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Category: Property investment

It’s Been A Tumultuous Year But Investment Carries On  

The United Kingdom’s December began with yet more political drama in the shape of Parliamentary deadlock over the agreement paving the way for withdrawal from the European Union and a subsequent vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister. The vote failed and Theresa May resumed her attempts to win support for her exit deal….

A Question of Value – Securing the Right Investment Outcome  

In April of this year, the Financial Conduct Authority published new proposals aimed at improving transparency on the part of asset management firms when they report to their beneficiaries.   In particular, the FCA focused on the question of whether or not asset managers were providing value for money in terms the balance between charges…

As Demand Rises And Landlords Quit The Market, Rents Are Set To Jump

Average residential property rents are set to rise sharply over the next few years, according to research by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. And while the findings indicate that many smaller landlords are opting to get out of the market as new taxes kick in, for those that remain, demand for properties will remain…

Appetite For Buy To Let Is Strong Despite Market Pressures

Viewed through one lens, the UK residential property market is going through a period of subdued activity. According to the latest report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the number of homes registered for sale on estate agents’ books has fallen to record lows, the amount of time it takes to sell a house…

Opportunities in the UK Residential Property Market

The UK residential property market is ripe with opportunities for investors. Yes, the referendum vote to leave the European Union has generated a degree of economic uncertainty, but residential property has, nonetheless continued to deliver reliable yields and capital growth. And with demand for apartments and houses set to outstrip supply for the foreseeable future,…

The Fundamental Truth – Compelling Reasons to Invest in UK Residential Property

A decade on from the great financial crisis and almost two years after the referendum vote to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom’s economy is proving resilient in the face of a considerable degree of uncertainty. That’s not to say that the UK is firing on all economic cylinders. As the negotiations with the…