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Wandsworth – the new hot spot for buy to let landlords?
Wandsworth is the kind of area where all families want to live. The close-knit community and village atmosphere, combined with good schools, together with excellent shopping and great property variety means
French mortgage rates continue to edge lower
House buyers in the UK look enviously across the channel when it comes to mortgages – the French market has always had a far wider variety of mortgage products with short and long term fixed rates capped rates, partially capped, and a whole plethora of variable rate options based on a range of different reference rates.
Death knell to sound for Lloyds International mortgages?
Lloyds Banking Group appears to have completed their review of their international mortgage lending activities which was started last August.
12 month offshore sterling deposit roll up rates still above 2.6% for those prepared to look, says Offshoreonline.org
Collective Redemption Bonds are one of the best kept secrets of the offshore savings world, offering as they do significant flexibility and gross roll up of incomes paid into them.
New signs of life in UK property market?
Data published this month by property search company Rightmove in the UK points towards the potential for increasing activity amongst UK and other expatriate buyers, thinks international mortgage brokers Offshoreonline.org.
The scourge of the lease – budding landlords beware
Expatriates thinking of taking advantage of current weakness in property values in the UK to start or build on a UK buy to let portfolio are urged to pay specific attention to the details of any lease by specialist expat mortgage brokers Offshoreonline.org today.
French property market remains buoyant over the last year in key expatriate hotspots
The French property market has been a good investment for many foreign-buyers over the last year with prices of flats and houses rising by between 4% and 8% respectively in the sought after areas of Nice and the Cote d’Azur
A buyer’s market for UK property this summer?
With sellers outnumbering buyers by 2 to 1 and the Olympics just about to start in the UK, sellers may be about to experience an Olympic -sized pre-season lull in demand.
However, at the same time, almost a third of respondents in the June Association of Residential Letting Agents survey stated that they had added to their portfolios in the last year.
French holiday home owners may have little to fear from new tax changes, thinks Offshoreonline.org
Recent changes to the French tax system announced by president Francois Hollande’s government may not be so serious for British and other owners of French properties, believes UK regulated specialist mortgage broker Offshoreonline.org.
Fund of funds from Santander Private Banking in Jersey offers investors added choice
Paul Clifford, Head of Investment Products at Santander Private Banking in Jersey, looks at the advantages of fund of funds investing
Santander Private Banking in Jersey has joined forces with the award winning Multi Manager team at Santander Asset Management UK to offer its clients an offshore sterling denominated fund of funds range.
UK property market: Green shoots, or should you fear the frost?
The data on the state of the UK housing market continues to flow thick and fast, but for those looking to buy, the question remains, has the market hit the bottom yet?
Latest UK housing data underscores the importance of location
The latest UK house price data released by Hometrack again illustrates the importance of location for those considering re-entering the UK property market.
Sudden growth in UK buy to let data highlights importance of location
Reports in last weekend’s Financial Times have highlighted the surge in new buy to let purchases, with many areas in London likely to be the first to benefit, according to property search consultants Expatfindaproperty.com
French property now 10% cheaper, according to Offshoreonline.org
Slowly but surely, the tide has been turning in favour of sterling over the past few months, with the euro now significantly weaker against the pound than it has been for many months.
Six resolutions every expatriate should consider for 2012
Expatriates of all nationalities, wherever they are living, will probably have experienced some unpleasant ups and downs with their investments in 2011..
London prices still rising, but signs of life elsewhere too, reports Offshoreonline.org
Data released by the UK Land Registry for October paints a mixed picture of house prices in the UK, according to expatriate mortgage specialists, Offshoreonline.org
France continues to outshine Spain as destination of choice for the British
France has again beaten Spain to the top European spot and destination of choice for Britons leaving the UK to live permanently abroad
The business of philanthropy: Marc Farror TEP, Director, Vistra (Jersey) Limited looks at strategies for evaluating and delivering successful charitable projects
Asia’s largest company formation specialist targets Europe with new London office
Asia’s largest corporate services specialist is aiming to secure a significant share of the UK and European market for company formations with the recent opening of a new office in Mayfair, London.
Property search agency reveals housing hot spots
Property search agency expatfindaproperty.com guides buyers thinking of a project in the London market. Read story here
It pays to check your borough before you buy
Research produced by international mortgage specialists Offshoreonline.org on the London residential housing market has highlighted the importance of careful choice for overseas buyers thinking of investing in the still buoyant London housing market.
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Fee Reductions Spells Good News for Expatriate and Offshore Investors
Offshore savings and pension plans, which for many have traditionally carried relatively high management fees, are set to become much cheaper following changes announced recently by at least one of the major providers in the market.
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UK property prices edge higher as rental predicted to boom in 2011 and 2012, reports Expatfindaproperty.com
· UK property market rises 0.2% in February
· London continues to lead housing market with 2.4% annual growth
· 59% of rental agents expect demand for rental properties to outstrip supply
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