We are pleased to announce that we have entered into an arrangement with a long-standing independent estate agent Coakley & Theaker, who have been selling homes locally since 1996, to look after the interests of our clients in the sale of their homes. We have chosen Simon based on an open and honest discussion and [...]

End of an era…

Early in 2009 we started out on a journey into the world of estate agency. During these ten years we have handled a variety of property sales for all manner of people. We have helped 'first-time' buyers secure their first home. We have later acted for some of these clients in their -first-time' sales too. [...]

A trip down memory lane in Bury St Edmunds

We've just taken a trip down memory lane with a visit to this property located on Moreton Hall in Bury St Edmunds... Moreton Hall, Bury St Edmunds We sold this particular house back in 2011, and we have now had the pleasure of being instructed by the current owner to market it 'for sale', [...]

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 listings

We are delighted to announce that we are now listing our available properties at, now the third largest UK property portal in terms of property-seeker visits. The 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 [...]