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Why use April Homes?

So why would you use April Homes? The simple answer? At Bury St Edmunds based April Homes we believe that constant communication is key, and this involves doing more than just valuing a property, marketing it and finding a buyer. It also includes ‘sales progression’. At April Homes, it’s all about good old-fashioned communications and [...]

Driving up service standards

As independent estate agents in Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Cambridge, at April Homes we were interested to read recent reports of solicitors lambasting online agents for slowing down – and in some instances even scuppering – property transactions. Specific criticisms of some well-known online agents included their lack of rigour and project management skills, [...]

April Homes secures OnTheMarket.com listings

We are delighted to announce that we are now listing our available properties at OnTheMarket.com, now the third largest UK property portal in terms of property-seeker visits. The OnTheMarket.com property portal features hundreds of thousands of properties for sale at all price points across the UK and has developed unique sources of competitive advantage such [...]

No pressure, just great service

As independent estate agents in Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Cambridge, at April Homes we are proud to avoid the hard sell. Instead, we prefer to engage with our buyer and seller clients by offering a highly personalised and transparent service. As a result, we were shocked to read about the case of a couple [...]

How do April Homes market appraisals work?

As estate agents in Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Cambridge, at April Homes we pride ourselves in offering a highly personal service and we like to think that this case study perfectly demonstrates our integrity and commitment to our clients. Gareth Scourfield-Thomas, April Homes’ partner and co-founder, takes up the story: ‘We were recently invited [...]

Local agents with local expertise

As estate agents in Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Cambridge, we at April Homes understand that buying and selling a house can be one of the most stressful activities you’ll ever undertake. It also revolves around possibly the largest investment you are ever likely to make in your lifetime. That’s why, unlike some recent entrants [...]

Are house prices in Bury St Edmunds heading on up?

As estate agents in Bury St Edmunds, at April Homes we regularly review house price data on the Rightmove website to ensure we have our finger on the pulse of the local property market. The most recent review made for interesting reading as, according to Rightmove’s research, in the last 12 months ‘the majority of [...]

‘Equity release’ versus ‘downsizing’

As estate agents in Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Cambridge, at April Homes we like to keep abreast of trends not only in the UK housing market, but also in the wider economy. We were therefore intrigued to read a piece of research by Equity Release Advisers, Key Retirement, which revealed that pensioner property ownership [...]

Thumbs up to full regulation!

In April the government announced that it is to introduce full regulation of the estate agency sector. As professional and ethical estate agents in Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Cambridge, at April Homes we wholeheartedly welcome this decision. Under the new regulatory regime, all estate agents will be required to hold a professional qualification in [...]

Time for a spring clean

It finally appears that spring is here, and this is the time when most people who want to move, rather than need to, will be putting their home on the market. If this is you, before you instruct an agent, we’d recommend taking a good long look at your property and consider whether it could [...]