Insight and Opinion

Thoughts, research and market commentary 

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


House names inspired by nature

When it comes to giving a house a name, the British tend not to be terribly original. A quarter of British homes with names have monikers that relate to flowers and trees, according to the Royal Mail. The most popular UK home is Orchard House, with Meadow View and Rose Cottage in second and third place.


The jewel of the East: Bury St Edmunds

It was no surprise to see the bustling market town of Bury St Edmunds top The Sunday Times' list of best places to live in the East of England. 


Charming Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is renowned a a busy tourist destination with the pavements of its picture-perfect villages packed during the summer months.


The perennial appeal of London's green spaces

With the RHS Chelsea Flower Show almost back in bloom, and the sun finally shining, thoughts are turning to the great outdoors.