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Why Investing in United Kingdom

Economic Rebound with Strong Pound and Attractive Interest Rate 

JLL predicts that the economy will grow strongly and return to its pre-pandemic level around mid-2022*. The Bank of England’s interest rate set a historic rate which simulates investors to borrow money to finance their property purchase. As the trade agreement reached between the UK and European Union, Pound Sterling is expected to rebound in 2021, which is attractive to overseas investors to support capital growth.

*Source: JLL – UK Residential Forecasts 2020-2025

Remarkable Capital Growth and Rental Yield

Property price in the UK is holding strong with upward trend. JLL predicted the house prices are forecasted to begin growing again steadily from 2022 with a COVID-19 vaccine expected to be widely circulation by then. Transactions are expected to remain well and anticipated level of 1.4m in 2025. Rental value is expected to start growing in 2022 at 2% per annum and 2.5% from 2023 to 2025*.

*Source: JLL – UK Residential Forecasts 2020-2025

Housing Undersupply

The UK population is projected to exceed 70 million by mid-2031, international migration is accounted for 73% of the UK population growth in the next decade*. It added up to a housing shortage as supply of new homes has failed to meet the demand, with about 30% shortage in 2019/20^.

*Source: The Guardian, 2019 ^UK Parliament, 2021

Simple and Transparent Rules and Regulations

There is no limitation to overseas investors on property type and financing options. Solicitor will carry out essential legal works for purchasing and selling of your properties. According to JLL The Global Real Estate Transparency Index 2020, based on investment performance benchmarks, transaction processes and sustainability metrics, the market in the UK ranked the first in transparency*.

*Source: JLL - The Global Real Estate Transparency Index 2020

Deurbanization and the Growth of Cities Outside London

According to the Office of National Statistics, 13% of people left London and moved to the Midland and the North of England in 2019 and the pandemic has seemingly encouraged this trend of moving out of the capital. At the same time, the government has invested heavily in the cities outside London especially in local talent, innovation, transport and culture. The housing demand is expected to surge and investors could enjoy capital appreciation in the cities outside London.