Swimming through treacle: Why 2018 was a year of sweet deals in a sticky country house market
Some tremendous country properties have been secured well below the initial guide price this year, writes Jamie Freeman of Haringtons, but it's been very hard work for those tasked with the job of finding them...
Director at Haringtons
Jamie Freeman began as a selling agent with a leading national firm specialising in the sale of Country Houses and Estates throughout the South East and then Scotland. After this he spent four years in the buying department acquiring country property across the south of England. Jamie gained a wealth of knowledge, experience and contacts whilst with this firm. This together with the independence offered by Haringtons, as well as having lived in Hampshire all his life, means he is perfectly placed to give the best possible advice to clients. He specialises in property search throughout Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire & Somerset.
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…
Letter from the Country: Why today’s agents have to go beyond the call of duty
It's not all doom and gloom, but helping clients to find their perfect property is harder than it has ever been, says Jamie Freeman
Winkworth’s Dominic Agace on the five key moments in a rollercoaster year for the property market
Writing exclusively for PrimeResi, estate agency chief Dominic Agace runs through the highs and lows of an extraordinary 12 months - from dramatic business decisions taken in the face of the first lockdown…
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DDRE Global signs super-prime specialist from Knight Frank
Former KF partner Jessica Bishop is the latest name to join Daniel Daggers' brokerage-style firm.
Top-end property agency to open flagship Mayfair showroom as new owner looks to ‘transform’ luxury market
UK Sotheby's International Realty is rolling out some 'transformative' changes - including three new high-profile locations - designed to 'reshape the way exclusive real estate is bought, sold & rented'…
Talking Heads: What would a Labour-led government mean for the prime property market?
The spectre of Corbyn may be laid to rest, but the threat of a mansion tax continues to haunt the streets of PCL as election chatter intensifies
Mandarin Oriental confirms new standalone resi project
30 fully-serviced top-end residences are coming to Madrid in early 2025.
Tim Hyatt: ‘Now is a great time to be an independent, debt-free property consultancy with no external shareholders to answer to’
Knight Frank’s head of resi updates PrimeResi on the firm's progress against its three-year plan, and the key focuses for the next 12 months...
By Tim Hyatt
Top prime resi architecture practice rebrands
PDP London is now Studio PDP.
£92.5mn penthouse sets new Dubai price record
Agents confirm mega-sale at the Marsa Al Arab Hotel.
Move over Mayfair: Knightsbridge market ‘finally turns a corner’ as apartment living makes a comeback
Harrods Estates highlights a resurgent super-prime market around its famous namesake department store, with buying and development activity outpacing pre-pandemic levels.
‘We are beginning to see clear signs of a rebound in Prime Central London’: Strutt & Parker flags resurgent property market
'Regained optimism signals a spring rally' for prime property markets in and around London, says Strutt & Parker, as the estate agency stands by its 2023 house price forecasts despite a turbulent economic…
‘We’re going to go where we see the demand and long-term opportunity’: In conversation with BHHS London sales chief Cliff Gardiner
Watch this space, says the new sales boss of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in London, as he shares ambitious growth plans and discusses the state of the luxury property sector.
Landmark Twickenham house on ‘Turner’s Thames’ seeks £8.5mn
Set in a landscape immortalised by JMW Turner, Cross Deep 'has a country house feel that belies its location and truly feels a world away from London,' says Savills.
Tom Bill: London rental supply stays tight as legal changes loom for landlords
The Rental Reform Bill 'may be the final straw for some landlords,' warns Knight Frank's research chief.
By Tom Bill
Guild ‘revolutionises’ membership offering
Nurtur Group has changed the way membership to its indie estate agency network, the Guild of Property Professionals, works.