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Mortgage approvals reach record high

The UK property market has received a boost as buyers flood the market, undeterred by Brexit. In July of this year, Bloomberg reported that UK residential property investment had increased by more than 150% in 2018. The sharp increase saw the UK rise to become the fourth biggest European country […]

Is now a prime time for UK property investments?

It’s no secret that the UK economy is suffering due to Brexit and it’s taking its toll on the pound. With the pound’s performance hitting a two-year low, is now the right time to invest in the UK property market? Let’s take a look at why the Sterling is suffering […]

What is Off-plan Property Investment?

Off-plan investment is an exciting and flexible option for private investors that is gaining in respectability worldwide. Both the UAE and the UK offer established sectors where private investors can gain excellent, long-term returns (in exchange for some risk, of course). And, in South Asia (particularly Vietnam), there are emerging markets that offer great […]

UK House Prices: the Brexit Effect?

Is it a good time to buy a house in the UK? Is Brexit opening up opportunities, or closing down the whole market? Should you hang on and see where we are after the March 2019 Brexit deadline passes? With conflicting figures flying around in the press every week, here’s […]

Buy To Let in the UK 2019

New Buy-To-Let (BTL) mortgages in the UK have fallen in number by a third in two years. But don’t write the sector off! After all, over 60,000 BTL new mortgages are expected to go through in 2019. And there’s plenty to offer the investor looking to park some of their […]

How to Get a UK Mortgage when Living Abroad

It is easy to get a mortgage in the UK if you’re an expat – provided you don’t go jumping in unprepared. There’s plenty of hoops to get through: waiting for an offer to be accepted, banks and solicitors’ requesting paperwork, while you keep everything crossed in the hope of […]

Shall I Buy To Let in 2018?

Buy To Let (BTL) could be big in the UK in 2018. After the attacks last year by the UK Government on mortgage relief, it looked like the end was nigh for BTL. It’s no secret that Brits have always been fond of investing in bricks and mortar but, with […]

UK Housing Market looking better than ever

New figures released in leading UK estate agent Savills’ annual report reveal that the value of the UK housing stock has reached an all time high of £7.14 trillion. With so much of the nation’s wealth tied up in housing, we take a look at what this means for you, […]

2018: UK property market predictions

What to watch out with UK property prices in 2018? The one thing practically to watch out for is rising interest rates; many buyers of UK property are focussed on getting a fixed rate mortgage deal in place now to protect against the base interest rate going up in the […]