Investment

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A £6.4 bn Investment into Scotland’s Infrastructure

A £6.4 bn Investment into Scotland’s Infrastructure According to the Scottish Government’s Infrastructure Investment Plan Progress Report, major infrastructure projects, worth around £6.4 billion, are in progress across Scotland.In 2016, projects totalling almost £800m were completed and are currently operational. Highlights included investment for Transport, Health and Education and reflect the ...

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The Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in UK Residential Property

High net worth individuals are motivated to invest in UK residential property for a variety of reasons. Buy-to-let is always at the top of the savvy investors’ ‘potential investments’ list, but there are a variety of reasons why, ranging from legacy planning to funding a certain lifestyle. People’s motivations to ...

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September Property Investment Industry News

September continues to demonstrate that, despite the expected turbulence of Brexit, the UK is continuing to grow, and property investment is still considered a sensible choice, especially for those nearing retirement age, or those lucky expats in the UAE with a tax free pension pot to put to good use. ...

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And the winner is … Bristol

The southwestern city may be small, but it’s big on creativity, culture and community spirit. Add in easy access to glorious coast and countryside, and it’s a deserving championCongratulations, Bristol. It’s the obvious choice in so many ways: a small city that feels like a big city, handily placed for ...

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New Business Success for Design Threesome

Three interior designers have launched a new service for property developers offering to take over bespoke packages for student flats and for properties at the luxury end of the market.The three, Lynne Muirson, Property Sales Service Manager, along with Samantha Curran and Nadine Robb have been working with Grant Property refurbishing over ...

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Bristol is one of the hottest property markets in Europe

House prices in Bristol are rising faster than in London and the market is one of the fastest growing in Europe, according to property consultancy and estate agency Knight Frank.Average property prices in Bristol, in southwest England, rose by 15.8% in the third quarter of the year compared to the ...

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Property rentals to outstrip sales for first time since 1930s

The property rental market is booming at the expense of the sales market, making it look as if house-buying will be outstripped for the first time in eight decades next year, as home-buyers face a continued struggle to find properties they can afford.Activity in the sales market has cooled ...

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UK faces shortfall of 1.8m rental homes, warns housing body

The UK is facing a shortfall of 1.8m rental properties unless the government acts fast to slow a sharp drop in the number of available homes, according to a leading housing industry body.The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) called on the government to drop reverse stamp duty changes on ...

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ESPC House Price Report August 2016

Read the latest analysis from ESPC on what's been happening in the east central Scotland housing market.  Key findingsThe average selling price in Edinburgh increased by 7.7% between June and August of this year, compared with the same time period in 2015 Due to a shortage of housing stock, the number of ...

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Increased demand in UK property from overseas post-Brexit

Chinese investors are increasingly looking to buy British property, taking advantage of the low sterling after Brexit.Juwai, China’s biggest international property portal, said the number of Chinese buyer inquiries into UK property  in the month after Britain voted to leave the European Union was 40pc higher than average.Bernie Morris, head ...