May 2022

Are London property prices falling?

What goes up, must come down? Maybe. Maybe not.London property prices have gone up for a long, long time now. Few property markets in the world have generated the sustained levels of investment returns that London real estate has over the past two decades or more.If you invested in London property back at the turn of the millennium when the average house price was £200,000 you'd be sitting on a return of...

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The Elizabeth Line opening: How will this impact the London property market?

The Elizabeth Line, which is one of Europe’s biggest transport infrastructure schemes, is finally set to open in London on 24 May 2022. The aim of this railway line is to connect east and west London, in addition to the commuter towns to the east and west of the capital. Revolutionising travel across London This new railway is the most significant investment to London transport in decades and is set to...

high yielding investments in London

High yielding property investments in the UK

For many years now, London real estate has been one of the world's top mid to long-term investments with properties generating huge capital growth and sustained rental yields in one of Europe's biggest tenant markets. As we move through 2022 and search for a new normal in a post-covid world, it is more important than ever that investors are familiar with the current investment trends in the UK...

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Rising UK interest rates

What does rising interest rates mean for property investors? On Thursday 5 May, the Bank of England increased the base UK interest rates from 0.75% to 1.00%. This 0.25% rise is the fourth consecutive increase since December 2021. What has been happening to interest rates? In December 2021, the base interest rate was increased from 0.10% to 0.25%. Then, in February 2022, this was increased to...

top developers in London

Top developers in London

As an overseas investor looking to acquire UK property, you'll want to take time to familiarise yourself with the top developers in London, often thought of as the more established and prestigious real estate developers. Investors can garner great confidence in the future success of any acquisition by assessing the track record and heritage of a developer. As an expert in London real estate, we've...

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