HOMEOWNERS PUT OFF MOVING DUE TO STRESS
If you find yourself recoiling at the prospect of selling up and finding a new property, you’re not alone. Quite apart from Brexit uncertainty and the housing market slowdown, it seems that many homeowners are putting off moving because it’s simply too stressful. Concerns about moving to a new location, having noisy neighbours and high estate agency gees, among others, explain why 60% of homeowners in a recent study1 are reluctant to start looking.
For full briefing click here. Your Home Finance Autumn 2019
Transaction volume rebound unlikely
In their recent ‘Market in Minutes’ report, covering the UK commercial property market, Savills has outlined that while investment volumes have been lower in comparison with recent averages, Q3 is expected to surpass the Q2 figure of £8.9bn.
For full briefing click here. Property Market Review September 2019
RECESSION FEARS EASE
The latest gross domestic product (GDP) statistics showed the economy grew more strongly than expected in July, significantly easing fears that the UK was on the verge of slipping into recession.
For full briefing click here. Economic Review September 2019
Spending Review disappoints property industry
Early in September, Chancellor Sajid Javid announced extra funding for local authorities, but the property industry has expressed disappointment that the Spending Review did little to benefit housing and planning.
For full briefing click here. Residential Property Review September 2019
GREEN-FINGERED INVESTORS MAY SEE THEIR PORTFOLIOS FLOURISH
Just as a garden will fail to thrive if it is neglected, an investment portfolio will underperform if investors take a laissez-faire approach to their finances. Like gardeners, investors must put time and effort into growing their portfolios and sowing the seeds for future success.
For full briefing click here. Your Wealth Autumn 2019