The Winkworth Blog

Why you should put your home on the market before Christmas

December can actually be a shrewd time for savvy homeowners, who are thinking about making a move. Here are our top 10 reasons why now might be the right time to sell. Continue Reading

Autumn Statement 2016 - Round-Up

In his first Autumn Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond aims to increase productivity and to create greater stability for businesses. He has made a particular effort to support people who are ‘just about managing’. Continue Reading

Britain's 20 cosiest homes for sale this autumn

As the days grow shorter and the nights draw in, it’s time to seek out a cosy nook and hibernate. Continue Reading

Buy-to-let: how to grow your property portfolio

If you are looking to build your portfolio from one property to two, three or more, here are our top tips: Continue Reading

Bonfire Night: homes to ignite your imagination

Guy Fawkes Night on November 5 is a time when spectacular firework displays burst into action across our skies, but on the ground there are equally impressive homes for sale. Continue Reading

London to Brighton veteran car run: homes for sale en route

The London to Brighton veteran car run is the longest-running motoring event in the world – and that’s not just because some of the cars are slow! Continue Reading

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