New Builds are the Key to UK Expat and Foreign National Investor Success

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New data from the Home Builders Federation has revealed again the cost-efficiency of a new-build home, which in turn shows how investing in a new-build can be an incredibly lucrative strategy for UK expat and foreign national investors. According to this data, 85% of new-build homes achieve an A or a B EPC rating. This…

UK Expat and Foreign National Investors Invest in Flats to Satisfy Demand for Green Properties

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The Demand for Green Properties. ‘The need for buy-to-let properties to be more energy efficient or ‘greener’ is becoming more and more pressing with every passing year’ says Stuart Marshall of Liquid Expat Mortgages. ‘When talking to UK expat and foreign national investors, we’ve often found ourselves talking about the need for ‘greener’ properties in…

It’s the Right Time for UK Expat and Foreign Nationals to Invest in a UK Buy-to-Let Property.

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UK House Prices are Still Falling. According to Zoopla’s house price index, UK house prices are still falling but the rate has slowed compared to the recent history. The rate of house price falls is currently -0.8% year-on-year. This year-on-year fall means that the UK’s average house price has now fallen to £264,400, a fall…

UK Expat and Foreign National Investors Use Re-Mortgage Products to Improve the Energy Efficiency of a Buy-to-Let Property

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Some Background. As we move into the colder months in the UK, energy efficiency starts to become a bigger consideration for tenants. This is not an insignificant consideration, with many tenants still concerned about the rising cost of energy, in addition to high inflation and the rising cost of living more generally. ‘A low energy…

Q3 & Q4 Property Market Predictions for UK Expat and Foreign National Investors

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2023 has already been a turbulent year for the UK rental market. As we move through Q3 and into Q4 of 2023, Liquid Expat Mortgages make some Q3 & Q4 market predictions for UK expat and foreign national investors. Prediction 1: Further Falls in House Prices Will Continue to Help UK Expat and Foreign National…

Are Newbuilds the Key to UK Expat and Foreign National Investor Success?

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‘Here at Liquid Expat Mortgages, we’ve recently talked about how to future proof the energy efficiency of an investment property’ says Stuart Marshall of Liquid Expat Mortgages ‘That’s because the future of legislation around investment properties will inevitably have a large focus on the energy efficiency of the property.’ ‘But according to a recent report…

Future Proofing the Energy Efficiency of a UK Expat Property

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Environmental Considerations are Here to Stay. There has been a lot of talk about the energy efficiency of properties in the UK expat and foreign national mortgage market in recent times. This is largely in response to the incoming legislation around EPC ratings for UK rental properties, making it vital for current and would-be investors…

‘Green Re-mortgage’ a Growing Trend for UK Expat and Foreign National Landlords

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In 2025, there are new rules set to come into place surrounding the environmental efficiency of rental properties. These laws mean that rental properties with an EPC rating of a D or below will not be able to accept new tenants. In response, existing UK expat and foreign national landlords will need to improve the…

Green Mortgage Discounts Available to UK Expats

Mortgages Over £500,000

Green mortgages are a growing trend in the UK property market. For discerning UK expat investors, a green mortgage can make an excellent investment. What is a Green Mortgage? You may have started to see the term ‘green mortgage’. But what does it really mean? In short, a green mortgage is a type of mortgage…