Rooftops Magazine Winter 2017/2018 Edition

Rooftops Magazine Winter 2017/2018 Edition

Posted: December 18, 2017   •   Posted in: General News

View the Winter 2017/2018 edition We also hope that you might want to consider buying, selling or letting a property through us as well – but if not, at least you’ll know what we do and where to come to when a professional service is required. I wrote last time about the strength of our […]

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Weird East Anglian Winter Rituals

Weird East Anglian Winter Rituals

Posted: December 12, 2017   •   Posted in: Just for fun, Local Interest

Then there are the traditions which have even us Brits bemused. Burning clocks in Brighton, enthroning a Boy Bishop in Hereford or the Celebration of the Christmas Cheeses in Chelsea. All are customs that have survived the onset of time. In East Anglia we have some of these interesting traditions of our own. Here are […]

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Dream homes – wine cellars & cosy kitchens

Dream homes – wine cellars & cosy kitchens

Posted: December 4, 2017   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: , , ,

Christmas is a time for celebration. The giving of presents, gathering of family and the enjoyment of good food and drink. For many, Christmas Dinner is the highlight of the festivities. Roast turkey, stuffing, gravy, pigs in blankets, Yorkshire puddings, veg and gravy. Maybe a glass of wine or two. Eating Christmas dinner is a […]

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David Burr’s Alex Davies and the Charity Pint

David Burr’s Alex Davies and the Charity Pint

Posted: November 22, 2017   •   Posted in: General News

At David Burr, we’re a community-based estate agency and have been selling unique and interesting properties in East Anglia for over 20 years. We love to give something back, whether that be sponsoring local events or supporting local sports teams. Here’s a story about one of our sales managers – Alex Davies from our Long […]

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We are hiring a Part Time Lettings Administrator!

We are hiring a Part Time Lettings Administrator!

Posted: November 20, 2017   •   Posted in: Careers

David Burr Estate Agents is currently seeking an enthusiastic part time lettings administrator to join our team in Long Melford. With experience in an administrative role, we’re looking for someone who is comfortable dealing with landlords and tenants via email or over the telephone. As well as dealing with issues and queries, the successful candidate will […]

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What’s on in East Anglia this Christmas Period

What’s on in East Anglia this Christmas Period

Posted: November 14, 2017   •   Posted in: Events

Full of revelry and festive spirit, this truly is one of the best times of the year. And there’s so much to do in the build up to Yuletide. Here’s our guide to some of the most exciting events in East Anglia this winter.  

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Is a period property right for you?

Is a period property right for you?

Posted: November 2, 2017   •   Posted in: Properties

Great Lodge Farm, one of the oldest residential properties in Castle Hedingham, is within the landscape of the Great Park, formerly belonging to the Earls of Oxford. Queen Elizabeth I, as the guest of the 16th Earl of Oxford, spent time hunting and flying her falcons on the land surrounding Great Lodge Farm in 1561. This […]

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Getting your home in the picture

Getting your home in the picture

Posted: October 31, 2017   •   Posted in: General News, Properties

Making sure your property is well presented photographically is highly important to David Burr and in Mike Fletcher they have a superb cameraman. Here he explains how he goes about his photography work. What is your biggest challenge? Definitely the general tidiness of a home. It can be really difficult to make an interior shine […]

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Buying property with help from the bank of Mum and Dad

Buying property with help from the bank of Mum and Dad

Posted: October 24, 2017   •   Posted in: Investor tips

As a proportion of income the cost of buying your own home has never been higher. The availability of mortgage funds has never been more strictly controlled with criteria more detailed than ever before. For many, the prospect of saving a full deposit and being able to borrow the balance from an institutional lender is […]

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East Anglia in Art

East Anglia in Art

Posted: October 17, 2017   •   Posted in: Local Interest   •   Tagged: , , ,

East Anglia is known for its picturesque landscapes. Predominantly flat, the land seems to stretch out for miles. This creates beautiful countryside scenes, something which has not escaped some of our most revered artists. Constable Country is now a term of endearment for the area on the border of Suffolk and Essex where John Constable […]

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