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How to add value to your home When it comes to selling your home there is a plethora of advice out there on what will and what will not add value when you come to sell it. So, we thought we’d help you out by explaining some of the things that prospective buyers will look […]

Staging your Home for Sale When it comes to photographing your home for listing photos and viewings, presentation is incredibly important. Psychology plays a big role in a buyer’s decision making when it comes to buying a new home. The more chance you give yourself the better. The following the suggestions (outlined below) have been […]

As the festive season approaches, we take time to look back and reflect on another successful year for ourselves and valued clients in a challenging market. With the year of political uncertainty finally coming to a positive end with a stable majority government committed to ending the Brexit uncertainly, the nation can breathe a sigh […]

A recently published report from Knight Frank suggests that rental prices in London are set to increase by an average of 15% over the next five years. Compared to the rest of the UK which is projected to raise by an average of 10% in the same period this is no small figure. The five-year […]

Fulham Park Gardens Walton Estates recently sold this stunning 6 bedroom property in the heart of Fulham. A fabulously presented Victorian house located in Fulham Park Gardens, one of the most sought-after roads in Fulham, this property spoke for itself, boasting 3 en suite bathrooms as well as another separate bathroom, a modern kitchen, large […]

New research has revealed that there has been a rise in the number of landlords in the UK who are planning to purchase their next property through a limited company. The research from Foundation Home Loans conducted in September 2019, shows that almost two thirds of landlords intended to purchase future properties through a private […]

There are few feelings more gut-wrenching and few experiences are more expensive than having the property you were about to exchange on suddenly be pulled from under you. When a seller decides to accept an eleventh hour offer from a new party. Gazumping might be less common in this day and age, but it still […]

Recently, many high street estate agents have come under attack for overvaluing properties in order to attract more stock. In a slow Prime Central London property market, it is easy to see why. Research conducted by The Guardian claimed that some estate agent chains are overvaluing properties by up to 25% in order to get […]

In the current political climate, coupled with recent regulatory and tax changes in the last few years, many UK-based buy-to-let investors are sitting and waiting for a change in the winds. Conversely, overseas buyers are viewing the present market conditions as an ideal time to acquire UK property, and particularly in London according to James […]

July 2019 marked the highest level of private tenants experiencing rent rises on record according to ARLA Propertymark’s latest PRS report. The trade body for letting agents reported that 63% of its members saw landlords increasing rents in July. In fact, year on year, the number of tenants facing rent increases is up. Increasing from […]

With many of our colleagues and clients enjoying their summer holidays, London is refreshingly quiet during August, with less traffic, more parking spaces and easy restaurant bookings! It is also a time of year when we have many international visitors and we have certainly found an increase in international buyers looking for family homes and […]

Whatever your reasons for looking to buy a London property, whether it be your dream home, an investment opportunity or a holiday getaway, the fact remains, it can be a complicated, drawn out and overwhelming process. What most buyers are unaware of is that they don’t have to go through it alone. Increasingly, buyer’s agents […]

When it comes to selling your home, the process can be difficult enough without the added issues of actively turning buyers off. These things may sound like common sense, but all too often they are overlooked or forgotten about. So, here at Walton Estates we thought it would be a good idea to list out […]

Recent research carried out by the property portal Zoopla has thrown new light on the habits of renters across the UK. The survey suggests that renters are generally quite flexible when it comes to the location of the property, but there a wide number of things on which they were simply unwilling to compromise. The […]

A Happy & Healthy 2019 from the Team at Walton Estates 2018 has been a challenging year for many of our colleagues in the property industry with some of the big names suffering catastrophic falls in their share prices (Countrywide down over 90% in their share prices), London transaction volumes are down and the market […]

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