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.

01 February 2018

London home buyers look to the countryside (Mansion Global)

Buying agent Charlie Wells has found that what clients really want is peace: no noise from roads or aircraft, no light pollution and enough land to create a buffer around the property, for privacy and seclusion. Many are returning to their roots after years spent working in cities.

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25 January 2018

New year, new start? (The London Magazine)

Many would-be buyers who delayed their purchase and turned to renting instead during early Brexit uncertainty are now starting to count the cost of three years of “hefty rental bills”, comments Guy Meacock, director of Prime Purchase, Savills’ buying agency. “One client is unhappy with the level of rent he is paying, disappointed with the quality of rental stock and fed up with landlords kicking him out on a whim. This is fairly typical,” says Meacock.

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24 January 2018

The demolition of Halnaby Hall is a warning from history, but destruction needn't always be a disaster (Country Life)

Prices of surviving properties are not always negatively impacted and greatly depend on location, according to Charlie Wells of Prime Purchase: ‘Very large houses require owners with deep pockets,’ he says, but the lack of the mansion doesn’t necessarily detract from the estate.’

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18 January 2018

Why fixer upper properties help first time buyers (Daily Mail)

"The main mistake novices make is not having a contingency fund in place to cover unforeseen circumstances. The length of the project is also often underestimated," says Nick Croall, of buying agency Prime Purchase.

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