A cultural hub with plenty to do and see, Leeds has long been noted as one of the UK’s key cities. One area that Leeds is gaining more recognition for in recent years is property investment, with predictions for the Leeds housing market to grow over the next five years. But what are the reasons behind this rise in Leeds as a property investment hotspot? One of the reasons … [Read more...] about Why Leeds is on the rise for property investment up North
Manchester has become one of the world’s leading cities for investment from overseas. With a proud industrial history, booming property market and rising population, this Northern city has become a magnet for overseas investment, from Israel to Singapore to the USA. With an impressive record of profitable property deals to overseas investors, they are now flocking to Manchester … [Read more...] about Overseas Investors Flock to Manchester
Manchester has established itself as the UK’s second city, often rivalling the capital for opportunities and growth. From population to property price rises to number of students, Manchester continues to outperform other cities in the UK. So, what makes Manchester so special? How has it managed to set itself so far ahead of other cities in the UK? We take a look at Manchester’s … [Read more...] about Why does Manchester Continue to Outperform Other UK Cities?
On June 24th last year, the British people voted to invoke Article 50 and to leave the European Union - a move unprecedented in the Union’s 60+ year history. Because of this, nobody can claim to be 100% certain as to what exactly Brexit will mean for UK residents from a financial perspective, leading to a great degree of uncertainty for most of us in several key … [Read more...] about The financial consequences associated with Brexit: five things that British expats need to know
Increasingly, the landscape for savers post-Brexit is beginning to resemble a cold afternoon in Siberia. In what has been described as a ‘savings’ bloodbath’, rates have been culled after the Bank of England (BoE) reduced the base interest rate in a bid to stave off a seemingly inevitable period of recession. NatWest is the latest bank to join in the slaughter, cutting its … [Read more...] about What are the fundamental differences between banks and building societies?