Category Archives: Currency

Conditions in London in 2018 could suit long-term foreign investors

The negative growth and drop in asking prices seen in London’s luxury property market in 2017 could favour foreign investors buying there in 2018 for the mid to long term, in particular those using dollars or euros, said in January. Analysts forecast that Sterling has little chance of recovery...

Posted on 22 January 2018

Buying property overseas: 5 top tips

Have you just returned from your summer holiday relaxed and bronzed? Did you have to be dragged kicking and screaming onto the plane back to the UK drizzle? Are you now hatching a plan to buy your own home in the sun you can escape to whenever the rain clouds...

Posted on 07 August 2017

Worst over for London’s prime market, as prices and falling interest begin to stabilise?

Signs point to a rebound in the depressed Prime Central London (PCL) market in 2017, with agents recording rises in transactions as well as stabilising prices during recent months. Transactions across the PCL market were 27 per cent down in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period...

Posted on 11 May 2017

Weak Sterling driving interest in London, as foreigners find their favourite spots

International interest in the London property is expected to be driven by the weak pound during 2017, countering any negative sentiment about Brexit, according to leading estate agents in the UK capital. London is regarded as stable and resilient, and estate agents are finding that cash-rich buyers from Europe, the...

Posted on 10 February 2017

New Year, new country?

If your New Year resolution was to make a fresh start, we hope you haven’t given up on it yet! Deciding to move overseas is about as life-changing – and life enhancing – as a decision gets, so let us talk you through some of the big decisions you need...

Posted on 06 January 2017

Why the Brexit backlash could be a blessing for London’s luxury property market

Financial markets reacted sharply immediately after the UK voted for Brexit, with the pound touching 30 year lows and global equity markets initially crashing up to 10 per cent, although there could be a silver lining for the Prime Central London property market. Cast your mind back to 2008 in...

Posted on 27 June 2016

Overseas investors remain wary of EU Referendum-induced exchange rate volatility

British overseas investors and foreign investors in the UK are watching closely as we enter the final month before the EU Referendum, keen to pick up signs of which way the vote will go and how Sterling will react against currencies. Since December 2015, Sterling has taken a bumpy downward...

Posted on 18 May 2016

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