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Here’s Why Gulf Investors Are Buying UK Property

Here's Why Gulf Investors Are Buying UK Property As the real estate market in the Middle East stabilises, Gulf investors are diversifying their property investment portfolios and flowing their Money into the UK real estate market. GCC nations including Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain have all invested in several UK real estate assets in the past few years due to their strong yield... Read more »

UK Property Remains Attractive Despite Brexit Concerns, New Research Finds

UK Property Remains Attractive Despite Brexit Concerns, New Research Finds

Despite wider economic uncertainty caused by Brexit, a new survey suggests that investors are not shying away from the UK’s property market and won’t be changing their investment motives. Summary: New research suggests that the majority of British property investors have not let Brexit impact their investment decisions Market Financial Solutions say that “Brexit-fatigue” has… 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 »

Manchester set for “huge amount of pent up investment” analysts say

Manchester set for "huge amount of pent up investment" says analysts

Impressive economic development in recent years is expected to continue apace throughout 2019, according to experts at recent roundtable event in the city. Summary: “Phenomenal” growth over the last 12 months, coupled with increased wider UK economic certainty by the end of March, would see a “huge amount of pent up investment” come to Manchester… Read more »

UK property prices in 2018 grew in Manchester but fell in London

UK property prices in 2018 grew in Manchester but fell in London

Performance in Britain’s capital city continues to weigh heavy for investors, while those that have bought in key regional cities such as Manchester once again see an increase in their investment returns. Summary: Property prices in London fell by 0.2% in 2018, underlining the current lack of sentiment for real estate in the capital However,… Read more »

UK’s student property sector to hit £53 billion value in 2019

UK's student property sector to hit £53 billion value in 2019

The country’s purpose-built student accommodation market continues to see a sustained demand from investors across the world, with 2019 forecast to be another huge year for investment.   Summary: Knight Frank forecasts the UK’s purpose-built student accommodation sector to reach a total value of £53 billion (USD 68.2 billion) by the end of 2019 Large… Read more »

Renting property will “continue to be the norm” for young people in the UK

Renting property will "continue to be the norm" for young people in the UK

New research shows the important role the UK’s rental sector will continue to play in 2019 and beyond, underlining the opportunity for property investors in Britain. Summary: Changing lifestyles and high costs means young workers in the UK are set to continue their reliance on the country’s private rented property sector Less than one in… Read more »