Preston is a true investment hot spot. It offers a vibrant cultural life and broad employment and study prospects. The population of Preston is predicted to increase by nearly 4% by 2039, which proves the popularity of the region. What is more, the city is currently undergoing some ambitious, large scale investment and development plans, which will transform Preston into a highly sought-after place to work and live in the North West.
Scarborough is a resort town on England’s North Sea coast. With its expanses of beach, ruined castle, and proximity to the North Yorkshire Moors, it has been named the town with the greatest heritage in the UK. Its 2 bays with sandy beaches are split by a headland bearing the 12th-century Scarborough Castle. Other attractions include The Rotunda Museum, which explores local coastal geology. With a population of over 50,000, Scarborough is the largest holiday resort on the Yorkshire coast.
Durham’s magnificent skyline showcases a small city crammed with historical wonder and world-renowned heritage. Once the site of medieval pilgrimage, the grandiose Norman cathedral and 11th Century, UNESCO listed, Durham castle that dominates the city, continues to draw in and dazzle crowds to this day. Yet rather than being a city fed only by its tourism and global top-100 university, campaigns and initiatives are finally flaunting this beautiful city as an outstanding place to live and work.
West London consists of boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith, Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow. It offers fantastic transport links as it’s located only 30 minutes from central London and is home to Heathrow, the busiest international airport in the world. West London is known for its busy streets filled with shops and restaurants, but you are never far away from quiet, leafy parks on the banks of river Thames.
Brimming with character, for which London is arguably bestknown, East London still manages to retain a sense of Dickens’ charm to this very day. Never the less, there are a subsequent number of big shiny buildings as well as the Docklands rail-way to bring you right back into 21st century modern living too. On the property front East London has a wonderful mix to offer; from traditional cottages and Victorian terraces in the likes of Spitalfields, Mile End, Brick Lane, Wapping and Whitechapel in to the luxury apartments of the regenerated docklands in. Effectively, there is a property to meet everybody’s needs.
The Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames is an outer London Borough situated in the south west region of the capital and is the oldest of all four royal boroughs in England. Kingston Upon Thames is home to over 174,000 residence with a student population of 11,900. Historically, the city was a market town famous for being the location at which Saxon kings were crowned. However, these days the borough is home to a diverse mixture of bars, restaurants, cafes, street performers and themed markets.
Macclesfield is a market town based within Cheshire in the North West of England. The town dates back as far as 1183 and now holds a population of over 56,000 people. Historically, Macclesfield was well known for its silk production but in more recent years has been noted for its innovation in the pharmaceutical development and creative industries. Macclesfield serves as a gateway to the Peak District and Cheshire Plains which consist of breath-taking countryside, parks, rivers, canals, reservoirs and woodland all on the town’s doorstep. The village of Knutsford is also based within Cheshire and is also recognised as quite an affluent area; boasting some of the highest property prices outside of London.
Canterbury is a historic Cathedral city based in the South East of England, within the county of Kent. The Canterbury area has been inhabited since prehistoric times which highlights the rich historic and cultural roots the area has. This explains why the area is such a popular tourist destination with tourism being one of the city’s largest economic avenues.
Nottingham is the main city for the county of Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands. Sitting just 128 miles north of London, it is famous for its legend of Robin Hood, former lace making traditions and its bicycle (Raleigh Cycles) and tobacco industries. It has two universities - Nottingham and Nottingham Trent - and a student population of over 60,000 (compared to an overall population of 329,200).
Leeds is the financial, commercial and cultural heart of the West Yorkshire urban area. The city has an abundance to offer: the third largest job total, various art galleries, festivals and museums. Each year Leeds attracts millions of tourists, helping to make the city even more diverse and vibrant. With property prices rising and an ever-growing economy, Leeds is an ideal location to invest in. Download the full investment guide to learn more.
Havering is one of the London boroughs which has already benefited greatly from Crossrail, with an average property increase of 4.2% last year – bucking the general trend for the capital. The borough sits between the busy city streets of London and the countryside of Essex, making it popular with young professionals and families alike. Download the full investment guide to uncover more of what makes Havering such a great property investment location.
Since 2014 the Government has been spending a budget of £476.7 million to boost economic growth in the boroughs of Greater Manchester. More recently, the government have committed an extra £56.6 million to further accelerate the rate of growth in the area. That gives a total pot of £533.3 million funding to boost growth, develop infrastructure, create jobs and stimulate inward investment. Download the full investment guide here to learn more about why Wigan is such an investment hotspot.
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is an inner London borough, with royal status. Kensington Chelsea is home to some of the UK’s most affluent areas such as Notting Hill, Central Kensington, South Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge. Furthermore, Kensington Chelsea is home to the famous Kensington palace as well as Chelsea football club.
The City of Westminster is an inner borough of London which lies on the north bank of the River Thames at the heart of London’s West End. The City of Westminster is the site of some of the finest and most historically important buildings in England and includes some of the most desirable residential properties. Download the full investment guide to learn more about what makes Westminster such an ideal investment location.
London’s biggest central borough, Wandsworth boasts a population of more than 300,000 and a geographic stretch from Richmond Park to Lambeth. One of London’s wealthier areas, property here can be expensive but then the central location, abundance of greenery and envious doorstep amenities are considered very much worth it. To uncover more reasons why Wandsworth Lambert offers such a great investment opportunity, download the full investment guide here.
Situated on the edge of the Chilterns, both Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard come under the local governance of Central Bedfordshire. Both towns boast impressive employment rates, while their rural location makes them popular with commuters. But that’s not all that appeals: unlike most of the capital and its surrounding areas, property in Dunstable and Leighton buzzard is increasing. To find out more reasons why Dunstable and Buzzard is such a great investment opportunity download the full investment guide now.
