The Winkworth blog

The Winkworth Blog

QUIZ: How well do you know the royal palaces?


The general election may be hogging the news, but for Royalists, only one event matters this spring – the impending birth of William’s and Kate’s second child. How well do you know the royal palaces? Take our quiz to find out.

For sale: 10 of the most beautiful homes


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 ›

Landlords: Corporate tenants mean business


Meet the man who can change the way you rent your property   Last month, Winkworth launched its corporate services department – a centralised service for relocation agents and corporate customers looking for properties across Winkworth’s extensive network, which is currently over 90 offices strong both in the UK and overseas. With a wealth of… Continue Reading ›

Service charge: are you paying too much?


Living in a flat can sometimes mean hidden charges that don’t always add up. But is there a way to save money?   Of all the bills people resent paying, service charges come close to the top of the list. There are many management companies who provide an excellent service and fix problems as soon… Continue Reading ›

Top French chateaux for sale

1 Aveyron

Tiptoe through a turret, reign from the ramparts or shimmy in a chateau. Dream homes for those with towering ambitions   After watching Game of Thrones and Wolf Hall, we’ve all fantasised about having our own private kingdoms. Maybe it’s not so far-fetched after all. Here are some great properties where you can live like… Continue Reading ›

Easter Passion for Property


Spring is sprung – it’s time to start nesting   The seasonal search hots up at this time of year. Here we highlight homes with a connection to Easter – eggs, crosses and Passion Plays. Click here to start the search for your new home or click here to find your nearest Winkworth office.

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 ›