11 property investment questions you should ask before investing

Property investment questions

Property investment strategy questions 1. Am I ready to make a property investment? Although this seems like a simple question, it is important to have clear investment goals, an idea of budget and your personal finance to make sure it’s the right time to invest in property. While UK property is widely regarded as one […]

Why Manchester is such a high-demand location for investors and tenants.

Why Manchester is Such a High-Demand Location for Investors and Tenants.

Once an integral part of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, Manchester remains one of the UK’s most important and fastest-growing cities. Performing exceptionally well this year despite challenging global circumstances, Q1 2021 saw a 34% rise in the number of properties being let in Manchester compared to the same period in 2018 and 2019, as reported in […]

High graduate retention increasing UK build-to-rent demand.

UK students property

Cities with high graduate retention rates should be a factor when deciding on your next UK property investment. That’s because many students staying to work in their new city will turn to the private rented sector for accommodation – and, in many locations, are faced with low levels of supply. Figures released by Knight Frank […]

Regional cities highlighted in UK property 5-year forecasts

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. The UK’s two largest regional cities will be among those topping British property price growth indexes over the next five years. That’s according to the latest research published by JLL in its UK Residential Forecasts […]

New UK rental market report highlights regional differences.

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. “A two-speed rental market is emerging” in the UK. That’s according to the findings of the latest report from Zoopla, one of the UK’s largest property portals. Measuring growth for […]

Budget 2020 & UK property: stamp duty & interest rates.

UK Budget 2020

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 […]

Affinity Living Embankment West wins big at National Property Awards.

Affinity Living Embankment West Wins Big at National Property Awards.

Select Property Group’s project in Manchester city centre scooped the Residential High-rise Development UK prize at the 2019/20 UK Property Awards at a prestigious ceremony in central London. The project forms part of a wider neighbourhood of regeneration located on the former site of Manchester Exchange station. The Embankment neighbourhood will become the gateway to […]

Manchester city centre population has increased 185% in 15 years

Manchester City Centre Population

The population of Manchester is also expected to rise to 600,000 in the next two years, as the city’s council outlines a range of economic statistics and projections in its annual State of the City report. With the rapid rise in the city’s population, property investment in Manchester could be a great opportunity. Summary. New figures reveal […]

UK property prices in 2018 grew in Manchester but fell in London

Manchester rents soar as supply reaches a new low.

The numbers confirm what many have accepted as the reality for some time now. In 2018, property prices in London fell. But, in other cities in the UK, it was a completely different story. New data from online agent Zoopla shows that average prices in London last year fell by 0.2%, underlining the slowdown in […]

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