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5 Tips for Moving House for New Homeowners

5 Tips for Moving House for New Homeowners

31st July

If you are a first-time buyer and you are starting to make plans for the big move, take the stress away with our simple 5 steps to help you get through it with minimal worry!

First of all, congratulations on getting on the ladder! Whilst your moving day might feel like a long way away, it’s never too early to start planning the move, the unpacking and the settling in. Here at Morris Armitage, we’ve got you covered with our 5 simple steps for moving success! 

1. Prepare

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Living in Newmarket : More than just the home of horseracing

Living in Newmarket : More than just the home of horseracing

6th May

Newmarket, known otherwise as horseracing HQ, is a quaint market town with a history steeped in the royal sport of horseracing. But don’t let that stop you from looking to buy or rent in the town or surrounding areas, you certainly don’t have to be a horseracing fan to enjoy living there!

With great connections to both Cambridgeshire and the Suffolk Coast, local tourist attractions on your doorstep and great outdoor activities and walking routes, Newmarket is fast becoming a homeowners chosen location.

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Things to think about if you’re selling in 2019

Things to think about if you’re selling in 2019

14th March

Although we’re still not sure of what’s going to happen with Brexit and the country’s economic situation as a result, many estate agents are still reporting steady activity from both the buying and rental market. The fact that uncertainty about Brexit has been going on for so long, buyers and sellers have started to grow tired of waiting and start the process now while interest rates are low and there is less competition currently on the market.Have a look at the market first An Estate Agent will be able to provide you with a valuation for your house, but it is ...

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How buying a home could get easier in 2019

How buying a home could get easier in 2019

14th March

Buying a home, whilst an exciting time, can also be one full of stress and dread, no matter if your dream home is waiting at the other side. But, announcements this weekend could make the process of buying a house far less stressful. Morris Armitage are here to tell you the top 5 reasons why!Did you know that 65% of buyers and sellers continue to worry they won’t make it to completion? This astounding fact comes out of the research completed by the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The full report looks at the true depth of the stress and confusion that sur ...

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Property Market Outlook 2018

Property Market Outlook 2018

24th October

There is a lot of uncertainty in the UK property market at the moment, what with uneasiness surrounding the ongoing Brexit negotiations and the impending Autumn Budget. And it looks as though this word ‘uncertainty’ will be dominating market behaviour moving into 2018 - but with the housing crisis remaining at critical levels, will there really be any change?Brexit negotiations have hit the London market hard over the past year with the capital achieving the lowest growth throughout the UK in the year to August 2017 at 2.6% and this shows no signs of abating in the foreseeable future. ...

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Cambridge Property Awards 2017: Make Your Vote Count!

Cambridge Property Awards 2017: Make Your Vote Count!

23rd October

Calling all previous customers, vendors, landlords, tenants and suppliers…. We have been nominated for the Customer Service category in the 2017 Cambridge Property Awards and we would really appreciate your vote.Morris Armitage continually strives to provide a thorough and transparent service with a personal touch. We aim to ensure that clients feel valued and we are delighted that feedback and testimonials on our website and Facebook are always outstanding, encouraging us to go the extra mile every time.Having wo ...

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Our guide to the top destinations to live in East Anglia

Our guide to the top destinations to live in East Anglia

10th October

East Anglia is a beautiful area to live. The rolling countryside, picturesque coastal areas and iconic cities, which include Cambridge, makes the region a hotspot for buyers.If you’re thinking about moving to the area, we have created a guide to some of the best places to live across East Anglia.Cambridge and the Surrounding Areas Cambridge is a beautiful city brimming with culture, character and history. It’s very well connected to London and the rest of the country - you can be at London Kings Cross Station in 45minutes and London Stansted is located just 30 ...

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10 tips for selling your home

10 tips for selling your home

27th September

Moving house can be a stressful time with some big decisions to make, but ensuring your house is desirable and appears at its best is key for enticing potential buyers to make an offer. Below are 10 top tips to ensure your home is ready for viewers:Make sure it’s cleanNow, we know this one seems like an obvious one, but it’s really important that your house is clean, freshly hovered and dusted ready for visitors, particularly the key areas like kitchen and bathroom. If you don’t have time for this yourself, it can be quite cost effective to employ a professional ...

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National Home Security Month

National Home Security Month

27th September

Did you know burglaries increase by up to 20% over the winter months?With Christmas coming up, homes are often left vacant for events with family and friends, shopping trips and winter breaks. You’ve also probably starting filling your home with the latest gadgets and gifts. If this sounds familiar, we’ve created a guide to keeping your property safe this winter.

  • Jewellery, electrical devices and cash are the most common stolen items in burglaries. Make sure these items are locked away in a home safe that is secured to the floor or wall. Alternatively make sure all expensive i ...

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  • The 2017 forecast

    The 2017 forecast

    2nd December

    With the New Year on the horizon, we take a look at what researchers and property experts are predicting for 2017.

  • House Prices: Predictions
  • One of the biggest headlines for 2017 is the rise in property prices, which is expected to increase by about 2%. This modest price growth takes into consideration the uncertainty of the market following Brexit, the increasingly stretched affordability that will continue to weigh on house prices, as well as the availability of affordable housing for first time buyers.The predicted increase in house prices is in fact, slightly down on previ ...

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    2016: Our year in review

    2016: Our year in review

    23rd November

    2016 has been a great year for the Morris Armitage team. We’ve seen strong sales across our selling divisions and even more landlords and property agents are choosing to rent their properties with our expert team.

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    Back in January, our team were celebrating our Customer Service of the Year award at the Cambridge News Property Awards. Our team continue to work extremely hard to meet the needs of our customers and this award was fantastic ...

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    Looking to Rent?

    Looking to Rent?

    22nd September

    As renting property is outweighing purchasing in the UK for the first time since the 1930s, it might be that you’re one of our customers who are looking to rent in the local area. If you’ve never rented before, or even if you have, it’s worth compiling a bit of a checklist for when you look to find that home to call your own.First thing’s first, you need to know about the area and the location you’re looking to move to. If you’re new to East Anglia, come and have a chat with our friendly team who will be more than happy to help advise on the best locations for your specific req ...

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    Brexit – what it means for buyers…

    Brexit – what it means for buyers…

    5th August

    Our previous two blogs on how Brexit will affect tenants and landlords have seemed to be full of potential bad news: changes in legislation, rises in rent, negative equity, dropping house prices...However, although the latter of these (dropping house prices) might have the potential to be negative for landlords, there is one part of the property market that will welcome the news with open arms, and that is first time buyers.The experts are not only predicting a slowdown in the rise of property prices, the are even predicting prices going in reverse. This is great news for first time bu ...

