After months of strict lockdown measures and the success of the UK’s vaccine rollout to date, society as a whole is beginning to open up once again. Many industries are reporting a notable rise in activity as a result, with the property sector particularly buoyant. House prices are rising sharply […]
The trends likely to define the UK property market in 2020
As we enter a new decade, many question marks still remain over the direction Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative-led majority government will take in leading the country through Brexit. In Parliament’s opening week of 2020, some notable progress was made––the EU Withdrawal Bill was passed by the House […]
How is Brexit Affecting Property Prices in the UK?
Brexit is an abbreviation for British exit referring to the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. This settlement will have significant impacts on the economy, and it has already affected the confidence of most consumers. You are uncertain of how it will impact your housing market and finances in […]
Can the government bring about the tax reforms property investors are calling for?
With Britain expected to depart the European Union by October 31 and still no deal in place, it’s fair to say now is a sensitive time in British politics. However, negotiating Brexit is not the only major challenge confronting the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. The British economy, while hardly […]
The rise of the bridging loan
Bridging loan finance continues to grow in an environment of low interest rates, Brexit uncertainty and mortgage lender caution. Andrew Turner, chief executive at Commercial Trust Limited, looks at the rise of the bridging loan and its uses. The Association of Short Term Lending (ASTL) reported that bridging lending totalled […]
Budget Reaction For The Property Market
Following today’s autumn budget announcement, a number of the UK’s leading property specialists have commented their opinion below. Jason North Associate Director and London Property Specialist says… “If, in a parallel universe, the EU referendum had not come about, this chancellor’s budget would have been welcomed as an uplifting and forward […]