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.

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

By Spencer Botchin | 15th Aug 2018 | London Evening Standard

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.

Hudsons Block Management Service - Why We Started it and How We’ll Do It

By Jonathan Hudson | 23rd Jul 2018 | Hudsons News

Hudsons has been servicing customers within the property industry since 2002. During this time we have provided specialist expertise in selling and renting residential homes, tenancy management, commercial office rentals and property investment. From this sustained success we have built an excellent reputation which is why we have continued to receive specific requests to enhance our service still further by managing whole buildings by providing Block Management services.

Top Tips to Avoid a Down-Valuation on Your Home

By Jonathan Hudson | 19th Jul 2018 | Property Advice

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.

Shrewd Students Avoid the Rush Hour

By Jonathan Hudson | 13th Jul 2018 | Property Advice

Each year, from mid-August until early October, activity in student lettings for overseas and second-year students rockets. Many return from their holidays without the knowledge of what lies before them with a hectic rush to secure a home to live in for the remainder of the course; it’s that busy that it is like traveling at rush hour and expecting a clear run, only to be met with more traffic and less alternative route options as everyone is trying to find the same outcome!

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

By Robert Burwood | 11th Jul 2018 | London Evening Standard

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.