As tenant demand for London property slides, more landlords look beyond the capital to other areas of the UK for higher yielding investments. Summary Central London property is becoming too expensive for both renters and investors The number of landlords reporting a rise in tenant demands dropped by almost 30% in the last 12 months… Read more »
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Taking advantage of the low sterling following the EU referendum, Chinese investors are increasingly looking to buy British property. Summary: Demand for UK property from Chinese investors has been 40% higher than average since Brexit The falling sterling now means investors purchasing in yuan or the dollar can buy achieve greater affordability Chinese buyers are… Read more »
Despite being a traditional location for property investors, London no longer offers competitive yields when compared with other cities across the country. Summary: Investors can find higher yields and pay lower rates of stamp duty when buying property outside of London Property prices in the capital have reached an affordability ceiling and yields are suffering… Read more »
The Northern Powerhouse has helped push the UK to become the ninth most attractive nation for infrastructure investment, rising four places since 2012. Summary: The UK is now the ninth most attractive country in the world for infrastructure investment Plans to link northern cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Sheffield with London via HS2… Read more »
Office space in the Northern Powerhouse is proving more than twice as popular as that in London, with a 56% increase in the first three months of 2016. Summary: Demand for office space in five key northern cities is 56%, a rate that is over twice that of London at 21% Completion of Northern Powerhouse… Read more »
The north-west property market is the second hottest nationwide, giving investors hitting an affordability ceiling in London an opportunity for profit.