KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER BRITISH LAW -
1. Introduction -
Historically, there has been significant investment by overseas individuals and corporations in real estate in England and Wales and in particular in central London, which is perceived as a safe haven for overseas investors. Much of the recent overseas investment has been focused on residential real estate, but there has also been substantial investment in commercial real estate.
This guide applies to real estate in England and Wales, but it is not applicable to other parts of the United Kingdom, namely Scotland and Northern Ireland; or to dependencies such as the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man, which have their own separate legal systems.
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