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Help For Heroes Charity Clay Shoot

25th July 2018

Durrants were very pleased to sponsor the annual Help for Heros Charity clay shoot which is held in the beautiful parkland of Ditchingham hall. The event includes teams of ex service personal who come from all over the country to compete and enjoy the day.


Pinetrees featured in The Week

20th July 2018

At Durrants, there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to property marketing.

Each property we are instructed to sell is individual so we ensure we approach marketing your property in the same way.

We combine up-to-date digital marketing techniques as well as the more traditional approach an...


Tips for retail landlords

18th July 2018

Insider advice from Mark Mugliston, Residential Sales Manager, in his monthly column in the Diss Express.

You cannot have failed to notice the number of shops in Diss and other towns that are standing empty at the moment.  We all bemoan the state of the high street and we know the traditional shop f...


A Spanner in the Works

2nd July 2018

Aidan Branch, a Director at Durrants, looks at the current property market and why property transactions can take a while to finalise.

Ask anyone who is putting their property on the market about how long the legal side of things could take once they find a buyer and most will say about eleven weeks....


Durrants at The Royal Norfolk Show

29th June 2018

Durrants are proud to have been a part of The Royal Norfolk Show.

The show saw its highest turnout for several years with an estimated 10,000 more showgoers visiting the Norfolk Showground on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 June.

Hundreds of people visited our stand over the two days and took part in our ...


Exciting new development in East Harling

28th June 2018

Roxbury Drive is a stunning new development of mixed housing, from starter homes through to executive four bedroom houses and bungalows, all with generous parking and gardens.

Roxbury Drive is superbly located on the outskirts of East Harling, a thriving rural village in Norfolk with an extensive range of fa...


Heveningham Hall Country Fair

27th June 2018

Join the Durrants team at the Heveningham Hall Country Fair on 30th June and 1st July from 10am to 5pm. 

Set in the grounds of Heveningham Hall near Halesworth, the country fair includes a wide range of events and attractions for all the family, as well as locally produced food and drink, homewares, gifts an...


Southwold Arts Festival

26th June 2018

Last weekend saw the fifth annual Southwold Arts Festival Street Parade take place. The theme this year was the sea.

The Durrants team threw themselves as normal into the occasion with a themed window display as well as all the team dressing up for the parade. Star of the show was Teddy who captained HMS Durr...


Perception and Reality

22nd June 2018

Insider advice from Mark Mugliston, Residential Sales Manager, in his monthly column in the Diss Express.

At a recent annual conference of the National Association of Estate Agents, one of the speakers was the principal data analyst from Rightmove who provided some really interesting stats gathered a...


The Bungay Antiques Street Fair

21st June 2018

Join the Durrant’s team at the annual Bungay Antiques Street Fair on Sunday 22nd July.

Come along and find over 80 antique and vintage dealers, including the Durrants Auctions team and put all your antique questions to our expe...


The Royal Norfolk Show 2018

21st June 2018

Join the Durrants team at The Royal Norfolk Show on the 27th and 28th June.

A must on the Norfolk farming calendar each year, the Royal Norfolk Show showcases the county’s agricultural industries, including competitions and displays, fabulous local food and drink producers, as well as hundreds of attrac...


Durrants at Diss Carnival 2018

21st June 2018

Thousands of people filled the streets and Diss park on Sunday 10th June for the town’s annual carnival.

The theme for this year’s event was Water Wonderland, which celebrated the town’s most popular tourist attraction – The Mere.

For the second year running the Durrants team were out in fo...


Open Farm Sunday

20th June 2018

Open Farm Sunday took place on 10th June and is a national event where farms of all sizes open to the public.  The event has attracted 2 million people around the UK since it began in 2006.

It is an opportunity to help educate and inform the public about modern day farming techniques and the production of ou...


Durrants Company Evening

19th June 2018
Now a firm date in the diary, the Durrants offices all close early and staff make their way to the wonderful venue of The Rectory Ilketshall St Margaret South Elmham..
The village comes together to provide the BBQ and Bar for our annual get together which took place on 7th June.


Bank Holiday Open House Weekend in Southwold

18th May 2018

The Durrants Southwold office are very proud to announce an open house weekend for the May Bank Holiday weekend across 16 properties in Southwold and Reydon. 

Clients are invited to pop along to the Southwold office after their viewing for a chat with one of our agents over a glass of fizz. If you’re i...


Can a home become your business?

18th May 2018

Insider advice from Mark Mugliston, Residential Sales Manager, in his monthly column in the Diss Express.

Many holiday let landlords fall into the trap of thinking it’s easy to set up a rental business, secure bookings and make a good income, but the reality is not quite so rosy. I had the opportun...


Winners: The British Property Awards

18th May 2018

Durrants have just won The British Property Awards for Halesworth.

Our team performed outstandingly throughout the extensive judging period, which focused on customer service levels.  The British Property Awards provide agents throughout the UK with an invaluable opportunity to compare the service that they ...


Top tips for rented property

13th April 2018

Insider advice from Mark Mugliston, Residential Sales Manager, in his monthly column in the Diss Express.

With getting on the property ladder seemingly becoming more and more challenging, the rental market has taken off.  At the same time the legislation surrounding rental properties has also become...


Decisions, decisions, decisions!

15th March 2018

Andrew Mortimer, Residential Sales Manager of our Beccles office looks at how important making the right choice of agent is when planning your next property move.

Markets are forever in flux. That is their nature. So our handling of them must be flexible too. In the stock market we can buy, hold or sell depen...


Cash in the attic?

9th March 2018

Insider advice from Mark Mugliston, Residential Sales Manager, in his monthly column in the Diss Express.

Moving home always wins the gold medal as the best excuse for a clear out.  We all hope that one day we’ll find that little gem hidden in the loft or long forgotten heirloom to top up the Ferr...


Durrants name Charity of the Year

28th February 2018

Durrants are both pleased and proud to name Clinks Care Farm their charity of the year for 2018.

The 143 acre, award-winning, Norfolk county farm in Toft Monks combines the care of land with the care of people. The care farm offers opportunities for people to help out on the farm. This naturally therapeutic e...


Reading Between The Lines

21st February 2018

Aidan Branch, a Director at Durrants, looks at press reporting on the current property market and finds that there is more going on than the papers would have us believe.

The press always have lots to say about the property market. But let’s take a look at what they aren’t saying.

The press are not...


Our survey says…

9th February 2018

Insider advice from Mark Mugliston, Residential Sales Manager, in his monthly column in the Diss Express.

So you’ve found your dream home but what about a professional survey?  Do you need one?  You may have had a mortgage valuation or even a builder friend giving a nod of approval when he took a...


Show your home – but don’t create a ‘show home’

12th January 2018

Insider advice from Mark Mugliston, Residential Sales Manager, in his monthly column in the Diss Express.

When you are selling your home you can have an effect on the success of the marketing through the way your home is presented for people to view.

When the agent or photographer came to take...


The Dating Game

7th September 2017

Lisa Brown, Residential Sales & Lettings Manager for Durrants Southwold considers some similarities between Love and Property when searching online.

Going back into the singles market after a period of life spent in a relationship can be difficult, troublesome and unnerving. Dating in 2017 is a lot differ...