Posts by Jess Simpson Property Search

Interview: Jess Simpson on the country market revival & why the property industry needs to embrace flexible working

PrimeResi meets top buying agent Jess Simpson, an ex-Savills director and the former head of Strutt & Parker’s buying arm, who set up her eponymous firm in 2018 and now heads an all-female team specialising in acquiring country houses, estates and farmland across England. Here, she discusses the remarkable resurgence in the country market over the last 12 months, her most challenging searches to date, and the importance of letting your own success speak for itself…

On the increasing trend for rural diversification

Country buying agent Jess Simpson reports on an upsurge in demand for farms and land with the opportunity for diversification, and explains the impact of the Agricultural Bill’s new system to reward farmers and landowners for ‘public goods’ – including better air and water quality, improved soil health, higher animal welfare standards, and public access to the countryside…

Talking Heads: Prime country market trends & observations

Specialist prime country market experts Jess Simpson, Ed Heaton, James Mackenzie, Robin Gould & Harry Gladwin fill us in on what’s really been happening on the ground over the last 12 months, and the themes we should be keeping an eye out for in the year ahead…

Trendwatch: How HNW multi-generational living has come of age in the UK

From sprawling country seats to sets of super-prime apartments, increasing numbers of HNW families are opting to consolidate their purchasing power, save on transaction costs, and buy somewhere together; PrimeResi asked some of the luxury industry’s top designers, developers and agents for their insight on this important shift, and how to meet the demand…