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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: October 2015

Does Higher Quality Mean Quicker Lets?

A fantastic case study showing investing in your property can improve the overall quality, secure a quick let and increase rental income.

Trains Start Running From New Oxford Parkway Station

Oxford Parkway train stations opens making the journey just one hour from Oxford to London Marylebone.

Finders Keepers Charity Shoot 2015

On Saturday 17th October over 50 people attended the annual Finders Keepers charity shoot in aid of The British Heart Foundation at the Oxford Gun Company.

Is it better to let your property furnished or unfurnished?

Furnishing is a major difference between sales and letting with over 95% of properties for sale1 furnished by the seller, who is motivated to make the house look great. The buyer accepts that the property is to be sold unfurnished …
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Do I really need a deposit?

In brief a deposit is a sum of money paid by the tenant as a security against potential damage or unpaid rent.

How do you reference potential tenants?

With new legislation coming into action proper tenant referencing is now more important than ever for landlords.

Demand for family homes quietens as tenants’ motivations change – Oxfordshire Quarterly Letting Report

Letting is largely a seasonal market, heavily influenced by the academic year – particularly inside Oxford. The Autumn tends to be when things start to slow down, but across our eight offices we are noticing not so much a drop …
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