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Happy Yorkshire

Peter Illingworth, of Peter Illingworth estate agents, reviews a topsy turvy year in the property market and looks ahead with optimism to 2021. If Yorkshire was a year, I think it should be 2021. Next year our county will be a place of renewal and fresh opportunities. 2020...


Just Time for a Quickie

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents gives some important advice for all those rushing to buy or sell a property by 31st March next year.   When time is short, there’s always a quickie. A quick drink with friends or even a quick...


Lessons Learned

As the second wave of Covid19 affects lives, Peter Illingworth from Peter Illingworth Estate Agents looks at what it augurs for the property market.   One thing that has proved to be resistant to Covid19 is the property market, which has if anything fed...


Loo Rolls And Other Flying Objects

As we head for autumn and further Covid restrictions, Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents assesses the state of the property market. So many people are asking us about the property market at the moment. To provide some perspective, we often answer the...


I Wish

Peter Illingworth  has some thoughts for property buyers and sellers who wish they could see into the future.   Don’t you wish that just once you could have a sure fire tip about the perfect time to buy and/or sell an investment?   If only you or your parents...


Did You Know?

If you have the house you are hoping to buy surveyed before making an offer you are more likely to buy it at a better price.   Why? Because the offer you are making demonstrates you are serious and already financially invested which should focus the mind of the seller and...


Did You Know?

We don’t advise our clients to put SOLD Subject to Contract on their sign boards, online or press advertising, until at least the sale is imminent. e.g. Following successful mortgage/survey and searches Why?  Because buyers do change their minds, we therefore take...


Make Hay While The Sun Shines

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agent assesses the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s stamp duty changes - designed to stimulate the property market. With post-Covid demand for property at a welcome high level, one thing was needed to help create what could be the...


The New Normal

Covid19 has changed the way many buyers search for a property. Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents explains.   Before Covid 19, most home hunters physically visited all the properties in which they were interested. They felt they had to as a way of drawing...


Caveat Venditor

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents looks at the impact national and global events might have on a resurgent UK property market towards the end of the year. We hear about caveat emptor – let the buyer beware – but what about caveat venditor &ndash...


Heavy activity on our website

Take a look at the tremendous activity our website www.peterillingworth.co.uk is generating. It is working extremely hard for our clients and customers. It is creating far more interest in our properties than the portals.  The upward trend in interest is quite staggering...


Gazunderhand

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents advises caution at a time when the market is showing a robust return after lockdown.   Some buyers have been sharpening their pencils, anticipating a fall in property prices following Covid19. The early indications are...


Bouncy Bouncy

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents  reports on a property phenomenon playing out now in a market near you.   The lockdown bounce has already begun. We don’t know how long it will be for, but it is undoubtedly with us now.   Within a day of...


Realism is our Vaccine

Now lockdown is being eased, Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents, answers the sixty-four thousand dollar question about the property market.   As we gradually emerge from lockdown the first question clients are asking us is how will the coronavirus influence...


Moving Forward during the Covid-19 Outbreak

As from today I am sure you will all be aware estate agents can now proceed to value and show properties physically. However, this must be with careful consideration. We take the health, safety and welfare of all our staff, clients, customers and the public with the utmost...


A Fabulous Testimonial in Today

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Peter Illingworth and all his staff for the wonderful way he handled our purchase of one of his properties. Peter treats people with respect and really cares that everything goes through smoothly. We encountered the difficulty of...


Ryedale Housing Market - A sign of optimism

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents takes a look at his latest stats and  discovers in the lead up to the week commencing to the Prime Minsters Speech on Sunday evening 10 th May, resulted a 41% increase in visits to www.peterillingworth.co.uk   24...


Thirty years in business

Thirty years ago this week, I set up Peter Illingworth Estate Agents in a deep property recession, thirty years to the day we find ourselves celebrating in lockdown, however, I would like to thank all my clients, customers, loyal staff, friends and family for all the wonderful...


Live virtual tours

Third virtual live tour arranged this evening. In all cases the owner carries out the viewing on FaceTime or similar application, due to the current lockdown provisions. All three have been serious purchasers, first house sale agreed, mortgage offer in place, now waiting for...


Getting in Gear

Seven weeks into lockdown Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents looks at how Coronavirus has affected life in the property market.   Throughout the lockdown, he has been working remotely. At first he thought there would be little to do. How wrong he was.  ...



Life after Covid-19 - Adding £££s

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents takes a look at what home sellers can do during the lockdown period to attract the highest sale price for their property once restrictions are lifted.   So, you have spruced up the front of your property - having the...



Coronavirus Notice No2 - The Value of Home

The Value of Home   Peter Illingworth from Peter Illingworth Estate Agents looks ahead to a time when we can all move freely from our homes.   In houses and apartments all over the country those in lockdown are thinking about life after release. Even now, at the height...


Screen Appeal

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents explains a vital step a seller can make now to help achieve a successful property sale once the coronavirus danger has passed.   The daffodils have bloomed and the bluebells are about to, and it should be a perfect time to...


Announcement - Corona 1

For many years, through good times and bad. Peter Illingworth has been an integral part of the local community. Over the last three decades, we have provided level headed and astute property advice to thousands of local people through storms, floods, droughts, market booms and...


An extraordinary sale in extraordinary time

Peter Illingworth has just negotiated an extraordinary sale. "We had to cancel the viewing on Monday morning because of the restrictions put on us. The viewer was so keen we set up a FaceTime viewing between the vendor and potential purchaser, clearly it was a real virtual...


Green shoots

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents responds to the dramatic start to the new property year and looks at the green shoots of improvement. Like green shoots, property buyers have begun poking their heads above ground after a long period of slumber. In fact, in...


Dare to Dream

Peter Illingworth of Peter Illingworth Estate Agents takes a fresh look at the property market as we enter the New Year. If you read or listen to the property press, or the national media commenting on the property market, you will know they are currently awash with speculation...