Q3 & Q4 Property Market Predictions for UK Expat and Foreign National Investors

Q3 Q4 uk expat

2023 has already been a turbulent year for the UK rental market. As we move through Q3 and into Q4 of 2023, Liquid Expat Mortgages make some Q3 & Q4 market predictions for UK expat and foreign national investors. Prediction 1: Further Falls in House Prices Will Continue to Help UK Expat and Foreign National…

Rental Market Indicates Long-Term Profitability of UK Expat and Foreign National Investment Properties

long term profitability expat

Changes in the rental market and UK renters’ habits are creating positive conditions for the long-term profitability of UK expat and foreign national investors’ investment properties. Some Background on Rental Habits. ‘At Liquid Expat Mortgages, we’ve talked for a long time about the shift in rental habits and buyer prospects for younger would-be buyers’ says…

Expert UK Expat and Foreign National Mortgage Brokers Helping to Negotiate Lower Property Prices

negotiate lower property prices

The numerous rises in mortgage rates mean that increasing numbers of sellers are willing to offer discounts to buyers. This is of particular note for UK expat and foreign national investors looking to purchase a lucrative UK investment property. How Do Mortgage Rates Affect Property Prices? Mortgage rates of 5% are often considered a ‘tipping…

Are Newbuilds the Key to UK Expat and Foreign National Investor Success?

newbuilds uk expat success

‘Here at Liquid Expat Mortgages, we’ve recently talked about how to future proof the energy efficiency of an investment property’ says Stuart Marshall of Liquid Expat Mortgages ‘That’s because the future of legislation around investment properties will inevitably have a large focus on the energy efficiency of the property.’ ‘But according to a recent report…

What’s Happening? UK Expat and Foreign National Mortgage Market Roundup

uk expat mortgage market

As we reach the halfway point in 2023, Stuart Marshall, CEO of Liquid Expat Mortgages takes a look at where a turbulent year in the UK expat and foreign national mortgage market has led us. Interest Rates Still Rising. Despite multiple increases in the base rate, the Bank of England has increased interest rates again…

How Expert Mortgage Brokers are Helping UK Expat and Foreign National Investors to Combat Rising Mortgage Rates

combat rising mortgage rates

What’s Happening to Mortgage Rates? Mortgage rates are on the rise again, with the Bank of England continuing to increase interest rates to combat high inflation. The Bank of England’s base interest rate is now at 5%. The future outlook does not look to bright either, with analysts now predicting that interest rates will peak…

Future Proofing the Energy Efficiency of a UK Expat Property

future proofing energy efficiency

Environmental Considerations are Here to Stay. There has been a lot of talk about the energy efficiency of properties in the UK expat and foreign national mortgage market in recent times. This is largely in response to the incoming legislation around EPC ratings for UK rental properties, making it vital for current and would-be investors…

The Advantages of Mortgage Overpayments for UK Expat or Foreign National Investors

mortgage overpayments uk expat

A great way to combat rising mortgage rates is for UK expat and foreign national investors to make overpayments on their mortgage. In the last three months of 2022, UK homeowners made record overpayments on their mortgages – £6.7 billion. This is likely as a result of homeowners’ fears about rising mortgage rates.

Property Investment Shines When Banks Fail

property investment banks fail

Some Background – Collapsing Banks. ‘At Liquid Expat Mortgages, our team have spent a lot of time talking about the pros and cons of UK property investment compared to other forms of investment or savings recently’ says Stuart Marshall, CEO of Liquid Expat Mortgages. ‘This was prompted by the collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank…

Retiring Investors Creating Space for New Generation of UK Expat and Foreign National Investors

new generation uk expat

With older buy-to-let investors retiring, the buoyant rental market and availability of mortgage products, there are many opportunities for a new generation of UK expat and foreign national investors. Older Investors Retiring. Many early buy-to-let investors are starting to retire and sell their properties. According to research from Hamptons International, around 140,000 landlords retired in…