In The Press

Press coverage

Our property experts are often asked to share their extensive knowledge in the press. Below are some of our most recent mentions.

04 February 2019

The banks, post offices and stations that have been transformed into fine family homes (Country Life)

Although there are hurdles, many buyers feel the benefits outweigh these. James Shaw of Prime Purchase says: 'Generous proportions with high ceilings and classic fenestration are what most people hanker after.'

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25 January 2019

Wealthy snap up bargains in capital (The Times)

Guy Meacock of Prime Purhcase, said the additional stamp duty for buy-to-let landlords introduced in 2016 had cooled the second-homes market for luxury properties. However, he said that Brexit had created a 'gilt-edged' opportunity for overseas buyers to invest in London that 'we won't see again for some time'.

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12 January 2019

Beat the market, join the chain-free buying army (The Times)

Robin Gould, a director of Prime Purchase, an agency that acts on behalf of buyers, says an alternative to going chain-free can be a bridging loan, which allows a buyer to purchase their new home before they have sold their old one.

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08 January 2019

London property market after Brexit: EU nationals buying homes in capital attracted by weak pound (The Evening Standard)

Guy Meacock, director of Prime Purchase, has noticed more transatlantic buyers. 'The Americans had deserted London to an extent for a number of years but there are compelling reasons for their return, not least the political situation at home with Donald Trump and the pound at almost parity with the dollar. The added attraction is that much of London's property is about 20 per cent cheaper than it was.'

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