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.

27 July 2019

Weak pound and falling prices: how overseas investors are flocking to buy half-price British properties (The Daily Telegraph)

Overseas buyers are rushing to buy property in the UK. Charlie Wells, managing director of Prime Purchase, says: 'The general view of overseas buyers is that Brexit is a bit of a circus and it will be out of town at some stage. Whether they are Americans, Europeans or Brits living overseas, there are no reservations about buying in Britain. Now is the time that expats and foreign buyers can grab a bargain.'

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29 June 2019

Raffle falls flat as £2m property raises £227,000 (The Times)

The latest property raffle has fallen flat after the owners sold tickets worth £227,000 for the luxury London flat which is worth £2m. Guy Meacock of Prime Purchase says: 'A raffle cheapens what is a pretty serious exercise. It is highly unlikely that people are going to start raffling off their houses.'

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20 June 2019

Agent Green (The London Magazine)

Many buying agents are getting onto two wheels to make their way around London. James Watts of Prime Purchase says: 'None of us on the London team drives cars any more. We're two wheels all the way. Two wheels are a joy. You only have to pay for parking in Westminster - and it's £1 a day and probably £10-£15 a week in fuel. We also cover far more ground for our clients and can criss-cross London multiple times every day. Clients benefit, we benefit, and so does the environment.'

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28 April 2019

Has the spring gone out of the housing market? (The Sunday Times)

If you want to know what to pay, research what the market is doing in your area. Charlie Wells, managing director of Prime Purchase, says: 'The Land Registry is a great tool. Look at the past 12 months to see how many properties in your price range have sold. This will give you an idea of scarcity and what you need to pay.'

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