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Tories plan clampdown on foreigners buying UK property in bid to stop first-time buyers being priced-out by investors

Tories plan clampdown on foreigners buying UK property in bid to stop first-time buyers being priced-out by investors

  Treasury plans to impose tougher restrictions on foreign buyers Whitehall source admits there’s an ‘issue’ with new flats being bought up by ‘Far Eastern buyers’ Move is a ploy to entice young voters away from Corbyn’s Labour First time property buyers will be given a helping hand under the Treasury’s plans to impose tougher […]

Singapore investors set their sights overseas

Singapore investors set their sights overseas

Special Advertising Feature UK residential property among top targets for Singapore investors. While foreign investment in Singapore has increased tremendously on the back of mega deals such as Qatar Investment Authority’s purchase of Asia Square Tower 1 for US$2.45 billion, domestic investors remain focused on diversifying their exposure overseas. According to recent reports by analysts, […]

China will step up supervision of overseas investment risks – insurance regulator

China will step up supervision of overseas investment risks – insurance regulator

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will strengthen its supervision of overseas investment risks and capital flows from insurance funds, the insurance regulator said on Monday, adding that it will urge companies to improve their risk monitoring systems. China has cracked down this year on “irrational” overseas investment which it suspected was one way of disguising capital […]

Revealed: This is where UAE investors are buying property

Revealed: This is where UAE investors are buying property

Although property in London remains a firm favourite with UAE-based investors, the latest Global Real Estate Outlook, by IP Global, an end-to-end property investment company, has shown that investors are now exploring the UK’s regional cities of Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool due to their high rental yields and capital growth. The UK’s regional cities are making […]

China: education tops incentives for property investment abroad, says report

China: education tops incentives for property investment abroad, says report

“Chinese people believe an international education provides the opportunity to be educated about the entire world” Education abroad has now become the top incentive in China to invest in the $33bn overseas property investment market, according to a recent report from global B2B property sales platform, Investorist. The report, which surveyed 120 estate agencies in China, found […]

Foreign property investors cash in on Brexit vote

Foreign property investors cash in on Brexit vote

Fall in pound makes homes cheaper – for them  Most of us would say that property is very expensive these days – but the majority of foreign buyers would disagree. While we Brits are paying 6.23% more for our homes than in June last year, the fall in the pound since the Brexit vote means foreign investors are paying a great […]