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Student Property Investment in Cardiff: Quality PBSA Needed Now

Cardiff Bay, Cardiff. New figures reveal the level of poor quality student accommodation in the city. PBSA is the strongest student property investment in Cardiff investors can make right now.

As new figures reveal the poor standard of student property currently available in Cardiff, should more high-quality purpose-built student accommodation be prioritised in a city with a rising number of international students? Summary: Electrical hazards and fire risks are among the many issues posed by student homes of multiple occupancy (HMOs) in Cardiff New figures… Read more »

117% Rise in People Moving into Manchester City Centre Apartments

Aerial shot overlooking Manchester city centre

The city is “hugely appealing to younger generations” thanks to sustained economic and employment growth. Property investment in Manchester is focused on build-to-rent apartments in the city centre, driving yields and capital growth.   Summary: Manchester property continues to experience rising demand, particularly in the city centre residential market In July 2019 there was a… Read more »

Property Investors in UK Make Their Move as Pound Falls Sharply

UK property investment just got even more affordable for overseas investors, as the pound dropped to a 28-month low against the dollar following the renewed possibility of a no-deal Brexit. Find out what this means for you - and why now is a good time to invest. UK property investment just got even more affordable for overseas investors, as the pound dropped to a 28-month low against the dollar following the renewed possibility of a no-deal Brexit. Find out what this means for you - and why now is a good time to invest.   Summary: Sterling dropped to a 28-month low... Read more »

New PM Backs Huge Rail Investment for Manchester & Northern England

Boris Johnson has declared he will invest in a new high-speed rail line between Manchester and Leeds, with investment set to "turbo-charge the economy" of local communities. How will this growth impact Manchester's property market?

Boris Johnson has declared he will invest in a new high-speed rail line between Manchester and Leeds, with investment set to “turbo-charge the economy” of local communities. How will this growth impact Manchester’s property market? Summary: New UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has pledged to fund a new high-speed rail line connecting Manchester with Leeds… Read more »

Young Tenants Driving Demand for Build-to-Rent UK Property

Young Tenants Driving Demand for Build-to-Rent UK Property

Millennials that don’t want to own their own home, or those that cannot enter the ownership sector, are primed for a new rental alternative, at a time when mortgage redemption rates in the traditional buy-to-let sector surge. Summary: Millennials are ready for a new solution in rental accommodation and are helping to drive the growth… Read more »

Key UK Property Investment Sectors to Quadruple in Value

Key UK Property Investment Sectors to Quadruple in Value

A new report estimates the purpose-built student accommodation, build-to-rent residential and retirement sectors will eventually reach a combined value of £880 billion, as private and institutional investors from around identify the huge opportunity in these assets. Summary: Three of the UK’s biggest purpose-built property sectors are forecast to rise in value by four times their… Read more »

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 »