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Manchester takes the lead in UK property price growth

Manchester takes the lead in UK property price growth

UK property prices have grown by 5.1 percent over the past year, and Manchester property is driving the growth. Manchester area Bury saw growth of more than 13 percent over the last year, while nearby Salford property reached a new high, with growth over 8 percent. Driven by a boom in infrastructure and development, Manchester is attracting buyers wanting an alternative to expensive London property.

21 September 2017

London property prices will rise by 2019, report claims

London property prices will rise by 2019, report claims

Although London house prices will rise by just 1.5 percent this year, by 2019 they will have risen above 2017 figures, a report from Countrywide shows. The lack of supply coupled with recovered UK and global growth will prompt a housing recovery. Meanwhile, prices in the rest of the UK continue to grow.

26 August 2017

Renters snap up London homes after Whatsapp tours

Renters snap up London homes after Whatsapp tours

Want to rent the creme de la creme of London property but simply don't have time? Or would you rather relax on your superyacht instead of doing the hard yards of searching endless properties? Ask your agent to give you a WhatsApp or FaceTime tour of London's finest property: welcome to the latest trend among wealthy renters seeking luxury London property.

20 August 2017

UK economy picking up speed

UK economy picking up speed

The UK economy is starting to pick up the pace and return to growth, new figures show. We can expect 1.7 percent growth this year, followed by 2 percent by 2019, analysts say. This is due to increased global demand for exports as the world’s fortunes improve. Despite dire predictions, property investors are also buying up large in London and elsewhere around the UK.

09 August 2017

High profile Liverpool purchase puts Northern city on the map

High profile Liverpool purchase puts Northern city on the map

It’s one of Liverpool’s most iconic landmarks, so the news that Everton shareholder Farhad Moshiri is behind the Liver Building’s multi-million pound purchase has set tongues wagging. The news is set to precipitate a wave of foreign investment in a city that’s already going from strength to strength.

03 August 2017

Worried about price growth stalling? We examine the facts.

Worried about price growth stalling? We examine the facts.

Official figures show price growth has slowed - but this shouldn’t deter potential buyers. While a number of buyers have been deterred by low wages, Brexit, and higher deposits, undersupply means demand will never completely wane and experts predict prices to rise by 13 percent over the next four years.

25 July 2017

Slowdown? What slowdown? UK property prices climbing

Slowdown? What slowdown? UK property prices climbing

Prices are rising and the number of buyers and sellers is also on the increase, allaying fears of a UK property slowdown. Sales were up by almost 5 percent over June 2016. Market wobbles are being balanced out by low interest rates, low unemployment and high demand.

20 July 2017

London third best city in which to conduct business

London third best city in which to conduct business

London now ranks joint third with Hong Kong in the list of best business cities. It's just one reason why property in the capital continues to attract foreign investors from all over the planet. Asian and American investors, attracted by the low pound, are buying more property than ever before in the UK's largest city.

11 July 2017

Interest from Asian investors up; European stay away

Interest from Asian investors up; European stay away

Indian property developers the Lodha Group says business in London is good, and that London and the wider UK's economic resilience means excellent prospects for foreign and local investors. However, European buyers are staying away - the number of Europeans buying property in London dropped from 28% of the total to 8%, due to political uncertainty. 

05 June 2017

UK property prices set to rise after 1pc growth in 2017

UK property prices set to rise after 1pc growth in 2017

A report from international real estate company Knight Frank shows prices are set to rise by just 1% this year across the UK - and are actually falling in London. However, next year they'll pick up again, the report claims, and the UK can expect rises of 14% by 2022 as economic and supply factors are addressed. 

24 May 2017

Is confidence returning to the UK property market?

Is confidence returning to the UK property market?

Despite analysts' predictions, the UK's second largest property company reported a lower drop in net asset value per share than expected, prompting a statement from their chief executive claiming the outlook is just fine. Chris Grigg says despite the financial turmoil caused by Brexit, buyers are "getting on with it."

18 May 2017

Property recovers after Brexit slump

Property recovers after Brexit slump

Insiders are hopeful about post-Brexit property with the news that property in the UK reached an all time high of £313,655 in April, a 1.1% rise since March. Transaction numbers are also rising, with numbers higher than they've been since before the financial crisis. First time buyers are helping to push prices up in this sector. The general election might negatively impact prices, but analysts hope current strong prices will help balance this out.

27 April 2017

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