Do TV and Film Investments Make Money?

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Trends in television The introduction of video-on-demand (VOD) services including Amazon and Netflix has revolutionised the way we watch TV. They are each gaining millions of new subscribers each year and produce ever more of their own award-winning…

UK property shortage: What can we learn from other countries?

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The property crisis isn't exclusively a UK phenomenon, but other countries are dealing with it in different ways. We take a look at what the UK can learn from these solutions. The UK isn't the only country facing a housing shortage. Here we…

Airbnb boosts property values in the UK as they are 'ideal' for renting out

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HOMES ideal for renting out via the website Airbnb are fetching premiums of tens of thousands of pounds when they come up for sale. The increasing popularity of the website could also threaten affordable accommodation for ordinary renters. An…

Returning British expats face property black hole

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British expatriates considering returning home in the face of uncertainty over their status as EU residents following Brexit could be in for a nasty shock. Research by Retirement Advantage Equity Release shows that since 2010, the combination…

Buyers flocking to coastal markets

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COASTAL property markets have taken off with new figures revealing a surge in auctions and sales numbers. Auction activity on the Gold Coast was booming, according to the latest CoreLogic RP Data Quarterly Auction Market Review, with…

UK housing market shrugs off concerns of Brexit slowdown

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The UK housing market is shrugging off concerns in the wider economy following the Brexit vote, compounding problems for many first-time buyers still wrestling with the strongest year-on-year price rises in the market. There are more buyers…

16 Overseas Properties Ideal for Tennis

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To celebrate the end of Wimbledon 2017 we're bringing you a selection of homes with tennis courts in the sun, along with a further ten prime properties. So if tennis is your thing then check out a property in Estepona, Spain - this three-bed…

16 Overseas Properties Ideal for Tennis

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To celebrate the end of Wimbledon 2017 we're bringing you a selection of homes with tennis courts in the sun, along with a further ten prime properties. So if tennis is your thing then check out a property in Estepona, Spain - this three-bed…

Pricing a Property Based on Comps is Still the Rule—Unless It’s Incomparable

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When pricing a residential single-family listing, most agents’ first step is to look at the recent sales of comparable properties in the same neighborhood; about the same size; on a similar piece of land; and with similar features, like views,…

SA property investors find value in 25 countries

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The South African listed-property sector has seen a dramatic shift offshore with about 46% of its value in overseas markets, including eastern and western Europe. South African property stocks’ offshore exposure has more or less doubled…

Is the UK housing market immune to political chaos?

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After much wrangling, a torrid few weeks for Theresa May, and a controversial one billion pound sweetener to Northern Ireland, the Conservatives have struck a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party and remain in power. While the UK General…