Month: August 2016

17

August

2016

Average UK House Prices Up 8.7% Year on Year in June

How Much Should We Read Into The Year on Year Price Increase? Average house prices in the UK increased by 8.7% in the year to June 2016, up from 8.5% in the year to May 2016, according to the latest national...

16

August

2016

Dubai Real Estate Markets Unaffected by Brexit

Is It Business as Usual for Dubai Real Estate Post Brexit? British investors are one of the largest group of investors in Dubai’s property markets but the decision by the UK to leave the European Union is unlikely to have much...

15

August

2016

Sterling Slump Makes London a Cheaper Option for Corporate Location

Will the Decline of the Sterling Add to London´s Value? Sterling´s slump since the Brexit vote means London is no longer the world´s most expensive city for companies to locate staff, luxury real estate firm Savills said earlier this month. The...

12

August

2016

Occupier Sentiment Improves Despite Sluggish US Economy

Tenant Demand Rises in the Office and Industrial Markets According to RICS´US Commercial Property Monitor for Q2 2016, a slow US economy seems to be taking a toll on occupier sentiment in many parts of America, although demand still rose in...

11

August

2016

City of London Office Prices Slide More Than 6%

London Property Market Still Feeling the Effect of Brexit The value of City of London offices tumbled by 6.1% in July, following Britain´s vote to leave the European Union, according to the monthly index for the world´s largest real estate investment...

10

August

2016

Property Prices Continue to Decline in Central London

Will International and Domestic Buyers Take Advantage? Prime central London property prices fell again in the first quarter of 2016 although transaction levels increased marginally, according to the latest index to be published. Overall the market was notably quieter due to...

9

August

2016

Why the Commercial Real Estate Industry Must Innovate or Decline

Is It a Case Of Move With the Times or Get Left Behind? You don’t need to be an expert to realise the office market is changing. With a generally younger workforce and the adoption of technologies that allow businesses to be...

8

August

2016

UK Mortgage Applications Down 3.5% despite Interest Rate Cut

Why Is The Volume of UK Mortgage Applicants Down? A slight drop in interest rates was not enough to rejuvenate the mortgage market, although remortgages are still elevated since the Brexit vote caused the initial rate plunge. Total mortgage application volume...

5

August

2016

Bank of England Cut Interest Rates in Boost for Homebuyers

Is There Hope for the First-Time Buyer? The decision by the Bank of England to cut interest rates in the UK to their lowest ever level at 0.25% is not expected to have a major impact on the general property market...

4

August

2016

Why Co-working Space Makes Sense for Startups

5 Key Benefits of Co-working Space to Consider Co-working spaces are probably just as you imagined - free organic coffee (and sometimes beer), couches for lounging, ping pong or foosball tables and a sea of young people busy on Apple computers....

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