Press that Norfolk needs 48,500 new homes to satisfy growing demand to live in this beautiful corner of England.

You may have spotted Selene, Julia and Jo, living the high life on our Facebook and Instagram feeds on Sunday at Fakenham Ladies Day?

 

It was an event enjoyed by the Pure North Norfolk team and the many others before today, summer seems to have changed to autumn.

 

Norfolk, as a county, has many attractions and events and, later this month, the Royal Norfolk Show takes place.

Inflation is apparently on the up.

By the end of last month, May, it had reached a 5 year high of 2.9%, mainly because of rising prices of imported food and clothes.

When inflation rises, economists often predict mortgage rate increases, but will they rise, in these politically volatile times?

Read on.

 

20 years ago, if you'd announced you "worked from home", you'd probably have been greeted with perplexed looks, because with the internet in its infancy, working from home was largely the preserve of tradesmen and women.

 

Times change though.

 

More and more people are taking the plunge into freelance and adopting flexible working patterns.

 

With that home base now being in vogue, many homeowners have latched on to the usefulness of a home office, a study or a bespoke garden room and invested accordingly.

It seems to us that if you're self-employed and freelance, you have three working-from-home options. 

 

Read more.