03 07 2020Read article
All of the most substantial investment portfolios have one thing in common – they have been built around the concept of resilience. Market fluctuations are par for the course with any investment interest, and the COVID-19 situation has emphasised the importance of creating a balanced portfolio through diversification including assets that can hold their strength during more extreme periods.
The pandemic has caused many individuals to reassess their portfolio from both risk tolerance [...]
The UK property market has long held appeal to overseas investors thanks to a range of evergreen features that make it a smart and reliable choice. Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the landscape has changed slightly but the appeal of the UK as a property investment prospect stands firm.
North and South First, we must acknowledge the fundamentals that long ago established the U[...]
We are still very much in the heat of the coronavirus pandemic but now that the restrictions are slowly starting to ease, people are beginning to consider what the post-lockdown world will look like. We already know that the property market all but shut down once lockdown hit with a knock-on impact on property prices which is expected to last for the rest of 2020.
However, last week brought extremely positive news as the decision was made to reopen the prop[...]
Whenever any society faces a time of economic uncertainty, people will question whether they should pursue their investment interests or bide their time and keep a close eye on the market.
The UK property market has already demonstrated its resilience during months of Brexit negotia[...]
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.
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