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The latest from Flick & Son with properties for sale and to let in Walberswick, Aldeburgh, Leiston, Orford, Uggeshall, Little Glemham, Brampton, Friston, Reydon and Blythburgh.
Over 55's still active in the property market

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Flick & Son
 
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.  The Prudential spoke to more than 600 people in that age bracket with nearly two in five saying they were planning to buy another home. 
 
The recent changes to pension rules could have been seen as a real driver for this but interestingly only one in seven of respondents said it was a factor, possibly dampening speculation of a boom fuelled by new pension freedoms.
 
Around one in five of those who are looking to buy are either looking for a second home or a buy-to-let property, with the majority of others planning to downsize in the near future.
 
Here at Flick & Son we have extensive experience in providing unrivalled advice in finding the right property for you.  If you are looking to relocate, where better than Suffolk’s Heritage Coast or the beautiful surrounding villages and towns? 
 
Our market-leading agency across five branches is coupled with the largest residential lettings department in the area and a property management service that is second to none.
 
It makes sense to talk to Flick & Son first if you are considering selling, buying or letting a property.

Take a look at our Area Guides to find the perfect area to live in Suffolk.

Featured properties this month

Walberswick

Walberswick  |  OIEO £1,250,000

A unique six bedroom family residence having undergone complete remodelling, extension and refurbishment to create a spacious contemporary home of the highest specification. Six bedrooms, three reception rooms and three bathrooms. EPC Rating C.
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Leiston

Leiston  |  £137,995

A Victorian mid-terraced cottage close to the centre of town. Three bedrooms, two reception rooms, kitchen, two bath/showers, gas central  heating, double glazing, garden and courtyard. EPC Rating D.
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Uggeshall

Uggeshall  |  £895,000

A charming extended four bedroom 18th Century detached house set in wonderful landscaped gardens, together with a three bedroom detached cottage, outbuildings and meadow in all 3.3 acres (sts). EPC Rating E.   
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Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh  |  £795,000

A modernised and well appointed detached bungalow with attached twin garages and ample off-road parking. Rear garden with southerly and westerly aspects, situated towards the end of a cul-de-sac and under half a mile from Aldeburgh's High Street. EPC Rating D.
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Orford

Orford  |  £310,000

A charming extended link-detached house in this popular town. Three bedrooms, two reception rooms, sun room, kitchen/breakfast room, shower room, oil central heating, enclosed rear and garage. EPC Rating D.
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Little Glemham

Little Glemham  |  £265,000

A charming extended semi-detached period cottage with uninterrupted field views to rear. Three bedrooms, two reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, bathroom, garden and off road parking. EPC Rating F.
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From one of Flick & Son's many satisfied clients...


" I am grateful to you, Grace, Lara and all your team for having led this sale to a successful completion, despite the numerous pitfalls we met on the way.  I’m satisfied that we made a very sound choice of estate agents."

 

Daniel Craker

Guidance for Landlords
 
The Department for Communities and Local Government has issued guidance for landlords about new regulations for smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.  Flick & Son has been informed that legally this should be carried out at all rental properties by 1st October 2015, although the date for implementation may be changed.
 
In summary, at least one smoke alarm should be placed on each storey of a property used as living accommodation.  In addition, a carbon monoxide detector should be placed in any room with a solid fuel appliance, which includes open fires and woodburners.
 
Clauses will be inserted into tenancy agreements requiring the tenant to check all alarms and detectors once a month, to change batteries and report non-working alarms.
 
Full details of the new regulations have been sent to existing landlords and we would urge anyone with questions about what is required to contact Flick & Son Lettings Department on 01728 633733.
 
Find out more about letting a property with us.

Macmillan Coffee Morning - 25th September

Please don’t forget about the Macmillan Coffee Morning being held at Flick & Son's Saxmundham branch on Friday 25th 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 chance to pop in and meet the team and have a chat over a cuppa and a slice of something delicious for a great cause.

One in three of us will face cancer, and the money we raise at our Coffee Morning will help Macmillan make sure no one has to face it alone.

Visit our Saxmundham office

Featured properties this month

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh  |  £290,000

A well appointed and recently refurbished detached bungalow, two bedrooms, two reception rooms, fitted kitchen, wet room, gas central heating, UPVC windows, garden, garage and parking. EPC Rating D.
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Friston

Friston  |  £750 pcm

Three bedroom/two bathroom unfurnished detached house in excellent order with gardens and garage. Village location. EPC Rating C. (Tenants Admin Fees Apply)
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Reydon

Reydon |  £675 pcm

Three bedroom unfurnished modern terrace house with garden and driveway parking in a quiet cul-de-sac. Gas central heating, one reception room and one bathroom. Sorry no pets/smokers. EPC Rating B. (Tenants Admin Fees Apply)
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Brampton

Brampton  |  £485,000

A unique two/three bedroom detached house of exceptional quality, peacefully situated in this rural yet convenient location equidistant between Southwold, Beccles and Halesworth. EPC Rating C.
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Reydon

Reydon  |  £675 pcm

Modern two bedroom unfurnished detached home with spacious living accommodation, gardens and garage - rural outlook. No smokers. EPC Rating E. (Tenants Admin Fees Apply)
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Blythburgh

Blythburgh  |  £485 pcm

One bedroom unfurnished ground floor apartment in excellent order in private development includes free use of gym, swimming pool & games room. EPC Rating C. No pets/children/smokers. (Tenants Admin Fees Apply)
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