Month: December 2018

Manchester to remain one of the UK’s fastest growing economies

Manchester to remain one of the UK's fastest growing economies

Employment growth and gross value added will continue to rise in Manchester between now and 2021, cementing the city’s place among the top cities in the country for investment.   Summary: Economic growth in the UK over the next three years will be recorded strongest in cities such as Manchester Job numbers in Manchester will… Read more »

Pound falls to 20-month low – time for UK property investors to act?

Pound falls to 20-month low - time for UK property investors to act? Following the postponement of a crucial Brexit deal vote by the UK government, the pound has fallen close to its lowest value against the US dollar since April 2017 - and this creates a significant opportunity for international investors to buy UK real estate. What’s happened? On Monday 10th December, UK Prime Minister Theresa May... Read more »

UK property continues to attract international investors in high numbers

UK property continues to attract international investors in high numbers

One-third of all properties valued over GBP 1 million sold in 2018 to date have been bought by investors based overseas, with Asia and the Middle East among the biggest purchasers of British real estate. Summary: Global investors are capitalising on the weakness of the British pound to add more UK properties to their portfolios… Read more »