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The Need for Speed


We have just sold three properties that have exchanged contracts within three weeks of our agency being appointed and within two weeks of agreeing a sale price. When selling a client’s home the real hard work starts from the point of sale and when an offer is accepted.…

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First Impressions Count


The power of the internet featuring property for sale and to rent today is paramount and it still surprises me how many competitors do not feature professionally taken photographs and floor plans for their client’s homes. Pictures really can say a thousand words and…

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All let out


Good news for Landlords as the demand for properties and homes across all size and price ranges remains very strong which is keeping rental prices buoyant. Now would be a great time to invite Horton and Garton to appraise your property.

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As usual.


If we can assist in any way with an up to date market valuation for sale or rental or with your property search please do contact Horton and Garton, the local independent agent or just pop in to the office and see us. Pictures of new addition readily available to……

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Last but not least.


A huge thank-you to my staff they have been fantastic over the last few weeks working extra hard and longer hours to cover for my leave.

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Back to Business.


I’m just back to work after 2 weeks paternity leave. The Horton family has been adjusting to the new 24/7 routine, which is proving to be a challenge. Second time around I thought I knew what to expect but the lack of sleep is really difficult. Multi…

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Queen Charlotte’s Hospital.


Our second baby a boy was delivered at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital 1.9.11, which may prove advantageous for future academic school years. Our wonderful midwife, Orlena, had already delivered two new babies earlier in the day. The staff at the Queen…

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Onwards and Upwards for Autumn 2011.


The market is really moving, if the sales or rental-listing price is genuine and accurate. For the team at Horton and Garton and our clients it has been a very busy and positive start to September.

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Buy to Let is back.


I have been hearing from many existing professional investors that money is seen to be safer in ‘bricks and mortar’ and it has to be said we have recorded a noticeable increase in sales to professional buy to Let landlords throughout 2011 due to the potential high…

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It’s a sellers market.


 The acute shortage of properties for sale, especially family homes are keeping the local market and prices buoyant. It has been the family house market where we have seen the strongest competition between purchasers especially for those homes in premium residential…

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