The UAE Central Bank has issued a directive to local banks to reduce the early settlement fee on mortgages to a maximum of 1 per cent of the outstanding balance on the property or AED 10,000, whichever is less. We expect this to have a positive impact on the UAE real estate sector.Read More
Dennis Chan, who boasts an impressive property career in sales, marketing, leasing and investments around the world has been appointed as the new Global Head of International Sales at Chestertons International, with effect from 1st September 2019.Read More
If the promise of the sweet island life doesn’t seal the deal, here are ten more perks of living or purchasing property in this unique seaside setting.Read More
Birmingham is the UK’s second largest city and the regional capital of the West Midlands.
Over recent years it has undergone a significant transformation, with large areas of the city being regenerated. Birmingham has developed into a modern, internationally recognised location for commerce with a thriving business, retail and leisure offerings.Read More
The HS2 rail link will be "even more imperative" after Brexit, the scheme's new chairman has said.
Allan Cook, who recently took the job of overseeing the multi-billion pound transport project, argued that it had a key role to play in balancing the national economy.Read More
Birmingham is experiencing a property boom - as house prices are rising at three times the national average rate. New data from HM Land Registry shows that the price of an average house in our area was £188,254 at the start of this year.
That’s a 5.8 per cent rise compared to the same time in 2018, when the figure stood at £177,993 - meaning the average homeowner will have gained £10,261 over the period.
In the West Midlands as a whole, the value of detached houses rose the most over the year - by 6.1 per cent. Meanwhile, the value of flats rose by 3.7 per cent in the region in the 12 months to January.Read More
Birmingham is the economic growth engine of the UK with reports of higher economic output, higher wages, and thriving middle-to-upper-class business sectors. All these signs point to a swelling population that would require newly-built homes.Read More
Global real estate services firm, Chestertons, today announced it has expanded its regional footprint with the opening of an office in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Bahrain opening brings the total number of Chestertons’ locations in the MENA region to four, adding to the existing offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.Read More