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Foreign Investors Rush for UK Property To Save Hundreds of Thousands


Property experts expect a rush from overseas property investors looking to save hundreds of thousands before the new foreigner stamp duty surcharge is introduced this March. Image by PA.

Time is ticking — and it’s ticking FAST. After March 2020, the price of property will increase significantly for foreign investors, up to hundreds of thousands*!

If you’ve been thinking about investing in UK property, don’t wait too long. Foreign investors have less than 3 months before prices increase.


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5 Things You Need to Know About the London Property Market Now

With Brexit postponed yet again, here are 5 things that property investors need to know about the London property market now. 

Another Brexit postponement is on the horizon. 

Last night, for the very first time, the House of Commons voted in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (the main Brexit legislation), after rejecting PM Boris Johnson’s second attempt to push through his new Brexit deal vote on Monday. However, MPs rejected the Parliamentary timetable to scrutinise the Bill in 3 days. A colossal Bill such as this typically takes weeks to pass Parliament, thus Mr Johnson’s plan to have Brexit done and dusted by 31 October was always a tough ask, to say the least. 

The Bill has now been paused and the EU has indicated that its acceptance of the UK’s request for another Brexit delay

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Manchester is No.1 AGAIN

Manchester remains the No.1 UK city on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual Global Liveability Survey for the 9th consecutive year, trumping London and underlining a continued demand by people to live and work there. 

Manchester has once again clinched this year’s No. 1 spot of Most Liveable City in the UK, for its ninth year running.

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual Global Liveability Survey rated 140 of the world’s largest cities based on factors such as education, social stability, education, infrastructure and access to healthcare. 

The survey paints a picture of the appeal and desirability of Manchester as a place to live and work. 

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Good news for Australia Property Investment – Sydney & Melbourne to rebound

Melbourne & Sydney experienced its strongest auction showing in almost 2 years.

Good news for the Australia Property Investment market — after another successful weekend of auctions, the worst appears to be finally over for the Sydney and Melbourne property markets. 

Across the weekend, 78% of all Sydney and 74% of Melbourne homes were sold, according to real estate platform Domain.

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How Vacancy Rates Affect Your UK Property Investment

UK property investment continues to remain on the radar of investors despite the shifting political landscape in the European continent. For behind all that Brexit brouhaha is a serious housing undersupply — a growing dilemma that continues to drive prices and rents in the UK property market. Which cities have the best rental growth? We examine the top cities in the UK and their corresponding vacancy rates.

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