DOES YOUR MONEY NEED A NEW YEAR WORKOUT?
We can all be guilty of letting our finances go, especially over the Christmas season. So now is a good time to take a long look at the state of your wealth and review the plans you have in place for the future. Regard us as your personal trainer, here to help you get your money in shape.
For full briefing click here. Your Money Winter 2019
Investor demand remains strong
The latest review from property adviser, GVA, indicates that mainland European investors appear to remain risk-averse to the UK commercial property market, as a result of the continuing uncertainty surrounding the Brexit negotiations. In contrast, other global investors, particularly those from the Far East and China, remain bullish, with demand from these regions strengthening in 2018. At the same time, UK based investors appear to have returned to the market this year and now account for approximately 12% more acquisitions compared to last year.
For full briefing click here. Property Market Review December 2018
WHAT NEXT IN THE BREXIT SAGA?
With less than three months to the country’s scheduled EU departure, it remains unclear whether the UK will leave with an amicable deal, crash out with no deal or whether the Brexit process will even be completed at all.
For full briefing click here. Economic Review December 2018
Government revenue from Stamp Duty falls by 10%
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have stated that Stamp Duty revenue from residential property sales in Q3 2018 has fallen from the £2.605bn seen in the same period of 2017, to £2.347bn in 2018, as the number of properties liable to tax fell from 302,700 to 279,500.
For full briefing click here. Residential Property Review December 2018