News, views, stories and advice from Middleton.

Current Climate & Communication

1st April 2020

We believe it's important to stay in communication during what is a difficult time for everyone, whilst remaining mindful that this will be affecting everyone in different ways.

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Categories: General news | Property talk

The Sunday Times: 'why would you sell your house off-market?'

12th December 2019

The Times and Sunday Times  (paywall) are reporting that off-market transactions have virtually doubled in the last ten years. They asked Middleton's Mark Parkinson why so many more properties are changing hands in this way.

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Meet Gemma Thomas, buying advisor, northern Home Counties

19th November 2019

When Gemma Thomas first moved to London at the tender age of 21, she freely admits she would walk around when it was dark so that she could see into the windows of houses. “You need that inquisitiveness to work in residential property – particularly on the buying side,” says Gemma, who joined Middleton Advisors in 2019. “You really have to understand and have an interest in the widest possible range of homes inside and out.”

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Commuter homes in the Chilterns

12th November 2019

The Chilterns area is a star choice for commuters, says the Evening Standard Homes & Property section, with comment from Middleton's Mark Parkinson.

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Crossrail is bringing a number of country towns within a realistic commute of London.

8th November 2019

According to Anna Tyazck in Country Townhouse magazine one of the towns benefiting from the completion of Crossrail is Hungerford, which has become something of a prime residential property hot spot. The promise of Crossrail has prompted a wave of London leavers to look at the area.

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What exactly is a townhouse? City AM explains

4th November 2019

The recent launch of 13 ‘townhouses’ got London’s business-focused newspaper, City AM and Middleton's Mark Parkinson, discussing what exactly is a ‘townhouse’. 

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Bricks & Mortar, 4 October 2019

4th October 2019

The super-luxury Chelsea Barracks development started almost 10 years ago in what was then, at £959 million, Britain's biggest property deal. Now, close to completion and with 70 per cent of the first three phases already sold, the development is back in the news. The Times asked the head of Middleton's London office, Mark Parkinson for his view.

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Categories: In the press

Janine Stone, 19 September 2019

30th September 2019

Higher value properties are often sold without any marketing, or public visibility at all. Middleton partner Tom Hudson was asked for this thoughts on the subject by Janine Stone & Co for an article about 'Buying a Home Off Market'.

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Categories: In the press

The Daily Telegraph, 29 August 2019

2nd September 2019

New-style orangeries, designed to be a principal reception room, can add serious value - in both financial and lifestyle terms - to your home, say the property experts, including Middleton's Tom Hudson in the Daily Telegraph.

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Categories: In the press

Country Life: land of bees and honey.

27th August 2019

Keeping bees has positive ecological consequences, according to the British Beekeepers Association which runs bee-keeping courses and provides information.

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The Times on: your guide to owning an unusual house.

9th August 2019

Ever thought you might like to live in a cave? According to The Times there are more such properties available than you might have imagined – including around 45,000 in the Loire Valley of France.

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The Times on: earning extra income from your home.

9th August 2019

According to The Times an increasing number of buyers are looking at the price and value of houses and taking into account ways in which the property can earn back some income.

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