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UK property: Supply of rental property continues to fall

UK property: Supply of rental property continues to fall

Despite rising demand, housing levels in Britain’s private rented sector are dwindling, highlighting the need for more investment in purpose-built rental property for the country’s growing number of tenants. Summary: Up to 4,000 traditional buy-to-let rental properties are being sold each month by private landlords New taxes introduced to curb buy-to-let investment are forcing more… Read more »

UK property: Tenants to be offered longer tenancies?

UK property: Tenants to be offered longer tenancies?

Three-year tenancies are being proposed by the UK government, underlining the continued demand for rental property and the need for greater regulation in the sector.   Summary: The UK government is consulting over the minimum tenancy term in the country Under new proposals, tenants would be able to access three-year tenancy terms, helping people to… Read more »

UK property “one of the top investments” for 77% of GCC investors

UK property "one of the top investments" for 77% of GCC investors Over three-quarters of investors in the region regard the UK as a strong place to buy real estate overseas. So, why is British property among the world's most secure investments?   Summary: The UK is considered to be one of the top overseas property investment destinations for over three-quarters of investors based in the GCC Investors surveyed in... Read more »

70% of UK tenants have no plans to buy a property

70% of UK tenants have no plans to buy a property

Attitudes towards renting and homeownership in the UK are evolving, with many Britons preferring the freedom and flexibility that renting provides. Summary: Changing generational attitudes mean that 12 million people in the UK are renting their homes and have no intention of buying them in the future Wanting less financial commitment, the freedom to travel… Read more »