If you're considering making the investment into franchising, it's important to understand what it means to be a franchisee. Below we hear from Winkworth's new franchising manager, James Campbell, as he explains what it takes to be a Winkworth franchisee.
July 08, 2019
Ongoing uncertainty is still affecting the property market, but Winkworth’s new franchising team continue to work behind the scenes to maintain and strengthen its current network of 100 offices.
July 02, 2019
North London franchisee Howard Greenfield joined the Winkworth network in October 1993, when he purchased the Winkworth Golders Green office from its existing owners with his business partner Graham Gold. Together, Howard and Graham now own four successful Winkworth offices in North London. Here we tell their story from when they first joined Winkworth to where they are now, 25 years later.
June 28, 2019
The property market remains tumultuous, and as such some estate agents are closing their doors or looking to sell their businesses. Winkworth however provides an alternative to independent estate agents by offering to convert their businesses to the brand, giving the opportunity to increase revenue.
June 28, 2019
Making the decision to leave the safety and security of working for someone else, to owning your own business, is not one to be taken lightly. If, however, you want to join the one in 18 people in the UK who currently own their own business, you must make sure that you’re ready.
June 11, 2019
Incoming franchisees don’t always want to have a day-to-day involvement in the running of a Winkworth office. In these circumstances, buyers often bring in new talented individuals to manage the offices for them, and it’s a testament to these managers that most of the resales see a sharp increase in revenue from day one.
June 10, 2019
Launching any business during the ever-extending Brexit negotiations can seem a daunting prospect, but people are still doing it.
May 30, 2019
Winkworth currently has 42 offices spread across the home counties and beyond, with the most recent country office opening in Leigh on Sea, Essex, in April 2019. With the arrival of this new converted office, Winkworth is now looking to expand across the county into neighbouring areas
May 28, 2019
Charles Peerless joined the Winkworth network in September 1993 and is now franchisee of Winkworth Paddington, Marylebone & Mayfair, West End and Clerkenwell. Through hard work, perseverance and support from his longstanding fantastic staff, Charles has enjoyed 20 years of success operating in Prime Central London.
May 28, 2019
Winkworth's advantage is that they're well connected. With 58 offices in London and 42 offices spread across the country, the whole network benefit from a strong London to country link that allows them increased opportunities for business, which in turn means an increase in revenue.
May 17, 2019
It’s no secret that most, if not all businesses are going to take some sort of hit practically or financially in 2019 due to the continued uncertainty surrounding UK political issues. What if there was a solution however to limiting that hit to your business and finding a way to future proof it instead?
May 13, 2019
Winkworth’s new franchising team carry out a standard application process and due diligence checks on all potential franchisees, but they also think it’s important for these individuals to meet key heads of departments within the franchisor office and introduce them to current Winkworth franchisees.
April 18, 2019