The Winkworth blog

The Winkworth Blog

For sale: 10 of the most beautiful homes

Petersfield

Spring is sprung and thoughts turn to nest building. Early birds will find the best spots.   This is the time of year that, traditionally, people start house-hunting. Gardens are blooming lovely and homes look their best in the crystal-clear spring sunshine. Here is a round-up of the most beautiful homes for sale through Winkworth… Continue Reading ›

10 properties for buy-to-let Landlords

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From April an avalanche of savings will be unlocked as pension pots for thousands of people over the age of 55 will be liberated.   Top of the shopping list is bricks and mortar. There is expected to be a huge number of older buyers looking for properties with investment potential. Here are ten prime… Continue Reading ›

For sale: the 10 best properties France has to offer

Mas Blanc les Apilles1

Now things are looking up in France, it’s the perfect opportunity to buy your own home across The Channel.   Whether it’s the lure of an active outdoor lifestyle in the Alps, the chic streets of Paris or the relaxing Mediterranean coast, France has something for everyone. And this is especially true now the Pound… Continue Reading ›

Renovation nation: top 10 renovation projects for sale

Kentish Town

Savvy buyers seek out property that needs a little TLC. Wreck rescue makes financial sense.   If rising house prices are making it difficult for us to be a country of homeowners, try shopping around for properties that need some work. Whether they would benefit from a lick of paint or have to be stripped… Continue Reading ›

George Osborne avoids shocking the market

Politicians Arrive in Downing Street

2015 Budget measures welcomed by Winkworth   With only a couple of months to go before the general election, George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has avoided sending tremors through the property market. The point in The Budget of most significance to the housing market was the announcement that there will be Help to… Continue Reading ›

Number 11 Downing Street. Yours for £12m.

Politicians Arrive in Downing Street

As the Chancellor decides on the fate of the nation in Wednesday’s Budget, we ask how much would No.11 Downing Street set you back if it came on the market?   The residents may be about to move, depending on events. Removal vans could soon be seen in the street. But, for obvious reasons, No…. Continue Reading ›