Insight and Opinion

Thoughts, research and market commentary 

The Prime Purchase team explore what is really going on in the property market.

17/07/2018

The value of nature

In farming terms, when agents talk about the value of land they broadly categorise it as 'arable', 'pasture' or 'wood', with the best arable being the most valuable and wood/scrub the least.

29/06/2018

Finding our own masterpiece

Tim Corfield is one of the founders of Corfield Morris. Led by former directors of Sotheby's, Corfield Morris advises clients on the sourcing and acquisition of works of art, fine furniture and other cultural assets.

26/06/2018

Stamp duty - why we need urgent reform

The recent court case between HMRC and the developers of Battersea Power Station - which is the latter lost, ending up with a stamp duty bill of more than £50m - started me thinking.

07/06/2018

Come on in - the water's lovely

The luxury of a swimming pool in the back garden continues to appeal to many UK buyers.