Insight and Opinion

Thoughts, research and market commentary 

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

14/02/2019

Green shoots

One of the (few) pleasures of February, the darkest month, is watching for green shoots of Spring.

10/01/2019

Prime country market trends - spotlight on East Anglia

Sarah Broughton has been buying property in East Anglia for the past 13 years and 2018 was her standout year so far.

02/01/2019

Prime country market trends - Dorset and Witlshire

2018 was a year where quality and value rose to the top, and anything else sank. The prevailing shortgage of available property is continuing into this year.

20/12/2018

Deciding where to put the Christmas tree

People ponder all sorts of things when buying a home but a real consideration for many is where they will put the Christmas tree. This is particularly true for those house-hunting at this time of year, when they can observe where someone else has positiioned it, but perhaps surprisingly it is also true of property searches all year round.