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    Brexit – what it means for landlords…

    Brexit – what it means for landlords…

    2nd August

    Following on from last month’s blog asking what Brexit means for tenants, this month we focus on what it might mean for landlords.There are a number of ways in which landlords could potentially be affected by the UK’s decision to leave the EU, but as we previously mentioned, no-one can predict what will happen until Article 50 has been triggered and the UK begins formal negotiations. Even then, it will not be possible to say for sure exactly what the implications might be.With this in mind, preparation is key, therefore, below, we have listed a few ways in which landlords could pot ...

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    Brexit – what it means for renters…

    Brexit – what it means for renters…

    30th June

    On 23rd June, the UK public voted to leave the European Union - a momentous decision that many believe will have a huge impact on our lives.However, despite all of the media hype, tales of woe and indeed promises of greatness, the truth is, nothing much will change until Article 50 is triggered and the UK begins the formal process of extracting itself from the European political block.Even when this happens, we will be entering such unknown political territory that no-one can really predict exactly how we as a nation will be affected. This is also true for the rental market.With th ...

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    Find your place in the Home of Horseracing

    Find your place in the Home of Horseracing

    26th May

    Newmarket is the home of horseracing, and the headquarters for Thoroughbred breeding, and this year it’s celebrating a huge historical milestone, the 350th anniversary of horseracing. But did you know that Newmarket, and the towns surrounding it, is an ideal place to look for affordable and attractive property in East Anglia?With strong links to the region’s cities, good transport links to both the Midlands and London, Newmarket also has the benefit of being right on the cusp of gorgeous countryside. A suitable, affordable compromise to buying in often costly Cambridge as well, Newmark ...

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    Understanding valuations

    Understanding valuations

    9th April

    At Morris Armitage we’re valuation experts, surveying thousands of houses each year for our clients, across our locales. For first time sellers, you might wonder, what exactly are we looking for when working out a house’s worth?There are many factors at play when valuing a property, but these can be split into two areas that cover a number of elements to ensure that a valuation is correct:Property inspection specifics, such as: 

    • Age of property
    • Size
    • Wear and tear
    • Fittings
    • Room layout
    • Electrics/heating ...

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    Diversify your investment portfolio

    Diversify your investment portfolio

    23rd March

    If you’re looking to ensure that your investment strategy is strong, then it’s essential to diversify your assets. Diversification within your investment portfolio means that the risk you carry within investments is lessened. It stops you from putting all your money into one opportunity, and potentially losing it all if the worst were to happen.Property can be a strong investment opportunity for investors, especially in hotspots or developing communities around the UK. Cambridge was recently named one of the top places in the UK, outside of London, to invest in property, therefore oppo ...

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    What does 2016 look like for Landlords?

    What does 2016 look like for Landlords?

    20th February

    We’re predicting quite a bit of change for buy-to-let landlords in the coming months. This is a result of the governments views on the buy-to-let market, crowding home-owners and reducing opportunities for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder. Despite this, the market demand is increasing as people look for a low-maintenance lifestyle.

    We’ve taken a look at some of the key market changes that could affect the rental market in 2016.

    • The ‘Right to Rent’ legislation came int ...

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    Everything you need to know about Stamp Duty Changes

    Everything you need to know about Stamp Duty Changes

    17th February

    From April 2016 the Government will be reclassifying stamp duty land yax (SDLT) for anyone purchasing an additional property. If you’re a land owner or you’re looking to buy an additional property in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, you’re going to be paying a SDLT rate that’s 3% higher than the standard rate. 

    Who will be affected by this change?

    If you own a second property, be it for a holiday home or as a buy-to-let you will be liable to these higher rates. If you’re replacing your main residence with a new property, but your previous main residence has no ...

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    Why choose Morris Armitage?

    Why choose Morris Armitage?

    9th February

    Morris Armitage offer a great rate on lettings within the Cambridge area.For a competitive 7.5% (plus VAT) for full property management for all properties starting tenancies before June 2016. We offer a bespoke fully managed service to oversee all of both parties needs. Whether you’re looking for occasional upkeep or a more thorough service, here at Morris Armitage, we will consider your every need. We are experts in the rental market with more than 50 years of combined experience in property and have built a trusted and sustained reputation by helping landlords successfully let their pr ...

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    Guide to Cambridge

    Guide to Cambridge

    30th November

    Cambridge is a compact, but cosmopolitan city brimming with history, culture and intrigue. Well-known the world over, Cambridge is on the up and Situated just over 60 miles from London, it enjoys the benefits of being a well-connected spot, surrounded by beautiful countryside. If you're thinking of moving to the area, take a look at our Cambridge city guide to see if this special part of the world is up your street. We've been part of the city landscape since 2007 and have helped 1000s people call Cambridge home. Culture in CambridgeCambridge is relatively sma ...

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    Property Insight: Cambridge

    Property Insight: Cambridge

    13th November

    Cambridge is a hotspot for buyers across the country. Take a look at some of the city's key stats to see what's going on with property in Cambridge: 

    • The average house price in the area is £394,662
    • Cambridge house prices are more expensive than nearby Cherry Hinton and East Chesterton, but cheaper than Trumpington
    • The Newnham and Market areas of Cambridge have a whopping average house price of £515,000
    • House prices in the city are up 12.1% in the last year
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    Meet Nick Plumb

    Meet Nick Plumb

    30th October

    Nick Plumb is an estate agent in Newmarket at Morris Armitage. He has been part of the team since 2007 and explains what it's like to be Director at a company with such a great team ethos:"I am responsible for the valuations of properties through the Newmarket and Burwell area. I take measurements and photographs of properties, undertake property inspections, negotiate offers and keep our vendors updated on the progression of sales. As a Director, I also contribute to the marketing and advertising of the business. We are all passionate about pushing the firm forward and continuing our impr ...

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    What does the rise in house prices and rent mean for you?

    What does the rise in house prices and rent mean for you?

    29th October

    The cost of buying or renting a home is rising fastest in the East of England as confirmed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) last week. 

    A typical home in the East increased in cost by 8.3%, whilst overall UK house prices have increased by 5.2%. Further more, rent in the East of England stood at £843 in August, in comparison to the average cost of £803 a month across the rest of England and Wales. But what does that mean for you?

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    Meet James Armitage

    Meet James Armitage

    28th October

    James Armitage is co-founder and managing director of Morris Armitage. James' passion to succeed and his dedicated work ethic plays a key part in driving the Morris Armitage team forward. James has shared what it's like to set up a business and grow it to success."Before we established Morris Armitage, I used to work for a mixture of independent and national estate agencies and it wasn't until I met Simon Morris, that we decided to form a partnership within the industry. When working together in Cambridge, we recognised we had very similar views on how we could shake up the industry. And i ...

