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Over 1,000 buyers are registered with Peter Illingworth Estate Agents

With all the portals expected to announce how busy they are likely to be with people looking for property over the Christmas period, it is worth while taking a moment to pause and think about the property market in this area, if you are selling or thinking of selling.  You...


Policies Please

Ahead of the general election Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents asks the political parties to spare a thought for the property sector. As we inch towards the general election on 12th December, much will be said about Brexit, the NHS, education, crime and the...


Do You Believe in Santa?

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents looks at what tops many people’s lists for Santa at this time of year. All over the UK home buyers and sellers have an important date in mind. No, it is not 31st October when the UK is set to come out of the European...


Autumn Leaves us Guessing

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents assesses the property market as we ease towards autumn. Before we know where we are it will be autumn - ‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’, as John Keats put it. But for many this coming autumn, the mists of...


Let's DEAL

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth looks at the two basic questions really worth asking when it comes to selling your home. Estate agents or online-only wannabes offer cut-price commission rates to tempt sellers, and the press bombards the public with alarming commentary on...




The Art of Negotiation 6

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents highlights two important principles in property negotiation. Some people are good at negotiating. Some people, it turns out, aren't. Some people hold all the cards and know it. Some people hold weak hands and don't know it. So...



Who'd Be An Estate Agent?

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents explains what being an estate agent really means. Some people think our job is easy. They think that property just sells itself. That a buyer appears from nowhere, loves a house or flat and agrees to buy it - just like that...


Youth photographic competition

Do you know any budding young local photographers, then perhaps you may like to give them some encouragement to enter.  Click for more info  https://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/page.php?PgID=750371&ClubID=228...


Avoiding the Feeble

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth finds that there is not only life in the property market this spring, but also some wonderful opportunities. Some of us remember the last time the property market had few cash buyers, not many buy-to-let investors and relatively few second...


Reading the Market

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents reflects on a property market affected by Brexit and uncertainty, but showing some clear signs of resilience. It has been a trying two years since the Brexit referendum. No market likes uncertainty, and the property market is...


Love Is All You Need

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents takes a romantic look at the property market this February. We've reached February, the month of snow and romance. Most of us are looking for something in February - a dozen roses under a hundred pounds, warm clothes, the...


Ryedale Housing Market Update – Winter 2019

Peter Illingworth, senior partner of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents, has excellent news for those property owners who are hoping to sell.  He reports high demand from buyers but extremely low levels of housing stock for sale. The reason for these low levels is partly...


To Brexit and Beyond

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate agents ponders the property market in Brexit year, 2019, and explains some home truths amongst many unknowns. There was a time before 1973, the year of the UK's first big property boom, when houses and flats were seen as investments...