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Dare to be Different: Why Barns are the Next Big Thing

Mon 30 Sep 2019

When it comes to standing out from the crowd, you’ll be hard pushed to find a property with more character than a barn..
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12 Years in Wetherby and Plenty More to Come

Mon 09 Sep 2019

As Wetherby’s leading independent estate agency, we couldn’t be prouder to celebrate 12-years of joining the dots for buyers and sellers across the housing market..
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8 Clever styling tips to help you sell your home quickly

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Take a look at these helpful tips for sellers from Houzz....
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6 Ways to Make Your Dining Area More Interesting

Fri 07 Jun 2019

Turn your dining room from bare to beautiful with these six smart tips for restyling your space .
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April's market snapshot

Fri 17 May 2019

April’s market snapshot for both Yorkshire and the National view, keeping you up to date with the latest trends in the UK property market.
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What’s for sale near Harry & Meghan’s Frogmore Cottage?

Fri 10 May 2019

The exciting arrival of a new royal baby this week apparently brought about a surge of interest in property around Windsor. Read more…..
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March's market snapshot

Tue 02 Apr 2019

The market snapshot for March has just been released by Relocation Agent Network. It reports that despite Brexit uncertainty. annual house price growth in the year to January was just 1.7% down compared to 4.3% in the year to January 2018. Read more…..
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Inspiration For Spring

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Now that Spring has officially arrived we hope you will enjoy these fresh ideas from Houzz to inspire you with new ways to improve your home.
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We Are Recruiting

Fri 22 Mar 2019

We are looking for an experienced full time residential sales negotiator to join our team. If you are interested or know someone who might be please contact Kathryn Hodgson kathryn@maxwellhodgson.co.uk.
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February’s market snapshot

Mon 04 Mar 2019

February’s market snapshot for both Yorkshire and the National view, keeping you up to date with the latest trends in the UK property market. Please read on…. Here in Wetherby now that the weather has improved we are seeing buyers returning but there is real shortage of property to offer them. If you are looking to sell your property and would like to talk to us for expert advice please contact us on 01937 589 388 or email Max Hodgson max@maxwellho....
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We know exactly where we want to live

Mon 04 Mar 2019

Some people say they have their heart set on the place they want to live. The surprise is just how many people fall into this category. A survey of 6,000 people by Zoopla showed that 31% of those asked knew the exact house or street they wanted to live in next. This increases to 48% in London. Read more…..
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Most Mortgages Go To First Time Buyers Halifax Research Shows

Mon 25 Feb 2019

According to this latest report from The Halifax, first-time buyers now make up the majority of home purchases bought with a mortgage in the UK. Source BBC News 23.02.19 Read More…...
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January Market Snapshot

Thu 17 Jan 2019

The latest market snapshot has just been released for January and shows very similar results to December’s report. Little change and just what we would expect at present. Please read on…..
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December Market Snapshot

Fri 04 Jan 2019

The latest market snapshot has just been released for December.  This report is now a familiar report which we bring to you as part of our membership of Relocation Agent Network. and provides an easy to read, overview of the property market for both Yorkshire and at national level. It shows  4.4% growth locally reflecting exceptional levels of activity we have seen here in Wetherby. In particular the week leading up Christmas was very busy for us with 5 new sales agreed and on average we achi....
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The best performing primary schools in our area

Fri 21 Dec 2018

We are proud to share this article recently published by the Yorkshire Evening Post which shows that out of the 25 best performing primary schools in Leeds, 6 are in our core area!.
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Best agent regional award winner 2018

Wed 28 Nov 2018

MAXWELL HODGSON ESTATE AGENTS NAMED BEST AGENT IN THE YORKSHIRE REGION BY RELOCATION AGENT NETWORK!.
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Christmas Lights

Mon 26 Nov 2018

Wetherby’s Christmas lights were switched on Thursday 22nd November by ITV weatherman Jon Mitchell. .
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Maxwell Hodgson Estate Agents Shortlisted For Best In Region Award

Thu 08 Nov 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the 2018 Best Agent Yorkshire Region Award by Relocation Agent Network, a national network of selected estate agents. The winner will be announced at a black tie evening Awards Dinner held at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London on Friday 23 November. The Awards Dinner, hosted by well-known comedian and television presenter Katherine Ryan, will close Relocation Agent Network’s annual National Conference and Exhibition. Read more….
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Sheepstakes

