News, views, stories and advice from Middleton.

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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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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Meet Sarah Fairburn, executive assistant, Country

1st November 2019

Sarah Fairburn joined Middleton Advisors in 2019 as an executive assistant to Ben Horne & Adam Buxton. She has come full circle back to the home counties where she grew up, after spending eight years in Manchester – firstly at University studying Business Management, and subsequently working for the National Citizen Service.

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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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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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The Sunday Times, 28th July 2019

28th July 2019

According to the Sunday Times, 340,000 people left London in 2018. ‘Many are looking to live near clubs with exclusive London-style facilities, and these can be a key factor in encouraging people to move to certain areas’. Middleton’s Adam Buxton, quoted in the Sunday Times article, says that these sought-after types of club can add 10 percent to the value of nearby prime residential property.

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Janine Stone, 27th June 2019

27th June 2019

Finding a property and transforming a house into your dream home can be a lengthy and costly experience. For buyers who have significant renovation in mind there is a long list of factors to consider before you start. Tom Hudson has contributed his thoughts on the subject, specifically for listed buildings, for 'Industry Insights' – a blog site by interior designer Janine Stone & Co.

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The Sunday Times, 23 June 2019

24th June 2019

With insight from Middleton’s Mark Crampton, The Sunday Times picked the best locations to live so that you can join the ‘part-time commuter revolution’ – a trend that is having a big effect on the country house market, the article says. The top 10 includes Lymington in Hampshire, pictured here.

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