We are frequently quoted in the global press as a respected voice and authority on the real estate market and UHNW trends.
BARNES, the luxury real estate group with a global network of offices and 600 consultants, has acquired a majority stake in the high end property consultancy Hanover Private Office, from founder Alex Newall and co-director Nick Wiszowaty. Barnes President, Thibault de Saint Vincent announced... Read More
Over the last 18 months, the market across Prime Central London and Surrey has softened significantly. This is the mixed message we hear based on circulating facts and figures, that are often out of date or only reflecting a specific market place.
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Rightly or wrongly, mainstream estate agents often get a bad press. At Barnes Private Office, we want our clients to find their dream home; a home that doesn’t just meet practical needs but fulfills sometimes intangible... Read More
Whilst the stock markets are quick to react, the property markets will be a little slower and buyers will place on hold their searches until the dust settles – this pause may bring a few short term forced sells as loans expires due to failed sales.
Generally prices should hold in the... Read More
By Alex Newall, Managing Director of Barnes Private Office
“It is more stamp duty than Brexit which is currently affecting the lower volumes of transactions in the market. People just can’t stomach paying 15% tax on the way in. I don’t think people have an issue paying tax on... Read More
Post Brexit there is a greater interest from buyers when buying a property in Prime Central London to establish that it will be cost effective to maintain over a longer period of time.Read More