Wed 07 Nov 2018

Wetherby Rotary Club held their annual sheepstakes night event last week in Boston Spa. We are regular sponsors of this fantastic and fun event which this year raised money for Yorkshire Cancer Research, a very worthy cause which like so many of us is close to our hearts. Read more….
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October Market Snapshot

Thu 25 Oct 2018

September was one of our best months for sales for a long time – infact we sold more than any other agent in town. This upward trend is echoed by the latest market snapshot for Yorkshire and Humber, just out for October. The Market snapshot is now a familiar report which we bring to you as part of our membership of Relocation Agent Network. and provides an easy to read, overview of the property market for both Yorkshire and at national level. Read more.
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2018 All agents Award Winners

Tue 16 Oct 2018

We are proud to have just achieved the Silver Award by AllAgents for 2018 Best Overall Branch Of The Year. We always strive to deliver outstanding service and we measure our success by what our clients say about us. Allagents.co.uk is an independent review website for estate agents..
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Furnish and Fettle Gift For Our Clients

Thu 11 Oct 2018

We are delighted to announce that all buyers will now receive a gift of a free interior design consultation from our neighbours Furnish and Fettle on completion. Most clients choose to make some changes when they move in and we hope this fabulous service will prove invaluable to our clients..
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Maxwell Hodgson Are Wetherby's Number 1 Selling Agent

Fri 21 Sep 2018

For the month of September to date we have sold more properties than any other agent in the Wetherby area and by quite some margin. Source Rightmove intel - for full report please read on. If you are looking to sell your property and would like to talk to us for expert advice please contact us on 01937 589 388 or email Max Hodgson max@maxwellhodgson.co.uk .
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Market Snapshot September

Thu 20 Sep 2018

This month's market update shows an upturn in annual growth for our region. Please read on for our regular monthly overview of the property market at a regional and national level!.
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Why Use High Street agents?

Fri 10 Aug 2018

We are proud to have been selected as Wetherby’s leading independent estate agent by Relocation Agent Network. Being a member of the Network provides us, and our customers with many benefits, such as access to thousands of buyers relocating from throughout the UK and Relocation Agent Network contribute to our blogs on a regular basis with informative surveys and advice for sellers and homebuyers. This is the second in a new series of advice for house sellers to assist in planning their market....
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Market snapshot August

Thu 09 Aug 2018

August’s market snapshot for both Yorkshire and the National view, keeping you up to date with the latest trends in the UK property market…..
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Why Use High Street agents?

Mon 23 Jul 2018

We have been selected as Wetherby’s leading independent estate agent by Relocation Agent Network. Being a member of the Network provides us, and our customers, with a host of benefits, such as national coverage. Relocation Agent Network contribute to our blogs on a regular basis with informative surveys and advice for sellers and homebuyers. This is the first in a new series of advice for house sellers to assist in planning their marketing strategy which looks at High Street Agents. Please re....
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12 Things Potential Buyers Don’t Want To See in Your Bathroom….

Mon 16 Jul 2018

If you are looking to sell your home, this summer now is the time to get everything looking its absolute best to ensure you maximise its value. Bathrooms are always key factors on any buyers list. So if you’re selling, take a look at this timely guide from Houzz as to what puts buyers off, and see if there are any changes you can make to your bathroom to get the offers flowing in..
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Market snapshot July

Thu 12 Jul 2018

This is the latest in the series of market snapshots for this year from Relocation Agent Network. The reports provide an insight into the latest trends within the UK housing market with a more detailed focus on our area..
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Market Snapshot for June

Tue 19 Jun 2018

In conjunction with Relocation Agent Network we are delighted to be able keep our clients informed with a series of monthly Regional Market Snapshots. These easy to read, highly visual, overviews of the property market at a regional and national level provide an invaluable insight into the property market. This latest snapshot for June has just been released . Please read on…..
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We are recruiting

Thu 14 Jun 2018

We are looking to expand our sales team so if you are interested, or know someone who might be please let us know.
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Achieve the best price for your home

Fri 18 May 2018

We have been chosen by Relocation Agent Network as the best independent agent for the Wetherby area. Being part of the network gives us access to around 650 quality agents across England Scotland and Wales and links us to large companies relocating employees. This means we have access to thousands of additional buyers for your home which in turn means we maximise it’s value. Call us for expert valuation and marketing advice 01937 589388.
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Market Snapshot For May

