Benefiting from higher yields on rental properties and lower mortgage rates, demand for property in the north has pushed property prices upward at a quicker rate than London. Summary: Northern regional cities are increasingly becoming more attractive to property investors Demand has placed upward pressure on prices, with capital growth now outpacing London and the… Read more »
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Month: August 2016
As the supply-demand imbalance across the UK continues to push property prices upward, bricks and mortar is a better investment than a pension. Summary: Bank of England Chief Economist has stated that pensioners are better investing in property than a pension Property can offer returns that are over four times higher than a standard pension… Read more »
The supply and demand imbalance in the UK property market looks set to remain as new builds continue to fall short of government annual targets. Summary: Despite a 6% increase in new property being built across the UK in 2016, figures are still falling 80,000 short of target Almost 35,000 new homes were completed in… Read more »
A 14% fall in the value of sterling has seen a number of Asian investors move to secure UK property investments while assets are below market value.
UK rents continue to rise at a quicker pace than the growth seen in other investment assets.
Ras Al Khaimah, the region’s fastest growing tourism destination, has seen visitors increase month-on-month and hotel occupancy rates rising. Summary: The popularity of Ras Al Khaimah as a tourist destination continues to grow, with visitors up 7% between January and July Visitors are spending longer periods of time in the emirate, with the average length… Read more »
With demand continuing to outpace supply and a falling pound creating value for international investors, interest in the UK property market has risen since the referendum. Summary: Despite initial predictions that the UK property market would suffer after Brexit, interest has increased by up to 20% Any slowing in the market is believed to be… Read more »