Category: UK Property

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...

Build-to-Rent Property: The Future-Proof Home & Investment

Select Property Group Managing Director, Adam Price, looks at tenant priorities post-lockdown and why build-to-rent could now be in-demand more than ever. Have these strange times given you a chance to reflect? A chance to assess the things in your life that matter most to you? Personally, I think it’s time like these that make us appreciate the little things. Family. Our health. The things that, before this year, some of us may have been guilty of not fully appreciating. Whatever yours was, I think 2020 has given us all...

Manchester Property Development Prioritised Post-COVID-19

Council leaders describe construction in Manchester's property sectors as an "essential" element of the city's economic recovery. Summary: Constructing new residential and commercial property in Manchester will play an integral role in the city’s post-coronavirus recovery strategy Council leaders believe more development is “essential” and will work with developers to sustain confidence in the sector Global investment into Manchester’s property sector remains high, and this commitment from council leaders to support the development sector aims to sustain growth in the coming years   As Manchester’s economic activity reignites from lockdown,...

North-West Leads Latest UK Property Price Growth Projections

New figures show that the region, which is home to cities including Manchester, looks set to post the strongest 5-year property price growth in the UK. Summary: Average property prices in north-west England are forecast to rise 24.1% over the next five years UK property prices collectively are predicted to rise 15.1% by 2024, but average values in London are forecast to rise just 4% over the same period It underlines the north-west’s strength as a property investment location   It’s long been renowned as one of the UK’s high-growth...

UK Student Property: New Record For University Applications

Despite predictions to the contrary, UK universities have seen a record number of applications from new students to enrol on courses. Summary: A record 40.5% of all 18-year-olds in the UK have applied to study at university, as application numbers rose during lockdown The figures allay fears of a fall in the number of people enrolling on university courses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic With a high proportion of international students also intending to keep their offered places to study, the sentiment reinforces the resilience of purpose-built student...

Stamp Duty Changes for UK Property Investors Explained

As the British Chancellor announces a stamp duty holiday until the end of March 2021, here's a breakdown of how this will impact UK real estate investors. It was the announcement that further underlined the key role UK property will play in the country’s post COVID-19 recovery. On Wednesday 8th July 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a stamp duty holiday for property buyers in England and Northern Ireland, effective immediately, until March 31st 2021. More people buying homes is good news for the economy. And, as UK business and industry...

UK Property Investment News Roundup: June-July 2020

Select Property Group has reviewed and collated some of the latest news and research published online by the UK property industry, including the latest investment forecasts and trends. Here’s a selection of some key UK housing market news stories published in June 2020, with links to the original sources where you can read the full details. Huge increase in buyer demand a sign of the UK property market coming back to life? Halifax has released its latest UK house price data for June. Naturally, while there continues to be a...

UK Property Investment News Roundup: May-June 2020

Select Property Group has reviewed and collated some of the latest news and research published online by the UK property industry, including the latest investment forecasts and trends. Here’s a selection of some key UK housing market news stories published in May 2020, with links to the original sources where you can read the full details. Student Accommodation Investment: What Will Happen to Prices? On May 12th, Savills’ Director of Operational Capital Markets, James Snaith, analysed the potential impact the ongoing restrictions caused by COVID-19 could have on prices in...

UK Property Investment News Roundup: April-May 2020

Select Property Group has reviewed and collated some of the latest news and research published online by the UK property industry, including the latest investment forecasts and trends. Here’s a selection of some key UK property investment news stories published in April 2020, with links to the original sources where you can read the full detail. Purpose-Built Student Accommodation and the Impact of COVID-19 In April, both Knight Frank and Savills looked at what the ongoing pandemic means for the UK purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector. Firstly, Knight Frank notes...

Budget 2020 & UK Property: Stamp Duty & Interest Rates

After the UK Chancellor delivered his speech about his spending plans for the UK economy, we analyse the key things UK property investors need to know. The UK Treasury has just updated Parliament on the state of the UK’s economy and government spending plans for the next 12 months. But what do UK property investors need to know? You can read the Budget statement in full here. Below Select Property Group has highlighted the key announcements relating to stamp duty for non-resident buyers, in addition to details about the Bank...
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