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Longer term optimism for local housing market

Published 23 June 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son. The latest data from a number of sources continues to paint a fairly mixed picture in terms of housing market activity. There are clearly still issues surrounding a lack of homes coming onto the market, however agents surveyed are still broadly optimistic about prospects in the […]

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The June issue of Property News

Published 05 June 2017

The June issue of our exclusive newspaper Property News is available right now. This month – Blue Flag success for Southwold Pier, Demand still strong on the Heritage Coast, Race for life and Book a free valuation of your property. Property News is available each month from our five offices in Aldeburgh, Halesworth, Leiston, Saxmundham […]

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Demand still strong on Suffolk’s Heritage Coast

Published 23 May 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son. Although the weather is taking its time to pick up this spring, we are seeing no real let up in the demand for homes in the Flick & Son area.

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May issue of Property News

Published 02 May 2017

The May issue of our exclusive newspaper Property News has just been published. This month we take a look at a Regency villa in a prime coastal location on Gun Hill in Southwold, House prices remain on upward curve and a Lettings open day at our Leiston branch on Saturday 6 May. Property News is […]

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House prices remain on upward curve

Published 28 April 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son. Latest figures indicate that the East of England is outperforming other parts of the country in rises to average asking prices and in the amount of property coming onto the market.

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April edition of Property News

Published 30 March 2017

Welcome to the April edition of our exclusive new publication Property News. This month – Is your property overpriced? New EPC standards for rented property, why you should select Flick & Son to sell your home plus 46 properties for sale and to let. Property News is available each month from our five offices in […]

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Changes to tax relief for landlords coming into force

Published 28 March 2017

April sees the start of changes limiting tax relief for residential landlords. The measures, first announced in 2015, will be phased in over the next three years.

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Is your property overpriced?

Published 23 March 2017

The consumer magazine Which? has been asking whether some estate agents are pushing the asking price way higher than a property’s true value purely to gain the instruction.

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Property News for the Suffolk Heritage Coast

Published 02 March 2017

Welcome to the March edition of our exclusive new publication Property News. Thinking of moving this Spring? If so pick up a copy for special Spring offer on your sale fees but hurry as this offer is only available throughout March. This month – Spring Offer, Property in great demand at the right price, 38 […]

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Property in great demand at the right price

Published 24 February 2017

Property in great demand at the right price. Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son. Although the property market is traditionally quieter during the winter months, we have noticed a brisk trade for the time of year with a good number of properties either Under Offer or Sold Subject to Contract by Flick […]

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Property News launches in Suffolk

Published 07 February 2017

Welcome to the first edition of our exclusive new publication Property News. In our continued aim to offer the most proactive and effective marketing packages for our clients we are delighted to be able to share the first issue of our new publication with you. Property News will be available each month from our five […]

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Qualifications to look for in your estate agent

Published 27 January 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son. We believe it is worth you putting in a little research to help you find an estate agent to represent you in the sale your home.

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Bad year for the prediction pundits

Published 21 December 2016

Christmas greetings to you from everyone at Flick & Son Estate Agents. Please see our Christmas newsletter for details of our opening hours.


Muted response to Chancellor’s maiden statement

Published 01 December 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement has received a mixed reaction from estate agents and their clients.

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Flick & Son Customer Survey – December 2016


Flick & Son carries out regular surveys to get feedback on our services. This helps us shape what we offer our clients in the future. One lucky participant will win a half case of Adnams champagne. Please take part by clicking the link below.


Message for Landlords

Published 28 November 2016

As part of the Government’s Autumn Statement, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, confirmed plans to ban letting agents’ charging fees to tenants in England. Flick and Son intends to play a large part in the consultation process, along with our professional and trade bodies.


An Englishman’s home is his castle – but is it?

Published 25 October 2016

There has been speculation in the news recently that more homes in England might now be rented than are owner-occupied.  If so, might we be witnessing a structural change in the housing market brought about by the low interest economy which has persisted since the 2008 financial crisis and further compounded by the Brexit vote?

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How much is my home worth?

Published 23 September 2016

Have you been tempted to try and find out the value of your home by using one of the valuation tools now appearing online on numerous property websites?

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Be part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Published 16 September 2016

Flick & Son is once again pleased to be supporting Macmillan by hosting a Coffee Morning at our Saxmundham office on Friday 30 September between 10am and 12 noon. Our team will be busy baking cakes for the big day so it is the perfect chance to pop in and have a chat over a […]

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After Brexit – or should that be After Osborne?

Published 25 August 2016

Brexit is certainly shining a spotlight on market sentiment, but has it actually impacted on the residential property market?

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Stability following the Brexit vote

Published 22 July 2016

Last month’s email was sent on the day of the EU referendum so a lot has changed politically since then, with the vote to leave and a change in Prime Minister.

