During a property viewing more time is spent in the kitchen than any other room in the house, and this is no different in every day family life. Having the wrong kitchen can easily cost you the sale of your property, but more importantly it can impact on your family... Read More
"Some buyers crave an architecturally pure mansion, which, if it is historic, will most likely be 'listed.'" says Alex Newall, Managing Director of Barnes Private Office. "Foreign buyers are wary of old listed buildings because they are concerned they won’t be able to make changes to them, to... Read More
As one of the grandest new build mansions on the renowned Wentworth Estate, the prestigious Westbourn occupies a stunning position adjacent to the 18th hole of the West course at Wentworth Golf Club. On the market for £23,000,000, the impressive Bath stone property offers superb... Read More
BARNES and Warburg are delighted to present this report on the real estate habits of high-net-worth individuals. Our clients and partners live in a world where it is crucial to know how to anticipate major economic changes and new trends, to be able to make sale and investment decisions in... Read More
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 This is the mixed message we hear based on circulating facts and figures, that are often out of date or only reflecting a specific market place.
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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