first_imgWinkworth has expanded its presence in Reading, with the acquisition of local lettings agency AMPM, adding a portfolio of more than 80 landlords to its lettings business.The new portfolio includes a mix of flats and houses, that are all within a five mile radius of the Winkworth office in the town centre.Director Michael Foldvari, who runs the Winkworth franchise in Reading with fellow directors James Hathaway and Jon Hallett, said, “The acquisition of AMPM, a longstanding agency in the area, will add a major portfolio to our already substantial lettings business.”James Hathaway commented, “This expansion reinforces Winkworth’s leading position in the lettings market in Reading. Angela Cox, owner of AMPM, will continue to work with us as a consultant.”“Our new investor clients will benefit from the service Winkworth offers, with access to sales expertise, mortgages, excellent back office support and training, the latest knowledge on proptech and regulations and a superb, expanding network of offices throughout the UK and, most importantly, from within the M25, where we are one of the largest agencies in London, ” added Jon Hallett.Dominic Agace, Winkworth’s CEO, added, “This latest expansion by our Reading franchise reflects our growth plans in the Home Counties. There is an increasing demand from people in London to move to the Reading area to rent or buy and our offices in the capital are able to provide the connection. We are also keen to talk to independent agents or those looking to launch their own businesses in the wider Home Counties region.”Michael Foldvari Jon Hallett Reading Dominic Agace winkworth May 21, 2020Jenny van BredaWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Agencies & People » Winkworth expands lettings presence in Reading previous nextAgencies & PeopleWinkworth expands lettings presence in ReadingThe Negotiator21st May 20200397 Viewslast_img read more