Many of us have had to put our plans to buy a home in the UK on hold for a few months. But for those of us who want to move before the Brexit transition period, who want to avoid the non-resident stamp duty from next April, or who just want to be here now, waiting until next year is not an option! So what can you do now?
With estate agents working from home during coronavirus, you can still buy your dream home here, with the help of technology. We find out what your options are if you wish to buy a property in Britain or you are already well into the process. Find out, too, how the industry is adapting to the crisis and see how future purchasers can fix their exchange rate.
If you’re thinking of taking advantage of the UK property market by buying a flat, with prices more affordable since Brexit, you’ll find it’s a little different to overseas. For starters, what’s the difference between leasehold and freehold? Here are our top tips on what to consider when viewing a flat in the UK.
With the pound falling by up to 10% against many global currencies in the past three months, buyers from overseas are taking advantage of the decimated prices. And with prices falling in the capital anyway, due to Brexit uncertainty, both returning expats and long-term investors are finding value in the biggest buyer’s market for over a decade. One thing we know, UK estate agents will be thrilled to see you!