Category Archives for "House Price Predictions"

As London prices ripple out, Stanmore property catches a wave

Attractive and affluent with strong investment potential Stanmore, in the London Borough of Harrow, is one of those locations that beg you to live there: affluent, leafy, suburban. Surrounded by green spaces and conservation areas, and with an understated high street that is home to an eclectic choice of boutique-style shops, restaurants and cafés, Stanmore property […]

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Investment news – How the night tube will boost London property prices and buy-to-let investors

24-hour trains will increase demand from buyers and renters After several rounds of strikes by tube drivers, stalled conciliatory talks, and finally an acceptance of a deal by the RMT, the night tube is finally due to start running at the end of August this year. In a phased introduction, it’s not going to be […]

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How a growing student population impacts house prices

Crunching the numbers to get to the truth There are plenty of property investment opportunities being sold which specialise in providing accommodation to a growing student population. While these types of property investment are an interesting niche addition to the property investor’s breadth of investment opportunity, what is less considered is the impact of a […]

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Smile, frown and disgust… Prospects for the 2016 housing market

So I am an optimist at heart so let’s start with the 2 good emotions you’ll experience in 2016: 1. Smile… Because all experts are predicting house price increases across the UK. Halifax 4%-6% Hometack 7% Henry Pryor 2% Capital Economics 6%-8% RICS 6% Nationwide 3%-6% and myself, Brett Alegre-Wood 6% This is indeed a good […]

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Investment Research – Will the upcoming tax changes kill the buy to let market?

What is the biggest concern in UK Buy to Let market in 2016? The answer is obvious: tax changes.  A great deal of property investors have posted questions relating to tax changes and the buy-to-let housing market to me and my team. In fact, this was the main topic of our recent client seminar we held in Wembley. […]

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Property experts – embarassing predictions, UK experts who got it wrong

Property experts – apologies to anyone working at the firms I’m highlighting, but you bring it on yourselves. The companies below are considered some of the most reliable property experts in the UK. Making expert predictions is a fool’s game. It’s not that the hundreds of people employed at these firms are fools, it ’s just that they don’t get to make predictions. […]

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