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    Top tips for selling your house

    Top tips for selling your house

    25th October

    Are you looking to get your house on the market this summer? If so, the team at Morris Armitage are here to help! Our expert team have put together the best advice for selling your home. These little changes will make a world of difference and hopefully get you that offer you were hoping for. Use this as a tick list before viewings and you will be well on your way to your next home. 1. First impressions are key. When the viewer ...

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    Meet Simon Morris

    Meet Simon Morris

    15th October

    We caught up with Simon Morris, co-founder and managing director at Morris Armitage to learn more about what it takes to run one of the region's top estate agents."At the young age of 21, I opened my first estate agents in Bury St Edmunds. Never one to rest on my laurels, I came across the opportunity to work for myself again and in 2002, and Morris Armitage was born.This time, I set up the business with my co-founder, James Armitage. At the start, James and I outlined a shared vision of how we wanted the company to grow. We were very bold as we opened two offices in the first three mo ...

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    Meet Jamie Morris

    Meet Jamie Morris

    30th September

    Jamie Morris is a partner at Morris Armitage and has been part of the team since the company's creation in 2002. He explains what it's like to run the Cambridge office:"Morris Armitage was established in the summer of 2002. As a child, I attended school at Hills Road Sixth Form College on the outskirts of Cambridge, which has meant I've known the area like the back of my hand for years. I've loved understanding the idiosyncrasies of Cambridge and although it's second nature now, the city is always evolving.I jointly run the Cambridge office, primarily focusing on sales and rental valua ...

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    Properties in your area have increased in value

    Properties in your area have increased in value

    8th August

    We have seen the demand for properties across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk increase dramatically in recent months, which in turn has seen prices rocketing. For those of you that are thinking of selling or renting your property, an up-to-date valuation is a must.To find out more information about property sales in your area, please contact your local Morris Armitage Office for our reputable advice and guidance. We offer a no obligation service that will give you the information you need to make informed decisions about the future of your home… ...

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    Thinking Lettings? Think Morris Armitage.

    Thinking Lettings? Think Morris Armitage.

    21st July

    We are experts in the rental market with more than 50 years of combined experience in property.Not only do we have a specialist team of property consultants who can advise those looking to invest in the rental sector, but our online portal provides advice and guidance to those looking to start or grow their rental portfolio. Our online portal allows investors to securely manage their portfolio and it is just one of the added benefits to your investment.Find out more by contacting a member of our team at your Read more

    Housing demand grows significantly

    Housing demand grows significantly

    24th April

    With the sun shining, the daffodils blooming and the days getting longer, more and more of you are looking for houses in our beautiful region this Spring. Over the past month, our quality buyers have significantly grown, so if you are thinking of placing your property on the market, now is the ideal time.

    The rental and sales market is now in full swing and April has been a fantastic month for our team. Our Newmarket branch has sold 10 houses every single day this week, and this is expected to increase as the property market is predicted to improve in 2015.

    Wh ...

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    A Strong Spring Housing Market

    A Strong Spring Housing Market

    2nd March

    As we head towards spring, the housing market remains strong with many buyers searching for their perfect properties. Always looking for new houses to meet the demand of these expectant buyers, Morris Armitage would like to hear from you if you're considering selling your home.With a free valuation service and a key positioning on a website that receives an incredible amount of traffic every month, we ensure your property stands out from the crowd, as well as providing you with top quality customer service.Whether you're looking to buy, sell or buy-to-let, our website has a huge range ...

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    The Key To Choosing The Right Estate Agent

    The Key To Choosing The Right Estate Agent

    4th February

    When it comes to selling your property, you need to find an estate agent that is right for you. One that will not only sell your property successfully, but also give you a fantastic customer experience by smoothly guiding you through the entire process.The key to finding the right estate agent is to look for those with a depth of local knowledge, who can value your house correctly and fairly, and negotiate a sale from start to completion.At Morris Armitage, we have a refreshing and incredibly focused approach to selling houses. Our team members are local people, whose knowledge of the ...

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    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!

    6th January

    We are incredibly proud of all our achievements in 2014, and with a record breaking year behind us we are sure 2015 is going to be equally as fantastic. Here at Morris Armitage, we love what we do, and believe our commitment to selling and renting properties is unquestionable. Looking forward to another great year across our branches, if you're looking to buy, sell, rent or become a landlord in 2015, our exceptional service is here for you. ...

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    Record Sales Year for Morris Armitage

    Record Sales Year for Morris Armitage

    2nd December

    Morris Armitage is incredibly pleased to announce that we are on course to sell over 800 properties this year, for the first time in our history.Our rental department has witnessed a further growth this year, with numerous landlords taking advantage of our handy online landlord portal that provides advice and guidance to our customers.Continuing to provide outstanding levels of service across our seven branches, we are looking forward to what 2015 will bring. ...

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    Successful Sales Month

    Successful Sales Month

    7th November

    All of our seven offices, throughout our extensive network, have enjoyed a successful October, with buyers still out in strong numbers. If you're considering taking advantage of the booming housing market, it's not too late in the year to consider selling before Christmas. Please contact your local branch and speak to one of our experienced property valuer, who will help guide you with the next steps. Our recently improved website continues to see superb activity and generates thousands of visitors weekly, so with our help you're sure to see a swift sale. ...

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    There Is Still Time

    There Is Still Time

    31st October

    The festive season is fast approaching, but there is still time to move into your dream home before you celebrate Christmas.Property prices are rising, making now the perfect time to invest. Indeed, greater consumer confidence and signs of economic recovery have helped the housing market to get back on its feet. With government schemes such as ‘Help to Buy’ being put in place, along with the increasing likelihood of banks approving a loan, the prospect of buying a property in the current market could not be more achievable.So whether you are a first-time buyer looking to take your ...

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    Rental Market Continues To Grow

    Rental Market Continues To Grow

    2nd October

    The rental market continues to produce superb activity in all our offices and is set to grow further in the year ahead.At Morris Armitage we have specialist property consultants who can advise and help those considering investing in a property for the rental sector. Helping you to secure the best homes for investment, our experienced team are always on hand for guidance.As a firm we have an online portal for landlords designed to take any stress out of renting. They can easily manage their portfolio safely and securely with just a click of a mouse.For those looking to rent a proper ...

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    Back to School

    Back to School

    4th September

    As September arrives bringing autumnal breezes and back to school groans, we at Morris Armitage continue to ensure that all our clients receive the best possible advice. When it comes to choosing a new house, the proximity to a good school is quite rightly of great importance. Being parents ourselves we understand your worries and can help you make the right choices for your new happy home.Contact our team for a one-to-one appointment and let us find your dream home, today. ...

