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Brexit doesn’t have to be bad for investment

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The uncertainty over Brexit has meant a lot of investors have held back their funds until they know what the future for the country will look like. But this doesn’t mean the health of real-estate investment in the UK is in a bad shape, in many respects short term pain may lead into long term…

Why invest in student property?

With A-level results day just around the corner, thousands of new students are about to swell the ranks of various universities across the UK.  Counting the renowned universities of Liverpool, Preston, Salford and Manchester, the North West is a Mecca for students and each year, more and more of them are moving to the vibrant…

Liverpool in top 5 for student investment

Last month Liverpool was named one of the top five hotspots for student property investment. In a survey which examined all UK towns and cities, Liverpool came up top alongside Glasgow, Leicester, Southampton and York – making Liverpool the number one in the North West. Liverpool’s success comes due to its high student population. The…

Landlords reporting fewer voids

It has been reported this month that the average void period experienced by landlords is falling. Voids refer a period of time where a property is empty, with no tenants and therefore no rent coming in. The current UK average void period is 2.7 weeks, and has been consistently dropping over the last 12 months. This is…

Could Northern cities benefit from high speed rail?

George Osborne told the BBC this week that he believes that improved transport links between major cities could allow the north to become a major rival to London. He announced on Monday his ambition to build a high speed rail line, HS3, to connect major northern locations such as Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield and Liverpool – all…