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Handling the sale and acquisition of the finest houses in East Anglia

House in East Anglia

Established 55 years ago, Bedfords are synonymous with first-class service and exceptional estate agency, offering quality advice throughout Suffolk and Norfolk, specialising in individual and character properties ranging from substantial country, town and coastal houses, cottages and conversions, through to new homes and developments.

With offices strategically located in Bury St Edmunds, Burnham Market and Aldeburgh, supported by the Mayfair Office in London, we attract buyers from the widest possible audience with high-profile local, regional and national marketing.

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October is no longer a symphony of permanence and change

1 October 2021

Emmerson Dutton, one of the Partners based in Bury St Edmunds, reflects upon the year to date and wonders what the future holds for the property market. The Stamp Duty holiday is now over and it has been an extraordinary period for the housing market, with exceptional demand met by a good supply of houses in post-lockdown 2020 and exceptional …

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“ The process of providing an evaluation to getting the house on the market, and ultimately sold, was smooth. We were pleased with the price Bedfords got for us.

Mr H

“ Trusted advisor - that's just what you want and what we got from Bedfords. Fairness, honesty and independence yet integration with all the other advisors in the process. This is Aldeburgh at its best. Thank you.

Mr R

“ From the beginning of using Bedfords, I was very impressed with the advice given by the agent. It wasn't long before I was getting offers, and therefore was able to accept one. The whole experience was executed in a professional manner and with excellent communication.

Mrs S

“ Every one of the staff were unfailingly helpful and pleasant. We have no hesitation in recommending Bedfords if you care about quality and a great result.

Mrs H

“ Can't speak highly enough about the service we had from Bedfords from the initial chat through to the constant care and support up to completion. Thoroughly professional and pleasant all the way through. Levels of customer service are exceptional and we are very pleased that we selected them as our agents. Great firm.

Mrs P

“ We couldn't have imagined a happier, more efficient, or faster sale than we received from Ben and his team at Bedfords - Burnham Market. As I said to them 'It's the first time in my life that I haven't begrudged settling an estate agents fee'. All credit to them for their excellent and friendly service.

Mr F

“ I recently offered a listed property for sale. It rapidly ran into a morass of red tape - a lot of it dating back decades... even centuries. Ben Marchbank proved himself a consummate professional in his field, guiding not only me, the seller, but solicitors and others to a satisfactory resolution. A veteran property man had advised me to get alongside Ben. I am pleased and relieved I took that advice.

Mr V

“ It is a pleasure to be able to commend Sarah and the team for the high quality of professionalism, efficiency and approachability they have provided during a recent property purchase through them. Bedfords' set the service quality standards that others should strive to achieve.

Mr B

“ This team could not have been more helpful in the purchasing of my property. In a time of uncertainty, they were still able to work magic and get me into my cottage within 8 weeks. They communicated well, always keeping me on top of what was happening so I felt as ease. I could not be more thankful.

Mrs H

“ Fantastic service. Professional, polite, helpful. It was a pleasure to purchase a property through Bedfords, all the staff were friendly and helpful. I would use Bedfords for any of my future conveyancing needs without a second thought.

Mr W

“ We had a very positive experience with Bedfords and highly recommend them. Being a genuinely local company, they have excellent knowledge and experience in the local market. The purchase of our new house was handled professionally and pleasantly with no hiccups.

Mrs Y

“ Buying through Bedfords has been an absolute pleasure from start to Finish. No nonsense and very straightforward approach unlike other agents i have used in the past. Wouldn't hesitate to use again. A big thank you to all at the Bury Office.

Mrs B

“ Our home was never going to be an easy one to sell. We chose Emmerson because we felt he understood the house and us. Nothing was too much trouble, his patience faultless. He kindly and calmly helped us through every challenge and difficulty with positivity and respect.

Mrs G

“ 2020 was a challenging year to sell a house but from start to finish we had excellent service . Susie kept us informed at all times but most importantly Susie was supportive and positive throughout a difficult year.

Mrs M

“ It is a pleasure to be able to commend Sarah and the team for the high quality of professionalism, efficiency and approachability they have provided during a recent property purchase through them. Bedfords' set the service quality standards that others should strive to achieve.

Mr B

“ I cannot fault the advice and service we received from Paul and Sarah at the Burnham Market office.

Mrs H

“ Although we dealt primarily with Jennifer C during the sale, every one of the staff were unfailingly helpful and pleasant. We have no hesitation in recommending Bedfords if you care about quality and a great result.

Mr & Mrs H

“ We purchased a property listed by Bedfords and right from start to completion Rachel was very helpful and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble and she kept us posted on the progress and answered all queries promptly. Rachel even went the extra mile to hand us the keys on her day off. Would not hesitate to recommend to friends and family.

Mr & Mrs T

“ Thank you to all at Bedfords for your friendly professional service when selling our parents' house and childhood home. To Paul for your professional advice and guidance and Jennie for your patience and tenacity in these very challenging times. All problems where delt with quickly and efficiently with all parties kept informed. Thank you again.

Mrs R