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Prestige London property

International demand cools for prime central London property

It is now even more expensive for those relocating to the UK to buy prime London property. Fluctuations in currencies together with tax changes and the threat of a mansion tax are cooling demand for prime London housing and values have started to slip back as a result.
Liverpool, England

UK regional cities show surge in house price growth as affordability becomes key

For those relocating to, or within the UK, London property is clearly becoming unaffordable for all but the very wealthy, as a new survey reveals that house price growth is shifting towards cities like Liverpool, Sheffield and Glasgow, which bottomed out only two years ago.
Typical British red brick terraced houses

Disparity narrows in UK house price inflation

Hometrack’s latest UK Cities House Price Index reveals a tale of two distinct groups of cities – which confirms that the slowdown in the rate of growth is more than just a London phenomenon.
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Rental
Night view of new memorial in Ordabasy Square, Shymkent, Kazakhstan's third largest city by population.

Expats in Kazakhstan see rents fall: new data

Research by global mobility data, consultancy and service provider AIRINC has found that rent is falling for expatriate-quality housing, particularly at the higher end of the market, in the central Asian republic.
London house to let

Predictions of full recovery in prime London rentals remain cautious

Rental values in central London climbed in October as the UK economic recovery strengthened and yields saw the strongest improvement in three years, according to a new report from Knight Frank Research.
Rental agreement

ASAP urges UK government to protect customers following short term let reforms

The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) has written to Peers planning to debate the controversial Clause 34 (the so-called 90-day rule) of the Government’s Deregulation Bill when it goes before Committee in the House of Lords.
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Removals

BAR affirms quality commitment with Which? partnership

The British Association of Removers (BAR) has announced a new partnership with Which?, the UK’s largest consumer body, and its Trusted Trade scheme.

New worlds to conquer

The world’s largest removals company, Graebel, operates in 165 countries but has a distinctively American pioneering approach to business. Fiona Murchie reports.

BAR issues top tips for a smooth move

As the UK property market reaches another seasonal peak and the new academic term sees students move to university digs, the British Association of Removers (BAR) has issued guidance aimed at protecting consumers during what can be a stressful time.
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Furniture Rental

Furniture rental in Switzerland: an introduction

If you’re relocating employees, whether within Switzerland or beyond, furniture rental can offer a speedy, flexible and cost-effective solution.

A cost-effective option

For serviced accommodation providers and those equipping homes temporarily for employees renting furniture can prove a cost-effective option, as Anna Lambert discovers.

When renting furniture pays

Furniture rental companies have been bucking the trend and seeing an increase in business. Their secret? Expanding their offering and adding value. Anna Lambert finds out more.
Awards 2014/2015
Laptop on desk with Webinar on screen

Re:locate Awards 2014/15 Webinar 5: Register now!

The final Re:locate Awards webinar of our 2014/15 series will recap the key points about each of our 12 categories and answer your questions on the awards and how to enter them.
Doug Greenwood, Direstor of Sales and Marketing, Cheval Residences

VIDEO – Cheval Residences, sponsor, Re:locate Awards 2014/15

Doug Greenwood, director of sales and marketing at Cheval Residences, talks to Fiona Murchie, managing editor of Re:locate Global, about why the London-based serviced apartment provider is sponsoring a Re:locate award this year.
James Walters, Director, Smith, Stone Walters

VIDEO – Smith Stone Walters, winner of Re:locate’s immigration award

James Walters, director of Smith Stone Walters, winner of Immigration Team of the Year 2013/14, speaks to Ruth Holmes, of Re:locate Global.
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