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Switching Letting Agents

Switching Letting Agents

January, 2024

As a landlord, you know that finding the right letting agent is crucial to the success of your rental investment. A good agent will take care of the day-to-day tasks of managing your...

New Year... New Beginnings

New Year... New Beginnings

December, 2023

As we step into the New Year, the residents of Norwich are contemplating changes in their living spaces. Whether the need is for more room, a larger garden, proximity to the countryside, or...

Winterproofing: A Practical Guide

Winterproofing: A Practical Guide

December, 2023

As the winter season approaches and temperatures plummet, homeowners face the challenge of safeguarding properties against the harsh elements. Whether you're embarking on an extended...

The Conveyancing Process

The Conveyancing Process

November, 2023

The Conveyancing Process: A Comprehensive Guide for Property Buyers in Norwich   Purchasing property is an exciting time, but the intricacies of the conveyancing process can be...

King's Speech - Renters Reform

King's Speech - Renters Reform

November, 2023

The much-anticipated ban on what are known as no-fault evictions won't be implemented until a new court process and stronger grounds for landlords to possess properties are established, as...

Renters Reform Bill Update

Renters Reform Bill Update

October, 2023

Navigating the Changes: Understanding the Renters (Reform) Bill and the Future of Section 21 Evictions   The private rental sector in the UK is on the brink of significant...

Condensation

Condensation

October, 2023

Condensation is a common issue in rented properties, but it can often be managed and even prevented with some simple steps. In this guide, we'll explain what condensation is, why it occurs, and...

Estate Agency Contracts

Estate Agency Contracts

September, 2023

Are you planning to sell your property through an estate agent in England, UK? It's crucial to understand the different types of estate agency contracts and what to watch out for when signing one....

Pets in a Rental Property

Pets in a Rental Property

August, 2023

In 2020, it was reported that only 7% of landlords advertised their properties as suitable for pets (GOV.UK). With such a small number of pet-friendly rentals available, many tenants are left...

Selling? Avoid Common Mistakes

Selling? Avoid Common Mistakes

July, 2023

Thinking about selling your home and starting a new chapter? It's natural to feel a bit out of touch if you haven't sold a property in a while. Our world has changed a lot in the past 10 years...

The Cathedral of St John the Baptist

The Cathedral of St John the Baptist

July, 2023

The Cathedral of St John the Baptist is a magnificent Roman Catholic cathedral and is one of the most prominent religious and architectural landmarks in the city.  The construction of...

Norwich Train Station

Norwich Train Station

July, 2023

Norwich Train Station , also known as Norwich Railway Station, is the main railway station serving Norwich and is an important transportation hub connecting Norwich with other major cities and...

Carrow Road Stadium

Carrow Road Stadium

July, 2023

Carrow Road Stadium is the home ground of Norwich City Football Club, located in Norwich, Norfolk, England. It is a prominent football stadium that holds a special place in the hearts of Norwich...

The Guildhall

The Guildhall

July, 2023

The Guildhall is an iconic landmark and one of the oldest and most significant civic buildings in the city. The Guildhall dates to the early 15th century, with its construction completed...

Surrey House

Surrey House

July, 2023

Surrey House is a notable office building located in Norwich, Norfolk, England. Situated in the city centre, it holds historical and architectural significance. The building known as Surrey...

Dragon Hall

Dragon Hall

July, 2023

Dragon Hall is a historic building located in Norwich, Norfolk, England. It is a remarkable medieval trading hall that dates to the 15th century and holds great historical and architectural...

Tombland

Tombland

June, 2023

Tombland is an ancient part of the city with deep historical and cultural significance.   The name "Tombland" is derived from the Old English word "t?n," meaning "enclosure" or...

The Forum

The Forum

June, 2023

The Forum is a prominent cultural and community building that serves as a central hub for a variety of activities, including education, entertainment, and information exchange. The Forum was...

Eaton Park

Eaton Park

June, 2023

Eaton Park is one of the city's largest and most popular parks, offering a wide range of recreational activities and a serene natural setting for visitors to enjoy. Eaton Park covers an area...

Elm Hill

Elm Hill

June, 2023

Elm Hill is widely regarded as one of the most picturesque and well-preserved medieval streets in the country, showcasing the city's rich heritage and architectural charm. The street's name,...

Strangers Hall

Strangers Hall

June, 2023

Strangers' Hall is a remarkable example of a medieval merchant's house and offers visitors a fascinating glimpse into the city's past. The house, dating back to the 14th century, has gone...

Norwich Castle

Norwich Castle

May, 2023

Norwich Castle is a historic castle is one of the city's most iconic landmarks and a symbol of its rich history. The castle was constructed in the 11th century by the Normans as a royal...

Felbrigg Hall

Felbrigg Hall

May, 2023

Felbrigg Hall is a magnificent country house and estate located near Cromer. It is a National Trust property that showcases the splendour of a stately home and offers visitors the opportunity...

