Rental Competition Pushing Up UK Expat and Foreign National Profits

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Rental competition is contributing to sky-high profits for existing and would-be UK expat and foreign national investors, with an average of 11 renters pursuing each property that’s available to let. Rental Market Competition. The fierce competition that has been taking place in the rental market in recent history is going nowhere as those looking for…

How the ‘Summer of Sales’ Can Benefit UK Expat and Foreign National Investors

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The housing market is changing once again. As instructions increase, it seems like 2022 will be the ‘summer of sales’, a change that can only benefit UK expat and foreign nationals who will profit from the increased choice while looking to invest in UK property. ‘Summer of Sales’ Begins to Bite. Much of the discussion…

Average Cost of Renting Rises Again – The Takeaway for UK Expats

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The Overview. According to Zoopla, the average cost of renting a property in the UK has risen again – this time to £995 a month. This is an 11% rise in rental prices in the past year. ‘Rental prices in the UK have been on this trajectory for quite some time now’ says Stuart Marshall…

Unpacking the Most Recent Interest Rate Rise for UK Expat and Foreign National Investors

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What is the Most Recent Interest Rate Rise? On the 5thMay, the Bank of England raised the base rate by another 0.25%, bringing it to 1% – the highest base rate since 2009. Who is Most Affected? The base rate rise is obviously of the most interest – and concern – to those on standard…

Domestic Buyer Conditions Helping UK Expat and Foreign National Investors

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With the cost of living rising in the UK, Liquid Expat Mortgages looks at how the market conditions for domestic buyers might act as a buoy for those utilising a UK expat or foreign national mortgage. Domestic Buyer Conditions Increase Availability for UK Expats and Foreign Nationals – The Rising Cost of Living. The bank of…

The Impact of the Bank of England’s Base Rate Increase for UK Expats and Foreign Nationals

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Liquid Expat Mortgages examines what effect the Bank of England’s base rate rise will have on those holding or looking to get a UK expat or foreign national buy-to-let mortgage. The Bank of England’s Base Rate Rise. The Bank of England has increased its base rate for the second time in three months (first to…

UK Expat Buy-to-Let Mortgage Market Still Booming

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As Covid-19 restrictions are relaxed, there’s been a directly proportional increase in the number of expat mortgage enquiries for UK property. While expat mortgage enquiries fell slightly during the pandemic – no doubt due to travel restrictions and uncertainty – the last three months have seen a steady increase as travel restrictions continue to relax….

Limited Company Buy-to-Let Set to Stay for UK Expats and Foreign Nationals in 2022

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There has been a notable rise in the number of buy-to-let landlords holding their properties in a limited company instead of in their name. We have discussed this before. But, according to Companies House, there were 47,400 new buy-to-let company incorporations in 2021. With this trend really set to stay, it’s time to look at…

UK Expats in Australia Turn Towards UK Buy-to-Let Property

UK Expats in Australia Turn Towards UK Buy-to-Let Property

UK Expats Registering Interest From Australia. According to the Expat Network, there are currently over 1 million Britons living in Australia. It is also one of the most consistently popular destinations for long-term British migrants (those leaving the UK for longer than a year) with more than 30,000 leaving the UK for Australia each year….

Brexit Leads to Buy-To-Let Deals For Expats

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Brexit has been talked about a lot, but rarely with relation to the available buy-to-let mortgage deals for expats. With the UK set to leave the EU on the 31stof January, it’s important to consider how this might affect you as an expat. While scaremongering about the potential effects of Brexit on pensions and taxation dominate…