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Autumn Market Update.

 We are currently experiencing the busiest market I have seen in my 37 year career as an estate agent.    The year started off incredibly fast as the pent-up demand from buyers and sellers, who held back to wait and see what was going to happen surrounding Brexit...

I Wish !

Ben Hudson has some thoughts for property buyers and sellers who wish they could see into the future.   Don’t you wish that just once you could have a sure fire tip about the perfect time to buy and/or sell an investment?   If only you or your parents had known to...

Booming Market ?

Covid19 hasn’t been the only outbreak this year. There has also been an outbreak of property sales and letting since the end of national lockdown. The press has called this current property market a mini boom. We call it a maxi boom.   Mini booms occur when there is...

Stamp Duty Holiday

Ben Hudson assesses the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s stamp duty changes - designed to stimulate the property market.   With post-Covid demand for property at a welcome high level, one thing was needed to help create what could be the most active market since the great...

Are The Suburbs Back ?

Suburbs were a great idea: so good in fact that during the 1930s over four million new suburban houses were built in England, Scotland and Wales - making the UK at the time the most heavily suburbanised nation in the world.   The suburbs offered space, health and a new life...

The Yorkshire Business Review

Read our article about the housing market on page 27 of the Yorkshire Business Review :   https://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=30a5a1e6-ba36-49fc-9205-86cc279500da...

The New Normal

Covid19 has changed the way many buyers search for a property. Ben Hudson from Hudson Moody explains.   Before Covid 19, most home hunters physically visited all the properties in which they were interested. They felt they had to as a way of drawing up a serious shortlist of...

Let The Seller Beware !

Ben Hudson looks at the impact national and global events might have on a resurgent UK property market towards the end of the year. We hear about caveat emptor – let the buyer beware – but what about caveat venditor – let the seller beware? In the property...

Caveat Emptor _ Let the Buyer Beware !

We  advise caution at a time when the market is showing a robust return after lockdown.   Some buyers have been sharpening their pencils, anticipating a fall in property prices following Covid19. The early indications are that pencils can be pinpoint sharp but it might...

Really Useful Engines

As the UK lifts out of lockdown  we  suggest a chat over coffee to consider your next move.   The creator of Thomas the Tank Engine, the Reverend W Awdry, once said that the church was like a railway: both were trying to get people from one place to another.  ...

The Lockdown Bounce ?

  The lockdown bounce has already begun. We don’t know how long it will be for, but it is undoubtedly with us now.   Within a day of the government announcement that the home buying and renting process could re-start, the telephone calls and emails began - and we...

Realism is our Vaccine !

  Now lockdown is being eased, Ben Hudson  of Hudson Moody answers the sixty-four thousand dollar question about the property market.   As we gradually emerge from lockdown the first question clients are asking us is how will the coronavirus influence property...

A step towards the new normal !

Following the announcement from the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick we are delighted to once again open our doors, with caution, and get back to some form of normality. From today we will be happy to book in physical valuations and viewings whilst adhering to strict risk...

Market Brief: A positive outlook in the face of adversity.

  Market Brief: A positive outlook in the face of adversity. As I sit here to write our Spring Market Update there has never, in our recent history, been a more worrying time for both health and economic reasons. In my 35 years of estate agency we have seen the end of the...

Getting Into Gear

Seven weeks into lockdown we look at how coronavirus has affected life in the property market.   Throughout the lockdown, our team have been working remotely. At first we thought there would be little to do. How wrong we were.   The past four weeks have been...

Add £££ to your property post lockdown !

Ben Hudson & Tarnia Hudson from Hudson Moody take a look at what home sellers can do during the lockdown period to attract the highest sale price for their property once restrictions are lifted.   So, you have spruced up the front of your property - having the exterior...

Book Your Virtual Zoom Valuation here :

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The Value of Home

The Value of Home In houses and apartments all over the country those in lockdown are thinking about life after release. Even now, at the height of the pandemic, people are looking at post-virus life. We know they are because they are telling us so.   If this period of...

Rightmove April 2020 House Price Index

 We are pleased to have been quoted in the Rightmove Hose price index for April 2020 saying :   Ben Hudson, Managing Director of Hudson Moody in York, says,  “Since going into lockdown, we’ve had to adapt quickly to how we do business. Prior to the...

Support and Mortgage Advice from our partners What Life.

In these unprecedented times, we are looking at ways to continue to support you and having helped you purchase your property in recent years, we thought you might be at a point when you are re-examining your options. As you may be aware, the Bank of England recently reduced...

Local Expert Advice on All Property Related Matters .

For many years,   through good times and bad,  Hudson Moody,  has been an integral part of the local community. Many of our team have been born, brought up, schooled and married hereabouts. Over the decades, we have provided level headed and astute property advice...

Market Brief: A positive outlook in the face of adversity

Well, where do I start?! First of all, I hope that you, your family and friends are well and doing your best to stay safe in these strange and unprecedented times. It’s been difficult to know quite when to issue this market brief, with the situation surrounding Covid-19...

How to maximise the potential of your rental property

The UK lettings market is growing with PwC predicting 7.2m households will be in rented accommodation by 2025. So, if you’re a landlord, or thinking about renting your property, it’s important to make sure your property is at its best to secure good quality tenants...