Uxbridge is a relatively upmarket area just 45 minutes commute from London city centre and a mere eight miles from busy Heathrow Airport. Once the Heathrow extension is complete it’s believed this will add £147bn in economic growth and more than 70,000 jobs by 2050. To discover more reasons why Uxbridge is such a great investment opportunity download the full investment guide here.
South West London has a population of 1.6 million residents and comprises nine boroughs - Wandsworth, parts of Lambeth, Kingston upon Thames, Westminster, Kensington, Hammersmith & Fulham, Chelsea, Richmond upon Thames, Merton and Croydon. In 2017 London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced plans to turn London’s city centre into a ‘leading global nightlife hub.’ This supervised 24-hour lifestyle, he said, wouldn’t interfere with residents’ sleep but it would boost the economy (night-time spending already brings in £26bn and creates one in eight jobs).
A study –by credit checkers TotallyMoney - voted Derby the second-best place in the UK to live based on salary, cost of living, mortgage repayments, and job growth. In terms of Gross Value Added (GVA), Derby had the second fastest growing city economy in the UK towards the end of 2017. Download the full investment guide to learn more about what makes Derby such a great area to invest in.
Sitting in the East of England in Cambridgeshire on the banks of the River Nene, Peterborough is a popular location among London commuters, thanks to its vibrant city centre and affordable property prices. Kings Lynn on the other hand, is a coastal HMO/Serviced Accommodation hotspot attracting skilled workforce to the area. Download the full investment guide to discover more reasons why Peterborough Kings Lynn is such an investment hotspot.
Cumbria is a stunning county filled with natural beauty and thriving, charming towns and cities. The local population can benefit from great employment prospects, tonnes of things to do and fantastic connectivity to the rest of the UK. Download the full investment guide to discover more reasons why Cumbria is an investment hotspot.
East London has undergone a massive regeneration within the past two decades in particular – and it doesn’t look like stopping anytime soon. Download the full investment guide to find out more about why East London is such a great investment hotspot.
This guide to Swindon highlights the opportunities this amazing town offers along with the services we provide helping investors achieve their property investment goals.
A former spa town in Gloucestershire in the South West, today’s town of Cheltenham is a stunning mix of regency terraces and villas. A location where property prices have picked up considerably in the past few years, it is admired for its heritage but also recent regeneration initiatives and modern new developments. This guide to Cheltenham highlights the opportunities this amazing town offers along with the services we provide helping investors achieve their property investment goals.
This guide to Barnet and it’s surrounding areas in Hertfordshire highlights the opportunities this area offers along with the services we provide helping investors achieve their property investment goals.
In the last few years, Glasgow has experienced substantial economic growth. In addition, the city provides high quality living standards which is evident in the massive demand to live in both major areas of the city as well as the commuter suburbs. Download the full invest guide to uncover more reasons why Central Glasgow is a great location to invest.
Over the years we have been asked one question more than any other… How do I get started in property investing? So, with this in mind, we decided to create the Sourced Beginners Guide to Property Investing.
Croydon in South London is the capital’s second largest borough in terms of population (with 384,800 residents in 2017). With a diverse multi-cultural population, the location has recently undergone a huge £5.25bn regeneration initiative to become one of the most fashionable districts in the city. Download the full investment guide to discover the other reasons behind Croydon becoming an ideal investment location.
It is a world class city that offers people a great place to live, work, visit and, critically, it is a fantastic environment for business. The city has an incredible talent pool; its airport and transport infrastructure compete on a global level and it boasts a diverse and high quality portfolio of business properties. Download the full investment guide to discover more reasons why South Manchester is an top class location for investment.
Liverpool City Region is at the centre of UK’s second largest regional economy, which has access to six million customers connected to global markets. It is a thriving and diverse city, with a property market that maximises returns. Download the full investment guide to learn more about what makes South Liverpool such an ideal location for investment.
Glasgow is the largest city and metropolitan region in Scotland and it’s one of the fastest growing cities in the UK. The city is striving to be one of the most diverse and forward-thinking cities in Europe, which is supported by the Glasgow Economic Strategy, that aims to deliver the most productive city economy in the UK by 2023. Download the full investment guide to discover more reasons why Glasgow south is such a great area for investment.
Liverpool City Region is at the centre of the UK’s second largest regional economy with access to six million customers, connected to global markets. Download the full investment guide to learn more about what makes Liverpool an ideal investment location.
Leicester is one of Britain’s most attractive and cost-effective places to develop, own and invest in residential and commercial property, making it a great destination for businesses to thrive and grow. Download the full investment guide to further uncover what makes Leicester such a great location for investment.
Huddersfield is one of the top investment hotspots in the UK, as it offers high yields paired with low property prices, which are rising rapidly. Download the full investment guide to discover more reasons why Huddersfield is one of the top locations for investment.
Edinburgh is the Scottish centre of education and the headquarters of many banks, government departments and the Scottish parliament, which creates a very dynamic property market. Download the full investment guide to discover even more reasons why Edinburgh is an ideal location for investment.
Crewe is located within beautiful Cheshire countryside and offers its residents a high standard of life with access to higher education, broad employment prospects and affordable property prices. Those are only a few reasons why Crewe is your top pick for investment. Download the full investment guide to find out more.
Bournemouth is renowned for its digital industries and famous universities. Its buoyant economy is driven by highly educated and well earning workforce. Download the full investment guide to learn why Bournemouth is an ideal location for investment.
This guide to Birmingham highlights the opportunities this amazing city offers along with the services we provide helping investors achieve their property investment goals.