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Under the skin of the letting market

Here we share news and views on both the local letting market in & around Oxfordshire and all planned and recent legislation.


Monthly Archives: February 2011

Royal Wedding Bun Throwing

Abingdon Museum, as mentioned in our Navigator Area Guide, has an accessible roof top, which gives panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The roof top is also the venue for Abingdon’s traditional ‘bun throwing’ ceremonies to mark Royal occasions.

Frank Webster on HMOs (on BBC Oxford)

Frank Webster, Director, was on Phil Mercer’s drive time show yesterday on BBC Oxford. Frank was invited on to chat about the new HMO Licensing after an update from Oxford City Council this week.

An unusual lead

We love to know how our new tenants heard about us. It is no surprise that in this day and age, the majority of new enquiries come from portals (such as Rightmove, Prime Location, Zoopla etc.) and the internet. However, we are also fortunate

Are the buy-to-let headlines indicative?

You may have seen the bullish headlines about buy-to-let lending in the papers on Friday and over the weekend.

That old adage

Finders Keepers’ Witney Office was inundated with web enquiries and phone calls this week when a lovely cottage in Kingston Bagpuize hit the list.

Mary Portas on estate agents

Around 25th October we took a phone call. The question was simple:  “Are you interested in being considered for Mary Portas’ new show about customer service?”

We never stop thinking about a business opportunity

Most people like to relax and forget about work at a Christmas party, but not us! One of our Banbury team met a friend on the dance floor at the staff party