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Official Opening of Kendal Office

Thursday 2nd February saw the official opening of our Kendal office. The opening was held at the impressive Abbot Hall Art Gallery in Kendal, featuring the George Shaw – Back to Nature collection. With over 80 people attending the evening was a huge success; celebrated with many familiar faces and lots of new acquaintances.

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2017….Off to a Flying Start!

Well, what a start to the year! My diary is full, making a good first impression on 2017. There are plenty of instructions coming through. Now is a fantastic time of the year to market a property for a few reasons: The volume of property coming to market is lower than in Spring and Summer […]

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It’s Show Time!

With the sun shining, the Garstang Show was a huge success for the market town of Garstang and Armitstead Barnett. Together with Brockholes Arms Auction Mart, Armitstead Barnett were awarded the trophy for ‘Best Show Stand’ held proudly by James Fish, Partner at Armitstead Barnett & Auctionner at Brockholes Arms Auction Mart. Come and visit […]

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Brexit: What Does it Mean to the Value of Your Home

Since the decision to leave the EU in June little has been publicised about how Brexit will affect the market place for property. The market has been dealt a double wammy blow; the changes to stamp duty which although may benefit some, the luxury high end market and the buy to let sector have been […]

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John Hughes: Settling in at Kendal

Two months in to my partnership with Armitstead Barnett the level of support from members of the company and so many of the farming community has been beyond my expectations. A wide variety of work has come forward within the past two months, including development land negotiations, valuation work, utility company claims, landlord and tenant […]

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Prepare for the ‘Back to School’ Market

Schools have broken up and we are at the beginning of the Summer holiday season. Many of the houses we sell are family homes and over time we have established that often within many chains we have family buyers and sellers and therefore school holidays can often dictate exchange and completion dates. Many avoid moving […]

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