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Buying mistakes to avoid

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On the face of it, searching for your ideal home has never been easier. You can do most of the preliminary spadework online. But if you are not careful, you can find yourself going around in circles and screaming at the computer screen. Here are ten mistakes to avoid if you want the process to… Continue Reading ›

Top 10 trophy homes

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For some it’s a French chateau, for others it an Italianate villa and for those who prefer the good life, a quintessential country cottage ticks all the boxes.   Here are 10 homes for sale that won’t fail to impress. If money was no object, a trophy mansion is the answer. They are some of… Continue Reading ›

Top 10 ways to add value to your home

Whether you are thinking of splashing out on a bathroom, creating a new kitchen, or liberating the loft, here is our guide to boosting the value of your property   Everyone knows that home improvements add value to a home. The message seems to be hammered home in virtually every TV property programme. But which… Continue Reading ›

It’s hip to be square

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Each one is different and each one is rich in history. They have been graced by the rich and famous for decades and are located in some of our most desirable postcodes. Who could resist the allure of a garden square property? London’s garden squares are among the unsung glories of the capital, rich in… Continue Reading ›

Want to start your own music festival?

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Here is our pick of the best finely-tuned homes for sale with plenty of land to launch your own music festival.   Whatever the weather, musical madness, glamping and life in the great outdoors starts with Glastonbury on June 25 (www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk). Why be one of the crowd? Follow in the footsteps of the Eavis family… Continue Reading ›

Top 10 homes for sports fans

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Fast track your property desires to net a winning combination.   With the FA Cup Final due to kick off on May 30, we do some fancy footwork to find 10 homes near great sporting venues. Click here to start the search for your perfect home or click here to find your nearest Winkworth office.

Take a tour of Sardinia’s pyramid house

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A futuristic home fit for a pharaoh or a Bond fan, is for sale on the island of Sardinia. It even comes with a chic retreat – perfect for Miss Moneypenny.   It looks like a set in a James Bond movie and, in this instance, appearances are not totally deceptive. The scenes in Spectre,… Continue Reading ›

We’ve opened a new office in Nottingham

We’re pleased to let you know that the Winkworth network is expanding with a new office in Nottingham. This means we now have over 95 offices around the UK and remain London’s largest estate agency. Our latest office is owned by Mark Bygott, a name you may be familiar with if you have bought, sold,… Continue Reading ›

Are property prices set to soar?

Dominic Agace, CEO of Winkworth, talks exclusively about the impact of the general election, property prices and buying in the country   It’s barely a week since the General Election, but the clouds have passed, and the sun is once more starting to peep through onto the property market. “There is no doubt that just… Continue Reading ›