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We spill all on the trends we're seeing right now

The importance of talking to your local estate agent and demonstrating your motivation to buy has increased. Many sales are being agreed to cash buyers on properties before they have hit the market. Internet portals are a useful research tool but if you really want to make things happen, being proactive and communicating with us means we can have you in mind before a property...

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February 25, 2016

The ingredients that make Bath so special (and the reasons Londoners can't stay away)

It seems that Londoners are flocking to Bath in their droves. Locals are torn between divulging the best artisan coffee and patisserie and wanting to keep the place to themselves, lest the rest of the world discover just how special this architectural treasure is.

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January 19, 2016

Top tips for enchanting your viewers once they're in through the door

At Winkworth Bath we feel that the sales process is a collaborative one. Of course you're enlisting us to find and qualify suitable applicants, but it's a team effort between our efforts in the office and the client's contribution to preparation. Cleanliness is close to Godliness Whilst we all lead hectic lives these days, cutting corners won't cut it when you're trying to sell your...

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December 11, 2015

The best time to sell your property

Many vendors have an idea of when their property will be at its selling best; some want to hold out for months to reveal garden bulbs in their Spring splendour. Whilst a gorgeous garden will pack a punch, having a feel for the market is more important. There is a trend for an online house hunting spike over the Christmas period, so being ready to...

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December 11, 2015

Property for sale in Bath continues to rise in popularity

Bath estate agents, including Winkworth, have always known the city was a very special place to live but now a new property report confirms that houses for sale in Bath are hugely desirable, with their values outperforming the rest of the country. One property source conducted research into house prices over a six year period and found there was a rise in average property prices...

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March 03, 2015

Electrification to spark yet more energy into demand for property in Bath region

Along with other railway infrastructure news this weekend, Saturday Telegraph (see link below) observed that prices in the West Country are 'certain to soar' as the electrification of the line will cut journey time to London significantly. If you are looking to move to the Bath region to enjoy the wonderful countryside, stunning architecture, sport, performing and culinary arts and superb education at all levels.......

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October 27, 2014

Why be Calendar obsessed?

So many callers are asking me whether it is 'worth bothering doing anything until Spring'' Recent evidence in Bath makes clear that buyers are influenced more by market mood and media sentiment than by what month is showing on the wall calendar. Right property, right price, and the buyer won't worry if it's baking hot August Bank Holiday or there's three feet of snow outside....

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October 23, 2014

House price growth in Bath

Market data just released by the Land Registry will be welcomed by those who have been uncertain as to market direction in the Bath area. Property prices grew by 7%* in 2012 year on year, with volume sales moving up by around 3.5% on 2011. Simon Lord, Director of Winkworth’s Bath Office, believes that these figures highlight the enduring confidence in the Bath market. He...

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February 27, 2013