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Record number of UAE students apply to UK universities increasing demand for new homes from Gulf’s buyers in Central London

Data from the UCAS admissions service confirms a record number of students from the UAE have applied to UK universities in 2022. The UK is highly regarded as being home to some of the best public schools and prestigious universities in the world.  Throughout the Gulf region, wealthy Middle Easterners have long favoured setting up home in London to provide their children with a first class education. ...

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...

Elizabeth line opening

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...

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...

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...

London property prices in 2022

London property prices hit an all-time high in late 2021. Its history of performance is well known and its place as one of the world's prized real estate markets is assured.But what about the current market?As we head into a post-pandemic market in 2022 and beyond, can you still secure assets capable of outperforming virtually every other real estate market in the world?Where can you find the best future...

[2022] The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide for UK Property Investors

Have you started searching for UK properties, but not sure of the steps for international buyers? Before you start the buying process, download the ultimate guide to buying your first London property which includes answers to most popular questions, including: Can foreigners buy property in London? What is Stamp Duty Land Tax? How much are legal fees? As well as guiding you through the buying...

[2022 Guide] What is UK Help to Buy scheme?

New Help to Buy scheme announced The Government has announced a new Help to Buy scheme to run from April 2021. It is restricted to first-time buyers and includes regional property price caps to ensure the scheme reaches people who need it most. There are no changes to the current Help to Buy equity loan scheme which runs to March 2021. The new scheme will run from April 2021 to March 2023. As with the...

What’s Next? Predictions for the London Property Market

The UK property market has remained resilient throughout 2021, despite the challenging year. The stamp duty holiday and “race for space” has caused a surge in buying and selling. And the London property market has also felt the effects of this. Here we’ll dive into some of the factors impacting the UK and London property markets and what the predictions are moving forward. We’ll also...

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