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Wanting a buy-to-let investment? Avoid prime London at all costs

Wanting a buy-to-let investment? Avoid prime London at all costs

You shouldn’t be looking at the London property markets if you want to make a new buy-to-let investment in the coming years. Here’s why. Everybody knows about the London housing market. Prime property in the UK capital has been the purchase of choice for the world’s rich and famous for the past two or three… Read more »

Select Property Investment Round Up May 15

Select Property Investment Round Up

Happy Friday! In case you missed some of the biggest investment news stories from the past seven days, you will find them all below: What Other Investors Are Reading The ‘northern powerhouse’ & regional buy-to-let property What’s the story? A re-elected Conservative government will now press ahead with plans of establishing a ‘northern powerhouse’, economic investment… Read more »

Life in the UAE: A guide to living in Dubai

Guide to Living in Dubai

Modern-day Dubai is a booming city of futuristic skyscrapers, luxury hotels and residential property, state-of-the-art tourist attractions and a global hub for business and trade. Decades of sustained property investment has transformed the Emirate from a quiet trading and fishing town into one of the world’s premier business and tourist destinations. The combination of a… Read more »

Kensington and Chelsea tops UK most expensive list

Kensington and Chelsea tops UK most expensive list

One square metre of property in London borough of Kensington and Chelsea costs £10,845, 13 times than of cheapest place in Britain Summary One sq m of property in Kensington and Chelsea costs nearly £11,000 Top 20 most expensive areas all London boroughs Top 48 locations all in London and the South East Price in… Read more »

May passenger numbers top five million despite runway closures

May passenger numbers top five million despite runway closures

Passenger numbers at Dubai International Airport total nearly 5.1m in May, as larger aircraft cover loss of one runway Summary Dubai International Airport welcomes 5,086,910 passengers in May 2014 Figures despite having only one operation runway as refurbishment takes place 29.6m passengers in five months of 2014 to May, up from 27.1m in year previous… Read more »

Dubai Strategic Plan benefitting from government projects

Dubai Strategic Plan benefitting from government projects

Dubai Economic Council chairman Juma Al Majid states real-estate upswing enhancing Dubai’s reputation for international investment and business Summary Juma Al Majid, Dubai Economic Council chairman, says initiatives are helping secure Dubai’s future Strategic Plan part of planning for World Expo 2020 and beyond Real-estate ‘upswing’ encouraged investment while other sectors also performing strongly Government… Read more »

AED40m bridge investment to improve Dubai safety

AED40m bridge investment to improve Dubai safety

Plans for ten new footbridges unveiled by Dubai Roads and Transport Authority in bid to cut accidents and increase safety Summary Construction of ten new footbridges to enhance safety in Dubai Dubai Roads and Transport Authority unveil AED40m plans Bridges to improve access to new developments and enhance safety in emirate The Dubai Roads and… Read more »

Knight Frank: Dubai house prices to rise in rest of 2014

Knight Frank: Dubai house prices to rise in rest of 2014

Real estate consultancy Knight Frank revealed Dubai house price growth slowed to 1% in Q1, but it is expected rise in the remainder of the year Summary Knight Frank say Dubai house prices rose by 1% in Q1 2014 Spring 2014 Dubai Prime Residential Report states prices will resume on “upward path” $1m buys 146sq… Read more »