Suffolk Coast and Country Property News

Southwold: Our New Office

Published 14 July 2020

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office on the High Street in the heart of Southwold. Our new office will be headed up by our Southwold Branch Director, Sabrina Staniforth. Sabrina has a wealth of property experience and understands the importance of customer care by always going the extra mile and […]

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Changes to Electrical Regulations

Published 19 June 2020

Late yesterday afternoon, the Government published amended Electrical Regulations Guidance covering private rented properties in England.

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Open for Business

Published 12 May 2020

  Following tonight’s Government announcement, Flick & Son are pleased to announce that we will open for business from tomorrow (Wednesday 13th May 2020). Amendments to the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations 2020, published this evening state: in sub-paragraph (f), omit the words “travel for the purposes of”; (v) for sub-paragraph (l), substitute— “(l) to […]

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COVID-19 Property Market Update

Published 21 April 2020

In these uncertain times I thought I would write a short note to let you all know how the property market is behaving during lockdown. We have found the majority of buyers and sellers continue to really want their sales and purchases to go ahead, this despite the uncertainties and delays which the virus is […]

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Southwold Office Sneak Peek

Published 15 April 2020

It’s official, our Southwold Office refurbishment is well underway and we thought you’d like to see a sneak peek and some progress pictures… The office has been completely cleared, carpets have been ripped up, furnishing removed (including the old bath, which wont be missed) and even some walls have gone..!   We will continue to […]

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Southwold Office Refurbishment

Published 14 April 2020

As the Flick & Son Offices are currently closed due to the Coronavirus, the exciting opportunity has been taken to refurbish our office in Southwold. The office will remain closed until construction is finished later in the year, but there’s no reason to worry – we are still here for you! Please continue to contact […]

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COVID-19 David James Wealth Advice


Given all the uncertainty surrounding many of the government’s support measures and the way banks have adopted these, we felt you may be interested to hear that our mortgage specialists at David James Wealth are offering complimentary advice regarding what mortgage payment options are currently available from both Residential and Buy to Let Mortgage Lenders. If you […]

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COVID-19 Virtual Marketing


Whilst we are suffering the hardships of social distancing, self-isolation and lock downs (and maybe some benefits on reflection) many estate agents are hoping that they might entice house buyers and sellers to engage in virtual marketing and viewings in place of the real thing. Not wishing to miss out on providing a useful service […]

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COVID-19 Rental Update


If you pay your monthly rent by BACS, please continue to do so. If you are in financial difficulties resulting from reduced working hours, temporary suspension of employment or a waiting period for the salary protection payments via your employer, that make it difficult for you to meet the normal rent schedule, you will need […]

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COVID-19 Positive News for Home Buyers and Sellers


Despite what you may read in newspapers’ headlines, the housing market continues to function. Of course, there are social distancing and isolation issues to plan for when moving but the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 enacted yesterday “to prevent anyone leaving their home without reasonable excuse” specifically states that a reasonable excuse includes […]

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COVID-19 Office Closures 23.03.20


Flick & Son offices will remain closed until advised otherwise by Government Guidance. We will still be on-hand to help with all your property needs with staff working from home. Please contact us in the normal ways and we will do our best to keep business as usual where possible. Stay safe, we will be […]

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Aldeburgh Studio Trail

Published 19 July 2018

Flick & Son have been delighted to support another successful year for the Aldeburgh Studio Trail marking their sixth year in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. This year, work from many disciplines were on display, including painting, printmaking, pottery, jewellery, sculpture, textiles and wall hangings. The Studio Trail is a fantastic opportunity to connect with the artists inspired by […]

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Saxmundham Primary School Summer Fete

Published 20 June 2018

Flick & Son were very proud to support our local community in taking part of sponsorship for the Saxmundham Primary School Summer Fete this year. It was an amazing event with lots of families turning out on the beautiful summers day to join in on the fun.  There was a wide range of activities this […]

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Using the right conveyancer

Published 05 June 2018

When buying or selling property people say it is the most stressful thing you can do in a lifetime. You would always expect a certain amount of stress when dealing with such a large transaction but what can we do to make the process a little better?   Almost everyone that has either sold or […]

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Flick & Son extend their support of Inspire Suffolk

Published 10 April 2018

Our Managing Director, Paul Gray, visits Inspire Suffolk to share his career advice and life experience to the students of the Team Programme in Leiston.

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Signs of spring at last!

Published 26 March 2018

If you’re planning to sell your home in the near future it’s also a good opportunity to make your property look its best, so we’ve prepared a few tips based on our long experience of what potential buyers like to see when viewing a property.

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Using your data responsibly

Published 16 February 2018

The great advances of the internet enable Flick & Son to offer much better levels of communication than any of our predecessors.  We are introducing new innovations to make that even more interactive.

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High street agents v online agents – why compromise?

Published 18 January 2018

Having been in the industry some 22 years or so I have seen a huge change in the market and the way in which agents go about their business. I can honestly say I have seen good and bad like any industry.

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Christmas greetings from Flick & Son

Published 15 December 2017

Whether you have bought, sold or rented a property with Flick & Son or have shown an interest in any of the homes we have marketed in 2017, we hope you have a relaxing Christmas break. Please see our e-card and details of our Christmas and New Year opening hours.

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House Price Indices

Published 27 November 2017

A question often asked of myself and colleagues is: “With so many house price indices being published, how does anyone really know which to rely on to discover what is happening to residential property values in any particular area?”

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Buy to let tips in Aldeburgh

Published 23 October 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son. The mindset and tactics to employ when considering buying a property as an investment to let on an assured shorthold tenancy on Suffolk’s popular Heritage Coastline needs to be different to the tactics and methodology of buying a home to live in.

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Property News for October

Published 28 September 2017

The latest edition of Flick & Son’s monthly newspaper, Property News, is available right now. Inside this month, we focus on the market news within the Leiston area and we are also delighted to introduce our new managing director, Paul Gray.

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Spotlight on Leiston

Published 26 September 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son. The tightrope of being a Leiston buy-to-let landlord is a balancing act many do well at. Talking to several Leiston landlords, they are very conscious of their tenants’ capacity and ability to pay the rent as against their own need to raise rents on their rental properties.

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Property News for September

Published 04 September 2017

The latest edition of Flick & Son’s monthly newspaper, Property News, is available right now. Inside this month, we focus on the Halesworth area with news of some changes at our branch in The Thoroughfare and a great introductory offer if you instruct us to sell your property through our Halesworth office in September.  

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Slowing Leiston Property Market? Yes and No!


  My thoughts to the landlords and homeowners of Leiston… The tightrope of being a Leiston buy-to-let landlord is a balancing act many do well at. Talking to several Leiston landlords, they are very conscious of their tenants’ capacity and ability to pay the rent as against their own need to raise rents on their […]

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Focus on Halesworth

Published 29 August 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son. The most recent set of data from the Land Registry shows that property values in Halesworth and the surrounding area are 10.77% higher than 12 months ago and 17.36% higher than January 2015.

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Property News for August

Published 01 August 2017

The August issue of our newspaper Property News is available right now. This month we look at how uncertainty is hampering the housing market, the Grand Henham Steam Rally and Aldeburgh Fun Relay Triathlon and focus on The Gatehouse in Blythburgh. Considering letting your property? Flick & Son offers a first class letting and property […]

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Uncertainty hampering the housing market

Published 24 July 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son. Demand is continuing to hold the upper hand over supply in our local market with the number of properties coming to the market continuing to decline as we go into the second half of this year.

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