child mortarboard gbp briefcase bath coffeecup tree twitter search crosshair fax house papers sort house-pound brochure list-items notes printer video-camera video virtual-video bath bed camera floorplan heart-empty heart-filled heart-empty-thin heart-filled-thin sofa calculator compass share clock list map-pen map-pin pencil save business-card letter phone heard people pointer cross linkedin google-plus facebook arrow-right close triangle-down my-wink my-wink-thick house-circle loading-spinner bell close-circle dog link pinterest school transport wardrobe arrow-up one two three four five six seven tick

Could you be a franchisee?

Franchising can be a very appealing option when looking to start or expand and develop a business. It isn’t however for everyone, so before you look to go down this route it’s important to understand franchising and identify whether it’s a good fit for you.

Read post

October 01, 2018

Winkworth opens a new office in Northampton

Last month local businessman and new franchisee Sunny Kooner opened the doors to the latest Winkworth office to join the network in Northampton.

Read post

September 24, 2018

Winkworth releases H1 interim results

Last week Winkworth announced robust interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2018 with revenues and profit before taxation up, and four new offices opened.

Read post

September 18, 2018

Winkworth works with HSBC to provide franchisees’ funding

For several years now Winkworth have been working with HSBC’s dedicated Franchising Team to offer funding and advice for both the existing and new Winkworth franchisees.

Read post

September 13, 2018

What is Franchising?

Many different industries have seen an increasing number of franchised businesses over the years especially in America and the UK, but when it comes down to it – what actually is franchising?

Read post

September 13, 2018

How Winkworth’s Franchisees are involved in the brand’s evolution

It’s always been important to both Winkworth’s Non-Executive Chairman Simon Agace and his son Dominic Agace, CEO, that the network’s franchisees are involved in major decisions regarding the development and evolution of the Winkworth brand.

Read post

September 04, 2018

Is estate agency for you?

The UK property industry generates billions of pounds for the country’s economy every year and a recent report has shown that the housing market is now worth nearly 10 times the Government’s entire income. With the total value of residential dwellings in the UK being valued at £5.9 trillion, the industry is a prosperous one, but is working in it for you?

Read post

August 24, 2018

Pros of owning a Winkworth estate agency

Owning a business is a big decision and should be well thought through. A frequently asked question that the New Franchising team get asked a lot by potential franchisees is, ‘What can Winkworth do for me that I can’t do for myself?’ Below we outline some of the answers.

Read post

August 16, 2018

The importance of instructing a franchise lawyer

Starting your own business is a huge investment and not one to be taken lightly. It is therefore extremely important to instruct a lawyer to offer advice and support from day one. Winkworth’s New Franchising team recommends using a lawyer with specific franchising experience.

Read post

August 09, 2018

Winkworth grows its franchise support services

National estate agency Winkworth has recently expanded a number of its franchise support teams with new recruits for IT, Client Services and China Desk. This expansion caters for high demand from Winkworth’s growing network of offices, who the company provide with a full range of estate agency services to support their day-to-day business requirements.

Read post

August 07, 2018

Winkworth Kingsbury - one year on

In July 2017 independent estate agency owner Ajay Bathija decided to rebrand his office to Winkworth. Although Ajay had a very strong lettings part of his business, due to a highly competitive local market and lack of brand awareness, his sales side had suffered. However with its strong brand and extensive network – this was something Winkworth could help with.

Read post

August 01, 2018

Franchising terms for potential franchisees

The Franchising industry can seem a little daunting if new to it. Although some terminology can differ from contract to contract, there are a few terms that any potential franchisee seeking to join a property franchising company should familiarise themselves with.

Read post

July 27, 2018