Category: Brexit & UK Property

Property Investment & UK General Election 2019 – Reaction

The Conservatives have won a large majority at the UK general election. With Boris Johnson elected prime minister, here’s what property investors need to know. What’s happened? The UK general election, held on Thursday 12th December 2019, has resulted in a majority victory for the Conservative party. Boris Johnson has been elected as prime minister. With 365 Conservative MPs elected, Mr Johnson now has a majority in the House of Commons of 80. He hopes this will help him to pass more of his party’s pledges through Parliament. Following the result, the...

Property Investment & UK General Election 2019 – Preview

As the UK heads to the polls, we preview where the main parties stand on key housing issues – and what property investors need to know. On Thursday 12th December 2019, the UK will hold a general election. For the second time in two and a half years, the British public will cast their vote for which party they want to form a new government. Where do the main parties stand on key housing issues? Which party is likely to win? And how will the outcome impact on the UK...

Property Investors in UK Make Their Move as Pound Falls Sharply

UK property investment just got even more affordable for overseas investors, as the pound dropped to a 28-month low against the dollar following the renewed possibility of a no-deal Brexit. Find out what this means for you – and why now is a good time to invest. Summary: Sterling dropped to a 28-month low against the dollar on Monday (29th July 2019), with experts stating more falls could be on their way It came as the new UK government, led by Boris Johnson, made it clear that they are actively preparing...

Brexit is increasing UK property inquiries from overseas investors

New figures show a 72% rise in online searches for British real estate from potential buyers and investors located outside of the UK, as many identify the “rare opportunity to buy into the market at favourable prices, with a long-term view”. Summary: Demand for UK property from investors based overseas has surged since the 2016 European Union referendum New research show “a clear rise in the proportion of (online) searches for UK property which are taking place overseas since June 2016” Birmingham, Glasgow, London and Manchester are the most popular...

Brexit Is Not Holding Back UK Student Property Growth, New Report Finds

Student accommodation in the UK remains positive – and the future outlook reveals optimism in spite of Brexit concerns. Summary: The value of the UK PBSA sector continues to grow with an estimated value of £53 billion by 2019 2018 was a strong year for the UK’s PBSA sector, with the cumulative value of investment totalling £4.5 billion A rise in applications for the 2019-2020 academic year contradicts challenges faced by Brexit and increases demand for PBSA   A new report from Knight Frank has found that demand for purpose-built...

UK Property Remains Attractive Despite Brexit Concerns, New Research Finds

Despite wider economic uncertainty caused by Brexit, a new survey suggests that investors are not shying away from the UK’s property market and won’t be changing their investment motives. Summary: New research suggests that the majority of British property investors have not let Brexit impact their investment decisions Market Financial Solutions say that “Brexit-fatigue” has not affected real estate as an investment The increase in population in northern UK cities continues to push prices up for purpose-built student accommodation and modern purpose-built residential rental property   57% of British property investors...

UK property market “resilient” as Brexit deadline nears

Property price growth, particularly in the north west of England, remains strong, highlighting the continued strength of the UK’s real estate sector even during times of wider economic changes.   Summary: A shortage of supply continues to drive price growth in the UK property market, even as the country’s Brexit deadline nears Average property prices in the UK have risen on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis for the first time since October 2018, with growth and demand from buyers highest in regions such as north west England The performance...

UK property: Why history proves this could be the best time for you to buy

Over the last 14 years, it was those investors who bought British real estate in 2009, following the global financial downturn, that have made the most profit when selling their asset. Will the same be said for those that buy in 2019? Summary: New research proves how UK property investors who bought immediately following the global financial recession have made the most money on their investment in recent years These “brave” investors made £93,378 in profit when selling their property in 2018, more than buyers in any other year over...
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