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Is Now The Right Time to Move in the Durham Area?

Is Now The Right Time to Move in the Durham Area?

With Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s latest announcement that first-time buyers can secure their new home with a 5% deposit to create ‘generation buy’ is now the right time for you to be thinking of moving or selling in the Durham area?
There is no right answer to this statement ...

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3 Reasons To Sell Your House at Auction

3 Reasons To Sell Your House at Auction

Selling your house at an auction is something most of us wouldn’t consider. In fact, we might actively avoid it.
We probably have visions of standing in a dusty auction room, watching paddles lift up in the air and your house go under the hammer for a lot less than you think it’s wor...

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Durham's Leading Estate Agent For Innovation

Durham's Leading Estate Agent For Innovation

Elvet Estates are one of the leading estate agents in the Durham area, leading the way in using modern tools and new technologies to help sell properties. Estate agents are becoming increasingly tech-savvy as an expectation to drive viewers to house listings online grows.
The team at Elvet Estat...

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Why we are the Estate Agent of choice in Durham

Why we are the Estate Agent of choice in Durham

Since Elvet Estates was founded in 2014 by the directors of the multi-award winning student housing provider, Bill Free Homes, we have been determined to apply the same principles we used successfully at Bill Free Homes to the wider property market, after becoming disgruntled and frustrated with ser...

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10 High Wood View Student HMO appeal victory with costs awarded against Durham County Council

10 High Wood View Student HMO appeal victory with costs awarded against Durham County Council

Elvet Estates assisted by the Planning Station representing an overseas client has successfully appealed a planning decision of Durham County Council who rejected an attempt to convert 10 High Wood View into a house of multiple occupation. The process took over 12 months in total but means that 10 H...

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We have been shortlisted for an ESTA!

We have been shortlisted for an ESTA!

Elvet Estates MAKES THE SHORTLIST
IN RECORD YEAR FOR THE ESTAS
Elvet Estates has been shortlisted in the biggest awards for estate & letting agents in the UK, known throughout the industry as The ESTAS.

Elvet Estates has been recognised for its outstanding customer service to its c...

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Student Housing 2016/17

Our student lettings partner, Bill Free Homes, have today released their housing price list for the 2016/17 academic year.
All houses and prices can be found at www.billfreehomes.com...

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Skype Viewings

Due to many potential purchasers of our properties being based away from County Durham, particularly for student investment properties. We can offer a Skype / FaceTime viewing to allow potential purchasers to view the property before making a trip to Durham.
We have trialed this over the past mo...

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Free Valuation For Your Property

We are pleased to annouce that Elvet Estates we now be carrying out free property valuations on a no obligation basis.
We don't like pressuring people into selling because we don't like it happening to us - so why not arrange a pressure free valuation were we can give you some top tips on perhaps...

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Zoopla

We are delighted to annouce that Elvet Estates properties are now live on Zoopla and all associated Zoopla Property Group websites including The Times, Daily Mail Online and Barclays....

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We're Award Winning

Elvet Estates was founded in 2014 by the directors of the multi-award winning student housing provider, Bill Free Homes.

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