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.

19 October 2018

Fed up of terrible trains? Three of Britain's best places to live if you want an easy commute to work

'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.

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05 October 2018

Make a (successful) move to the country

“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.

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28 September 2018

Prepare for the rental revolution (The Times)

“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.”

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25 July 2018

Iconic streets: Westbourne Grove (London Magazine)

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”.

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