Norwich Cathedral

Norwich Cathedral

May, 2023

Norwich Cathedral , officially known as the Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, is an iconic medieval cathedral and is regarded as one of the finest examples of Romanesque and...

Understanding the Renters' Reform Bill

Understanding the Renters' Reform Bill

May, 2023

As we approach the Second Reading of the Renters Reform Bill, it is vital for letting agents and landlords to stay well-informed about its important provisions and the process it will undergo to...

Is there a Doctor in the house?

Is there a Doctor in the house?

May, 2023

Located just on the outskirts of Norwich City is the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. The hospital is a large teaching hospital associated with the University of East Anglia and...

Exploring the Serene Parks of Norwich

Exploring the Serene Parks of Norwich

April, 2023

Are you a nature lover? Do you crave some fresh air, peaceful walks, and scenic beauty? Then look no further! Norwich, is a treasure trove of beautiful parks and green spaces that will...

Norwich Unveiled

Norwich Unveiled

April, 2023

Norwich Unveiled: Exploring the Charm and History of England's Hidden Gem Nestled in the heart of East Anglia, Norwich is a city that has long remained one of England's best-kept...

Landlord EPC deadline extended

Landlord EPC deadline extended

March, 2023

The government has set a new deadline of 2028 for landlords to achieve an EPC C rating.   According to the reports, landlords will have an additional three years to reach the...

How to Prepare for Viewings

How to Prepare for Viewings

March, 2023

The first step in preparing your house for a viewing is to declutter and clean. This means getting rid of any unnecessary items and making sure the house is spotless. Potential buyers will be...

Estate Agent Red Flags

Estate Agent Red Flags

March, 2023

Tips for sellers: Red flags when dealing with Estate Agents As estate agents, we work for you and should always work in your best interest. Unfortunately, there are a few agents out there...

What is happening with Property Prices?

What is happening with Property Prices?

February, 2023

Asking prices see smallest February increase on record - Arlington Park Estate Agents Norwich The busiest time of year for home moves is quickly approaching. In the spring, more people begin...

History of Our Area

History of Our Area

January, 2023

Located between the medieval city walls and north of the River Wensum, Magdalen Street runs through the center. Over-the-Water is the loose translation of Ultra Aquam. Following a Viking...

It Pays to Switch

It Pays to Switch

January, 2023

It pays to switch agents - sellers who change agents have a greater chance of selling   The likelihood that a seller will find a buyer increases by 34% when they switch agents, according...

Where is Arlington Park?

Where is Arlington Park?

December, 2022

We often get asked where the name Arlington Park comes from.   As a Norwich born agency created by a Norwich native, it made sense to keep our name relevant to this fine city....

All The Latest From Arlington Park - November Update

All The Latest From Arlington Park - November Update

November, 2022

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Christmas Kids Competition

Christmas Kids Competition

November, 2022

Arlington Park are pleased announce the return of our childrens Christmas colouring competition.  We've 20 Cadburys Festive Favourite selection packs to giveaway to the first 20...

Should I sell before or after Christmas?

Should I sell before or after Christmas?

November, 2022

If you're debating whether to sell before Christmas or in the new year, we've compiled all of our best tips for you. Here are some considerations to make when deciding when in the upcoming months...

Renting for the First Time? Read On

Renting for the First Time? Read On

October, 2022

Renting for the First Time? Read On   Are you new to renting? Going it...

Vacant Properties in Winter

Vacant Properties in Winter

October, 2022

As we approach the winter months and the weather begins to cool, it is worthwhile to take the...

We've been shortlisted!

We've been shortlisted!

October, 2022

  Contact Arlington Park Instant Online Valuation Arlington Park is honoured to have been...

Oct 22 Market Update

Oct 22 Market Update

October, 2022

If you plan to buy or sell a home, you'll want to know what's going to happen to house prices and whether now is a good time to move. Whether you already own a home or are a first-time buyer, a...

Lookout for Social Media Scammers

Lookout for Social Media Scammers

September, 2022

As demand for rental property increases, with strong competition in Norwich, It is understandable why some tenants could try other methods to look for a rental property, forgoing the more...

Propertymark Protected

Propertymark Protected

September, 2022

Choosing the best estate agent is crucial whether you're buying, selling, renting, or letting. It can be tempting to simply choose the estate agent who provides the lowest cost or...

Drone use in Norwich

Drone use in Norwich

September, 2022

There is a lot of miscommunications in relation to the safe and proper use of Drones in Norwich and around the UK. Google is filled with outdated regulations and social media is littered...

Norwich - Did You Know?

Norwich - Did You Know?

May, 2022

Norwich is a city full of surprises. As the regional capital of East Anglia, it has quite an extensive and sometimes unexpected history, for example, Did you know that in Norwich we're more...