Thu 17 May 2018

Courtesy of our membership of Relocation Agent Network, we bring you the latest trends in the UK’s housing market with a detailed focus on Yorkshire and the Humber..
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Easy Ways to Make (and Keep) Your Home Ready for Potential Buyers

Thu 03 May 2018

How to perk up your pad for home viewings – and maintain the clutter-free calm in-between. Looking to sell this Spring/ Summer? We hope you find this article from Houzz helpful…..
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April’s Market snapshot

Fri 20 Apr 2018

April’s Market snapshot is now a familiar report which we bring to you as part of our membership of Relocation Agent Network. This months report for the Yorkshire and Humber area shows an encouraging upward trend in the volume of sales and in the average sale price. Here at Maxwell Hodgson in Wetherby last month our average sale price topped £500,000 and we achieved 99% of asking price for our clients..
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7 Things potential buyers don't want to see in your kitchen

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Now that we finally have some warm spring weather our office is buzzing with interest from buyers. If you are looking to sell your home, this is the time to get everything looking its absolute best to ensure you maximise it’s value. Kitchens and bathrooms are always key factors on any buyers list. So if you’re selling up, take a look at this timely guide from Houzz as to what puts buyers off, and see if there are any changes you can make to your kitchen to get the offers flowing in. And don’t....
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Thinking Of Using An Online Agent? .....Read What Our Clients Say

Tue 10 Apr 2018

It’s hard to avoid the ever-increasing number of not on the high street / online and DIY estate agents springing up, with their wacky advertising and in some cases the ensuing press which you may have read or seen. We have several clients who were previously with or have considered using such agents and they have shared their experiences and compared their services with ours : .
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Regional Market Snapshots March

Mon 19 Mar 2018

This is the third in the series of market snapshots new for this year from Relocation Agent Network.The reports provide an insight into the latest trends within the UK housing market with a more detailed focus on our area which we hope you will find interesting. We are able to bring you these reports through our standing as the RAN agent for Wetherby. Each Relocation Agent Network member has been handpicked by Cartus, the premier provider of global relocation.
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Speedy Fixes to Sell Your Home Faster

Wed 14 Mar 2018

With Easter just around the corner we are busy taking houses onto the market, giving tips and hints to our clients about the best way to present their home. We love this article by Houzz which includes some great ideas:.
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Regional Market Snapshots February

Wed 14 Feb 2018

We have been selected as Wetherby's leading independent estate agent by Relocation Agent Network. Being a member of the Network provides us, and our customers, with national coverage, linking us with many of the UK's leading independent agents. Through our association with the network, we are delighted to be able to make a new series of monthly Regional Market Snapshots available, which will provide an easy to read, overview of the property market for both Yorkshire and at national level.
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Local relocation agent specialist in top 10% of estate agency network

Fri 02 Feb 2018

Elise Bowler, Sales Negotiator at Maxwell Hodgson Estate Agents in Wetherby has received an Advanced' assessment as their company's Relocation Agent Specialist. The 2018 assessment was awarded by Relocation Agent Network. It is achieved by going above and beyond in the relocation services individuals provide to relocating families moving either from or to the Wetherby area as assessed by Relocation Agent Network based on performance results. .
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Regional Market Snapshots January

Thu 25 Jan 2018

We have been selected as Wetherby's leading independent estate agent by Relocation Agent Network. Being a member of the Network provides us, and our customers, with national coverage, linking us with many of the UK's leading independent agents. Through our association with the network, from the start of 2018, we are delighted to be able to make a new series of monthly Regional Market Snapshots available, which will provide an overview of the property market for both Yorkshire and at national ....
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Top tips to ease the house buying process

Mon 22 Jan 2018

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Winner of our Christmas Competition Announced

Wed 20 Dec 2017

Take a look at our talented competition winner.
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Christmas Decorating Trends From House Beautiful

Tue 05 Dec 2017

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Good news for first time buyers

Thu 23 Nov 2017

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Christmas Competition

Wed 01 Nov 2017

Enter our Christmas Competition .
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Where Is The Happiest Place To Live

Thu 12 Oct 2017

Want to know where is the happiest place to live in England, Scotland and Wales?.
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Planning your moving day

Tue 10 Oct 2017

Planning makes everything easier, even your moving, here's how .
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10 Things You Should Do Now to Declutter Your Garden for Winter

Wed 27 Sep 2017

Want to make winter gardening easier? Click here and find out how you can prepare .
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We are part of an award-winning network

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Celebrating achievements and what it means for you.
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Don't Just Move, Relocate

Fri 01 Sep 2017

Make the Rightmove by relocating with us.
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Our 10 Year Anniversary!

