85% of UK property investors want a fully managed property


85% of UK property investors want a fully managed property

Summary: Over 85% of investors admit that they don’t want to deal with tenants in their properties, while almost 90% feel aggrieved by tenants sending them communications regarding problems Maintenance costs and repairs continue to be one the greatest areas of concerns for investors Should more turn to a fully managed property investment? Over 85%…

City centre Manchester property ‘set for four-year price surge’


City centre Manchester property ‘set for four-year price surge’

Above:The Manchester property market is set to be one of the UK’s most lucrative over the coming years. Summary: City centre property assets in Manchester set for 26% price growth Rental prices in Manchester are also set to rise 9% next year The Manchester property market is beginning to attract the kind of international buyer…

Singapore-based property firm makes Manchester its first European investment


Singapore-based property firm makes Manchester its first European investment

About:The property investment potential of Manchester has been highlighted by four huge deals from Singapore Summary: Singapore-based property group makes first European investment in Manchester Manchester is widely regarded as the city offering investors the strongest future growth potential Many Southeast Asian investors are looking to avoid the worst of the Black Monday fallout by…

The GCC are buying into the UK’s Northern Powerhouse


The GCC are buying into the UK’s Northern Powerhouse

Summary: 24% of Select Property investors are from the GCC, with 18% from the UAE 42 of the 260 units at the new Manchester CitySuites scheme were sold to GCC investors Manchester is attracting world-leading organisations with 80 of the FTSEs 100 companies having representation Select Property, a regional and global developer, retailer and operator…

Strong property investment yields forecast for next 12 months


Strong property investment yields forecast for next 12 months

About:As year-on-year rental yields growth at a faster pace, the UK property market’s supply-demand gap is assuring further growth in the future. Summary: The pace of UK property rental yield rises continues to increase A growing gap between the supply of quality rental accommodation and the demand for the property will contribute to future increases…

Demand for UK property reaches 11-year high


Demand for UK property reaches 11-year high

Summary: More potential purchasers want UK property now than at any point in the past 11 years UK real estate is one of the world’s safehaven property classes, with strong supply and demand dynamics Strong demand for property is likely to drive capital value increases in the future Real estate investment in the UK has…

Offshore investors spend £150bn on UK property in 15 years


Offshore investors spend £150bn on UK property in 15 years

Summary: Since 1999 offshore companies have bought more than £150 billion worth of property in England and Wales 73% of the value of the deals related to residential premises, while investment was UK-wide Investment levels currently strong from regions such as Southeast Asia and South Africa, where devaluing currencies and economic uncertainty has encouraged investors…

Manchester top choice for UK’s ‘second capital’


Manchester top choice for UK’s ‘second capital’

Above:Manchester is the clear public favourite to be the UK’s second capital – with Birmingham in second place. Since George Osborne delivered a speech last June calling for a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ that could take on the world, the phrase has become commonplace. Now there is a minister for the Northern Powerhouse to devolve powers and address the north-south economic…