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New Visa Proposal to Further Drive UK Student Property Demand?

New Visa Proposal to Further Drive UK Student Property Demand? Home Secretary Sajid Javid has backed calls to lift post-study work restrictions for international students in the UK, which would enable graduates to stay in Britain for up to 2-years post-graduation. Summary: Calls to help international students to stay in the UK for longer following their studies have been given the support of Home Secretary... Read more »

UK Rental Property Continues to Attract Investment from Global Institutions

UK Rental Property Continues to Attract Investment from Global Institutions

A £750 million investment fund launched by a US property fund is just the latest institutional buyer to acquire assets in the UK’s rapidly expanding build-to-rent sector, with investors drawn to the market’s ability to “generate strong cash flow”.   Summary: Up to £2 billion could be invested in the UK’s build-to-rent sector by a… Read more »

Brexit is increasing UK property inquiries from overseas investors

Brexit is increasing UK property inquiries from overseas investors

New figures show a 72% rise in online searches for British real estate from potential buyers and investors located outside of the UK, as many identify the “rare opportunity to buy into the market at favourable prices, with a long-term view”. Summary: Demand for UK property from investors based overseas has surged since the 2016… Read more »

Manchester’s Property Market “In a League of Its Own”

Manchester's Property Market "In a League of Its Own"

Job numbers in the city are rising faster than other major regional cities in the UK, further increasing the demand for real estate in an already significantly undersupplied property market. Summary: Sustained economic growth in Manchester continues to impact the city’s commercial and residential property markets positively Manchester will have 10,000 more office workers in… Read more »

Brexit Is Not Holding Back UK Student Property Growth, New Report Finds

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Student accommodation in the UK remains positive – and the future outlook reveals optimism in spite of Brexit concerns. Summary: The value of the UK PBSA sector continues to grow with an estimated value of £53 billion by 2019 2018 was a strong year for the UK’s PBSA sector, with the cumulative value of investment… Read more »

Why South African Investors Are Diversifying with UK Property

Why South African Investors Are Diversifying with UK Property Ahead of elections, and with the ongoing economic negativity, many investors in South Africa are taking action by moving their money abroad. Here's why property in the UK can help you to reduce your portfolio's risk and grow your wealth in the long-term. This election could prove critical for South Africa’s economic future. South African’s... Read more »

UK property market “resilient” as Brexit deadline nears

UK property market "resilient" as Brexit deadline nears Property price growth, particularly in the north west of England, remains strong, highlighting the continued strength of the UK's real estate sector even during times of wider economic changes.   Summary: A shortage of supply continues to drive price growth in the UK property market, even as the country’s Brexit deadline nears Average property prices... Read more »

UK property: Why history proves this could be the best time for you to buy

UK property: Why history proves this could be the best time for you to buy

Over the last 14 years, it was those investors who bought British real estate in 2009, following the global financial downturn, that have made the most profit when selling their asset. Will the same be said for those that buy in 2019? Summary: New research proves how UK property investors who bought immediately following the… Read more »