International Clients – why invest in the UK Property Market?
The UK remains a prime location for investors from overseas to invest in property, thanks to its stable political system, steady capital growth and favourable exchange rates. With a varied mix of available property investment opportunities, relatively low risk and high profitability, investing in UK properties will continue to represent a sound investment opportunity.
Although 2020 was a challenging year, the UK property market hit an 18-year high and the property boom has continued its momentum into 2021. The rental market has also stood pretty firm, with the UK’s major cities driving rental growth.
Five cities to invest in this year
tops the list as the best place to invest in the UK. Average rents have risen by 30% over the last 10 years, with an average rental yield of 5.4%, and are expected to rise by 15.9% over the next four years. This will partly be due to major infrastructure projects such as HS2, the Midlands Metro extension, HS2 as well as the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Birmingham’s appeal continues to appeal to Londoners seeking to relocate, and its population is expected to reach 1.24m b7 2030.