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 taken the...

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Ground Rent Reform: Charges to be banned on new leases

From 30 June 2022, UK ground rent charges will be banned on most new leases in England and Wales. This move by the government forms the first part of a leasehold reform package that is aimed to make homeownership fairer, cheaper and more secure. What are leasehold properties? Before talking about the details of the new ground rent reform, it’s crucial to understand what leasehold properties...

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Dubai Golden Visa New Rules: What does this mean for international property investors?

If you’re looking to move to Dubai or invest in property in the city, the UAE has recently announced important changes to the Dubai Golden Visa for international property investors.The Golden Residence Scheme is a long-term visa offering 10 years of residence. These updates will simplify eligibility criteria and provide additional benefits and flexibility to visa holders.With an aim of strengthening the...

Buying property in the UK after Brexit

Buying property in the UK after Brexit

Brexit is a unique scenario that impacts every aspect of the UK economy. Is buying property in the UK after Brexit still safe? How does it affect investment options?Generally speaking, UK property is a stable, safe and high-performing asset class.Over the last few decades, investors have enjoyed both high yields and high, sustained capital growth while other markets have been less resilient to...

Can offshore companies buy and own UK property?

UK property is a world-renowned asset class, with investors from all over the world seeking to acquire real estate in the country. But can offshore companies buy and own UK property? It's a popular option for investors from other nations. Let's take a more detailed look.Part of the appeal of UK property is the sustained history of outperforming other asset classes through high capital appreciation and...

Can foreigners buy property in the UK?

Because of the strong performance of the property market in recent years, more and more foreign investors are interested in investing in UK rental property. So, can foreigners buy property in the UK? There are no legal restrictions on foreigners buying property in the UK, regardless of if you are a resident or not. You also don’t need a visa for foreign investment in UK residential property. But there...

Investing in UK rental property: Is buy-to-let still worth it?

What's the difference between a buy to let and a property investment in the UK? Although similar it's not quite an issue of semantics. In fact, a buy to let is a singular type of property investment and it has been both popular and profitable in the UK for a few decades now. Basically, a buy to let is a property you buy with the aid of a buy to let mortgage. So, what's a buy to let mortgage? It's simply a...

UK property prices

UK property prices are scruntised more than the prices of any other real estate asset in the world. Domestically, they are intrinsically linked to the overall wealth of the nation and the national economy, while overseas many investors have been, and remain, keen to add UK property to their portfolios. Current UK property prices According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, the...

Property investment in Manchester

Here's what you need to know about property investment in Manchester Over the past decade, property investment in Manchester has been a staple in investor portfolios, with real estate prices in the city going from strength to strength. In fact, property prices in Manchester hit an all-time high last year.Investors now find the average property price across the city sits at £231,000. This is an...

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