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It had been predicted for some time, and this year finally saw the first rise in interest rates since the credit crunch ten years ago. So, what has this meant for the property market?
Securing a buy-to-let mortgage can be difficult at the best of times, let alone if you are a UK citizen that has moved to another country, yet still wants to make money from the UK property market.
Buyers moved quickly at the start of 2016 to beat the increase in stamp duty rates, which in turn has seen a drop in stamp duty receipts in Q1 of 2017.
The fact that the central London property market has merely been on a gentle, downward slide rather than in an out-and-out state of collapse says a lot about the strength of its foundations.
Brexit has provided people with a lot to talk about. A lot of the talk has been negative, especially around the London property market, however property still represents a good investment if you invest in the right area.
One of the great barometers of the economic climate is the housing market, and perhaps more importantly, the lending that accompanies that. With lending to home buyers appearing to be on the increase, how bright does the future look?
Average house price in London now £250,000 higher than the rest of the country
The property scene in London seems as though it is on the move as buyers are now choosing to look away from the central residential hotspots and towards the east side of the city.
Although there have been numerous headlines, articles and TV reports on the slowdown in appetite for and price growth of central London property, the difference between the value of property in capital and the rest of the country has continued to expand.
Manchester and Liverpool, two of the most important cities of the North, are experiencing property booms
Britons living overseas are turning their attention back to the UK in order to invest in properties.
Despite the turmoil surrounding Brexit, the commercial property market in London still seems to be flourishing, with 2017 tipped to be a good year for office space investment.
Whilst the fall of the pound is bad news for those in the UK, the rest of the world are seeing it as an opportunity to take advantage of lower property prices, especially in London.
Most investors are aware of the obvious investment locations such as London and Manchester, but what other parts of the UK are likely to generate a healthy return on investment?
A recent CBRE study has shown that 2016 saw the lowest levels of investment in UK property since 2012.
To say London’s real estate market has seen better days is an understatement; however, the downturn carries significant silver linings for savvy foreign investors.
New rules will force landlords away from fixed short-term mortgages and on to longer deals which could cost them more than £5,000 a year.
Are you planning to buy a home? In that case you need to check out these property auction tips that might help you find your dream home.
While housing prices declined across the UK since the EU referendum results were announced, many housing market experts predict housing prices will continue to decline this and next year, but will most likely continue to increase again in 2018.
We go into some of the inexpensive things you can do to add value to your home!
Are you struggling to sell your house? If yes, check out the following tips if you wish to sell you house at a higher price.
The unexpected Brexit result has had a negative impact on the property market, but could this be something that will benefit the market in the long-term?
We look at the most common misconceptions about the property market and distinguish the fact from the fiction.
At present, Corelogic RP Data reveals that the median price of a home in Kingscliff is at an all-time high - $735,000, up almost $300,000 since 2005.
The current state of the UKs commercial property market is drawing comparisons to that of the financial crisis in 2008, however there may be more signs of optimism this time around.