Archive for September, 2015

Where to invest in London property

Where to invest in London property

With international investors continuing to place London property at the top of their wish-list, we look at three boroughs that will offer better-than-average returns.

London offers domestic and international property hunters a wide choice of homes and commercial premises, but not all of the capital’s boroughs are equal when it comes to price growth or yields. For example, properties for sale in Bloomsbury command higher prices than homes in outlying districts because competition for the limited amount of central ...

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UK rental growth shows far higher rents than 1 year ago

UK rental growth shows far higher rents than 1 year ago

The UK has seen a slight slowing in the rate at which rental prices have been growing in the last three months, but they continue heading in the right direction for investors and are far higher than they were a year ago. 

Private rented sector investors have seen the market go from strength to strength over the past few years, and the past 12 months has been no different. The HomeLet Rental Index shows that in the year to the end ...

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Manchester is the UK’s no.1 location to live

Manchester is the UK’s no.1 location to live

Manchester has gone through something of a transition period in the last few years, with the movement to the north-west of many media companies having galvanised the city and made it a more popular place to live than ever before.

And now, it has been named as the number one location to live in the whole of the UK, according to the Global Liveability Survey, compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit. It ranked the top cities in the world based on ...

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