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    Brand new properties in Cambridge

    Brand new properties in Cambridge

    13th August

    Morris Armitage is delighted to announce that they have won the exclusive marketing contract for 14 brand new, 50% shared ownership, homes. Morris Armitage is working in partnership with the Cambridge Housing Group on the new builds, located in Impington.

    The village of Impington is conveniently situated 3 miles north of Cambridge and is connected with the village of Histon. Impington boasts good shopping and educational facilities, with its picturesque village green and pond surrounded by attractive period cottages.

    Constructed by Bellway Ho ...

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    Morris Armitage celebrates best ever sales month

    Morris Armitage celebrates best ever sales month

    1st July

    Morris Armitage offices in both Newmarket and Burwell are celebrating after smashing records to make June their best ever selling month! Across our seven offices the market has remained incredibly strong as we power through the summer months; but this does mean we need more houses to sell.For those contemplating moving, we offer a free valuation service from our experienced valuers who are on hand to guide you through the process. July is the prime time if you're considering selling up, as Morris Armitage has a number of special offers on fees.Call us to find out more information about ...

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    Demand For Homes In Cambridge Is Higher Than Ever

    Demand For Homes In Cambridge Is Higher Than Ever

    8th May

    The property market in Cambridge is booming, and with the summer fast approaching and the number of visitors to the city increasing, it’s not going to slow down any time soonA beautiful city with easy access to the A14, A11 and M25, and a central train station offering transport to London in a mere 45 minutes, Cambridge is becoming a popular destination for commuters wanting to live outside of the Capital.The demand is reflected in our stats, with an average agreed sale time of just 7 days. If you are looking for a quick sell, we are more than confident we can achieve this for you, s ...

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    Stats don’t lie

    Stats don’t lie

    16th April

    We are extremely proud to announce that one of our offices has been voted number 1 for new listings in the area.Morris Armitage in Downham Market has been voted number 1 out of 62 estate agents for new listings in the area. The competitor stats are pubished on Rightmove, which compares all registered agents against each other.This fantastic news shows we have built up an excellent reputation for service and variety in properties since opening our first branch in 2002. Our other offices include Cambridge, Newmarket, Burwell, Haverhill and Kings Lynn. ...

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    Spring signals the start of a busy period for the housing market

    Spring signals the start of a busy period for the housing market

    28th March

    Spring is in the air, which past trends dictate is the strongest time of year to sell your home. As the temperature rises and the mornings get brighter, viewing houses becomes a fun and exciting activity rather than a chore in the cold, dark days of winter. Sellers are taking advantage by listing properties early to benefit from the busy season, as house prices rise as a response to the recently announced Budget 2014. Not only has this already suggested a strong demand for properties in the region, it has also hit markets of all sizes and prices ranges.Official figures show the average UK ...

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    A Successful First Quarter

    A Successful First Quarter

    28th February

    With the housing market continuing to spike upwards throughout the first quarter of 2014, the overwhelming confidence in the property market has put houses within the Cambridgeshire and Suffolk area in high demand.In celebration of this exciting news, and the opening of our most recent branch in Bury St Edmunds, the team at Morris Armitage is looking forward to working with many new properties across this area, helping those to sell their properties as well as helping those to find their dream homes.Working across the buying and letting markets, we are also delighted to announce a new ...

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    Landlords Required!

    Landlords Required!

    4th February

    Landlords are urgently required!We have extended our offer for landlords from January to the end of February.Morris Armitage are offering landlords property management fees of only 7.5% for fully managed houses. This offer only applies to the Kings Lynn and Cambridge offices. Our offer was set to run until the end of January but due to its success we have decided to continue until the end of February. Give us a call for more details. ...

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    2013 is looking good!

    2013 is looking good!

    19th January

    We are proud to announce that already this year we have had numerous quality buyers register with us, making everyone in the office enjoy this bright start to the year.Over the last five years we have seen some of the worst news and figures in the property market, however all signs are indicating that 2013 may be the best year for property transactions since the global credit crunch hit us.This positive forecast is backed up by mortgage rates reported to have come down yet again whilst borrowing money with many high street lenders is the best its been for decades.Here at Morris Arm ...

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    Making Ourselves Right At Home In 2014…

    Making Ourselves Right At Home In 2014…

    16th January

    With the last twelve months proving extremely profitable for many homeowners, 2013 saw the British property market roar back to life. So, as we enter the New Year, we do so with a confidence that the best is yet to come. After reports that property prices will continue to increase over the coming year, the outlook for the performance of Cambridgeshire and Suffolk is looking up.Here at Morris Armitage, our expertise and experience within the market place allows us to recognise this current success story, so if you've been putting off selling your home, 2014 is the year to make your move. ...

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    Best December ever!

    Best December ever!

    12th January

    Morris Armitage has closed 2012 with two of our offices having the best ever sales for December.The Newmarket and Burwell offices have managed to kick the trend in regards to the gloomy status of the property market by having a record month in what is normally a quiet time for property sales.Having a record end to 2012 gives hope that in 2013 things look to be getting better in the economy. We are confident that we will continue 2013 with the same success across all of our offices. ...

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    Morris Armitage Continues To Grow

    Morris Armitage Continues To Grow

    2nd January

    Continued success prompts estate agency to open new Bury St Edmunds branchEstate agent Morris Armitage will be opening a new office based in Bury St Edmunds next month, due to its growing success. Having acquired a successful rental business in the town, Morris Armitage is aiming to build on the premises’ already established reputation. The office will continue to focus on rentals, but will also set up a brand new sales team, which will be managed by local resident Mark Wixley.Talking about his involvement in this new venture, Mark says: “I’ve lived in and around Bury St Edmunds ...

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    Morris Armitage Has Expanded

    Morris Armitage Has Expanded

    27th June

    Morris Armitage is delighted to announce the team has recently expanded.The Burwell sales team would like to welcome Rachel Marks, who has joined as a Sales Administrator. Rachel will be working alongside Director, Nick Plumb, and will assisting in all sales matters.The Newmarket sales team would also like to welcome Dan Driver. Dan has previously worked within the increasingly busy rentals department. So, although not completely new to Morris Armitage Dan will prove to be a continued valuable member of the team.Due to Dan's recent departure for the rentals team, Morris Armitage wo ...

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    A Record Month

    A Record Month

    9th May

    We are delighted to announce that April saw two of our offices have the best sales month ever. The Newmarket and Burwell offices have seen record breaking company sales. This news is not only fantastic for Morris Armitage but also for the economy, and shows a true development in the market as a whole. Over the last five years we have seen some of the worst figures in the property market however 2013 is continuing to see excellent growth. Here at Morris Armitage we have expert property valuers, advise on mortgages and years of experience in the market to provide up to date advise on all prope ...