Is Buy-to-Let a good investment?

Is Buy-to-Let a good investment?

August, 2022

New rules and revisions are announced seemingly every other day regarding landlord and tenant law, which may mean you have to change how you work as a result of increased costs. Here are...

Christmas Deadline

Christmas Deadline

August, 2022

September is a time to start a new chapter, which for many people means buying or selling a house. A completion before Christmas would be ideal for most, so that they are in and settled before...

Reviews

Reviews

August, 2022

Reviews really do mean such a lot to us as a new company and are a great tool to help us grow. Here are our current reviews left on both Google and Facebook.  A very, very...

Portal Juggling

Portal Juggling

August, 2022

  --> Buying a new property can be a challenge, and you don't want to be...

Housing Market Update

Housing Market Update

August, 2022

While living costs continue to rise, house prices show no sign of decreasing. Despite a lower growth rate than March 2022, Zoopla's August 2022 report shows a 8.3% rise, though stock appears...

Broken Chains

Broken Chains

July, 2022

It's every home buyer's worst nightmare when a sale falls through, but what causes it? Our estate agents in Norwich will cover some of the most common reasons for a sale falling through in...

Fairer Private Rented Sector White Paper

Fairer Private Rented Sector White Paper

July, 2022

The majority of landlords in the UK take their responsibility seriously, treat their tenants fairly, and provide their tenants with safe, comfortable, and good quality homes. However, it is...

Best & Final Offers

Best & Final Offers

July, 2022

Over the past 12 months, those actively searching for a property probably encountered properties that were very popular. Each interested party may be asked for a best and final offer by the...

Read before signing with an agent

Read before signing with an agent

June, 2022

Locking yourself into a contract with the wrong agent could lead to hidden costs, lower offers, and a reduced likelihood of selling. There are a few key questions you can ask to identify the best...

New Smoke & CO Alarm Legislation

New Smoke & CO Alarm Legislation

June, 2022

Draft amendments to regulations for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms for social and private landlords in England have today been released by government.   The changes aim to "bring...

Best Neighbourhood in Norwich?

Best Neighbourhood in Norwich?

May, 2022

In Norwich, the Golden Triangle has long been considered one of the most desirable neighbourhoods. The area forms a wedge-shaped area in the southwest of Norwich (NR2). How does this area remain...

Moving Area?

Moving Area?

June, 2022

It can be extremely exciting to consider moving to a new area. The first few months of living in a new place can be an adventure in itself. New restaurants will be open to try, local markets will...

Property Appraisals Explained

Property Appraisals Explained

June, 2022

Whether you are looking to buy, sell, remortgage, or if you’re curious, you can request a property valuation to find out how much your property is worth.  If you live  in and...

BEWARE: Bad Agent!

BEWARE: Bad Agent!

June, 2022

More and more often we’re seeing some questionable practices coming from a select few Estate Agents. Most recently a client of Arlington Park told us that they have put forward an offer...

Relax in Norwich this Jubilee Weekend

Relax in Norwich this Jubilee Weekend

May, 2022

There's nothing better than sitting out in the sun enjoying a cold drink in a relaxing beer garden on a bank holiday weekend. If you’re heading out or meeting up with friends for Jubilee...

How to prepare for viewings

How to prepare for viewings

May, 2022

Having viewed many homes, we know that the more inviting your home appears and feels when potential buyers come to view, the more likely you are to get an asking price offer or potentially more....

Queens Speech Renters Reform

Queens Speech Renters Reform

May, 2022

Queen's Speech 2022: Renters' Reform Bill back on the agenda...

Increase the value of your property

Increase the value of your property

May, 2022

There are many ways in which you can improve the value of your property. Below are a few ways in which you could improve, extend or develop your property to maximize its value. Obviously, all...

Illegal activity in your rental property

Illegal activity in your rental property

April, 2022

Landlords may face several problems if a tenant commits an illegal act in their rental property. Damage to the property and even the possibility of a court case are examples of such risks....

Get your garden 'Summer Party' ready

Get your garden 'Summer Party' ready

April, 2022

Are you planning to create the perfect entertainment space in your garden this summer? There are some things you can do to prepare your outdoor space for guests if that's the case....

What it Actually Costs to Buy a Property

What it Actually Costs to Buy a Property

April, 2022

You might think that when you buy a property, all you have to do is secure enough money to pay for the property itself. However, what else do you have to budget for?...

Next Level Marketing

Next Level Marketing

April, 2022

At Arlington Park we’re always looking at ways to maximise the marketing potential of a property. One of the tools we now have in our arsenal is the use of drone imagery. Once upon a...

Are you a 'Power Buyer'?

Are you a 'Power Buyer'?

April, 2022

Buyers are facing hot competition right now. The number of people chasing after every available property for sale is still at its highest ever, and is double the levels seen in 2019, before the...

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