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Investors from Asia, Middle East and Russia snapping up UK property

According to new research by Investors Chronicle, approximately one-third of all properties sold for £1 million or over have been snapped up by international investors, with Asia, the Middle East

Buy to Let

Buy-to-let mortgage rates lower than residential for the first time

Typically, a buy-to-let mortgage for landlords is more expensive than a residential mortgage because lenders believe there is a greater risk when properties are rented out compared to being occupied

Student Accommodation

Students look to location first when choosing accommodation

The largest survey of UK student accommodation ever conducted has revealed that location is the key driver of happiness for those living in PBSA (Purpose-built student accommodation). The survey, jointly

Property

New house builds in UK at highest levels for over a decade

New figures from the National House Building Council (NHBC) have revealed that building of new homes in the UK is at its highest levels for over a decade. The NHBC

Property

North-West house price growth forecast to outstrip the rest of the UK

New forecasts from Savills, the global real estate giant, suggest that house price growth in the north-west of England will significantly outstrip the UK average from now until 2023. Whilst

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The Property Takeaways from the 2018 Budget

In the last budget before the UK leaves the EU, Chancellor Philip Hammond focused on the so-called ‘end to austerity’ much to the derision of those on the Labour and

Buy to Let

Standards are rising for UK rental properties

New research by insurance giant AXA has revealed that standards of rental properties are on the rise. As more and more people turn to renting and build-to-rent projects take hold

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10% drop in young people owning property

New data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that there has been a 10% drop in young people owning a property in the last decade. The data

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Chinese investor interest in UK property triples

The latest figures from Juwai.com, China’s leading real estate portal, has revealed that enquiries for UK property between February 2018 and August 2018 have tripled compared to the same time

Buy to Let

Rent renewals are where landlords are making the most profit

New figures from leading UK estate agent Countrywide have revealed that landlords are increasing the rents on rental renewals at more than double the rate of rental growth for new