2. Foreign Investment

The rise of Malaysian students in oversea has contributed greatly to the increase in foreign property investment and has encouraged many to invest in UK’s student accommodation121510d0

Currently, Malaysians are among the major investors in the UK, which also includes institutional investors namely the Employees Provident Fund, Retirement Fund Inc. (KWAP) and Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT).

In regards to this, Cornerstone International Properties director Virata Thaivasigamony stated that in the year 2015, 73% of Malaysian investors invested in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) oversea.

Brexit posts both good and bad news for many. Even though the low currency exchange rate and the lower house prices widens the investment opportunities for Malaysians, yet the situation is not favourable for the existing property owners.

The possibilities for recession is still high, which might cause difficulties in terms of property rental or sale.

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