Month: December 2016

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December

2016

UK Commercial Property Prospers Despite Uncertainty

Against The Backdrop of Turmoil, The Commercial Property Sector Is Prospering The UK’s future in the EU is in question, the political landscape across the continent is unstable, economic certainty is crumbling and fears around geopolitical security continue to grow. But...

22

December

2016

What will Brexit do to the FTSE, UK property and the pound?

How UK property, Pound and FTSE will be affected by Brexit:  Financial markets have had several weeks to digest David Cameron’s February 20 announcement that the UK will go to the polls in June for an historic vote on whether to...

20

December

2016

Prime Properties in British Towns and Cities Outperforming the Countryside

New Report Sees British Towns and Cities Outperforming the Countryside A growing trend of living in thriving town and cities other than London since the economic downturn of 2007 is behind the increase, says the new analysis from real estate firm...

19

December

2016

Chinese Investors Own $300bn-Worth of US Real Estate

Chinese investment in the US real estate market has surpassed $300 billion Chinese investment in the US real estate market has surpassed $300 billion and is growing despite China's economic weakness and increased currency controls, the authors of a new report...

18

December

2016

Average House Prices in England and Wales Just Shy of £300,000

Is The Average House Price Too High? If you want to get on the property ladder in England and Wales, you will need to have "within a whisker of £300,000", according to a new estimate. The figure, produced by the property...

16

December

2016

Luxury Real Estate Buyers Shift Focus in 2016

Investors See Opportunities In Cheaper Locations The world’s wealthiest homebuyers are pulling back from the traditional magnets of New York, Hong Kong and London, making way for cities such as Auckland, New Zealand, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to rank among the fastest-growing...

13

December

2016

PricewaterhouseCoopers to Save $850 Million with Coworking

Big savings, for PricewaterhouseCoopers through Coworking office space: According to Pricewaterhouse Cooopers’ (PwC) vice chairman and chief financial officer, Carol Sawdye, the firm had an expensive problem stemming from high staff turnover, particularly among younger employees or millennials. So PwC surveyed 44,000...

13

December

2016

UK House Prices Rise More Than 10% Year on Year

New data shows increase: The latest data from the Halifax index shows property prices increased 10.1% year on year, taking the average price of a home to £214,811. It also records month on month growth of 2.6% compared with February...

13

December

2016

US To Stamp Out Illicit Money in its Luxury Real Estate Market

US Title Insurance Companies to Submit Identities of Buyers to the Treasury The US government will start tracking secret buyers of high-end properties to prevent the flow of illicit money into luxury real estate in America. The government will require title insurance...

12

December

2016

Tougher Lending Conditions Await UK BTL Landlords

New Tax Rules Could Mean Thousands of Buy to Let Landlords Will See Their Profits Hit There are increasing concerns that buy to let landlords in the UK will face tougher lending conditions on top of tax relief changes already scheduled...

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