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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: April 2011

The sun is out and our East Oxford team catch fire

Our East Oxford letting team are turning up the heat: between 11th and 18th of April they let five properties on the first viewing. This is not by chance: careful matching of applicant to property is at the heart of …
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Our North Oxford office wins ‘Office of the Year’

  Congratulations to our team based in Summertown for winning Finders Keepers’ Office of the Year! 

Bored of boards

Boards placed correctly are an invaluable tool to help market a property but otherwise we are “bored of boards” just for the sake of it.

Quarter 1 – Oxfordshire Letting Market: Be positive but not naive

Society admires confidence but over-confidence can cause problems if a false picture of reality is conveyed or risks are not assessed properly. You could argue that the over-confidence of a handful of mortgage derivative traders created the financial whirlwind of …
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Summer is here…for the Oxford letting market!

Nationally, the rental market is very seasonal. This is even more evident in Oxford due to the influence that the University has on the micro-economy. The start of the summer market is here and it is an exciting time.

April in Oxfordshire

“Drip, drip, drop little April showers beating a tune as you fall all around…” This month sees the annual Oxford Jazz Festival return with a ‘Celebrating British Jazz’ theme.

Military manoeuvres

Last Monday a new landlord instructed us to let their apartment in Witney. As you would expect from an ex-military couple, the instructions we received were both explicit and concise: an early letting to a high-quality tenant was required.