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Autumn Budget – seasonal change for Property

uk commercial property

As Philip Hammond prepares to take to the stand in the Commons with his little red case for what he hopes to be his last Autumn Statement (again), the commercial real estate sector will be watching with baited breath as the contents could signal a watershed moment for the industry. It is an important budget, given that the Bank of England looks to have handed over the economic stimulus baton to the Treasury which will need to address the weakening trend in household spending, still the mainstay of the UK economy. [Read more…]

Retirement Savers to Consider Property Investing

Retirement

Retirement

Pension Regulation Changes Cause a Third of Retirement Savers to Consider Investing in Buy-to-Let Property

New analysis by Direct Line for Business (DL4B), the small business insurer, reveals that a third (32 per cent) of people aged 45 – 64 with a pension would consider using some or all of their pension pot to fund the purchase of a buy-to-let property as an alternative to a traditional pension income funded by an annuity. [Read more…]

Scheme For Investors In West Bromwich

Aspire - West Bromwich

Aspire – West Bromwich

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Mercia is offering investors in West Bromwich the chance to earn a six per cent annual return through an innovative buy-to-let initiative. [Read more…]

Property Prices To Date

House Prices

House Prices

Despite some crazy newspaper headlines about what’s happening to property prices, whether they are up or down, the reality is that from a national average property price perspective, nothing much is happening. And this has been the picture for the last two years as the chart and analysis shows below:- [Read more…]

Housing Market Returns To Growth

House Sales UK

House Sales UK

Housing Market Returns To Growth In October As Prices And Transactions Climb

– Transactions increase by 24% in October compared to previous month
–  House prices see first monthly increase since May, rising by 0.1% [Read more…]

Revitalisation Of Broadgate Circle

Broadgate Circle Property

Broadgate Circle Property

British Land and the Blackstone Group have today submitted a planning application for the improvement of Broadgate Circle in the City of London. The proposals represent a significant investment in Broadgate’s public realm and retail facilities which will result in greatly improved amenity for those who visit and work at Broadgate and the reinforcement of Broadgate Circle as the Estate’s civic focus. [Read more…]

The Changing Face of Estate Agency

Changing Face of Estate Agency

Changing Face of Estate Agency

Traditional estate agency is making way for lower cost, localised sales and lettings franchises, says property and lettings expert Sussanne Chambers, managing director of HomeXperts. [Read more…]

High value Prime Central London

Prime Central London

Prime Central London

It is apparent that the Eurozone crisis and David Cameron’s protectionist stance with regard to the City and financial services industry has provoked strong interest in high value Prime Central London property.  [Read more…]