The Winkworth Blog

On location: 10 properties in the spotlight

Scouting for the perfect place to shoot a movie must be the best job in the world. If the lucky spot is picture perfect, it will attract visitors to the area and may provide a boost to the local community. Continue Reading

Halloween: tricks to avoid and treats to discover

Trick or treat? In the spirit of Halloween, we look at five treats and five tricks that potential buyers should look for when searching for their next home. Continue Reading

Heavenly homes for autumn

As the days grow shorter and the trees shift to their golden hues, we yearn for a home with an autumnal attraction. Whether it’s a cosy fireside, a garden painted with rich golden colours or a sun-drawn migration to warmer climes, here are our top suggestions for your year’s-end dream property. Continue Reading

Retire in style: France, Switzerland or Britain?

Whether it’s a cottage in the country, a super-modern apartment on the coast or a chic chateau in France, the Third Age offers you the chance to try something different. Continue Reading

What are the top 10 questions to ask before investing in property this autumn?

Investing in bricks and mortar is potentially lucrative, but never totally risk-free. Timing is critical and, not surprisingly, many investors have been waiting to assess the repercussions of the Brexit vote before plunging into the property market. Continue Reading

How do you make house-moving less stressful?

Is moving house more or less stressful than getting divorced? Veterans of both experiences sometimes bracket the two together. Here are our top tips to take the stress out of the house-moving process... Continue Reading

Better by design: top 20 inspirational homes

As London hosts its annual design festival, we find 20 homes for sale in the capital with inspirational interiors. Continue Reading

Live near Britain’s best schools

Should you choose a house because of good schools nearby? Continue Reading

For sale: from money-making manors to cash-creating cottages

Be your own boss and invest in a money-making manor or a cash-creating cottage. Why endure another commute? Escape the rat race. Continue Reading

Top 10 things to repair before putting your property on the market

When putting your house on the market there are many, often easy, fixes that can be made which may increase the saleability of your property. Here are just ten common repairs that many people overlook. Continue Reading

Top 20 homes for wine lovers

As we take you on a magical mystery tour of Merlot, Malbec, and Muscat - here are 20 homes that will tickle the tastebuds of wine lovers. Continue Reading

How to choose an estate agent

The perfect estate agent, like the perfect fashion model or tennis-player can be hard to find. But as an agency who understands the importance of setting high standards, we have thought long and hard about the talents needed to do the job well. Continue Reading