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    Durrants celebrated 160 years in 2013 giving us an un-rivalled wealth of experience and expertise. Established in 1853 by George Durrant the company has developed into a multi-discipline firm that has excellent knowledge of the local area with departments covering residential sales and lettings, agricultural, commercial, on site auctions, planning and design, building surveying, auction rooms and holiday lettings.

     We are based in five locations throughout Norfolk & Suffolk (Diss, Harleston, Halesworth, Beccles and Southwold) and at the Mayfair Office in London.

     Whilst evolving and taking a modern approach in all aspects of the business, the firm has maintained its traditional family values and is now in its 5th generation with Nick Durrant at the helm. Our staff are enthusiastic, knowledgeable and receive regular training to provide a highly professional service. The proof of our success is the continual repeat business from our loyal clients.

     You can follow us on Twitter - @DurrantsResi and find us on Facebook 'Durrants Residential'

     Durrants are licensed by the National Association for Estate Agents and Association Residential Letting Agents as well as being Royal Institution Chartered Surveyors regulated and part of the Property Ombudsman Scheme.

    160+ years of success!

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    Durrants Halesworth Office has been trading as an estate agent since 1967 when RH Sprake opened the practice to complement its Bungay office.

    In 1980 the company was bought by Durrants and David Graves took over as managing partner until his retirement in 2006 when he was succeeded by Aidan Branch Residential Director of Durrants. The other members of the team are, Teresa Walsh who joined the company in 1996, Tom Blackburn who joined in 2013 and Jake Stacey who joined in 2014. Dawn Simpson and Karen Forster complete the team by offering out of hours and weekend assistance.

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    Why sell with Durrants?


    • Realistic market appraisals.
    • Advising on the best method of sale for your property (i.e. open market/auction)
    • No lengthy contracts or withdrawal periods
    • Internet Advertising
    • Smart window displays
    • Local and regional newspaper advertising
    • Multi office marketing
    • Social media networking sites - Facebook 'Durrants Residential' / Twitter '@DurrantsResi'.
    • Mayfair Office
    • Choice of high quality Sales Particulars to include photos, floorplans and site plans.
    • Regular mailouts to an extensive database of purchasers
    • Smart for sale boards
    • Bespoke marketing packages available
    • Experienced and qualified staff throughout the company
    • Accompanied viewings
    • Communicating with you via your preferred method


    We could just come out and give you the price you want to hear but at Durrants we believe you deserve realistic advice and a marketing strategy tailored to your requirements and time frame.
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    If you are looking for a property to purchase get in contact with us and let us know your requirements so that you do not miss out on properties coming to the market.
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    Whatever your circumstances, if you are a first time buyer, or looking for an investment property, are upgrading/downsizing or are unfamiliar with the area we can help and offer professional advice with a personal and friendly service.
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    Remember! As a purchaser you will need to pay stamp duty - the thresholds are:
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    Purchase Price of Property (£) Rates to be paid on the part of the property that falls within each band.

    £0 - £125,000 = 0%

    £125001 - £250,000 = 2%

    £250001 - £925,000 = 5%

    £925001 - £1,500,000 = 10%

    £1,500,001 and over12%


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    From the moment you offer on a property through us we are always on hand to help with anything you need. However, even if you're not buying a property through us, Durrants can still help you with other services you may require.

    Our built environment team specialises in surveys, planning and architecture and design.

    Our residential department has a key contact list of trusted local solicitors and local removal firms. It is worth noting that we are not tied to any particular firms for financial gain like some other agents and therefore recommendations we give are completely impartial.

    We are also able to offer independent advice from a local financial advisor - please contact us for more information on this. Our motto is if we wouldn't recommend someone to our own families, we won't recommend them to you.

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Additional Services
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    At Halesworth we can offer residential buying and letting services.

    Throughout our network of offices we can also offer: -

    • Agricultural
    • Comercial
    • On Site Auctions
    • Planning and Design
    • Building Surveying
    • Auction Room
    • Holiday Lettings
    • House Clearance


    We are also able to offer Independent Financial advice, please contact us for more information.
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Meet the Halesworth Team
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    Experience and knowledge
    These are the two vital elements when choosing your estate agent. At Durrants in Halesworth we feel we can answer both of those needs as we have over 100 years of combined experience and we have two team members living locally, the other two are less than ten miles away. We are all involved within the town and take our role as your local contact very seriously - read some of our testimonials to see what our clients say about us.
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    Aidan Branch FNAEA (Honoured) FNAVA MARLA Director

    Joined the company in 1996 with 20 years experience. He is a  Fellow of the National Association of  Estate Agents and the National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers. In 2008 he was awarded honoured fellowship for service locally and nationally to the association. More recently in February 2010 became a Member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents. With a strong belief in training and qualification for estate agents, he ensures that there is at least one qualified estate agent in each of our offices.

