Month: March 2015

Will a sukuk be good for Ras Al Khaimah property?

Will a sukuk be good for Ras Al Khaimah property?

A multi-million pound bond would undoubtedly drive the emirate’s growing economy, and this could have a significant impact on property investment in the region. Summary: Ras Al Khaimah has opened books for a potential 10-year sukuk offer Over the last few years continued government investment, particularly in the tourism industry, has helped the emirate’s economy… Read more »

Pensioner property wealth swells by £33bn in 6 months

Pensioner property wealth swells by £33bn in 6 months

Ahead of pensions freedom and an expected buy-to-let boom, pensioner property wealth has soared by £33 billion in six months. Summary: Capital property returns have generated the UK’s pensioners £1,200 a month since September last year On April 6th, a new generation of retirees will be given the freedom to use a buy-to-let investment as… Read more »

Select Property Investment Round Up March 27th

2014: 12 months of success for Select Property Group

Happy Friday! In case you missed any of the biggest investment stories that have happened in the last seven days, you’ll find them all below. What Other Investors Are Reading Scottish student property to benefit from a post-study visa? What’s the story? Growing numbers of businesses and education leaders in Scotland are in favour of a post-study… Read more »

5 real rules of the UK and the UAE’s real estate success

5 real rules of the UK and the UAE’s real estate success

Parted by 3,500 miles of land and sea, the UK and the UAE share 5 key real estate attractions that all investors are looking for. Iconic structures With a couple of notable exceptions, many of the world’s most recognisable buildings can be found in the UK or the UAE. For every Buckingham Palace, Big Ben… Read more »

New rental pledge as Manchester’s PRS sees record expansion

New rental pledge as Manchester’s PRS sees record expansion

The Manchester Rental Pledge, launched by the city council, aims to create a quality PRS that will be a key driver in Manchester’s continued economic growth. Summary: Manchester City Council has launched the ‘Manchester Renting Pledge’ that aims to further develop the high-quality private rented sector in the city The Pledge highlights the rights and… Read more »

Dubai Expo 2020 launches competition for new emblem

Dubai Expo 2020 launches competition for new emblem

The winning design will be launched to mark the five-year countdown to the event that’s expected to impact on Dubai’s economy and property market. Summary: A nationwide competition in the UAE has been launched to create a new emblem for Dubai Expo 2020 The six-month event is expected to attract millions of visitors from all… Read more »

General Election 2015: Party policies and the property market

General Election 2015: Party policies and the property market

Ahead of tonight’s first live TV debate ahead of the General Election, we look at where the main parties stand when it comes to property. It all starts now. With six weeks to go until the 2015 General Election, tonight sees the first of the live TV debates. Broadcast at 9pm on Channel 4, David… Read more »

How to buy student property – the UK’s best performing investment class

How to buy student property – the UK’s best performing investment class

As the popularity of a British education has increased, with both domestic and international enrolments on a long-term upward trajectory, universities are struggling to accommodate their students. Over the past three years more than £6 billion has been invested in student property, while the sector was highlighted as the UK’s top performing asset class by… Read more »