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Struggling to sell? - Our guide to help you move on successfully

When you have your home up for sale, time seems to stand still. You’re in limbo, caught between your old life, and your new one, with no way of knowing when you’ll be able to move on – both literally and emotionally. As the weeks turn into months, and the...

Lettings Market Brief: A smooth start for the Tenant Fee Ban

The Tenant Fee Ban has now been in place for a month and I’m pleased to say we have experienced a relatively smooth start. The Ban doesn’t appear to be having a detrimental effect at the moment with the market remaining buoyant here in York, and across the country...

Launch of Hudson Quarter York

Launch of the new Hudson Quarter . Delighted to have launched Hudson Quarter last night an exceptional development of 127 Apartments in the heart of the City of York Go to this link for full details : https://www.hudsonquarteryork.com...

Market Brief: The York Property Market remains bright

It’s hard to believe we've passed the longest day when we’re experiencing such damp and dreary weather at the moment! Thankfully I’m pleased to report that the property market here in York is quite bright! Now is the time of year when people make a last push to...

Job Vacancy - Sales Negotiator

We are actively seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, confident and highly motivated SALES NEGOTIATOR to join our team in our, soon to be launched, HUDSON QUARTER marketing suite on Toft Green and within our city centre office on Micklegate. Right now we have an exciting opportunity...

Finding the perfect tenant

When renting out a property, finding good tenants is essential in order to spare you any unnecessary stress or financial loss. For many landlords if can often feel like a minefield so we’ve put together our top tips to help in finding the right tenant: Make it attractive...

Lettings Market Brief: The Tenant Fee Ban is here – are you ready?

We have been busy preparing for the new Tenant Fee Ban which becomes law on 1 st June, ensuring that both our landlords and tenants are aware of the legislation and how it will affect them. If you’re not yet familiar with this new piece of legislation, the key measures of...

Gentleman Jack visits 58 Micklegate!

The BBC’s new Sunday night drama, ‘Gentleman Jack’, has caused quite a stir as it tells the tale of the ‘first modern lesbian’, Anne Lister. Many of the scenes were filmed here in York as although Anne inherited Shibden Hall in Halifax from her...

May Market Brief: Property market changes like the weather

The property market at the moment is much like the weather; unpredictable, changeable and a bit of a rollercoaster! We are experiencing what is being termed a ‘sentiment led’ market with it very much depending on what day you read the news as to whether the reports...

Guest Blog: The Importance of Being Solicitor Ready

Having recently partnered with North Yorkshire Law as one of our preferred solicitors, we asked them to share their top tips on why it’s so important to be solicitor ready when it comes to buying or selling a property. Here’s their advice… Everybody involved...

What House Sellers Need to Know About Online Estate Agents

There is a lot of hype at the moment about the 'online estate agents' and the good value they seem to provide. Everyone loves a good deal, especially when we could save thousands of pounds! However, will you really save money using an online estate agent?  TheAdvisory...

We’re joining SASH’s Big Sleepout 2019

We are joining York’s ‘original and best’ Sleepout organised by local youth homelessness charity SASH.   On Friday 5th April, our directors Ben and Tarnia Hudson will be spending the night outdoors, with nothing but cardboard, plastic and a sleeping bag...

5 easy ways your home can attract buyers with kerb appeal

When it comes to selling your home, you want to make sure it stands out from the crowd and have buyers rushing to see what it has to offer. First impressions matter, and how your home looks from the outside can impact how buyers view the inside.  If you wow them from the...

Lettings Market Brief: Preparing for new legislation is key this Spring

The Lettings market here in York has been relatively steady for the first few months of the year with Brexit undoubtedly causing some uncertainty. Demand has been outstripping supply with many existing and potential landlords opting to delay decisions about new investments or...

A day in the life of our intern Greta

Greta is an English and Media Student based at the University of Cologne. She spent a year at Durham University as part of her degree and has spent three weeks at Hudson Moody helping us in the office, improving her English (which is already excellent!) and learning about the...

Top tips for getting ahead in the Spring Market

Spring is a great time of year, with lighter days and (hopefully) better weather on the horizon, it puts a positive spring in everyone’s step. It’s also one of the best times to sell your property, as your home and garden will look their best, and there are lots of...

Market Brief: It’s a game of wait and see

As we head into the traditionally busy Spring Market, it’s difficult to predict what is going to happen over the coming weeks and months with the ongoing uncertainty and, for want of a better word, chaos, continuing in Westminster! With a delay of at least two weeks now...

Exciting new partnership with North Yorkshire Law

We are pleased to announce we will be partnering with North Yorkshire Law as one of our preferred solicitors. North Yorkshire Law are a leading, local independent firm of solicitors with offices in York, Scarborough and Whitby. This new partnership means we can offer our...

Lettings Market Brief: "Change for good" in the Lettings Industry

As we head towards Spring, there's a feeling that ‘change is in the air’ for the Lettings Industry. There are several key pieces of new legislation set to come into effect this Spring which will, we believe, have a long-term positive impact on the industry. The most...

A day in the life of Rose

Rose is one of our Senior Sales Negotiators working in our city centre office. No two days are the same and Rose spends her time helping many of our clients. Here is a brief insight into the things Rose gets up to, how she helps our customers, and the favourite parts of her job...

Market Brief: Now is the time to get ahead of the market

I am pleased to report that the positive start to the year continued throughout January with houses selling very well. With a fairly limited number of new properties coming to market at the moment, those that are, get noticed. This indicates many people are continuing to get on...

Maintaining your rental property and why you need to

As a landlord, there is a duty to maintain your rental property, especially if want to attract and retain good tenants. Most home owners take pride in their property, so your buy-to-let shouldn’t be any different. Who should maintain your property? A good starting point is...

Lettings Market Brief: Positive changes on their way

Despite everything that is happening in the wider economy, I’m pleased to say that the year has got off to a positive start from a lettings point of view. Although Brexit and the uncertainty it brings are hard to ignore, there is a still a high demand for good quality...

Market Brief: Keep Calm and Carry On

We have had a positive start to the year, despite the looming uncertainty of Brexit, with the number of valuation requests up 30% on this time last year. This suggests that people are still wanting to get on with life, although the relentless media coverage is hard to ignore and...

York Property Market Forecasts for 2019

There is only one thing we can be certain of in 2019 – Brexit will continue to dominate the headlines! The impending uncertainty that the ever-nearing March 29th deadline brings makes it difficult to predict exactly how the housing market will fare in 2019. We do, however...