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Property Investment Preferred for Prosperous Retirement

Employer pension schemes are viewed as the safest way to save for the future, however according to the latest national figures, many believe property investment is the best option for a prosperous retirement. A survey conducted in 2016 by the Office for National Statistics and Assets Survey of UK adults, discovered that 38% of people...

UK Property Prices up 3.35% Since Brexit Vote

Since the historic vote to leave the European Union many predicted a huge slump in UK property prices. This lead to some investors adopting a “wait and see approach” on the property market over the past year. However, recent research by eMoov found that in the last 12 months prices have actually increased 3.35%. The...

Why is the UK Property Market So Popular with Foreign Investors?

There are numerous factors that make property in the UK a wise investment. Since 1996, average house prices have risen by an extraordinary 281% across the UK according to Nationwide house price index (2016).As a country with small landmass, an ever-increasing population, coupled with a housing shortage and an increase in single person households, it...

Overseas Investors Offered Golden Opportunity to Purchase UK Property

The result of last week’s general election led to the pound falling to an eight-week low and demonstrating once again the vulnerability of Sterling in the current economic climate. Sterling tumbled around 0.6 per cent to 1.1311 against the euro and 1.2689 against the US dollar after losing around 1.5 per cent on Friday after...

Buy-To-Let Landlords Expand Portfolios Despite Uncertainty

New research from Mortgages for Business revealed that almost half (48%) of buy-to-let landlords are still looking to expand their portfolios despite recent tax changes in the industry and tougher lending conditions.The existing phasing out of mortgage tax relief and the introduction last year of the 3% stamp duty surcharge for those acquiring an additional...

Mortgage Application Approvals Rose To More Than Two-Thirds in Q1

The rate of mortgage applications resulting in completions has risen to 69% in Q1 2017, up from less than half (48%) a year earlier. This is welcome news to first-time buyers who fear that getting a foothold on the property ladder would become increasingly difficult for years to come. Research suggests that intense competition between...

Asking Prices Hit a Record High in May

The average asking price for a property in the UK hit a new record high this month, despite speculation around the housing market slowing down in light of the snap election and Brexit. Following on from our most recent article, How Will The Snap Election Affect The UK Property Market?, figures released by Right Move...

Swindon Development Shortlisted For Another Award

We are delighted to announce that our Swindon-based development, Electra & Guild House, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the West of England LABC Building Excellence Awards 2017 for the ‘Best Change of Use of an Existing Building or Conversion’ category.Regency Residential was delighted to turn the disused office space into much needed homes...

The Northern Powerhouse: Investing in Manchester

Over the last few years, The Northern Powerhouse term has made headlines across the world and is key topic for discussion regarding UK Investment. The strategy has made huge strides towards changing the UK property market, shifting the focus away from London towards the North of England, attracting high-profile overseas investors from China and the...

How Will The Snap Election Affect The UK Property Market?

Last month Theresa May announced a snap election scheduled for June 8th, with the vote approved almost unanimously by MPs in the House of Commons. This call for a snap election will mark the third consecutive year where the British public have been required to turn out to the polls, following the EU referendum last...

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