Brunswick East: Transformed Property Landscape

Brunswick East: Transformed Property Landscape

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PLENTY has changed for the Brunswick East neighbourhood. The suburb in Melbourne’s inner North has transformed into a gentrified area featuring some of the hippest and trendiest dining, entertainment and retail outlets in the city namely along the Fitzroy and Lygon Streets. At its most basic, Brunswick East’s allure lies in its close proximity to Melbourne CBD. Australians, in general, prefer living out of the city – a segregation that draws a clear line between work and play, both geographically and psychologically. Conversely, Asian investors prefer to be at the heart of the action, but are compelled to invest in dwellings outside the city to accommodate the local rental market comprising mainly young Australians. One can imagine how being only 3km – 4km from the city centre, with fantastic public transport accessibility, makes living in the Brunswick East locality extremely attractive. Additionally, housing is bigger and comparatively more affordable to neighbouring

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Investing In York: What The Experts Say

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MENTION York and the first thing that comes to mind are cobbled streets, Georgian townhouses and medieval property steeped in Roman influence. Pretty. Idyllic. Serene. But there’s more to York than mere charm. Property experts have touted York as the top rental cash cow in the UK — and it’s on paper, folks! Investing in York? CBRE released a report highlighting alternative cities for rental property investment (fig 1), and York is top on the list. Savills published a report of top 10 UK capital growth hotspots for 2015 – 2016 (fig 2) and York sits on top of the list – again .   The report cites that rental prices in York increased by a whopping 26% over 1 year, which is 7% more than the anywhere else in the UK (including London). Demand from students, who flocked to both of York’s universities (University of York and York St Johns University), and young

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Time to Invest in Manchester

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EVERYONE loves London and wants to live in London. That’s understandable: after all, London is one of the world’s most historical cities and the capital of the world’s greatest empires of all time. It is also a cultural epicentre and one of the most exciting places in the world. But #DidYouKnow that Manchester has been named by the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) as the best UK city to live in – surpassing London – for the second year running? Manchester has now become the UK’s powerhouse city – its fastest-growing to date, and the largest economic area outside of London with £56 billion gross value added (GVA) whilst London’s annual residential rent growth slows down with property prices hitting an affordability ceiling. We are firm believers that the time has come to invest in Manchester. And here’s why:   3 REASONS TO INVEST IN MANCHESTER 1. Higher rental returns than

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