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Mixed outlook for main UK real estate sectors

Published on 28/11/2010 By Tomas

Published by Property Wire on Friday, 26 November 2010   UK real estate sectors face a mixed outlook going into the New Year as overall the pace of economic recovery slows down in 2011, according to property consultants. Few office schemes are expected to get off the ground in 2011 although investors are actively seeking […]

London calling: Asia investors load up on UK property

Published on 21/09/2010 By Tomas

Published on Reuters By Lee Chyen Yee, HONG KONG | Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:59am EDT   (Reuters) – Without ever setting eyes on the property, Hong Kong resident Irene Chu snapped up a flat 6,000 miles away in London, a city she has visited but has no intention of ever living in. “I’m not […]

U.K. Homebuilders Buying Land Below 2007 Peak Set to Profit

Published on 15/09/2010 By Tomas

Published on Bloomberg.com By Tim Barwell, Monday 9th September 2010   U.K. homebuilders are profiting from cheap land purchases just as property prices start to fall. Developers are able to buy land for as little as a third of peak 2007 prices, London-based Savills Plc estimates. Those savings will more than make up for any […]

Owner of London’s Regent Street May Revive Plan to Sell Stake

Published on 15/07/2010 By Tomas

Bloomberg – 15 July 2010 Editors: Andrew Blackman, Ross Larsen The British monarchy’s property manager may revive a plan to sell a stake in Regent Street, in the heart of London’s West End shopping district. The Crown Estate, which oversees real estate that the monarchy handed over in 1760 in exchange for annual payments, is […]

The true cost of the Budget for property investors

Published on 24/06/2010 By Tomas

by Simon Zutshi from Property Investor Network Given the huge Budget deficit that the country is in, I don’t think the new budget is all that Bad! It could be a lot worse. Yes it is a shame that VAT is going up to 20% which is very high but will that extra 2.5% have […]