Category: UK Property

International Demand For UK Property Expected to Surge This Summer

Industry experts are predicting that overseas buyers will be rushing to invest in UK property in summer 2021, once international restrictions are eased. Summary: International buyers have still got a strong appetite for investment properties in the UK. Buyers from the Middle East and Hong Kong are leading the pack. UK property market remains buoyant despite the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating the resilience of this historically strong market. Areas outside of London are being touted as the best investment and cities in the North and Midlands like Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds...

Chancellor Reinforces Foundations Of Property Market

(Please note: Select Property Group is not a tax advisor. Please use this article as a guide only and contact your financial advisor for further support). The Spring Budget 2021 included some highly anticipated news for the UK property market and proved to be a very significant budget for the sector. Summary: The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced in his Spring Budget (on March 3rd, 2021) that there was to be an extension of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday in England and Northern Ireland. Stamp Duty...

Manchester a “Growth City” Says Global Real Estate Manager

Managing Director of Barings Real Estate also calls Manchester a "magnet" for attracting students and workers as his company plans expansion in the city. Summary: The resilience of Manchester’s investment market and location has been praised by the head of global real estate manager Barings Ian Mayhew called Manchester a “growth” city, predicting a prosperous post-pandemic recovery unlike other key investment cities Mayhew also highlighted the North West city’s ability to attract and retain students and new workers as a strong indicator of continued growth   The future continues to...

6 Tips for Investing in Rental Properties

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned investor, follow these six tips when planning your next UK rental property investment. Investing money in rental properties is one of the UK’s most established forms of investments. Generations of investors have trusted rental property to deliver a strong, long-term passive income. The best investments can grow your wealth, deliver steady revenue for your retirement, and leave you with a fantastic asset to bequeath to your loved ones. But there are some really important things you need to consider before investing in rental...

BNO Applications to Drive UK Property Demand in 2021?

With Hong Kong residents with BNO status able to apply for a new British visa from January 31st, will this correlate with an increase in demand for UK homes? Summary: From 5pm local time on Sunday 31st January, Hong Kong citizens with British National Overseas (BNO) status can apply online for the new UK visa scheme The new visa will allow people to reside in the UK and, after five years, be able to apply for permanent settled status With UK property already one of the most popular overseas investments...

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...
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