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    Living in Newmarket : More than just the home of horseracing

    Living in Newmarket : More than just the home of horseracing

    6th May

    Newmarket, known otherwise as horseracing HQ, is a quaint market town with a history steeped in the royal sport of horseracing. But don’t let that stop you from looking to buy or rent in the town or surrounding areas, you certainly don’t have to be a horseracing fan to enjoy living there!

    With great connections to both Cambridgeshire and the Suffolk Coast, local tourist attractions on your doorstep and great outdoor activities and walking routes, Newmarket is fast becoming a homeowners chosen location.

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    Our guide to the top destinations to live in East Anglia

    Our guide to the top destinations to live in East Anglia

    10th October

    East Anglia is a beautiful area to live. The rolling countryside, picturesque coastal areas and iconic cities, which include Cambridge, makes the region a hotspot for buyers.If you’re thinking about moving to the area, we have created a guide to some of the best places to live across East Anglia.Cambridge and the Surrounding Areas Cambridge is a beautiful city brimming with culture, character and history. It’s very well connected to London and the rest of the country - you can be at London Kings Cross Station in 45minutes and London Stansted is located just 30 ...

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    Find your place in the Home of Horseracing

    Find your place in the Home of Horseracing

    26th May

    Newmarket is the home of horseracing, and the headquarters for Thoroughbred breeding, and this year it’s celebrating a huge historical milestone, the 350th anniversary of horseracing. But did you know that Newmarket, and the towns surrounding it, is an ideal place to look for affordable and attractive property in East Anglia?With strong links to the region’s cities, good transport links to both the Midlands and London, Newmarket also has the benefit of being right on the cusp of gorgeous countryside. A suitable, affordable compromise to buying in often costly Cambridge as well, Newmark ...

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    Guide to Cambridge

    Guide to Cambridge

    30th November

    Cambridge is a compact, but cosmopolitan city brimming with history, culture and intrigue. Well-known the world over, Cambridge is on the up and Situated just over 60 miles from London, it enjoys the benefits of being a well-connected spot, surrounded by beautiful countryside. If you're thinking of moving to the area, take a look at our Cambridge city guide to see if this special part of the world is up your street. We've been part of the city landscape since 2007 and have helped 1000s people call Cambridge home. Culture in CambridgeCambridge is relatively sma ...

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    Property Insight: Cambridge

    Property Insight: Cambridge

    13th November

    Cambridge is a hotspot for buyers across the country. Take a look at some of the city's key stats to see what's going on with property in Cambridge: 

    • The average house price in the area is £394,662
    • Cambridge house prices are more expensive than nearby Cherry Hinton and East Chesterton, but cheaper than Trumpington
    • The Newnham and Market areas of Cambridge have a whopping average house price of £515,000
    • House prices in the city are up 12.1% in the last year
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    Brand new properties in Cambridge

    Brand new properties in Cambridge

    13th August

    Morris Armitage is delighted to announce that they have won the exclusive marketing contract for 14 brand new, 50% shared ownership, homes. Morris Armitage is working in partnership with the Cambridge Housing Group on the new builds, located in Impington.

    The village of Impington is conveniently situated 3 miles north of Cambridge and is connected with the village of Histon. Impington boasts good shopping and educational facilities, with its picturesque village green and pond surrounded by attractive period cottages.

    Constructed by Bellway Ho ...

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    Demand For Homes In Cambridge Is Higher Than Ever

    Demand For Homes In Cambridge Is Higher Than Ever

    8th May

    The property market in Cambridge is booming, and with the summer fast approaching and the number of visitors to the city increasing, it’s not going to slow down any time soonA beautiful city with easy access to the A14, A11 and M25, and a central train station offering transport to London in a mere 45 minutes, Cambridge is becoming a popular destination for commuters wanting to live outside of the Capital.The demand is reflected in our stats, with an average agreed sale time of just 7 days. If you are looking for a quick sell, we are more than confident we can achieve this for you, s ...

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    Things to think about if you’re selling in 2019

    Things to think about if you’re selling in 2019

    14th March

    Although we’re still not sure of what’s going to happen with Brexit and the country’s economic situation as a result, many estate agents are still reporting steady activity from both the buying and rental market. The fact that uncertainty about Brexit has been going on for so long, buyers and sellers have started to grow tired of waiting and start the process now while interest rates are low and there is less competition currently on the market.Have a look at the market first An Estate Agent will be able to provide you with a valuation for your house, but it is ...

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    How buying a home could get easier in 2019

    How buying a home could get easier in 2019

    14th March

    Buying a home, whilst an exciting time, can also be one full of stress and dread, no matter if your dream home is waiting at the other side. But, announcements this weekend could make the process of buying a house far less stressful. Morris Armitage are here to tell you the top 5 reasons why!Did you know that 65% of buyers and sellers continue to worry they won’t make it to completion? This astounding fact comes out of the research completed by the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The full report looks at the true depth of the stress and confusion that sur ...

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    Cambridge Property Awards 2017: Make Your Vote Count!

    Cambridge Property Awards 2017: Make Your Vote Count!

    23rd October

    Calling all previous customers, vendors, landlords, tenants and suppliers…. We have been nominated for the Customer Service category in the 2017 Cambridge Property Awards and we would really appreciate your vote.Morris Armitage continually strives to provide a thorough and transparent service with a personal touch. We aim to ensure that clients feel valued and we are delighted that feedback and testimonials on our website and Facebook are always outstanding, encouraging us to go the extra mile every time.Having wo ...

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    National Home Security Month

    National Home Security Month

    27th September

    Did you know burglaries increase by up to 20% over the winter months?With Christmas coming up, homes are often left vacant for events with family and friends, shopping trips and winter breaks. You’ve also probably starting filling your home with the latest gadgets and gifts. If this sounds familiar, we’ve created a guide to keeping your property safe this winter.

  • Jewellery, electrical devices and cash are the most common stolen items in burglaries. Make sure these items are locked away in a home safe that is secured to the floor or wall. Alternatively make sure all expensive i ...

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  • The 2017 forecast

    The 2017 forecast

    2nd December

    With the New Year on the horizon, we take a look at what researchers and property experts are predicting for 2017.

  • House Prices: Predictions
  • One of the biggest headlines for 2017 is the rise in property prices, which is expected to increase by about 2%. This modest price growth takes into consideration the uncertainty of the market following Brexit, the increasingly stretched affordability that will continue to weigh on house prices, as well as the availability of affordable housing for first time buyers.The predicted increase in house prices is in fact, slightly down on previ ...

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    2016: Our year in review

    2016: Our year in review

    23rd November

    2016 has been a great year for the Morris Armitage team. We’ve seen strong sales across our selling divisions and even more landlords and property agents are choosing to rent their properties with our expert team.

