Read on about the changes in Singapore investor behaviour and comparison between Singapore property VS overseas property investment or foreign property investment.
Still, Manchester has been the UK’s rising star in liveability, affordability and overall quality of life for a decade now, overtaking London, Birmingham and Liverpool to claim the UK’s top spot in The Economist’s ‘Global Liveability Index since 2011.
Read on to know what to look out for when investing in property for steady capital growth.
Unlike previous recessions, which saw property prices crash, the UK property market had displayed positive response, in fact, reporting a boom in activity post-lockdown. What made this recent recession different were the measures put in place to help restart the housing market, in addition to supporting affected businesses and individuals.
Read to find out if investing in the London property market is still a good idea in 2022:
Are there restrictions for Singapore residents who want to invest in UK property?
Singapore citizens face no restrictions when it comes to investing in UK property and do not require approval from the UK government to do so. However, Singaporeans will need to have residential status if they want to buy property to live in the UK. Get information on UK visa and immigration requirements here.
If you are purchasing a property as an investment, always ensure that you choose a location that has good demand for rental property. Remove emotion from your purchase. Low vacancy rates will ensure that there is good demand for rental property, thus ensuring good returns on your investment.
More are choosing to reside in the East because of its relative affordability compared to the West, the gentrification that’s sweeping through and the creation of more jobs through developmental initiatives like Canary Wharf, East Bank, Stratford and the Asian Business Park. Some of the world’s largest tech companies like Google’s Innovation Hub and Amazon have also made their home in the East.
This short case study covers the following:
Following our mid-2021 UK Property Outlook, here is our mid 2021 London Property Outlook.
A key contributor of the UK economy, London has held the pole position of #1 City in the World’s Best Cities 2021 rankings for 5 consecutive years based on a number of criteria including human capital, infrastructure and culture, experience and prosperity. It has also held on to its title as the overall European City of the Future in the Financial Times’ fDI rankings for 2020/21. London is the best city in the world for property investment, second only to Los Angeles in the Global Cities 30 Index rankings.
How will London negotiate the challenges of COVID-19 and the uncharted terrain of a post-Brexit world? Will the UK’s main city, continue to be known as the “capital of capitals”?
CSI PROP looks at the price growth performance of the residential property market in selected key countries from 1995 – 2020. How has property investment stacked up compared to other investments like the stock market?