Our property experts are often asked to share their extensive knowledge in the press. Below are some of our most recent mentions.
Emma Seaton, director of buying agency Prime Purchase, agrees that renting before selling makes sense when moving area but tapping into a buying agent’s expertise is a good alternative: “We know our areas and can impart the information that can really only be gained from living in an area for five years or more. This will hopefully save you the need to rent and learn about the best town or village to be in, enabling you to buy the right property straightaway,” says Seaton adding that decent rental property is often hard to find.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.’Read More