Month: September 2013

Dubai introduces new property law to encourage investment

Dubai’s transaction fees will help recovery of UAE property market

A new property law has been introduced to better regulate the market and keep it in line with international standards. Summary: Law No 7 for 2013 has been introduced with regards to the Dubai Land Department This will encourage more investment in Dubai’s property sector It will improve monitoring and strategies in the industry His… Read more »

Autumn property prices in UK set to rise by 6%

Gvt launches new phase of Help to Buy scheme

Property values will increase by 6% by the end of 2013, Rightmove has predicted. Summary: Property prices will increase by between 4% and 6% by the end of the year Values have already risen by 7.2% in 2013 Traffic to Rightmove climbed by 20% from August 2012 to August 2013 Property prices in the UK… Read more »

Vita Student update – September 2013

Vita Student is pleased to update you on the current construction progress and news for its latest student property developments. The report includes how all 131 units at Vita Student at Colston Avenue in Bristol sold out in just seven weeks, finishing works are taking place at Vita Student at The Chapel in Liverpool and… Read more »

Student property: an educated investment

The UK’s leading provider of luxury student accommodation, Vita Student, is launching a new project in Exeter city centre, offering investors a 7% rental yield assured for five years.

UK house values grow by £7k in 12 months

UK property market sees fastest price rise in 3 years

Property values have increased by 3.2% between August 2012 and August 2013. Summary: House prices have risen by 3.2% over the last year This is the equivalent to £7,275 year-on-year to August 2013 The average price of a UK home is £233,776 The average price of a UK property has risen considerably in the last… Read more »

Vita Student prepares to launch student development in Exeter

Vita Student is getting ready to launch a new student property development in Exeter, marking the group’s sixth project in less than two years. On September 26th, Vita Student at Portland House – located in the heart of Exeter – will be available to buy off-plan, with investors able to gain a 7% rental yield… Read more »

RAK sees peak in tourism levels

RAK sees peak in tourism levels

Tourism levels in Ras Al Khaimah has nearly reached 600,000 for the first half of 2013. Summary: 577,900 people travelled to RAK during the first half of the year Beach hotels and resorts saw occupancy levels of 74% RAK Waldorf Astoria opened in August There has been an increase in the number of tourists visiting… Read more »

What you need to consider before emigrating

Changes to Dubai’s holiday home market to boost sector

Immigrating to another country is a huge decision and can often involve people changing their entire lifestyles, so it is wise to make the move only after a lot of thought and consideration. To help you, we’ve put together some things you should think about before jetting off. Know the area well  Moving overseas is never… Read more »