News, views, stories and property talk from Middleton.

Our advisors are experts in the field of prime property, and we are regularly asked by national media to comment on the market, trends and other factors that influence property buying and selling decisions. Read extracts from the property media and our own property intelligence reports below. If you are looking to buy, sell or hold property in London or the country contact any of our property advisors here.

Meet Sophie O'Donovan, executive assistant, Country

16th December 2020

Before joining Middleton Advisors in November 2002, Sophie O'Donovan worked in a range of business sectors, but always in a customer service, operations or administrative role. She brings an excellent eye for detail and organisational skills. Sophie also worked in Sydney for three years, and has travelled extensively in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. In her spare time, she also volunteers as a fundraising volunteer for Alzheimer’s Research UK – a cause close to her heart – organising events, quizzes and bake-sales.

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HPF Atlantic Challenge

12th December 2020

2020 hasn't been the easiest for many of us, but this year a friend of Middleton, Calum Barclay, has taken on the incredible Atlantic Challenge. Along with Ashley Jones, Nick Kempster and Jack Carter, Calum is aiming to row 3,000 miles, east to west across the Atlantic ocean in support of the Human Practice Foundation.

Each year Middleton choose a Christmas charity and this year we are very proud to be supporting Calum and crew on their incredible journey, starting in La Gomera in the Canary Islands, to the finish line in Antigua. 

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Meet Georgina Currie, executive assistant, Country

23rd November 2020

Georgina joined Middleton Advisors in October 2020 as an executive assistant to the Country team. Before joining Middleton she worked as an events assistant and receptionist at a shooting school near Pangbourne, helping to arrange privately-appointed shooting parties at a number of country estates in Berkshire, Wiltshire and Hampshire. 

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Our new brochure

21st September 2020

Our new brochure is focused on the five watch-words that have underpinned our business since we opened our doors in 2008 - trust, independence, focus, diligence and knowledge - supported by quotes from our clients. For a copy of our new brochure, click here

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Categories: General news

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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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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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