Cyclical trends give us reasons to be cheerful

Property Week Insight 20 October 2017 | By Akhil Patel Weakness in the UK property market in 2017 has led some in the industry to wonder whether it is heading towards another collapse of the sort seen during the global financial crisis. Should they be worried? Quite the opposite. My research shows unequivocally that the ...

Karen and Trev going the extra mile for children’s food and education

Karen Dunstan, our General Counsel and Trevor DaCosta our Finance Director are taking part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon on 8th October 2017 to raise money for The Akshaya Patra Foundation, our corporate charity. We would really appreciate your support: Please donate! As well as fundraising for this event, Urban Exposure is assisting Akshaya ...

Nationwide House Price Data: Return of positive house price growth

Sundeep Lakhtaria, Partner at Urban Exposure comments today on the Nationwide House Price data release: “The return of house price growth in the Nationwide index puts the weaker data we have seen in the last few months into question and suggests that the market is not in peril.  “Taking just last week as an example, ...

Queens Speech disappointing from property perspective

Randeesh Sandhu, CEO comments on today’s Queens speech: “Almost two weeks on from the dawn of an unexpected hung Parliament, we are still not much clearer on the political landscape at Westminster or the impact this will have on the UK economy. Nonetheless, today’s Queen’s Speech shows how the minority Government’s policy agenda has been ...

Urban Exposure Round Table Event: Real Estate Cycles

Last week, Akhil Patel, Head of Research at Urban Exposure, hosted a roundtable discussion on economics and real estate cycles: Are you positioned to capitalise on the current real estate cycle? Listen to him talk to Estates Gazette about the roundtable topic, the 18 year cycle model, and when the UK is due its next ...

Nationwide HPI data: first MoM fall since June 2015

Nationwide HPI data released today shows prices falling month-on-month for the first time since June 2015. Commenting on the Nationwide House Price Index data released today, Sundeep Lakhtaria, Director at leading residential financier Urban Exposure said: “The slowdown seen in the latest figures from Nationwide chimes with recent data which revealed a fall in mortgage approvals in ...