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Art SOS – Wimbledon Art Fair goes online and supports the NHS

Art SOS – Wimbledon Art Fair goes online and supports the NHS

A well-established art fair will go online for the first time in its 20-year history. Wimbledon Art Fair, organised by Wimbledon Art Studios, will open to the public from 14 to 17 May, showcasing powerful works by more than 100 artists. The fair aims to give art lovers everywhere the opportunity to invest in affordable … Continue reading "Art SOS – Wimbledon Art Fair goes online and supports the NHS"

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Introducing Blossom Square, The Drive, Wimbledon Village

Could this be the perfect family home for Londoners looking to put down roots? As Robert Holmes estate agent begins marketing an exclusive development of family homes close to Wimbledon Village, negotiator Nick Holmes explains why now is the time to consider a move to this enviable location. “Wimbledon Village really is the perfect location … Continue reading "Introducing Blossom Square, The Drive, Wimbledon Village"

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Buyers pay a premium for homes near green spaces

Buyers pay a premium for homes near green spaces

It may be a fair assumption that living close to a public green space will boost your property’s value, but now it’s official. Homes close to parks, playing fields, golf courses and allotments attract higher prices, according to a report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The same is also true for properties with … Continue reading "Buyers pay a premium for homes near green spaces"

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Japanese knotweed fears grow

Spring heatwave leads to Japanese knotweed fears

This year’s unseasonably hot spring could lead to a proliferation in Japanese knotweed, homeowners have been warned. With Easter Monday temperatures of 25 degrees recorded in West London, the advice is to look out for signs of the pesky plant and seek professional help if you find any. Over the past two decades, the invasive … Continue reading "Spring heatwave leads to Japanese knotweed fears"

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Buy-to-let is a better investment than gold or fine art

While changes to stamp duty and mortgage tax relief have hit buy-to-let landlords, rental property remains a good option for non-professional investors, according to a new report. The research, by lettings inventory and property compliance company VeriSmart, examined the return on investment from different sectors over a decade. Buy-to-let was found to bring higher returns … Continue reading "Buy-to-let is a better investment than gold or fine art"

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