Sophia Hopton Echenique

Sophia, who is Head of Property Investments at Ci-Associates, draws upon her wealth of experience in investment strategy, property economics, and sales to offer clients valuable insights on a daily basis. Fluent in both Spanish and English, Sophia is dedicated to educating Ci-Associates' clients on the key factors that drive successful property investments and how to sustain high performance over time. Whilst providing accurate and dependable market analysis and insights, Sophia specializes in assisting overseas investors in optimizing their property investments.


Why invest in Leeds?

Investing in Leeds has been a buy-to-let investment hotspot last year. Leeds a growing economic hub and the benefits this has for investors.  High rental yields & ROI’sLeeds’s economy is one of the fastest growing in the UK and is expanding at an incredible rate. Leeds now accounts for 5% of England’s overall economic output and …

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Why invest in off-plan

Investing in off-plan property in the UK right now is a fantastic opportunity not to be missed for several reasons: Potential for greater Capital Growth: Off-plan properties are often sold at a lower price than completed properties, giving investors the potential for capital growth when the property is completed and the market value rises.Buying off-plan …

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Market Update: why its not all bad

Anyone who has been following the UK news lately might be very sceptical that the UK would still provide good investment opportunities. However, if you look a bit closer, you’ll find that the current market is significantly more resilient than many news sources would have you believe. This article is here to show you that …

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Why buy property in Manchester?

Manchester has two of the UK’s leading universities, Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester. It is home to more than 100,000 students. The demand for housing in Manchester is driven by the large number of students who study at the city’s universities. Manchester has a number of real estate developments that cater to …

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Stamp duty land tax – the mini budget

The mini-budget presented by the Chancellor of the Exchequer is Liz Truss’s government’s first significant fiscal action. The new budget has a very strong focus on real estate. The budget is aiming to keep people investing in the property market and so benefits property investors.  Key points:  Impact on real estate?  The changes to Stamp …

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Why Liverpool

The city is rich in history, architecture, and nightlife. It is the sixth most visited city in the UK. Liverpool has four universities located within the city and is home to 60,000 students. This all makes Liverpool’s real estate market incredibly strong and reliable.  Yields  The property investment in Liverpool boasts some of the highest …

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