Category: UK Property

New Research Highlights UK Property Undersupply

Zoopla's House Price Index report for August 2020 shows demand continuing to outstrip new property supply coming onto the market. Summary: Demand for UK property increased by 39% between June and September 2020 In comparison, supply levels grew by just 10% over the same period A new report also notes continued property price growth and buyer activity in the UK market following months in national lockdown   It’s one of the key fundamentals that underpins the UK property market for investors. And new research from Zoopla underlines Britain’s continued property...

How To Get Started In Investment Property – An Overview

Looking to start growing a property investment portfolio? This overview introduces a few important things for those just beginning their investment story. It’s undoubtedly one of the world’s oldest and most popular investments. Property – bricks and mortar – can help you to deliver strong, consistent levels of long-term growth. It can also help you to achieve a regular income in the form of rental yields. So, where to start? How can beginners get started in investment property and build a successful portfolio? This overview outlines some of the key...

Best Places to Invest in UK Property 2020

Here's what to look out for when choosing the best location for UK property investment - including a look at three top-performing cities. It’s long been renowned as one of the world’s most trusted assets. And UK property investment has never been as important as it has in 2020. With its ability to deliver a regular income and long-term growth – even during times of wider uncertainty – it’s no surprise that it consistently remains one of the most in-demand global assets. So, as more people look to invest for...

Property Market Activity in the UK Remains High – RICS

August 2020 saw another month of uplifts in buyer inquiries and transactions, as the UK property market continued to rebound following months in lockdown. Summary: Data from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) shows that activity in the UK property market in August continued to remain high 63% of surveyors reported a rise in interest in residential property over the month, with 61% also reporting an increase in sales The research also found a greater demand for properties with gardens and access to outdoor space following life in lockdown...

UK Property Prices Reach “New All-Time High” – Nationwide

Rapid growth in recent months saw UK property prices in August record their highest monthly rise for 16 years, underlining the sector's resilience. Summary: Average property prices in the UK have reached a new “all-time high” after their highest monthly increase for 16 years in August 2020 Lender Nationwide attributes “pent-up demand” and “behavioural shifts” following lockdown as key drivers behind recent market activity Select Property Group recorded strong global investor demand for UK property in August, particularly from buyers in the Middle East and Hong Kong   Is this...

Surge In UK Property Enquiries By Chinese Investors

Juwai.com records a 213% rise in searches for UK property in July, as stamp duty changes also drive demand for British real estate from Chinese buyers. Summary: UK property remains one of the most in-demand assets for Chinese investors Despite reduced activity during periods of lockdown earlier in the year, searches for UK property on Chinese portal Juwai.com increased 213% in July 2020 Build-to-rent property in cities such as Manchester is currently among the most sought-after for buyers in China   Interest in UK property investment among buyers in China...

Demand for UK Student Property Rises for 2020/21

New figures reveal year-on-year growth in demand for UK student property ahead of the 20/21 academic year, as sector shows its resilience for investors. Summary: 25% more students searched online for student accommodation in the UK in June 2020 compared with the same month in 2019 The latest UCAS data also suggests a 9.6% uplift in applications from non-EU international students to UK universities for the next academic year Increasingly the preferred accommodation type across UK university cities, these figures should further underline the resilience of purpose-built student accommodation as...

New UK Rental Market Report Highlights Regional Differences

"A two-speed rental market is emerging" in the UK, as growth and demand falls in London but rises in most regional cities across the country. Summary: New data from Britain’s rental property market shows significant differences for investments in London and the rest of the UK The average rental growth figure for the UK nationally doubles when you exclude the losses suffered in the country’s capital over the last 12 months Demand for rental property continues to outstrip supply in key regional cities such as Manchester   “A two-speed rental...

Property Investment Glossary: All The Key Definitions

Select Property Group has compiled a UK property investment glossary, listing some of the most common property investment definitions to help new and returning UK property investors. Do you know your PBSA from your HMO? Unsure of what exactly stamp duty tax is? Whether you’re considering a UK property investment for the first time, or you just want to double-check your interpretation, we’ve put together a property investment glossary to help you buy with complete clarity. We hope you find it useful. And, if you’d like to talk to us...

Hong Kong BNO’s to Drive UK Property Investment Demand?

With many Hong Kong citizens expected to take advantage of recent events by relocating to the UK and buying property, which cities will be the most attractive? A landmark offer in extraordinary times. The UK government has launched a special visa for around three million people in Hong Kong, with the offer of permanent citizenship after five years. 2020 had already prompted global investors to make decisions to protect their wealth. UK property has long been one of the most popular investments for buyers across Asia. Its proven track record...
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