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Richmond and the surrounding areas – a house price update

If you’re selling your home, or looking to list it very soon, you’ll want to know how your local area is performing in terms of house price growth. A popular, desirable and high-demand area, with steadily rising home values to boot, is likely to improve your chances of selling with relative ease and for the […]

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Why landlords should partner with a good local letting agent

As a local estate agent which deals heavily in lettings, it won’t be a surprise to know that we fully encourage tenants to use an agent when they are trying to find a place to live. But it’s always good to have this conviction backed up. And the latest State of the Property Nation research […]

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Five things London tenants want from their rental property

With the private rented sector continuing to grow, landlords are facing more competition than ever before as they let their rental properties. Because of this, it’s important that you do everything in your power to entice prospective tenants. While priorities might change dependant on whether you are renting to short or long-term tenants, here at […]

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Parkgate voted Best Letting Agent in Richmond for sixth year in a row

Parkgate Estates was recently voted as the best letting agent in Richmond for 2018, winning the allagents.co.uk award for the sixth year in a row. Naturally, we are delighted to receive this distinction once again, especially in an industry where reputation, trust and repeat custom are so important. Anything that can rubberstamp or highlight an […]

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Why good local schools increase the value of Richmond homes

We’ve heard plenty about the ‘Waitrose effect’ and the ‘Crossrail effect’ in recent years, but what about the Ofsted effect? According to a new study from housebuilder Barratt London, there is a close correlation between London house prices and Ofsted ratings. Using official Ofsted data for London’s primary and secondary schools, the research grouped together […]

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