Category: UK Property

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...

Commercial or Residential Property – Which Investment For You?

Deciding which UK property sector will work best for you? Read our overview of commercial and residential property to help you decide. It’s one of the key questions that property investors ask at the start of their investment journey. “Which type of property should I choose?” Whether you’re a first-time property investor, or even if you’re a seasoned one, there are plenty of things you need to consider before making your decision. You can read some useful information in our recent articles that can help you during the initial property...

UK Property Price Growth Hit Six-Year High In 2020

The UK housing market is "making the most" of several tailwinds, as the sector demonstrated its resilience in the face of the global pandemic. Summary: Property prices in the UK rose 7.5% in 2020, the highest annual increase for six years New policy changes and pent-up demand following the national lockdown drove momentum in the property market A strong first quarter of growth is also highly predicted in 2021   UK property has long been renowned for its strength and resilience by generations of global investors. And few years have...

UK Property & Brexit – Get Your Free Guide

As the Brexit transition period ends, how will the UK’s departure from the EU impact the UK property market? Find out more with our free guide. Summary: The transition period for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union ended on 31st December 2020 From 1st January 2021, the UK will trade with the Bloc as per the terms of a post-trade deal agreed in December Download Select Property Group’s latest guide on UK property investment post-Brexit   What impact will the UK’s new relationship with the European Union (EU) have...

UK No.1 For Future Residential Property Investment in 2021?

A survey of global property investors suggests the UK will be Europe's most sought-after destination for residential property investment in 2021. Summary: One-third of all planned investment into European residential real estate in 2021 will be made in the UK Survey of high-net-worth investors and asset managers in Europe, the US and China has found the UK as the preferred European investment destination The continued appeal of UK real estate post-Brexit further underlines the sector’s strength and long-term investment fundamentals   It’s an asset that’s resilient in the face of...

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...

Buying an Investment Property – 10 Things You Need To Know

Considering your first-ever property investment? Here are 10 key things to remember before you start investing your money. For millions of people globally, property is their preferred investment type. You can read some of property’s key benefits, including some general investment property advice, in this article here. Each year, waves of first-time investors enter the market, looking to start their property portfolio. If you’re one them, this should be an exciting time. But, it’s also crucial that you do your research and consider numerous criteria before you begin investing your...

UK Property Prices Rising at Fastest Rate for 5 Years

Monthly price growth in November 2020 surged to its highest rate since January 2015, as heightened activity continues in the UK property market. Summary: Property prices in the UK increased by 6.5% in November 2020 This is the highest monthly rate of growth on Nationwide’s House Price Index since January 2015 Pent-up demand, and a desire to complete purchases before the end of the stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland, is driving activity in the property market   UK property continues to set new growth records in the...

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...

Stamp Duty For Investment Property: An Overview

Want to know how stamp duty is charged on your UK property investment? Our overview should help give you some more clarity. You have probably heard a lot of information about stamp duty in 2020. The UK property tax has been a big topic of recent conversation from home buyers and property investors alike. We’ll explain in more detail in this article the changes that were made in 2020. But what are the main things you need to know if you’re a property investor? How is stamp duty for investment...
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