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What will Brexit mean for house prices?

The Conservatives have won a landslide majority in the 2019 general election after the party swept aside Labour in its traditional heartlands. After his election win, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has renewed his vow to take Britain out of the EU on January 31. But what does this result mean for your ...

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Cash or mortgage: what’s the best investment strategy for buy-to let landlords?

They say cash is king, but when it comes to investing in property, is it better to take a mortgage or to buy a home outright? Those investing in property to fund their retirement or to generate additional income have seen their returns squeezed in recent times as favourable tax breaks ...

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Overseas Investors cashing in on UK property

Investors from Hong Kong and Singapore are cashing in on the opportunities provided by a drop in the value of the British pound and increasing rents in the UK buy-to-let market. Grant Property, leading UK based property investment company, reports a surge of buyers from Hong Kong and Singapore as new ...

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Brexit bounce: Expert explains why pound could be among world’s STRONGEST currencies

THE BRITISH POUND could be among the world’s strongest currencies if we can get a Brexit deal through the House of Commons, Richard Buxton, head of UK equities at Merian Global Investors told Express.co.uk. In the run-up to the EU referendum, many predicted that the decision to leave Brussels would have ...

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Thinking of investing in a property in the UK?

Many Americans dream of one day jetting off to Europe and seeing what there is to offer there. This is something which works both ways with many British people heading off to the states to see the attractions and get a taste of American culture. While visiting the UK can ...

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Savills: Investment in Scottish real estate to reach record high

SCOTLAND has attracted more than £500 million of international capital in the first half of 2019, according to Savills. The latest research by the international real estate advisor shows that 2019 is now on track to become the best ever recorded year for inward investment in commercial real estate in the ...

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BTL market receiving increased interest from US and Europe

The buy-to-let (BTL) market has seen more interest from American and European buy-to-let investors, Property Investor Market has claimed. Ross Kelly from Property Investor Market reported that the BTL property market has been booming thanks to foreign investment, spurred by the falling value of the pound. Kelly said: “Since the Brexit vote, ...

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Why buy-to-let is the preferred choice for property investors

It says a lot about the overall strength of the UK’s property market that in spite of all the unwelcome upheaval of recent years, no less than 73% of investors believe that buy-to-let property in the UK is still the best and least volatile long-term investment. That’s according to research ...

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What opportunities has regeneration created for buy-to-let clients?

The regeneration process is expected to remain an important focal point for any government, never mind who the Prime Minister is.   Regeneration is about improving areas and the quality of life for people in and around that area. It is happening all over the UK in some form or another, although ...

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Weak pound opens door to expat investors

If you have just returned home from a holiday overseas, you will know all too well about the impact of the struggling pound. But just as a weak pound has made it more expensive for you to buy dinner or hire a car, it has made UK property far more affordable ...