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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: July 2012

Osney Mill in The Sunday Times

One of our tenants renting a property at the brand new conversion of the historic Osney Mill has just been the focus of a featured article in The Sunday Times Home section on the topic of ‘Try Before You Buy’ …
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An empty property earns £0.00

Good income, good tenants and good service. That’s what Landlords want, and it’s what we have been delivering for 40 years now. However, some Landlords get the ‘good income’ bit wrong from the start. They are seduced by disingenuous, high …
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Still no regulation for the letting industry

We were disappointed to read that the housing minister, Grant Shapps, has once again rejected the suggestion to licence letting agents. In spite of the recent cases of rogue landlords and collapsed letting agents, Shapps considers there to be enough …
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Finders Keepers makes a splash in Carnival

Witney Carnival, organised by local charities to raise funds for good causes, took place this weekend. Our Witney team took part with staff members Lisa and Gail braving the elements and driving our brightly coloured car in the parade.

The Olympic Torch passes 2 Oxford letting agents…

Did you manage to make it out to see the Olympic Torch as it passed through Oxfordshire? When the route was announced we were really excited to see that the torch was going to pass not just one, but TWO …
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The Olympic Torch is here, trust a letting agent….

I know, I know, our board spoils the photo but we couldn’t help it. This is taken today Monday 9th July, a big day for Oxfordshire as the torch visits: Bicester Kirtlington Blenheim Palace Kidlington Oxford – St.Clements, Iffley and …
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Seeing stars in North Oxford

The last couple of weeks have been quite exciting for our North Oxford letting agents. We have had some rather famously-named applicants looking for property to rent in Oxford …