Month: October 2016

Vita Student acquires site for second Southampton student accommodation residence

Vita Student, the UK’s only experience-led accommodation provider, is to launch its second student accommodation development in Southampton, creating another 435 beds amid ever growing demand for high-end, stylish student living in the city. Vita Student will start development on the site of the former bus depot on Portswood Road, in January 2017, after acquiring… Read more »

UK property market sentiment increases after Brexit vote

UK expecting property price rises

Investors looking at UK property can be reassured by the market’s increasing confidence that house prices will rise following the EU referendum. Summary: Market uncertainty immediately following the EU referendum result has seen a recovery, with homeowners’ confident property values will increase Almost 20% of homeowners across the UK believe that the value of their… Read more »

London property price growth at lowest level for 20 months

UK to expect surge in GCC investors following Brexit?

Investors are seeing levels of appreciation ease in the capital, but housing across the rest of the UK is seeing prices surge in key regional cities. Summary: Property price growth in London has slowed to its lowest level in almost two years But 11 regional cities, including Manchester, have registered higher growth than at the… Read more »

4 months since Brexit: 4 UK property things you need to know

4 months since Brexit: 4 UK property things you need to know

It’s four months since Britain headed for the polls and voted to leave the European Union – so what impact has it had on the country’s property market? Hindsight can be a wonderful thing in the world of investment. Four months ago, when news broke of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, speculators were… Read more »

UK property prices rise to an average of £309,122

UK property prices rise to an average of £309,122

The UK property market has recovered from the initial uncertainty following the EU referendum as prices rise month-on-month and demand continues to outstrip supply. Summary: Brexit uncertainty looks to lessen in the UK property market, with the average property price rising to £309,122 in September Prices are now only 0.4% lower than the all-time high… Read more »

Price & rent premiums for property close to Dubai Water Canal

Price & rent premiums for property close to Dubai Water Canal

Local agents believe developments next to or facing the Dubai Water Canal will see huge demand once it completes in November. Summary: Properties in key areas close to the Dubai Water Canal will see value added once the project completes in November Leading agents in the city believe prices and rents will rise for those… Read more »

UK housing: 4 reasons build-to-rent is the future of rented living

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Buy-to-let may have failed an entire generation, but here’s why build-to-rent is the product tenants want – and the asset investors need, too. A new sector for a market that’s been demanding and waiting for it for too long. Buy-to-let failed an entire generation, a product that could not evolve with the needs of the… Read more »

UK property: Tax breaks for build-to-rent sector demanded

UK property: Tax breaks for build-to-rent sector demanded

British Property Federation calls on Chancellor Phillip Hammond to allow more build-to-rent developments to assist the government in meeting housing targets. Summary: New tax measures should be introduced to encourage more development in the build-to-rent sector, according to the British Property Federation There’s been a 200% rise in build-to-rent units with planning permission or under… Read more »