The UK remains a great option, whether you are interested in buying a property for your own personal use or for investment purposes. The country has built a reputation to be a highly dynamic and vibrant country. Its property market continues to thrive, in addition to its global reputation in education remaining strong – the country has an increasing number of young professionals choosing to remain in the country, plus UK is among the best performing countries worldwide.
HIGHEST AMOUNT OF INVESTMENT IN REAL ESTATE IN EUROPE
- Amongst all European countries, the UK enjoys the second highest amount of investment in real estate.
- According to Price Water Coopers (PwC), the forecast for the UK property market, totals to €64 billion, between Q4 of 2016 and Q3 of 2017.
PROPERTY MARKET CONTINUES TO THRIVE
- High occupancy rate throughout the lettings market in the UK and high rental returns of up to 5% for Landlords
(Source: urbanbubble lettings & management)
- In the past 12 months, UK property prices have had a steady growth i.e. Manchester experience a 7.7% growth
(Source: Home Track)
- The UK has a strong global reputation in education with globally-recognised universities. Both local and international Graduates are proven to be among the most desirable with many continuing to live in the UK for work.
- Many young professionals in the UK are beginning to move outside of London.
- The property market in large cities such as Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, are continually on the rise with large student populations.
UK HIGHLY RANKED FOR WELL-BEING BY OECD
- The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) measured well-being amongst developed countries. The 25 varying factors accounted for include housing, income, jobs, community, education, environment, civic engagement and health.
- UK excelled among developed countries – high environmental quality, social engagement, personal security and chance for engagement with civic society.
- Work life and wealth: The UK is in the top 20% of performers.
- Overall UK was among the best performing countries, joined by the Nordic European countries, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Countries including The United States, Ireland, Germany, France and Japan were overall ranked lower.