Guides

How do new UK Stamp Duty changes affect overseas buyers?

Stamp duty is paid when buying property in the UK. The tax rate depends on the price of the property price, if the buyer is a first-time buyer and when the property is purchased. There are also additional surcharges for second homes and buy-to-lets, and a new surcharge is coming into place for international investors. When purchasing property in England and Northern Ireland, a new 2% stamp duty...

Can Foreigners Buy Properties In Dubai?

Since 2002, Dubai's real estate market has been open to foreign buyers, and has continued to grow at a phenomenal since. During the rapid growth years in the mid 2000s, it was reported that Dubai was home to almost 25% of all the cranes in the world, which became a symbol of the fast-expanding nation. As one of the most business-friendly countries in the Middle East, many multi-national businesses,...

The impact of the UK Spring Budget on property investors

On 3rd March, UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak made the annual Spring Budget announcement. This sets the UK’s financial situation and plans. After an unprecedented year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were many measures introduced to support jobs and the economy. There were also a handful of announcements made that will impact the UK property market and some that will likely boost the sector and even...

What is ‘rental guarantee’ and do I need it?

Renting a property out always comes with risks, and one of the main risks for any property investor is a tenant not being able to pay rent and falling into arrears. Rental guarantee is a form of insurance that covers rent if a tenant defaults on payments. This can provide additional protection and peace of mind.What does rental guarantee cover?Rental guarantee covers rental income for landlords when a...

Buying A UK Property Made Simple: 10-Step Guide in 2021

Buying a property will probably be one of the most important decisions and biggest purchases of your life and so a careful, organized approach is required if you want to secure your ideal property. To help you navigate your way on this journey, this step-by-step guide will help you with your planning and with understanding the processes involved.  Are you ready? Let's go. Step 1 -...

All You Need To Know About Notting Hill

The Notting Hill sales property market started strongly in 2020 as buyers took confidence from the stability offered by the decisive result of the General Election in December 2019 and returned to the market keen to secure a property. However, the lockdown measures introduced on 23rd May dramatically slowed the housing market until they were relaxed on 13th May. Since the market re-opened in May,...

Compare listings

Compare
Search
Price Range From To