Barnes and Barnes Bulletin January 2022

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January Bulletin 2022

As property experts, we like to keep up to date with all that’s going on in the market, but why keep this to ourselves?  So as well as keeping you up to date with everything Barnes and Barnes, here are some of the most interesting stories and ideas that we have come across to inspire you and your property dreams. . 

A View From Grant Barnes

Grant Barnes, Direcor, Barnes and Barnes2021 saw frenetic house buying, fuelled by stamp duty holidays. However, the latest data from Rightmove recorded longer times in London than anywhere else to sell a property. Interest rates have also seen their first increase in more than three years, with more than 2 million borrowers on variable or tracker mortgages seeing their monthly payments increasing.

With more office and retail space available, some developers are turning to micro flats to utilise this space. We take a look at this latest concept. We also cover the latest colour trends and how to use them in your home.

With best wishes for 2022,

rightmove house index

London Properties Taking Longer To Sell.

According to Rightmove’s House Price Index, London properties are taking, on average, 59 days to sell. This is longer than anywhere else in the UK. Read More



Rise of Micro Flat

Could You Live in Just 19 Square Metres?

The micro flat has been designed to provide all you would expect in a flat but in a much smaller space. Is this concept, small but perfectly formed or will it bring about a case of claustrophobia? Read More



Interior Trends for 2022

The 7 Big Interior Colour Trends for 2022 and how to use them

Are you more ‘calming neutral’ or ‘vibrant bright’. Take a look at the paint colour trends for 2022. Read More




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