    Apartments for sale in Trabzon

    Back in January, our team were celebrating our Customer Service of the Year award at the Cambridge News Property Awards. Our team continue to work extremely hard to meet the needs of our customers and this award was fantastic ...

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    Diversify your investment portfolio

    Diversify your investment portfolio

    23rd March

    If you’re looking to ensure that your investment strategy is strong, then it’s essential to diversify your assets. Diversification within your investment portfolio means that the risk you carry within investments is lessened. It stops you from putting all your money into one opportunity, and potentially losing it all if the worst were to happen.Property can be a strong investment opportunity for investors, especially in hotspots or developing communities around the UK. Cambridge was recently named one of the top places in the UK, outside of London, to invest in property, therefore oppo ...

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    Everything you need to know about Stamp Duty Changes

    Everything you need to know about Stamp Duty Changes

    17th February

    From April 2016 the Government will be reclassifying stamp duty land yax (SDLT) for anyone purchasing an additional property. If you’re a land owner or you’re looking to buy an additional property in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, you’re going to be paying a SDLT rate that’s 3% higher than the standard rate. 

    Who will be affected by this change?

    If you own a second property, be it for a holiday home or as a buy-to-let you will be liable to these higher rates. If you’re replacing your main residence with a new property, but your previous main residence has no ...

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    Properties in your area have increased in value

    Properties in your area have increased in value

    8th August

    We have seen the demand for properties across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk increase dramatically in recent months, which in turn has seen prices rocketing. For those of you that are thinking of selling or renting your property, an up-to-date valuation is a must.To find out more information about property sales in your area, please contact your local Morris Armitage Office for our reputable advice and guidance. We offer a no obligation service that will give you the information you need to make informed decisions about the future of your home… ...

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    Housing demand grows significantly

    Housing demand grows significantly

    24th April

    With the sun shining, the daffodils blooming and the days getting longer, more and more of you are looking for houses in our beautiful region this Spring. Over the past month, our quality buyers have significantly grown, so if you are thinking of placing your property on the market, now is the ideal time.

    The rental and sales market is now in full swing and April has been a fantastic month for our team. Our Newmarket branch has sold 10 houses every single day this week, and this is expected to increase as the property market is predicted to improve in 2015.

    Wh ...

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    A Strong Spring Housing Market

    A Strong Spring Housing Market

    2nd March

    As we head towards spring, the housing market remains strong with many buyers searching for their perfect properties. Always looking for new houses to meet the demand of these expectant buyers, Morris Armitage would like to hear from you if you're considering selling your home.With a free valuation service and a key positioning on a website that receives an incredible amount of traffic every month, we ensure your property stands out from the crowd, as well as providing you with top quality customer service.Whether you're looking to buy, sell or buy-to-let, our website has a huge range ...

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    The Key To Choosing The Right Estate Agent

    The Key To Choosing The Right Estate Agent

    4th February

    When it comes to selling your property, you need to find an estate agent that is right for you. One that will not only sell your property successfully, but also give you a fantastic customer experience by smoothly guiding you through the entire process.The key to finding the right estate agent is to look for those with a depth of local knowledge, who can value your house correctly and fairly, and negotiate a sale from start to completion.At Morris Armitage, we have a refreshing and incredibly focused approach to selling houses. Our team members are local people, whose knowledge of the ...

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    There Is Still Time

    There Is Still Time

    31st October

    The festive season is fast approaching, but there is still time to move into your dream home before you celebrate Christmas.Property prices are rising, making now the perfect time to invest. Indeed, greater consumer confidence and signs of economic recovery have helped the housing market to get back on its feet. With government schemes such as ‘Help to Buy’ being put in place, along with the increasing likelihood of banks approving a loan, the prospect of buying a property in the current market could not be more achievable.So whether you are a first-time buyer looking to take your ...

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    Back to School

    Back to School

    4th September

    As September arrives bringing autumnal breezes and back to school groans, we at Morris Armitage continue to ensure that all our clients receive the best possible advice. When it comes to choosing a new house, the proximity to a good school is quite rightly of great importance. Being parents ourselves we understand your worries and can help you make the right choices for your new happy home.Contact our team for a one-to-one appointment and let us find your dream home, today. ...

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    Stats don’t lie

    Stats don’t lie

    16th April

    We are extremely proud to announce that one of our offices has been voted number 1 for new listings in the area.Morris Armitage in Downham Market has been voted number 1 out of 62 estate agents for new listings in the area. The competitor stats are pubished on Rightmove, which compares all registered agents against each other.This fantastic news shows we have built up an excellent reputation for service and variety in properties since opening our first branch in 2002. Our other offices include Cambridge, Newmarket, Burwell, Haverhill and Kings Lynn. ...

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    Spring signals the start of a busy period for the housing market

    Spring signals the start of a busy period for the housing market

    28th March

    Spring is in the air, which past trends dictate is the strongest time of year to sell your home. As the temperature rises and the mornings get brighter, viewing houses becomes a fun and exciting activity rather than a chore in the cold, dark days of winter. Sellers are taking advantage by listing properties early to benefit from the busy season, as house prices rise as a response to the recently announced Budget 2014. Not only has this already suggested a strong demand for properties in the region, it has also hit markets of all sizes and prices ranges.Official figures show the average UK ...

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    2013 is looking good!

    2013 is looking good!

    19th January

    We are proud to announce that already this year we have had numerous quality buyers register with us, making everyone in the office enjoy this bright start to the year.Over the last five years we have seen some of the worst news and figures in the property market, however all signs are indicating that 2013 may be the best year for property transactions since the global credit crunch hit us.This positive forecast is backed up by mortgage rates reported to have come down yet again whilst borrowing money with many high street lenders is the best its been for decades.Here at Morris Arm ...

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    Making Ourselves Right At Home In 2014…

    Making Ourselves Right At Home In 2014…

    16th January

    With the last twelve months proving extremely profitable for many homeowners, 2013 saw the British property market roar back to life. So, as we enter the New Year, we do so with a confidence that the best is yet to come. After reports that property prices will continue to increase over the coming year, the outlook for the performance of Cambridgeshire and Suffolk is looking up.Here at Morris Armitage, our expertise and experience within the market place allows us to recognise this current success story, so if you've been putting off selling your home, 2014 is the year to make your move. ...

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    Brexit – what it means for landlords…

    Brexit – what it means for landlords…

    2nd August

    Following on from last month’s blog asking what Brexit means for tenants, this month we focus on what it might mean for landlords.There are a number of ways in which landlords could potentially be affected by the UK’s decision to leave the EU, but as we previously mentioned, no-one can predict what will happen until Article 50 has been triggered and the UK begins formal negotiations. Even then, it will not be possible to say for sure exactly what the implications might be.With this in mind, preparation is key, therefore, below, we have listed a few ways in which landlords could pot ...

