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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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Stamp Duty Holiday Ends! Here’s what you need to know about stamp duty changes

It’s an exciting time when you move home, but the process involves a lot of thorough planning and financial commitment. Before embarking on the journey, you will need to be clued up on all aspects of the buying process – with stamp duty being one of them. As the stamp duty holiday draws to a […]

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Gold, Silver and Bronze for Customer Experience! It’s a Hattrick for Parkgate’s Richmond Lettings Team

The Olympic and Paralympic games in Tokyo may be over, but Parkgate are celebrating this week, having just won gold, silver and bronze awards for outstanding customer experience for property lettings in the Richmond area. James Bennett won the Gold award, Klaudia Osiecka won the Silver award and Susie Hart took the Bronze for a […]

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Do I need a board when selling or letting my home?

There is an argument to be made against using traditional advertising techniques when selling or letting a property, particularly when you consider the role of property portals in the modern marketing process. One hot topic of debate is whether For Sale and To Let boards are still a useful marketing tool for property sellers. Below, […]

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Home staging: here’s how it could help your home sell faster

Your main goal, as a property seller, will always be to sell your home in the quickest amount of time and for the best price possible. With this in mind, you’ll naturally be eager to pounce on anything that can speed up the sales process and increase the value of your home, so recent research […]

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