One of Winkworth's current franchisees and multiple office owners is Ian Fraser. Ian began his career with Winkworth in 2001 working as a sales manager in the Winkworth West End office when, five years later, an opportunity to purchase an existing Winkworth office arose, and his journey as a Winkworth franchisee began.
November 20, 2019
Research states that 50% of independent start-ups fail within the first 24 months of trading whereas only 5% of total UK franchises fail.
November 14, 2019
Even with the backing of a national franchise brand with a robust business model behind it, there is still a risk attached to running your own business. As a franchisee, the first three months of trading will be a vital time in ensuring you set yourself up properly for a prosperous future. Read on to see Winkworth’s tips on surviving at the start...
November 08, 2019
Are you thinking of joining a successful and established property franchise business such as Winkworth but are unsure of the steps and processes involved? Read on to see Winkworth’s basic five-step guide to starting a franchise.
October 21, 2019
Since the Brexit vote the property market has remained uncertain and this has been evident in many estate agencies’ declining results over the years. If you look at franchised estate agency businesses like Winkworth however, growth is still happening, mainly due to the model being sustainable even in an economic downturn.
October 08, 2019
Research has found that 50% of entrepreneurs in the UK choose to own a franchised business rather than struggling to think of their own start-up idea, which is often a riskier alternative. If this sounds familiar, joining a franchise could be a fast-track route to becoming a successful business owner.
October 07, 2019
Winkworth was one of the first estate agencies in the UK to set up an in-house Training Academy in 2011. Now a vital part of the business, the Academy ensures that staff working at all levels across the network are qualified, competent and provide the best customer service possible to their clients.
September 25, 2019
The new franchising team at Winkworth are looking for independent estate agencies to join the existing network of 100 offices across the UK.
September 19, 2019
Winkworth has announced robust interim results and outperformed its peers amidst continued political and economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations.
September 12, 2019