Investments in UK Land - Indian Investors Watch

By: Stephen Brewood

The real estate market in India is undoubtedly booming with local demand for housing and office space. In India's fast-growing economy, real estate has emerged as one of the most appealing investment areas.

Land prices near major metropolitans has shown a rise in tune of over 500%.But due to infrastructural problems and high demand getting affordable land in India is becoming increasingly difficult.

This is where overseas land investments companies are filling the void. Land investment market in UK is particularly showing a massive 960% increase in land prices in past two decades. These firms allow investors in India a chance to own a "piece of Land in England" at highly affordable prices.

Land in UK now yields great opportunities for Indian investors today. In case planning permission is granted by the local council land investors could reap returns of up to 10 times there original investments but even otherwise if the land is not developed for housing, it still tends to increase historically in price anyway over the longer term.

UK Land Prices - The Scenario!

Ã?â‚?? 250,000 to 3,500,000 new homes are needed over the next 15 years rising to 4,400,000 new homes are needed over the next 20 years.

Ã?â‚?? The UK is the second most densely populated country in Europe and has a fast rising migrant population

Ã?â‚?? The UK suffers from some of the oldest housing stock in Europe and a huge shortage of supply of affordable and mid priced housing.

Ã?â‚?? Over the last 30 years the demand for new homes has increased by 30%. Whereas the same period house building rates have dropped by over 50%.

Ã?â‚?? Since 1997, the Government has increased the average number of new homes built per hectare from 25 to 40.

Investment Returns

Investing in land in UK has proved to be a profitable venture
for investors. Returns on investing in such plots of have resulted to be much more profitable as compared to investment in stock market over the last few years and investors can expect major gains land once the planning permission is granted to their plot.

In conclusion, Indian investors can consider investing in UK land Sales Market.

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