Insight and Opinion

Thoughts, research and market commentary 

Our property search agents explore what is really going on in the property market.


Savills Market in Minutes: Prime London residential

Prime London values have continued to fall but the averages mask huge variation in performance, with early signs that the market for the best properties is bottoming out.


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.


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.


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.