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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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Here’s what you need to know about stamp duty

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. Since the Stamp Duty ‘holiday’ ended in September […]

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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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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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