Category: UK property

117% Rise in People Moving into Manchester City Centre Apartments

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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 »

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 »