Our property experts are often asked to share their extensive knowledge in the press. Below are some of our most recent mentions.
“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
Guy Meacock, director of Savills’ buying agency Prime Purchase, calls it – along with Ledbury Road, which runs across it – “the retail mecca of Notting Hill”.Read More
Boundary disputes can be complex. Charlie Wells, the managing director of Prime Purchase, a property buying agency, says: “Many people don’t know that if your land has a ditch with a hedge on the other side, the ditch is your neighbour’s ditch — even if it is on your land. There are instances where neighbours pipe the ditch and turf over it, which is land theft.”Read More