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Peter Hornor MRICS

Partner, Residential

Peter Hornor is the fifth generation of his family to work in the Norwich office and is a partner of the firm and head of Norwich Residential Services. He was previously a partner in the family business, Francis Hornor & Son, leading up to the merger with Brown&Co.

A chartered surveyor and auctioneer, he qualified 20 years ago and specialises in both residential agency and professional work and runs the successful Norwich auction department. Previously Peter worked in London as a surveyor and was a resident land agent in Norfolk.

His varied interests include cricket, hockey, sailing, tennis, skiing and 20th Century British history.

Norwich office

The Atrium, St George's Street,

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News from Peter

Under The Hammer Article October 2016

Thu 06 Oct 2016

Outstanding Autumn Sale for Brown & Co at the Assembly House in Norwich More »

Looking Back and Looking Forward

Thu 22 Sep 2016

It is a great pleasure to have been asked to write an article for the autumn property review and it hardly seems possible that I have been putting these articles together for some 10 – 12 years now. More »

Under The Hammer Article September 2016

Thu 08 Sep 2016

Following some preliminary coverage, we now commence our main autumn advertising campaign today for the sale at the beginning of October. More »

Looking forward to the autumn

Fri 22 Jul 2016

None of us knew what to expect the morning after the Brexit vote and here at Brown&Co, many of us wondered what the implications were for our summer auction some 5 days later! More »

A unique barn conversion

Wed 29 Jun 2016

Brown&Co partner and residential agent Peter Hornor shows Caroline Culot from Mustard TV around a characterful barn conversion in Norfolk. More »

All set for summer sale

Thu 23 Jun 2016

We are now approaching our summer sale and by the time we gather together in the Assembly House at 11am next Tuesday, we will know whether we are destined to be in or out of Europe. More »

Things to do before an auction

Thu 09 Jun 2016

We are now halfway through our summer advertising campaign, with the auction set to take place on 28th June, so we are very busy arranging viewings and talking to people about all the various lots. More »

The Old Vicarage

Wed 11 May 2016

Looking around a Brown&Co residential property with our Norwich agent and Partner Peter Hornor and Caroline Culot of Mustard TV. The Old Vicarage - Thurton More »

The Rectory, Scarning

Wed 11 May 2016

Accompany Brown&Co agent and Partner Peter Hornor and Caroline Culot of Mustard TV as they view The Rectory at Scarning Norfolk, up for auction with Brown&Co More »

Be organised if you want to buy at auction

Fri 04 Mar 2016

We are well into our advertising campaign for our spring auction on 22nd March and we are delighted with the interest shown in all our lots, which include a range of property in Norfolk and Suffolk at different levels of the market. More »

Advertising campaign begins

Fri 19 Feb 2016

Today we launch our advertising campaign for our spring sale at the end of March and the auction department here in our Norwich office are delighted with the entries we have. More »

The Importance of a Personal and Professional Service

Fri 22 Jan 2016

January is all about looking forward and we are currently busy putting together the lots for our March auction and will be advertising in early February. More »

Happy New Year

Fri 08 Jan 2016

The New Year is always a good time, with everything to look forward to. At Brown & Co, we are certainly very optimistic about what is in store for 2016 but we also look back with pride on our achievements in 2015. More »

Looking Back and Looking Forward

Fri 04 Dec 2015

By the time readers come across this article, our December auction will have taken place! Fingers crossed for a good result. More »

Auction Advice

Fri 20 Nov 2015

What to do before the auction Peter Hornor continues his look at the auction process and here at Brown & Co as we approach the December sale he focuses on some of the things that prospective purchasers are raising in the two weeks leading up to the auction. More »

Busy Time at Brown & Co!

Wed 11 Nov 2015

Viewings are now underway for our December auction and we have lots of different opportunities throughout the price ranges in Norwich and Norfolk to whet the appetite. More »

Are Auctions Here To Stay?

Thu 03 Sep 2015

I am just back from my annual leave and my colleague, Trevor Blythe, reports that we have had some very good response from our early advertising for our September sale, which is encouraging, and Caroline has now asked for an auction article! So here goes.... More »

Looking Forward To Our Autumn Sale

Thu 06 Aug 2015

Our autumn auction is fast approaching and we will be commencing our advertising campaign towards the end of the month on the back of some outstanding results back in March and June this year. More »

Results of Brown & Co's Summer Sale Whilst Looking Forward To The Autumn

Thu 23 Jul 2015

We never know what is going to happen on the day of the sale but we do know that we do our best to enter the right lots, taking into account the client’s objectives, the market, location, condition, etc. More »

Properties Suitable For Auction

Thu 25 Jun 2015

The great beauty of an auction is that none of us know quite what is going to happen but we always do our best to put the right lots up for sale and with sensible guides and reserve prices we do all we can to maximise value, which we hope will have happened this week. More »