British Expats Buy-To-Let Soaring Despite Tax Changes

British Expats Buy-To-Let Soaring Despite Tax Changes

There have been a number of changes to the tax system in the UK with regards to property to deter buy-to-let investors and help young couples purchase their first homes. This has been somewhat effective to domestic investors however has had quite the opposite effect...
UK House Prices Hit a New High in May

UK House Prices Hit a New High in May

Despite uncertainty over the General Election, house prices across England and Wales hit a new high in May with an average property price of £303,200. This continues the trend of month-on-month increases as the housing market has remained relatively strong. A total of...
UK’s First Government-Backed Fund of Build-to-Rent Homes

UK’s First Government-Backed Fund of Build-to-Rent Homes

More proof of the developing UK private rental sector is provided by the UK’s first government-backed fund of build-to-rent homes. The PRS reit (real estate investment trust) has started trading on the stock exchange having raised £250m from investors during its...
Quarter Of Brits Will Be Renting By 2021

Quarter Of Brits Will Be Renting By 2021

The trend towards private rentals in UK is expected to continue due to the combination of escalating house prices and stagnating salaries. It is predicted that by the end of 2021, 25% of British households will be renting rather than owning property. This will...
2017 Election Results: Effect on the UK Property Market

2017 Election Results: Effect on the UK Property Market

Image source: Wikimedia Commons The UK general election result has put pressure on the sterling and cast uncertainty over the housing market due to the Conservative party failing to secure an overall majority. UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, had gambled on her party...