Category: Overseas Buyers

All the latest news and updates relating to overseas buyers and foreign investment in the UK property market, including expats living abroad.

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Overseas Buyers
Eleanor Harvey

Expat mortgage market growing as lenders expand offerings

Buyers from overseas continue to seek UK property investments, and obtaining an expat mortgage is no longer the barrier it once was.  British citizens who do not reside in the UK have been increasingly seeking

overseas investors
Overseas Buyers
Eleanor Harvey

Overseas investors snapping up UK property investments

Wealthy overseas investors are still honing in on the UK property market as a key investment location, with Hong Kong buyers leading the trend.  Property investors based abroad are continuing to see the benefits of

Pound sterling exchange rate
Overseas Buyers
Kaylene Isherwood

UK property remains attractive investment for overseas investors

Despite economic uncertainty, overseas investors continue to flock to UK property for investment. In recent years, the property market has performed particularly strongly. The number of overseas landlords owning property in the UK has reached

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Overseas Buyers
Kaylene Isherwood

New stamp duty rates coming into effect for foreign investors

An additional 2% stamp duty surcharge will be introduced for foreign investors next month. Will overseas buyers still invest in UK property after this takes effect? From 1 April 2021, a new 2% stamp duty

Overseas Buyers
Kaylene Isherwood

How new visa for Hong Kong residents could impact UK property

The new UK immigration scheme for BNO passport-holders in Hong Kong opened for applications on 31st January 2021. How could this impact the UK property market? In the past few years, there has been unrest


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