‘In this tough market, a good, “proper” Estate Agent has more value than ever’, says buying agent Tracy Kellett, as she questions the business sense of low fixed-fee operations, and argues that many traditional agents are failing to sell-in their biggest USP…
Journalist Arabella Youens chats to some of Prime Central London’s top buying agents about their little black books and the ‘different rules’ that apply to the super-prime property market, for The Telegraph
Gemma Maclaren joins specialist acquisition firm from Douglas & Gordon
The last year has not been good news for sellers in Prime Central London, says buying agency Property Vision – although ‘the more savvy international buyers are starting to get interested and this is translating into some big transactions – in spite of Brexit’
New-build and newly-refurbished grand country houses are selling under competition, writes buying agent Jess Simpson, as more buyers hunt for a country house in immaculate order. But don’t expect to get your money back on a renovation project…
There is much more to consider besides maintenance and running costs when acquiring a genuinely top-end country estate or manor house, says Charlie Wells; first-generation ‘country squires’ are often blissfully unaware as to what they could be getting themselves into…
‘It’s impossible to say if we’ve hit the bottom of the market in Prime Central London,’ says top-end property consultancy Sterling Private Office – but ‘those buying now could see phenomenal returns’; the team shares some invaluable advice for buyers in these uncertain times.
GWD co-founder Hugh Dixon joins agency’s specialist global advisory service to focus on next generation wealth
Philip Selway – the former Managing Partner of Knight Frank’s The Buying Solution – is now Strategic Consultant for Loop Software.
Spear’s picks its top ten London sales, London buying, and country property advisors.