New year, new home? How to prepare your property to go on the market

Fri 20 Jan 2017

We know that the start of a new year is a great time to sell or let property. Interest is at an optimum with motivated audiences looking for their next move. However, if you're selling or letting your home, don't rely on this alone to get you the best results. You'll need a good agent who can be with you every step of the way and work hard to find and secure the right buyer or tenant for you more

Letting in 2017? A few tips and hints

Fri 20 Jan 2017

Carrie Alliston, Head of Lettings at Hunters gives an insight into the start of 2017 and what you should look out for if letting or renting is on your agenda this year. There will always be those who need or want to buy and there are also those who need or want to rent and January is no exception. With a very busy start to the year for lettings, our network of offices throughout the cou more

Do you know the value of your property?

Fri 20 Jan 2017

We understand that time is precious so we've made it even easier for you to find out how much your property is worth. You can now book a valuation appointment with your local Hunters agent anytime on Just select if you want a sales or lettings valuation, choose your nearest branch and pick a time that suits you. If you prefer to get an instant online property valuation and ful more

Hunters bucks market with strong performance in 2016

Thu 19 Jan 2017

Hunters, one of the country's leading estate agency and franchise businesses, has expanded rapidly throughout 2016. Despite well-publicised uncertainty in the UK housing market, we opened 30 new branches in a wide range of regions across the UK for the third consecutive year, whilst reporting impressive trading updates throughout 2016. Despite many competitors issuing warnings throughout the ye more

What happened to property prices in 2016? Is 2017 a good year to sell?

Thu 19 Jan 2017

Martin Robinson, National Sales Director offers his view on the year that's been and what to expect during 2017. The two questions on everyone's lips are; firstly, what was the effect of Brexit on the property market in 2016? Secondly, what, if any, will be the effect on the sales market this year as the politicians start to navigate our way out of the European Union? History and data give us more

Market Round Up 2016

Thu 22 Dec 2016

2016 has certainly been an eventful year; first there was Brexit, followed by a new Prime Minister, then Trump and at the same time we've seen a number of property related legislative changes such as the increase in stamp duty and the introduction of tenants' Right to Rent. Whatever is happening politically, life never stops moving and people still need to move for jobs, to upsize, downsize, more

Hunters Festive Offices!

Fri 09 Dec 2016

Here at Hunters we love the festive season! Many of our branches have been getting into the Christmas spirit with an impressive array of decorations and displays. Below are just some of our favourites:    Stylishly festive - Hunters Hillsborough     Cheery tinsel - Hunters Baker Street     Reindeer merriment - Hunters Grimsby     Winter wond more

Auctions Highlights 2016

Wed 07 Dec 2016

This year, Hunters Auctions have seen a wide range of property sold successfully via the Auction method. From million pound apartment complexes to a single garage, we can enter a huge range of property into Auction with fantastic results.  Highlights from this year include a fire damaged property in Ilkley which had a guide price of PS250,000 - PS275,000. The final sale price at the drop of more

“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.”

Thu 17 Nov 2016

We are all guilty of choosing the cheapest option at times when making consumer choices, (who isn't interested when something, on the face of it, looks like a bargain?) however, when it comes to property - arguably your greatest asset - you have to think very carefully about how and why you instruct an agent. The agent's fee should not, in our view, be the deciding factor. There are many impor more

26th October Auction Results 

Wed 16 Nov 2016

Hunters held another successful Property Auction on the evening of Wednesday 26th October at York Racecourse. Sales included a property which required some work in Hinderwell Place, Scarborough. Unfortunately some previous tenants had left the property in a state of disrepair and the owner did not wish to renovate himself.  The property sold successfully at PS50,000 and exchanged legall more