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Alex Newall, managing director at Barnes Private Office, on Wentworth's golfing fame and the continuing international popularity of the Wentworth Estate and its sheltered, exclusive properties

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

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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 This is the mixed message we hear based on circulating facts and figures, that are often out of date or only reflecting a specific market place.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

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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

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Alex Newall, Managing Director, answers questions for Property Week about the current state of the property market - stamp duty, transaction levels, tax, etc

Englefield Park is a charming country estate with uninterrupted views to various landmarks across the iconic London skyline. On a clear day, you can see Canary Wharf, The Shard, ...

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

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A recent Knight Frankreport cited that terrace houses in London had seen the largest percentage rise in prices; and it comes as no surprise.

Whilst the London skyline is littered with cranes building small flats,

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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.

Surprisingly, London has some of the best parks to stop, gather friends and family, spread a blanket and enjoy a picnic full of pastries and sweet treats. Here are some recommendations of the best picnic spots from across London.

When the sun finally makes its appearance, there is nothing better than a drink in the clouds. This calls for a trip to some of London’s best rooftop bars, providing the best locations to socialise, drink and dance. 


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