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What and where are UK investors buying?

The UK has long been a destination of choice for investors based in the Gulf Region. There are several key reasons why it is such a popular location; its proximity to the Middle East when compared with other English speaking countries such as the US, its highly respected banking sector and both the judicial and financial systems are deemed to be fair. Overseas investors wanting to invest in UK property...

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The weak pound and why it’s opening the door for foreign investors

Whilst a weak pound might not be ideal for those who’ve headed abroad for their summer holidays this year it’s attracting the attention of overseas investors looking at investing money into UK real estate. Discounted property prices The pound is currently at the weakest it’s been for quite some time and many foreign investors are taking this opportunity to purchase property in the UK Using the...

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Theresa May Introduces Increase in Stamp Duty for Foreign Investors

Foreign Property Investors Face Increase in Stamp Duty WHAT HAS HAPPENED? Theresa May has set out plans to increase Stamp Duty on foreign investors by an additional 1% to help tackle the UK’s housing crisis, and fund a drive to tackle rough sleeping. May, and the Tories, believe foreign investors have been taking advantage of the UK’s housing market, which has contributed to increasing house...

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