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London Evening Standard - Spencer Botchin's 'Diary of an Estate Agent', August 2018

Monday - After a weekend of browsing by potential customers, Monday morning is when new enquiries arrive and the quality of these is normally a sign as to how the week is going to go. Although we are in August, the enquiries both on sales and lettings are good, so we all get on with calls and viewings.

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Top Tips to Avoid a Down-Valuation on Your Home

As buyers search for more value, the property market has softened. At times like this, sellers can find themselves at the mercy of surveyors once a sale has been agreed.

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London Evening Standard - Robert Burwood's 'Diary of an Estate Agent', July 2018

Monday - Riding to work on my motorbike this morning in glorious weather, the 7.30am view from Alexandra Palace across London reminds me of the calm before the storm that is lettings at this time of year.

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London Evening Standard - Robert Burwood's 'Diary of an Estate Agent', April 2018

Monday The lettings market has been a little busier than usual over the last few months. Although property transactions have dropped, fears that people will leave London over Brexit seem to be unfounded.

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December is the new January in home sales

New Year, new plans and new resolutions has always been the way for most. However, when it comes to peak browsing times online for property, the period between Christmas and New Year is now becoming one of the busiest. Conversations around the roast turkey can range from “this time next year we should get our own place together” to “I really fancy living in a city than having a long commute every day” or “wouldn’t it be great if we had a little more space for the relatives to stay” …OK, the last one probably doesn’t happen so much!

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Rent or buy? What does the modern world hold in store in 2017?

A lot has been said recently about why generation rent (the millennials) will not be able to get on the housing ladder. The question is do they actually want to in some cases. Some titter that if they stopped buying coffee at £4 a throw and smashed avocado on toast for a tenner they’d be in a much better position to save up a deposit to buy their own home.

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London Evening Standard - Jonathan Hudson's 'Diary of an Estate Agent', November 2017

As we approach the end of the year we’ve seen an increase in buyers looking to close on purchases so they can move into their new properties by Christmas. With the Oxford Street lights now on, time is ticking.

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Hudsons Luxury Property Blog

Luxury properties in central London is pretty much expected as standard now for many buyers these days. The word luxury may seem somewhat overused, but many developers are listening to what the consumer (buyers) are looking for.

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15 Years of Hudsons

A lot has changed in the 15 years since Hudsons first started. I remember beginning with a first floor office, a new website (2002 was when property browsing online really started to take off) and my mobile phone.

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Loopholes highlighted as Stamp Duty rates increase

A little-known tax loophole means some buyers of second homes and buy-to-let investors could be exempt from the higher rates of stamp duty that come into force today. The Budget appeared to leave the new stamp...

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London’s Crossrail could see property price growth of up to 16% by 2020

The Crossrail train system in London, now due to open in less than three years, is likely to result in a 7% rise in average house prices at many locations along its route by 2020,...

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Local News: PRISM at The Fitzrovia Gallery, 139 Whitfield Street, London, W1T 5EN

Hudsons has teamed up with artist and print designer Patrick Astwood, who has an exhibition at the Fitzrovia Gallery between 1-11th March.

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