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It has been reported that nearly a quarter of private landlords are looking to buy additional property this year and are feeling positive about a successful and profitable 2014. This is due to falling rent arrears and rising rental prices reported during 2013. A report published by indicates that the vast majority of landlords… Continue Reading ›

Landlords looking to extend their portfolio

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  London has historically driven the UK’s housing market and this has never been more true than in recent years. London and, in particular, prime central London saw the first signs of a housing market recovery some three years ago and the rest of the country has – albeit slowly – been playing catch up… Continue Reading ›

The London effect?

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  A good adultery scandal in France usually boosts a politician’s ratings in the polls. Not so for Francois Hollande. His recent ineffectual handling of the economic crisis has led him to be ranked as the least popular president of the Fifth Republic.   Yet there is hope on the horizon for France. French government… Continue Reading ›

Francois Hollande je t’aime, moi non plus

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Tuscany is known for its landscapes, traditions, history and its influence on high culture. Beauty and art play a role in nearly every aspect of daily life in Tuscany – be it a sunset walk (while eating a gelato!), a glimpse of a fresco in a remote rural church, or while gazing at La Primavera… Continue Reading ›

Want a Pisa the Action? Lucca no further!

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We’re pleased to announce we’re opening two new offices in Enfield and London Colney & Napsbury Park. The openings are the first of the year for us and add to our substantial network across the UK and growing number of offices in key commuter locations (over 60 in London and over 90 across the UK)…. Continue Reading ›

We’ve opened two new offices!

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  Winkworth Oxford has moved to a new site on Banbury Road in Summertown. As one of the main shopping parades in the area, the new site offers very high footfall, offering the potential to extend the office’s reach to new clients in the area and maximise viewership of properties displayed in the office window…. Continue Reading ›

Oxford has moved

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We are delighted to announce we will be returning for the fourth year running as one of the sponsors of Kew the Music. The event will be held in the beautiful grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens on 16-20 July, where Kew the Music will once again host a series of spectacular acts including Elvis… Continue Reading ›

We’re sponsoring Kew the Music 2014!

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Voluptuously fashionable since the end of the 18th Century the French Riviera first became a favorite resort for the British upper class. The age of steam in the mid-19th century heralded an era of luxury travel and British, Russian, and other aristocrats flocked to the Riviera. It’s reputation as a playground for the cultured and… Continue Reading ›

Nice Today, Gone Tomorrow!

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  Looking for much more than ‘A Year in Provence?’ How about a lifetime in Les Alpilles? “The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is and the future more unresolved than it will be.” Marcel Pagnol… Continue Reading ›

More than ‘A Year in Provence’

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