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3d business merge concept Changing tenant demographics

Throughout England, Scotland and Wales we are starting to see a change in the demographics of private renters, according to Countrywide Residential Lettings. Since January 2013, the amount of over 30s privately renting has increased by over 5%, now making up over 59% of all tenants. We have also seen a growth of 2.2% of…

penny baby bump Welcoming Baby Berrington to the world, Sarah to the office, and Goodbye Penny! (Until November)

As many of you may know, our Lettings Negotiator Penny is due to have her 1st baby on 22nd March! Unfortunately this does mean we’ll be saying good bye to her for a few months, but she’ll be back in November! Today is Penny’s final day in the office, and we wish her all the…

oxwislogo (2) Bread and Roses

On March 8th 2014, College and County will be proud to support Oxford Women in Sport in conjunction with International Women’s Day. This day-long celebration will be the hallmark event in the Oxford sporting calendar, coinciding with the second weekend of the 2014 Varsity Games (where Oxford’s Dark Blue take on the Cambridge Light Blue)….

home owndership trends Home ownership has fallen to the lowest level since 1980s

As we see a spike in private renting, home ownership has fallen to the lowest level since the 1980s. 19% of households now live in privately rented accommodation, which is the highest proportion the UK has seen since records began. Coinciding with this, there has been a significant fall in the amount of households living…

Firewalk photo Jo’s walking on fire…

Our Marketing & Lettings Administrator Joanna Jordan will be taking part in a sponsored fire walk to raise money for Helen & Douglas House! The fire walk will be held Saturday 15th March, and Jo aims to raise over £100 for the charity. Although a little nervous, she’s really excited about the challenge: “Helen &…