David Johnson: What a post-Brexit property investment market could look like

While new obstacles to trade are sure to emerge, Britain’s openness to real estate investors is unlikely to alter. If anything, it will solicit greater investment than before

24th January, 2021
David Johnson: What a post-Brexit property investment market could look like
‘The UK remains an attractive market for investment post-Brexit which should provide confirmation and reassurance that the UK is a vital hub for activity and growth,’ according Olaf Schmidt, real estate partner at DLA Piper

At 11pm on Friday, December 31, 2020, Britain officially exited the European Union’s regulatory orbit, free to seek its fortune as an independent entity.

For property investors, domestic and overseas, the withdrawal has raised multiple questions. Just days before, the British government agreed a trade deal with the EU covering goods but not services. Would any new conditions apply to real estate?

At first glance, very little has changed for property investors. Their ability to...

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