Our property experts are often asked to share their extensive knowledge in the press. Below are some of our most recent mentions.
'On the one hand, the government claims to champion social mobility and diversity but on the other, it is saying that if you are foreign you are not welcome. There is no logic to it. If this government thinks that penalising the people at the top, particularly foreigners, will revitalise the economy and get things going, then it is very wrong,' says Charlie Wells, managing director of Prime Purchase.Read More
'Thame and the surrounding villages have increased in value considerably and caught up with towns or villages such as Henley and Marlow, whose rail links are secondary in comparison,’ says James Shaw, of buying agency Prime Purchase.Read More
“Some villages can look glorious, but a lovely pub doesn’t mean there are other mums who you will want to be friends with. Our village has a WhatsApp group that is a lifeline — if you need a child’s costume at the last minute we message each other and the group comes up trumps. When we were looking to move we viewed a house in another village where there were a lot of older residents. If we had moved there I wonder if we would have lasted,” she says.Read More
“We had one buyer interested in an £8 million house, which needed the best part of £1 million to do it up. With stamp duty on top, he was looking at spending more than £10 million,” says Guy Meacock, a director of Prime Purchase, a property buying agency. “Instead, they rented a turnkey house in the area where they wanted to be.”Read More