    Being a regular on BBC Radio Aidan has a wealth of knowledge in the property industry so please feel free to contact him for advice.

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    Teresa Walsh MNAEA MARLA
    Teresa joined as a Saturday and holiday cover assistant in 1996, which led to more regular hours in 1999. She qualified as a Member of the National Association of Estate Agents in 2004. Teresa has principal responsibility for residential lettings and became a Member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents in 2010. She is well known in Halesworth and is involved with many groups outside the office.
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    Thomas Blackburn
    Tom joined the company in December 2013. He has over 30 years experience in Yorkshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, he has worked in both the corporate and independent sectors and so has vast experience in estate agency. He is a Yorkshire man at heart but has now firmly set his roots down in Norfolk and enjoys nothing more than enjoying the countryside life and walking around the locality.
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    Jake Stacey
    Jake joined us to pursue a career in property, having passed his first exams in July 2015 he is now taking the next grade up and is studying for the various estate agency qualifications via the NAEA and ARLA. Away from work Jake enjoys most sports, particularly cricket, darts and football playing for local teams, he is also involved in some coaching locally.
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    Where we're active

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    Current Properties

    Recently Sold Properties

    Note: Markers represent the centre of postcodes, not exact locations

    Find us

    12 Thoroughfare,
    IP19 8AH

    Telephone us

    Buying: 03339 873806  Local call rate

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    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      Lovely Estate Agents!

      Managed a very stressfull move very sensitively

       Mrs B

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      Thanks to Durrants - smooth and sorted

      Mrs K...................................................Oct 2015

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      Stressful at times but Durrants made the move much easier than it could have been - sincere thanks to all.

      Mrs M...........................Oct 2015

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      "impressed by Durrants"

      We were very impressed by Durrants professionalism from appraisal through marketing to the eventual sale - a difficult job made easy.

      Mrs C........................Nov 2015

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      "very satisfied"

      Very satisfied - thank you

      Mrs B.....................Nov 2015

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      "thank you"

      I just wanted to say thankyou for all your help, both from the letting days and then through the sale. It could not have been easier.

      Mrs H...................................Nov 2015

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      A difficult sale made much easier by all your help

      Mrs M..................................Nov 2015

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      "full marks"

      Full marks to your team - you went that extra mile

      Mr B......................................Dec 2015

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      "delighted with service"

      We are delighted with the service we received.

      Mr & Mrs P..................................Dec 2015

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      "Brilliant service"

      Brilliant service, great job, thanks.

      Mr & Mrs L...........................Dec 2015

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      Excellent service

      Excellent service - nothing was too  much trouble

      Mr & Mrs S      Feb 2016

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      Always use Durrants, never any problems, always good straightforward service.

      Mr & Mrs M               Feb 2016

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      Very pleased

      We were very pleased with the way in which everything was dealt with regarding our sale.

      Mr & Mrs S             Feb 2016

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      You succeeded

      Thank you so much - you succeeded where others had failed. I am so relieved that it has now completed

      Mrs K           March 2016

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      Very Professional
      A complicated estate with many beneficiaries - very professionally dealt with. The family are so grateful

      Mr T                         April 2016
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      The Best
      We tried many but you were the best - thank you for everything

      Mrs D                         April 2016
    • Seller Testimonial

      Thank you so much - the whole team were fantastic

      Mr & Mrs P              May 2016
    • Seller Testimonial

      Thank you
      Could not have asked for better service - thank you everyone

      Mr & Mrs S                May 2016
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      Nothing was too much trouble
      No one could have done more for us, nothing was too much trouble

      Mr & Mrs W               June 2016
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      You succeeded where others had failed
      From start to finish through very difficult circumstances you held my hand and helped me. You succeeded where others had failed, thank you very much - worth every penny. The hard work started after the sale was agreed, you don't get that on line !

      Mrs R                 June 2016
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      our thanks to you all
      You are all to be complimented on your professionalism and more importantly your understanding that moving house is an extremely stressful affair especially for senior citizens - our thanks to you all for our sale and our purchase

      Mr & Mrs S           July 2016
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      Perfect Service
      Perfect service - no improvement required.

