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Category: Birmingham

What Are Birmingham’s Tenants Looking For?

With a population growing by 10,000 people a year, property demand in Birmingham is far outweighing supply. This housing shortfall is expected to be over 28,000 homes by 2031, underpinning Birmingham’s performance a prime investment location. Kickstarted by millions of tenants returning to the office this year, the urbanisation trend has triggered strong rental growth in the UK’s largest urban centres. Recent data from Rightmove’s quarterly Rental Trends Tracker reveals that Birmingham has not only bounced back from the declines caused by the pandemic but has hit double digit growth and...

5 Reasons Why This UK City Should Be Your Next Property Investment Location

The post-pandemic property boom has seen many investors looking for their next investment opportunity. Most people start by establishing an idea of budget and investment goals. Then the third question arises - where to invest? Although the pandemic has changed the way we live, the key factor when it comes to property investment remains the same - ‘location, location, location’. More people than ever are working from home or embracing a mix of home and office working as the ‘new normal’. Many predicted that this would lead to a widescale...

Why Regional UK Cities Are Becoming GCC Investment Hotspots

Register for our live webinar with Select Property Group CEO Adam Price to hear why GCC investors are buying property in Manchester and Birmingham. Are you free on Wednesday 17th February? Register Now   Following the success of our recent live webinar, we would like to invite you to our next webinar event - Why Regional UK Cities Are Becoming Global Property Investment Hotspots for GCC Investors. Hosted live from our office in Dubai Marina, join Select Property Group CEO Adam Price as we discuss why regional UK cities such...

Affinity Living Birmingham Pre-Launch Webinar: Register Now

Join Select Property Group CEO Adam Price live as he discusses the unmissable opportunity of our first development in the UK's second city. Are you free on Saturday 30th January?   Register Now   Select Property Group will be hosting a live webinar to mark the pre-launch of its latest development – Affinity Living Birmingham – and we don’t want you to miss this exclusive event. This is the first development we’ve launched in Birmingham, the UK’s second city by size and population, and we’re delighted to present exciting investment details...

High Graduate Retention Increasing UK Build-to-Rent Demand

In cities with high graduate retention, such as Birmingham and Manchester, delivering build-to-rent homes will be essential according to a new report. Summary: Graduate retention rates in major regional cities across the UK have been steadily rising in recent years A new survey has found that Birmingham had a 46% retention rate of its students in 2020; in Manchester it was 43% Delivering homes in the private rental market – such as build-to-rent – in these cities will “ensure the convenience and quality of housing these households need in locations...

UK Build-to-Rent to Benefit From New Homelife Trends?

Major investment fund believes that the sector's qualities "are well placed" to capitalise on changing attitudes towards property following the pandemic. Summary: Build-to-rent has remained “largely unaffected” throughout the coronavirus pandemic Investment fund Legal & General believe that new property demands created by life in lockdown will make the build-to-rent sector more attractive in 2021 and beyond It comes as Legal & General is set to spend £100 million in Birmingham on its 16th build-to-rent development in the UK, underlining the sector’s continued appeal to institutional investors   Is build-to-rent...

Birmingham Is 2020’s UK Property Buying Hotspot

Research shows that the Midlands city saw more property sold over the last 12 months than any other, underlining its continued investment appeal. Summary: Land Registry data shows that Birmingham has recorded the highest number of property transactions in 2020 than any other UK city Close to 4,000 sales were agreed in the city by the end of October 2020 With a significant property undersupply being met with rising demand, Birmingham remains one of the UK’s most attractive investment locations for global investors   More property has been sold in...

Regional Cities Highlighted In UK Property 5-Year Forecasts

Birmingham and Manchester lead UK property price and rental price growth projections between 2021 and 2025 according to a new report. Summary: Property in Birmingham and Manchester is forecast to record among the strongest levels of price and rent growth in the UK over the next five years Prices in Birmingham are forecast to grow 19.5% between 2021 and 2025, while in Manchester an 18.5% rise is predicted The report also detailed some of the features most demanded by property buyers and tenants in the UK today as a result...
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