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    What does 2016 look like for Landlords?

    What does 2016 look like for Landlords?

    20th February

    We’re predicting quite a bit of change for buy-to-let landlords in the coming months. This is a result of the governments views on the buy-to-let market, crowding home-owners and reducing opportunities for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder. Despite this, the market demand is increasing as people look for a low-maintenance lifestyle.

    We’ve taken a look at some of the key market changes that could affect the rental market in 2016.

    • The ‘Right to Rent’ legislation came int ...

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    Landlords Required!

    Landlords Required!

    4th February

    Landlords are urgently required!We have extended our offer for landlords from January to the end of February.Morris Armitage are offering landlords property management fees of only 7.5% for fully managed houses. This offer only applies to the Kings Lynn and Cambridge offices. Our offer was set to run until the end of January but due to its success we have decided to continue until the end of February. Give us a call for more details. ...

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    Why choose Morris Armitage?

    Why choose Morris Armitage?

    9th February

    Morris Armitage offer a great rate on lettings within the Cambridge area.For a competitive 7.5% (plus VAT) for full property management for all properties starting tenancies before June 2016. We offer a bespoke fully managed service to oversee all of both parties needs. Whether you’re looking for occasional upkeep or a more thorough service, here at Morris Armitage, we will consider your every need. We are experts in the rental market with more than 50 years of combined experience in property and have built a trusted and sustained reputation by helping landlords successfully let their pr ...

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    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!

    6th January

    We are incredibly proud of all our achievements in 2014, and with a record breaking year behind us we are sure 2015 is going to be equally as fantastic. Here at Morris Armitage, we love what we do, and believe our commitment to selling and renting properties is unquestionable. Looking forward to another great year across our branches, if you're looking to buy, sell, rent or become a landlord in 2015, our exceptional service is here for you. ...

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    Record Sales Year for Morris Armitage

    Record Sales Year for Morris Armitage

    2nd December

    Morris Armitage is incredibly pleased to announce that we are on course to sell over 800 properties this year, for the first time in our history.Our rental department has witnessed a further growth this year, with numerous landlords taking advantage of our handy online landlord portal that provides advice and guidance to our customers.Continuing to provide outstanding levels of service across our seven branches, we are looking forward to what 2015 will bring. ...

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    Successful Sales Month

    Successful Sales Month

    7th November

    All of our seven offices, throughout our extensive network, have enjoyed a successful October, with buyers still out in strong numbers. If you're considering taking advantage of the booming housing market, it's not too late in the year to consider selling before Christmas. Please contact your local branch and speak to one of our experienced property valuer, who will help guide you with the next steps. Our recently improved website continues to see superb activity and generates thousands of visitors weekly, so with our help you're sure to see a swift sale. ...

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    Morris Armitage celebrates best ever sales month

    Morris Armitage celebrates best ever sales month

    1st July

    Morris Armitage offices in both Newmarket and Burwell are celebrating after smashing records to make June their best ever selling month! Across our seven offices the market has remained incredibly strong as we power through the summer months; but this does mean we need more houses to sell.For those contemplating moving, we offer a free valuation service from our experienced valuers who are on hand to guide you through the process. July is the prime time if you're considering selling up, as Morris Armitage has a number of special offers on fees.Call us to find out more information about ...

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    A Successful First Quarter

    A Successful First Quarter

    28th February

    With the housing market continuing to spike upwards throughout the first quarter of 2014, the overwhelming confidence in the property market has put houses within the Cambridgeshire and Suffolk area in high demand.In celebration of this exciting news, and the opening of our most recent branch in Bury St Edmunds, the team at Morris Armitage is looking forward to working with many new properties across this area, helping those to sell their properties as well as helping those to find their dream homes.Working across the buying and letting markets, we are also delighted to announce a new ...

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    Morris Armitage Continues To Grow

    Morris Armitage Continues To Grow

    2nd January

    Continued success prompts estate agency to open new Bury St Edmunds branchEstate agent Morris Armitage will be opening a new office based in Bury St Edmunds next month, due to its growing success. Having acquired a successful rental business in the town, Morris Armitage is aiming to build on the premises’ already established reputation. The office will continue to focus on rentals, but will also set up a brand new sales team, which will be managed by local resident Mark Wixley.Talking about his involvement in this new venture, Mark says: “I’ve lived in and around Bury St Edmunds ...

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    Morris Armitage Has Expanded

    Morris Armitage Has Expanded

    27th June

    Morris Armitage is delighted to announce the team has recently expanded.The Burwell sales team would like to welcome Rachel Marks, who has joined as a Sales Administrator. Rachel will be working alongside Director, Nick Plumb, and will assisting in all sales matters.The Newmarket sales team would also like to welcome Dan Driver. Dan has previously worked within the increasingly busy rentals department. So, although not completely new to Morris Armitage Dan will prove to be a continued valuable member of the team.Due to Dan's recent departure for the rentals team, Morris Armitage wo ...

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    Looking to Rent?

    Looking to Rent?

    22nd September

    As renting property is outweighing purchasing in the UK for the first time since the 1930s, it might be that you’re one of our customers who are looking to rent in the local area. If you’ve never rented before, or even if you have, it’s worth compiling a bit of a checklist for when you look to find that home to call your own.First thing’s first, you need to know about the area and the location you’re looking to move to. If you’re new to East Anglia, come and have a chat with our friendly team who will be more than happy to help advise on the best locations for your specific req ...

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    Brexit – what it means for renters…

    Brexit – what it means for renters…

    30th June

    On 23rd June, the UK public voted to leave the European Union - a momentous decision that many believe will have a huge impact on our lives.However, despite all of the media hype, tales of woe and indeed promises of greatness, the truth is, nothing much will change until Article 50 is triggered and the UK begins the formal process of extracting itself from the European political block.Even when this happens, we will be entering such unknown political territory that no-one can really predict exactly how we as a nation will be affected. This is also true for the rental market.With th ...

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    What does the rise in house prices and rent mean for you?

    What does the rise in house prices and rent mean for you?

    29th October

    The cost of buying or renting a home is rising fastest in the East of England as confirmed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) last week. 

    A typical home in the East increased in cost by 8.3%, whilst overall UK house prices have increased by 5.2%. Further more, rent in the East of England stood at £843 in August, in comparison to the average cost of £803 a month across the rest of England and Wales. But what does that mean for you?

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    Thinking Lettings? Think Morris Armitage.

    Thinking Lettings? Think Morris Armitage.

