With Brexit looming and still no sign of a finished deal, luxury property developers are feeling the pinch. The upper end of the property market has long priced out normal buyers, with high-class units selling for eye-wateringly high sums, particularly in London. But, with the number of unsold off-plan homes under construction in the capital sitting at record levels, could there be bargains on the horizon for savvy buyers?
Letting out a UK rental property can be a sound investment. According to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, rents could increase 15% in the next five years. So, whether you’re renting out your old home while moving abroad, or you’re already overseas but want to buy again back home as an investment, this could be a great income source for you. However, there have been a number of changes to rental rules recently – and the rules aren’t the same nationwide. Here are the main rental rules in the UK to be aware of.
As Poldark‘s fourth series comes to an end, we’ve had another few weeks of our small screens being graced by the stunning scenery of Cornwall. This largely rural region enjoys some of the sunniest weather in the UK, but with relatively lower prices than the Southeast. Here are some of the most popular places for buying a house in Cornwall.
The UK’s digital sector is growing twice as fast as the wider economy. Furthermore, between just 2014 and 2017, employment in the sector grew by 13%. It’s clear that there are plenty opportunities out there for digital specialists looking to move to the UK. Plenty of well paid opportunities, that is: on average, the average advertised digital salary is 44% higher than a non-digital one. If you’re looking for where to find a tech job in the UK, look no further. We’ve put together a list of the top ten digital hubs with a great quality of life right across the country.
The latest house price data shows that British property prices are on the rise, along with the economy. Yet to hear the press, the UK has gone from being a global powerhouse to a total embarrassment in the course of just two years since the Brexit vote. So who would invest in property in the UK right now?