Communication, Privacy Have Become Key Asks for U.K. Country Estates, Says a Top Real Estate Adviser
Tom Hudson, co-founder of Middleton Advisors in the U.K., specializes in the kind of dwellings that could be found in an episode of “Downton Abbey”—significant estates, historic homes and large country houses.
As head of Middleton, a company he co-founded 13 years ago, Mr. Hudson is akin to a specialized real estate concierge for his clients, walking them through every step of the way. He provides strategic advice throughout the entire property search and purchase process—sourcing and shortlisting properties, negotiating the best offers according to property values in the neighborhood and liaising with all the relevant parties, from lawyers to surveyors to construction teams in order to ensure a smooth journey from start to finish.
“Some of our clients ask us to source larger houses and sporting estates over much wider geographies. These searches require different…