    21st July

    We are experts in the rental market with more than 50 years of combined experience in property.Not only do we have a specialist team of property consultants who can advise those looking to invest in the rental sector, but our online portal provides advice and guidance to those looking to start or grow their rental portfolio. Our online portal allows investors to securely manage their portfolio and it is just one of the added benefits to your investment.Find out more by contacting a member of our team at your Read more

    Rental Market Continues To Grow

    Rental Market Continues To Grow

    2nd October

    The rental market continues to produce superb activity in all our offices and is set to grow further in the year ahead.At Morris Armitage we have specialist property consultants who can advise and help those considering investing in a property for the rental sector. Helping you to secure the best homes for investment, our experienced team are always on hand for guidance.As a firm we have an online portal for landlords designed to take any stress out of renting. They can easily manage their portfolio safely and securely with just a click of a mouse.For those looking to rent a proper ...

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    Property Market Outlook 2018

    Property Market Outlook 2018

    24th October

    There is a lot of uncertainty in the UK property market at the moment, what with uneasiness surrounding the ongoing Brexit negotiations and the impending Autumn Budget. And it looks as though this word ‘uncertainty’ will be dominating market behaviour moving into 2018 - but with the housing crisis remaining at critical levels, will there really be any change?Brexit negotiations have hit the London market hard over the past year with the capital achieving the lowest growth throughout the UK in the year to August 2017 at 2.6% and this shows no signs of abating in the foreseeable future. ...

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    10 tips for selling your home

    10 tips for selling your home

    27th September

    Moving house can be a stressful time with some big decisions to make, but ensuring your house is desirable and appears at its best is key for enticing potential buyers to make an offer. Below are 10 top tips to ensure your home is ready for viewers:Make sure it’s cleanNow, we know this one seems like an obvious one, but it’s really important that your house is clean, freshly hovered and dusted ready for visitors, particularly the key areas like kitchen and bathroom. If you don’t have time for this yourself, it can be quite cost effective to employ a professional ...

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    Brexit – what it means for buyers…

    Brexit – what it means for buyers…

    5th August

    Our previous two blogs on how Brexit will affect tenants and landlords have seemed to be full of potential bad news: changes in legislation, rises in rent, negative equity, dropping house prices...However, although the latter of these (dropping house prices) might have the potential to be negative for landlords, there is one part of the property market that will welcome the news with open arms, and that is first time buyers.The experts are not only predicting a slowdown in the rise of property prices, the are even predicting prices going in reverse. This is great news for first time bu ...

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    Understanding valuations

    Understanding valuations

    9th April

    At Morris Armitage we’re valuation experts, surveying thousands of houses each year for our clients, across our locales. For first time sellers, you might wonder, what exactly are we looking for when working out a house’s worth?There are many factors at play when valuing a property, but these can be split into two areas that cover a number of elements to ensure that a valuation is correct:Property inspection specifics, such as: 

    • Age of property
    • Size
    • Wear and tear
    • Fittings
    • Room layout
    • Electrics/heating ...

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    Top tips for selling your house

    Top tips for selling your house

    25th October

    Are you looking to get your house on the market this summer? If so, the team at Morris Armitage are here to help! Our expert team have put together the best advice for selling your home. These little changes will make a world of difference and hopefully get you that offer you were hoping for. Use this as a tick list before viewings and you will be well on your way to your next home. 1. First impressions are key. When the viewer ...

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    Best December ever!

    Best December ever!

    12th January

    Morris Armitage has closed 2012 with two of our offices having the best ever sales for December.The Newmarket and Burwell offices have managed to kick the trend in regards to the gloomy status of the property market by having a record month in what is normally a quiet time for property sales.Having a record end to 2012 gives hope that in 2013 things look to be getting better in the economy. We are confident that we will continue 2013 with the same success across all of our offices. ...

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    A Record Month

    A Record Month

    9th May

    We are delighted to announce that April saw two of our offices have the best sales month ever. The Newmarket and Burwell offices have seen record breaking company sales. This news is not only fantastic for Morris Armitage but also for the economy, and shows a true development in the market as a whole. Over the last five years we have seen some of the worst figures in the property market however 2013 is continuing to see excellent growth. Here at Morris Armitage we have expert property valuers, advise on mortgages and years of experience in the market to provide up to date advise on all prope ...

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    Meet Nick Plumb

    Meet Nick Plumb

    30th October

    Nick Plumb is an estate agent in Newmarket at Morris Armitage. He has been part of the team since 2007 and explains what it's like to be Director at a company with such a great team ethos:"I am responsible for the valuations of properties through the Newmarket and Burwell area. I take measurements and photographs of properties, undertake property inspections, negotiate offers and keep our vendors updated on the progression of sales. As a Director, I also contribute to the marketing and advertising of the business. We are all passionate about pushing the firm forward and continuing our impr ...

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    Meet James Armitage

    Meet James Armitage

    28th October

    James Armitage is co-founder and managing director of Morris Armitage. James' passion to succeed and his dedicated work ethic plays a key part in driving the Morris Armitage team forward. James has shared what it's like to set up a business and grow it to success."Before we established Morris Armitage, I used to work for a mixture of independent and national estate agencies and it wasn't until I met Simon Morris, that we decided to form a partnership within the industry. When working together in Cambridge, we recognised we had very similar views on how we could shake up the industry. And i ...

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    Meet Simon Morris

    Meet Simon Morris

    15th October

    We caught up with Simon Morris, co-founder and managing director at Morris Armitage to learn more about what it takes to run one of the region's top estate agents."At the young age of 21, I opened my first estate agents in Bury St Edmunds. Never one to rest on my laurels, I came across the opportunity to work for myself again and in 2002, and Morris Armitage was born.This time, I set up the business with my co-founder, James Armitage. At the start, James and I outlined a shared vision of how we wanted the company to grow. We were very bold as we opened two offices in the first three mo ...

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    Meet Jamie Morris

    Meet Jamie Morris

    30th September

    Jamie Morris is a partner at Morris Armitage and has been part of the team since the company's creation in 2002. He explains what it's like to run the Cambridge office:"Morris Armitage was established in the summer of 2002. As a child, I attended school at Hills Road Sixth Form College on the outskirts of Cambridge, which has meant I've known the area like the back of my hand for years. I've loved understanding the idiosyncrasies of Cambridge and although it's second nature now, the city is always evolving.I jointly run the Cambridge office, primarily focusing on sales and rental valua ...

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    5 Tips for Moving House for New Homeowners

    5 Tips for Moving House for New Homeowners

    31st July

    If you are a first-time buyer and you are starting to make plans for the big move, take the stress away with our simple 5 steps to help you get through it with minimal worry!

    First of all, congratulations on getting on the ladder! Whilst your moving day might feel like a long way away, it’s never too early to start planning the move, the unpacking and the settling in. Here at Morris Armitage, we’ve got you covered with our 5 simple steps for moving success! 

    1. Prepare

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