Rightmove's July house price index - how to determine what's going on!

By Jonathan Hudson | 21st Aug 2018 | Property News

It comes as no surprise as I write this, being a central London estate agent, that the recent Rightmove price index shows a drop in house prices for the fifth month in a row. However slight the drop, it’s the transaction numbers which really tell the story – down by 75,000 compared to June.

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

By Jonathan Hudson | 17th Nov 2017 | Property News

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.

Hudsons Luxury Property Blog

By Jonathan Hudson | 30th Oct 2017 | Property News

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.

Brexit: Are we better off In or Out of the EU?

By Hudsons | 20th Apr 2016 | Property News

In or Out of the EU? It must be stated upfront that it is very difficult to quantify the impact of an ‘out’ decision both in the short run and over a longer period.

Loopholes highlighted as Stamp Duty rates increase

By HUDSONS | 1st Apr 2016 | Property News

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...

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

By HUDSONS | 30th Mar 2016 | Property News

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,...