The Hawkins family firm was established in the 1850s by Charles Hawkins who was Barry Hawkins Great Grandfather. In January 1986 Barry recognised the need for an independent firm with local knowledge who could cater for the local community and BARRY L HAWKINS was established. From that time Barry L Hawkins has offered the Professional Services of Auctioneer, Land Agent and Valuer providing a Confidential Service to Private Clients, Farming & Agricultural Executors and Solicitors including:
Agency and Management : Sale, Purchase, Valuation and Letting of Farms, Estates, Houses, Commercial Premises and Land.
Valuations and Taxation : Advice and Valuation for Taxation and Finance, Capital Gains Tax, Income and Corporation Tax and Inheritance Tax. Assets and Insurance Valuations.
Scheme Applications and Advice : Single Payment Scheme and other RPA Matters
Agriculture : Stocktaking Valuations, Livestock Machinery and Equipment Auctions, Contract Farming Arrangements, Grazing Licences
Landlord and Tenant Matters : Agricultural Tenancies (under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 (FBTs), Commercial and Residential Lettings.
Compulsory Purchase and Other Compensation Claims: Including Water and Gas Pipelines, Electricity wayleaves and Road Schemes.
Telecommunications Masts and Renewable Energy : Advice on sites and Agreements.
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution : Dispute Settlements and Mediation.
Antique Furniture and Collectables : Sales at our Auction Rooms in Downham Market or House Sales on Site, Valuations for Insurance, Probate or Sale.
House Clearance Service
Machinery & Property Auctions: we hold regular collective machinery sales at Hilgay and Weeting but provide a full disposal auction service on site for clients
Letting of Residential Properties : - we require References, (Financial and Personal) a Month's Rent as Deposit (this is held by the Deposit Protection Service) and a month's rent in advance.
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