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Oxford City Council delivers goodwill to all good HMO Landlords

January 07, 2016

Oxford City Council delivers goodwill...

Oxford City Council recently reviewed the HMO licensing scheme which is due to come to the end of its five year term shortly.  It has been agreed the HMO scheme will run again for a further five years until 2021 and there will be no changes to current area designations ...

scottfraser Blog: Video Killed the Radio Star

November 30, 2015

scottfraser Blog: Video Killed the...

The first goal when marketing a property is to attract the interest of as many potential buyers as possible. To achieve this at scottfraser we work with an extensive database of qualified buyers developed over many years of successfully trading in our key Oxfordshire locations where every member of the team is hardwired into the local market place and communities.


scottfraser Blog: A Property Spending Review

November 26, 2015

scottfraser Blog: A Property Spending...

David Blythman of scottfraser looks at the Chancellor’s Autumn Spending Review and assesses the effects this may have on the property market.

Are things finally going to change for the better in the world of UK housing? Chancellor George Osborne certainly says that they are. In his autumn spending review he announced plans to “end the crisis of home ownership in our country.” Fine words. But what do they mean?


Lettings Winter Newsletter

November 19, 2015

Lettings Winter Newsletter

Welcome to our Lettings Winter Newsletter!

scottfraser Blog: Now is the Time for Action

November 17, 2015

scottfraser Blog: Now is the Time for...

Sellers often consider Spring and Autumn as ‘the best times to sell’ although this is not the case in Oxford with current demand outstripping supply. With Oxford being home to two Universities, BMW, numerous hospitals and the business and science parks there is rarely a shortage of professionals needing to move here. According to recent research relocation is the greatest reason for purchasing in Oxford, accounting for 41% of moves last year. 7% of purchasers were international and 15% came from Greater London, a figure we anticipate will increase with the recent opening of Oxford Parkway railway station. scottfraser connects our sellers to these affluent buyers through our London office and advertisements on over 50 international property portals.


scottfraser Blog: Refurbishment to Maximise your Investment

October 22, 2015

scottfraser Blog: Refurbishment to...

The capabilities of a good Letting and Managing agent extend far beyond finding tenants, routine repairs and rental accounting.


At scottfraser we have developed a service to match our original philosophy of expertly handling the entire lifespan of our clients investment; from acquisition and refurbishment through letting and management to eventual disposal. Many of our clients have been with scottfraser spanning several decades and our comprehensive service offers a ‘one stop shop’ equipped to expertly manage every aspect of a buy to let investment.