      Ms A         September 2016
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      Helpful and professional service
      Very helpful and professional service, we were over 200 miles away and their approach ensured everything ran smoothly, we were not left to worry about anything.

      Mr & Mrs T             September 2016
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      Good old fashioned professional
      You are - in the best possible way, I mean it as a compliment - a good old fashioned professional. I will recommend you to friends in need of a reliable estate agent.

      Mr N         October 2016
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      Friendly and approachable
      You have been friendly and approachable from the beginning. Many thanks to you all for saving my sanity.

      Mrs T               November 2016
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      Professionalism and courtesy
      In difficult personal circumstances for me following the death of my mother I cannot fault the professionalism and courtesy of the Durrants team.

      Mr D                     January 2017
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      The best service
      Would never use anyone else. The best service.

      Mr C                 February 2017
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      On top of the situation
      It wasn't easy but Durrants were on top of the situation and kept me advised

      Mr P                       March 2017

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Guy you've been a star from start to finnish

      To Guy & all at Durrants

      Thank you all so much for your hard work. Guy you've been a star from start to finish, we really appreciate all your hard work! We will invite you round to see the finnished article.

      Enjoy a well deserved drink

      From the Langleys

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      You found us the house, helped the sale through and made it as easy as it could be

      Mr & Mrs C.............................Sept 2015

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      Now I know why everyone uses Durrants

      Mrs J........................Sept 2015

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      Durrants went beyond the call of duty
      Durrants have been most helpful, they certainly went "beyond the call of duty"
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      Helpfully dealt with  by Durrants

      One or two unintentional delays on my part, carefully and helpfully dealt with by Durrants

      Mr K................................Oct 2015

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      The service we received from Durrants was exemplary. Without their hard work we could not have secured the house of our dreams. Our sincere thanks for all your effort.

      Mr & Mrs H..............................Oct 2015

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      Thank you

      Very good service despite some difficult situations - thank you

      Mr & Mrs A.........................Nov 2015

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      Most helpful

      My wife and I have found your Halesworth staff most helpful at all time

      Mr & Mrs W.................................Dec 2015

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      Professional and easy to talk to

      Durrants at Halesworth were professional and easy to talk to - they went out of their way to help us get the house we wanted

      Mrs G.............................Dec 2015

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      Very good

      Very good - thank you to all

      Mr & Mrs W      Feb 2016

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      10 out of 10

      I can only say 10 out of 10 !!

      Mrs B            Feb 2016

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      From start to finish you saw it through

      Mr & Mrs H        March 2016

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      Thank you
      Thank you for all your help - you made sense of everything

      Mr H                April 2016
    • Buyer Testimonial

      You always delivered
      I would rate you all as the highest. No one could have asked for more help - you always delivered

      Mrs C     May 2016
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      I have never had such good service
      I gave you straight tens on your client questionnaire, I never do that, but then I have never had such good service

      Mrs B           May 2016
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      Well done to everyone
      Things could so easily have gone wrong without your guidance and intervention. Thank you and well done to everyone

      Mr W       June 2016
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      You deserve a medal
      Well we are in - thanks almost entirely to Durrants, we love the house but would not be here without you. You deserve a medal

      Mr & Mrs C           June 2016
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      our thanks to you all
      You are all to be complimented on your professionalism and more importantly your understanding that moving house is an extremely stressful affair especially for senior citizens - our thanks to you all for our sale and our purchase

      Mr & Mrs S July 2016
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      Nothing was too much trouble
      We found the whole process was dealt with very professionally even though we hounded weekly for three months. Nothing was too much trouble. There are often negative comments about estate agents but Durrants definitely buck that trend. Thanks

      Mr & Mrs H          July 2016
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      Faultless service
      Faultless service - helped us all the way

      Mr & Mrs M           August 2016
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      Thank you
      You helped us find and the keep our dream home. Thank you.

      Mr & Mrs B                      September 2016
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      Ten out of ten
      Ten out of ten all the way, thank you for everything

      Mrs L                October 2016
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      Would recommend you to friends
      You helped us find our home and looked after us all the way through, we would recommend you to friends, but in the nicest possible way we hope we won't need you again

      Mr & Mrs T               November 2016
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      Made a difficult situation easy
      You have all looked after us so well. You made a difficult situation easy, thank you

      Mr T                       November 2016
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      10 out of 10
      We can only say thank you for a job well done. 10 out of 10
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