The Winkworth Blog

The right way to get a franchise loan

Starting up any business involves capital. You need to be able to have enough funding in place to run your business until it starts making profit... Continue Reading

Recruitment – how Winkworth can help

Your staff will be an invaluable asset to your company and it’s so important to get the right people on board... Continue Reading

Having a voice in the Winkworth network

At Winkworth we pride ourselves on being a family run business... Continue Reading

Estate agency compliance

Setting up a Winkworth estate agency takes more than just having local knowledge of your area, the brand name and property experience... Continue Reading

Meet the people behind the brand

Located in Mayfair, Winkworth Franchising consists of all the support departments you’ll need to run your office effectively... Continue Reading

Winkworth in the community

At Winkworth, we are one of the few franchised estate agencies who don’t own any of the offices trading under our name. All of our offices are independently owned and operated and we take pride in the people who invest, run and work in these offices throughout the UK and beyond. Continue Reading

Dry January

It’s the start of the New Year and normally the property market picks up at this time with transaction levels increasing as we move into spring. This year the trend may turn out to be a little different, as a result of Brexit and the rise in Stamp Duty in 2016. Continue Reading

Reading – the story so far

Friends Jon Hallett, Michael Foldvari and James Hathaway opened the Winkworth Reading office in October 2014 and have gone from strength to strength ever since... Continue Reading

Christmas bonuses and gifts

It’s always nice to be able to award Christmas bonuses and/or gifts to your staff during the festive period... Continue Reading

Seasonal considerations in the market

With any business it’s important to consider market trends and seasonal changes. Estate agency is no different... Continue Reading

6 ways to make sure your employees are happy

In any business hiring the right employees is key to success, growth and profitability. Your employees will be your greatest asset, so it‘s important to make sure they are content, both in their environment and in their position. Continue Reading

'Cold Start' - a new Winkworth office

The Winkworth brand is strong and we are proud to be representing it. It is a huge thrill for me, after only a few years in business on my own, to be pitching for houses against other top national agents and more importantly, winning those instructions. I know that I could never have achieved this in this time frame had I gone out under my... Continue Reading