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Happy birthday to us!

Published 24 June 2016

It was great to see so many existing and former clients, as well as professionals we work with, at our recent drinks party to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Flick & Son directors Peter Watson and Chris Burrell-Saward acquiring the business.

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No substitute for great customer service

Published 20 May 2016

Regular subscribers may have noticed that we asked for participation in our occasional survey in last month’s newsletter.

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Calm after the storm?

Published 22 April 2016

The East of England is continuing to see higher house price rises than the rest of England and Wales, according to latest figures from Rightmove.

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Budget unlikely to dampen housing market

Published 17 March 2016

The property market has been more active than usual at this time of year, partly due to the Budget announcement of a rise in Stamp Duty on second homes.

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Activity in the property market starting early

Published 19 February 2016

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son where we are seeing an early 2016 surge in interest to the property market.

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Property drought driving the market

Published 22 January 2016

A theme is already beginning to emerge in the 2016 property market with reports that prices are edging up purely because of the lack of properties coming to the market for purchase.

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A year-end look towards the horizon

Published 04 January 2016

As we near the end of 2015, there is much talk about how the residential property market performed this year and predictions of what might happen next year. Flick & Son is only part way into its financial year but in the seven months to the end of November the volume of properties coming up for sale […]

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Chancellor adds significant costs to second home and buy-to-let purchases


The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has made some significant announcements affecting the housing market in his Spending Review announced in the Commons. One thing to particularly bear in mind right is the introduction of an additional surcharge of 3% from next April on Stamp Duty for the purchase of buy-to-let and second homes, unless […]

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Win a case of Adnams Champagne!

Published 20 November 2015

At Flick & Son, we are always striving to serve you better.  Your feedback on our services helps us shape what we offer our clients in the future so we are carrying out a survey to find out what you think of us. This current survey will remain open until 30 November 2015 and, if […]

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Take advantage of demand in the housing market


Housing stock remains the focus of attention with further evidence that rising prices are due in large part to the falling number of properties entering the market across the country.  A new report for claims prices in the East of England have risen as sharply as London in the past six months.

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Coast & Country – Autumn

Published 27 October 2015

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Strong growth on the Heritage Coast

Published 16 October 2015

As we enter the last quarter of 2015, we’ve been reflecting on more data indicating that the East of England is now showing greater price growth than anywhere else. At Flick & Son we’ve been looking at prices in our own area. Our monthly newsletter has more.

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Over 55’s still active in the property market

Published 22 September 2015

This month we are focusing on people over the age of 55 and the results of a survey which suggests that many of those who are moving towards pensionable age are considering one more move into the property market.

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Property market hotter than the weather

Published 20 August 2015

The property market is continuing to power ahead with latest figures from the Office for National Statistics claiming prices in the East of England are rising faster than any other part of the UK.

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World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Published 12 August 2015

Our Saxmundham team will be supporting Macmillan by hosting a Coffee Morning on Friday 25 September between 10am and 12 noon. Senior Sales Negotiator Grace Young is leading the baking and cakes have been promised from the rest of the team so we are sure to have something to tempt you. It is the perfect […]

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A great time to sell

Published 24 July 2015

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son. We have been poring over data released by various sources looking at the state of the housing market and comparing it with our own. Our catchment area on the Suffolk Heritage Coast is showing healthy annual price growth, well above the national average.

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Good news for vendors


Welcome to the latest Flick & Son newsletter. Suffolk’s Heritage Coast is looking at its best right now with a very active housing market. This activity has been backed up by figures from Zoopla suggesting that reductions on asking prices are at their lowest level since 2010.

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Coast & Country – Summer Edition

Published 25 June 2015

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Spring Stocktake

Published 02 June 2015

Now that the election is over it is a good time to take stock of the housing market. At Flick & Son, we’ve been poring over some new data made available by the Land Registry, which makes it much easier to assess how the market is performing now and over the past few years.

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Newsletter: Our new website and featured properties in Suffolk

Published 29 April 2015

The latest newsletter from Flick & Son Estate Agents featuring our new website and properties for sale and to let in Southwold, Aldeburgh, Wangford, Chediston, Badingham, Knodishall and Thorpeness. We are delighted to introduce a new and enhanced website at Flick & Son which we hope you will enjoy browsing.

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Coast & Country – Spring Edition

Published 26 March 2015

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Spring just around the corner

Published 19 February 2015

We’ve been welcoming the first sight of big blue Suffolk skies for a while here at Flick & Son as winter makes way for spring. Our optimism towards the changing season has been matched by a lively performance in the housing market for January with figures confounding the predictions. The latest Rightmove Price Index is […]

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