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Mission Christmas – Help Us Make a Difference 

Last Christmas all our wonderful clients and staff rose to the challenge of helping us raise lots of fabulous gifts to support this worthy cause.  Mission Christmas is supported by Rock FM and local businesses and communities. Can you help us again this year in making a child’s Christmas a bit more special? From now till […]

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Stamp Duty changes for First Time Buyers

Novembers budget saw big changes for first time buyers. The government have recognised that for some buyers it is a real struggle to scrape together enough cash for a deposit and conveyancing fees and have abolished the stamp duty for many first-time buyers by increasing the threshold to £300,000. This is expected to create a […]

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Quernmore – Why I Love my Village

By John Hughes – Partner Cumbria: 01539 751993 john.hughes@abarnett.co.uk   The most simple answer is to say, “I haven’t lived anywhere else”.  There is a reason for this.  Born on the family farm in Quernmore, I attended the village primary school before moving on to Lancaster Royal Grammar School, where for me sporting activities took priority […]

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Bretherton – Why I Love my Village

By David Cowburn – Senior Partner   South Lancashire office: 01704 895 995. david@abarnett.co.uk Bretherton has been home to my family and I for just over seven years.  With a population of just under 700, this village that I call home offers a delightfully peaceful pace of life but with more services than you may […]

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Tackling Difficult Journeys

Many of our property sales are far from simple.  We have to focus on how to get a successful completion, tackling issues along the way. That’s just what our Senior Partner, David Cowburn, faced when he recently completed The Lakeland 100.  A 105 mile race through the Lake District, including almost 23,000 ft of cumulative […]

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Parbold – Why I Love My Village

By Alice Morgan Trainee Surveyor South Lancashire office: 01704 895 995 alice.morgan@abarnett.co.uk Parbold is a beautiful place to call home.  The picturesque village is located on the Leeds Liverpool canal, between the agricultural settlements of Mawdesley, Bispsham and Newburgh.  The heart of the village remains centred around the canal built in the late 1700s, this area […]

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Join the market before September

It is much harder to build a picture of definitive “quiet” and “busy” periods in the year than it once was as we are selling all of the way through the year.  What we have noticed however, is the interest we get once people have been on holiday.  Holiday periods give us all time to […]

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First Birthday Celebrations for Cumbria Office

Armitstead Barnett are pleased to celebrate the first anniversary of the Cumbria office opening its doors in June 2016.  Since the launch of our Cumbria office we are proud to have gone from strength to strength serving the needs of the rural and agricultural community.  Our heritage and in-depth knowledge has enabled us to deliver […]

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