The Winkworth Blog

10 things to do before applying for a mortgage

Three years ago the Financial Conduct Authority introduced stricter lending criteria to encourage banks and building societies to lend more cautiously and avoid another potential financial crisis... Continue Reading

Infographic: Get your finances in order

Due to tougher affordability and qualification checks for mortgage applicants, there are a number of things we would advise doing before applying for a mortgage... Continue Reading

Love your home: 4 house love stories

Unusual architecture, a nice pub around the corner, eye-catching decor or just imagining your future life in a house can make the most strong-willed go weak at the knees... Continue Reading

Love Nests: Perfect homes for couples

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we round up perfect homes for couples... Continue Reading

Housing White Paper – what does it mean for you?

The government today presented a housing White Paper to parliament which sets out to fix what Prime Minister Theresa May calls the UK’s ‘broken’ housing market. Continue Reading

8 of our most unusual properties in 2016

Looking for something a bit different to a three-bedroom semi? Our offices get plenty of unusual and interesting properties on their books... Continue Reading

How to be as prepared as possible during the home buying/selling process

Ex-residential property conveyancer and founder of the Bold Legal Group, Rob Hailstone, shares his advice and tips... Continue Reading

Infographic: London's leafiest affordable suburbs

Here’s ten suburbs with green reputations but where house prices are under the London average of £603,017... Continue Reading

10 leafy London suburbs that won’t break the bank

As you battle the tube, train or road to get to work on a grey day it’s easy to forget that London is one of the world’s greenest cities... Continue Reading

Six hotspots for London leavers

According to the Financial Times, 60,000 people exit London every year to start a new life outside the capital... Continue Reading

Christmas crackers: homes for Santa

What’s on your Christmas wish list? Here are a selection of picture-perfect properties that will fill you with seasonal delight... Continue Reading

Property on the piste: top 10 ski chalets for sale

The skiing season is almost upon us. Thousands of people will head off for family fun on the slopes over the coming months... Continue Reading