It’s obvious from all indications that British property prices are skyrocketing, along with the economy.
The brexit vote triggered an unusual embarrassment within the space of two years.
Historically, property prices have been on a strong upward trend since the 1970’s despite some volatility during the recession and credit crunch.
New research has revealed that houses prices have grown faster in the UK than any other Europeans country. In fact, since 1988 house prices have gone up by a staggering 333%
So why should you invest in UK properties?
- Rising Tenant Demand
Finally, the population is still expanding. Forecasted to grow by 74 million people in the next 20 years, the potential demand for housing is vast.
Many of the major ‘first’ cities are falling behind on delivering housing quotas, increasing the impact of the ongoing residential undersupply.
For investors, residential undersupply has the potential to deliver opportunity. With the right investment property in the right location, investors are realizing both rental income and capital growth, taking advantage of a competitive market to deliver returns.
One of the findings from the SevenCapital Brexit Survey demonstrates that nearly 85% of investors are currently investing in the UK market, highlighting just how popular UK property remains both an attractive and stable investment for high-net-worth-individuals.
- Lowest unemployment
With inward investment, improvements to infrastructure and regeneration, there are opportunities for employment. As such, employment rates have continued to grow in the UK.
By the end of 2019, the UK employment rate was estimated at a record high of 76.5%, 0.6 percentage points higher than a year earlier and 0.4 percentage points up on the previous quarter*.
The highest since comparable records began in 1971. The UK economic inactivity rate was estimated at a record low of 20.5%.
- Investment in Infrastructure
In the coming years, the significant investment made into infrastructure projects in the UK will begin to bear fruit, and are set to dramatically change and improve connectivity, house prices and employment across many parts of the UK.
Crossrail is set to be a game changer in the South East for access in and out of London, and since its launch in 2009, there has been house prices within a one-mile radius of its planned stations increase in value by 66% on average.
HS2, a £106 billion project which will connect 8 major cities between the Midlands, the North and London, is projected to create around 25,000 jobs by the time it arrives in 2030, and fuel economic benefits.
The first phase of the railway – between London and Birmingham – was due to open at the end of 2026 but Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said in a written statement to Parliament in September 2019 that it could now be 2028-2031 before the first trains run on the route.
The second phase to Manchester and Leeds was due to open in 2032-33, but that has been pushed back to 2035-2040.
- Low interest rates
Interest rates have been at an all-time low for 6 years making borrowing increasingly cheaper.
With mortgage payments currently at their lowest, and ever increasing monthly rent, landlords are enjoying significantly higher rental income making it an ideal time to invest in the property market in the UK.
The Real Estate market in the UK is a goldmine that you can’t afford to miss right now.
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