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The Labour Party Hold Their Annual Party Conference

At the Labour Party Conference today, Ed Miliband announced plans to use a mansion tax to increase funds for the NHS, in what he hopes to be an attractive idea for voters at next year’s general election. The proposed tax on homes will apply to those over £2million and will be an annual charge that… Continue Reading ›

Labour propose Mansion Tax

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Get the price you want and the service you deserve.     GETTING READY TO SELL The time has come to move on to your next home. Whatever your reason for selling, it’s critical that you get it right so that you’re in a good position to move forward.     As a seller, you’ll… Continue Reading ›

Five steps to sales success

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BUYING   Whether you’re up-sizing to accommodate a growing family, you want to live in a livelier part of town or you’re investing in a buy-to-let property – these are some of the bigger questions to consider before you even think about bricks and mortar.     What kind of lifestyle is important to you? Where… Continue Reading ›

A guide for home buyers

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The property market has rarely been out of the news over the past few months with stories about the booming market, particularly in London. So it’s little surprise that the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics have shown the average cost of a UK home increased by 1.6% in the month of July… Continue Reading ›

Average home in Britain now £272,000

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Improving weather and school holidays are not the only reasons a spacious family home beyond the capital might sound enticing at the moment. Research shows that key commuter counties such as Surrey and Hertfordshire offer a compelling opportunity to Londoners looking for a spacious detached house. Detached houses are available in London of course but… Continue Reading ›

A tempting time to consider the counties

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Courtney Adamo, mother of four, is the founder of the stylish family lifestyle website and shopping portal, Babyccino Kids (www.babyccinokids.com). Four years ago she and her husband bought a run down Victorian house on Highgate Hill and set about making it into the ideal family home.   Winkworth asked her a few questions about her… Continue Reading ›

A home with a new lease of life

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Winkworth was delighted to return again this year as one of the sponsors of Kew the Music. It was brilliant event held in the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens over five nights in July, with spectacular acts including Elvis Costello, Bjorn Again, Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, Simple Minds and Bill Bailey taking… Continue Reading ›

Reliving Kew the Music

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