Wed 09 Aug 2017

Celebrating 10 years in Wetherby...
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Proud Sponsors of Wetherby Rugby Club

Fri 04 Aug 2017

Maxwell Hodgson Estate Agents are proud sponsors of Wetherby Rugby Club and with the new season just around the corner....
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Latest Comment on The Property Market From Rightmove

Mon 24 Jul 2017

The latest Rightmove House Price Index have just been released and the research reveals that the onset of the summer holiday season has had a dampening effect on both prices and activity, with this month seeing the price of newly-marketed property at a virtual standstill, up by just 0.1%, which equates to just £312 compared to the previous month..
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Number Of House Sales Agreed Reaches Ten Year High

Wed 26 Apr 2017

The number of sales agreed rose to 11 per branch in February, resulting in a 10 year high. The last time this figure surpassed 10 per branch was in September 2007, indicating buyer confidence is growing..
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The Improvements That Add Value to Your Home

Sun 26 Mar 2017

As National Home Improvement Month starts, NAEA Propertymark (National Association of Estate Agents) offers advice on how property owners can add value to their homes by making improvements..
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"Many thanks for all your help in selling our house. The rapid feedback and communication, and, Kathryn, your patience and negotiating skills certainly achieved the end result. "
Mr and Mrs T - Clifford

News Archive

September 2019

Dare to be Different: Why Barns are the Next Big Thing

12 Years in Wetherby and Plenty More to Come

July 2019

8 Clever styling tips to help you sell your home quickly

June 2019

6 Ways to Make Your Dining Area More Interesting

May 2019

April's market snapshot

What’s for sale near Harry & Meghan’s Frogmore Cottage?

April 2019

March's market snapshot

March 2019

Inspiration For Spring

We Are Recruiting

February’s market snapshot

We know exactly where we want to live

February 2019

Most Mortgages Go To First Time Buyers Halifax Research Shows

January 2019

January Market Snapshot

December Market Snapshot

December 2018

The best performing primary schools in our area

November 2018

Best agent regional award winner 2018

Christmas Lights

Maxwell Hodgson Estate Agents Shortlisted For Best In Region Award

Sheepstakes

October 2018

October Market Snapshot

2018 All agents Award Winners

Furnish and Fettle Gift For Our Clients

September 2018

Maxwell Hodgson Are Wetherby's Number 1 Selling Agent

Market Snapshot September

August 2018

Why Use High Street agents?

Market snapshot August

July 2018

Why Use High Street agents?

12 Things Potential Buyers Don’t Want To See in Your Bathroom….

Market snapshot July

June 2018

Market Snapshot for June

We are recruiting

May 2018

Achieve the best price for your home

Market Snapshot For May

Easy Ways to Make (and Keep) Your Home Ready for Potential Buyers

April 2018

April’s Market snapshot

7 Things potential buyers don't want to see in your kitchen

Thinking Of Using An Online Agent? .....Read What Our Clients Say

March 2018

Regional Market Snapshots March

Speedy Fixes to Sell Your Home Faster

February 2018

Regional Market Snapshots February

Local relocation agent specialist in top 10% of estate agency network

January 2018

Regional Market Snapshots January

Top tips to ease the house buying process

December 2017

Winner of our Christmas Competition Announced

Christmas Decorating Trends From House Beautiful

November 2017

Good news for first time buyers

Christmas Competition

October 2017

Where Is The Happiest Place To Live

Planning your moving day

September 2017

10 Things You Should Do Now to Declutter Your Garden for Winter

We are part of an award-winning network

Don't Just Move, Relocate

August 2017

Our 10 Year Anniversary!

Proud Sponsors of Wetherby Rugby Club

July 2017

Latest Comment on The Property Market From Rightmove

April 2017

Number Of House Sales Agreed Reaches Ten Year High

March 2017

The Improvements That Add Value to Your Home