News & Events

Property Experts see Demand Grow in the Area

3rd May 2016

“In the first third of the year the property market has shown general signs of improvement,” says Graham Iles, Director at Michael CL Hodgson, a sister company to H&H King and part of the H&H Group of Companies, based at Kendal and Grange-over-Sands.


Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

4th April 2016

All property buyers must pay Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) if buying a property or land over a certain price in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  However, many buyers are unaware the Stamp Duty Rates changed in December 2014 making many home purchases far more cost effective than prior to this date.


Spring Forward…!

23rd March 2016

It’s almost that time again to change our clocks… Daylight Saving Time will commence early Sunday morning and it’s an opportune time to do a few seasonal checks! At 2 am on 27th March 2016, the clocks will spring forward an hour, meaning a shortened sleep or a mad dash the next day for the few who forgot to make the switch. In return, we have the advantage of lighter […]


Sarah Wright Appointment

11th February 2016

As one of Carlisle’s leading independent estate and residential letting Agents, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Wright as a Residential Lettings Coordinator. H&H King has built a solid reputation based upon years of experience working with an extensive range of clients, together with a sound knowledge of the local property market. Sarah’s appointment comes as the result of the company’s increase in growth, and demand for […]


H&H King is open in Penrith

5th February 2016

After a number of weeks of refurbishment to the premises, H&H King is delighted to announce the opening of their latest branch in Penrith town centre.  The office was formally opened by the Mayor of Penrith on Friday 29 January. Andy Low, Branch Manager has a wealth of local knowledge and experience having worked for H&H King, Carlisle for the past thirteen years.  He has a recruited a new team […]


H&H Expands Estate Agency Business

5th February 2016

The H&H Group based at Carlisle have announced the expansion of its Estate Agency business H&H King with the opening of a new branch at Penrith, and the acquisition of the well-known Michael CL Hodgson Estate and Land Agency, with its offices in Kendal and Grange-over-Sands. Dovetailing with the existing H&H King office in Carlisle, these three additional offices significantly increase the company’s coverage across the North of England. The […]


Tips for Vendors

20th January 2016

How you present your home for sale can have a huge impact on your success in selling it and it isn’t necessary to spend too much money on home improvements unless there is major work needed, just make your home look tidy and presentable. Suggested tips before a viewing are: Clean your house from top to bottom, including the skirting boards, the curtains and windows De-clutter – this is the […]


Free market appraisal

11th January 2016

We will come and give you a FREE market appraisal. The price at which an asset would trade in a competitive Walrasian auction setting. Market value is usually interchangeable with open market value or fair value.


What is stamp duty land tax (SDLT)

11th January 2016

Stamp Duty Land Tax is the tax that the government charges when you purchase a home over £125,000. You pay different rates depending on the value of your home.