15 03 2020Read article
Towards the latter part of 2019, the UK rental market was influenced by a busy political landscape as the UK saw a much-anticipated General Election, along with protracted negotiations and a final decision on Brexit. Against this tumultuous backdrop, we are pleased to say that the rental market firmly demonstrated its resilience, with UK rental growth up +2.6% annually to £886 PCM in Q4 2019 – the highest rate in three years.
When we look at the market on Q4 2019 from a supply-demand perspective, we can see that this r[...]
As Europe’s largest infrastructure scheme, HS2 is an ambitious and far-reaching project designed to transform the face of rail travel throughout the UK and connect 30 million people. Expected to carry 300,000 passengers every day between London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and beyond, the high-speed trains represent a hugely significant economic regeneration project that will create millions of jobs, homes and opportunities through increased local, regional and national connectivity. Yet since it first hit the headlines, HS2 has been plagued by rumours of delays and controversy. So, what exactly is happening with the project?
Overtime and Over Budget As things stand, the first phase of the project, between London an[...]
Following an intense political period at the end of 2019 that culminated in a Conservative victory at the General Election, there is a sense of relief among the UK public as a decision regarding Brexit has finally been made. From a property-investment standpoint, we have seen reduced uncertainty and increased confidence. In this blog post, we look at what to expect in 2020, to help you stay informed and use real-time knowledge to support your ongoing investment goals.
Property Growth Spurt No longer are homeowners delaying a potential move due to politic[...]
As a first-class student and higher education destination, Manchester is booming in more ways than one. The property investment market has exploded in recent times and buy to let has seen a major boost.
Consistently recognised as one of the prime locations of the Northern Powerhouse, the UK’s sec[...]
Thanks to city-wide regeneration, property investment in Birmingham is exploding. A vast and ambitious range of regeneration projects is transforming the face of the city as we know it, pushing the buy-to-let market in Birmingham into a more desirable position all the time.
Gone are the days when the city was associated with dreary ‘60s-style urban grime. In 2019, th[...]
Which UK cities delivered the highest property price growth in 2019? Where can the best rental yields be found? How did the average property price of the Northern Powerhouse cities compare to London and the rest of the UK? To answer these questions and more, we’ve gathered reliable statistics from around the web to create the infographic below.
Property investment in Manchester has taken off in recent times, and transport is one of the key reasons why. The city boasts fantastic transports links on a local, national and international scale. Along with high levels of investment into infrastructure, this has set a new standard for quality of life in Manchester.
Property investment in Manchester has taken off in recent times, and transport is one of the ke[...]
With the continuously changing face of the property market and buy-to-let options, more and more investors are considering the possibility of using a limited company to invest in property. But is this right for you and what are the benefits of doing so?
Tax savings As the Government gradually implements a cap on the amount that landlords can o[...]
For many investors, off-plan can be the best way to secure the most desirable properties and do so at below market value. But what exactly does it entail, and how can you make sure it works for you?
What Investing Off-Plan Means Off-plan property investment means investing in a property eithe[...]
As we head into the second half of 2019, we would like to provide a comprehensive property investment market update. This is designed to help you understand how the market has been performing so far this year as well as provide predictions and suggested trends for the rest of the year to support your ongoing property investment goals.
From a growth perspective, overall, the UK market grew 1.8% over the last year. However, this [...]
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