'We expect to see a continuation of the market trends we have seen in 2023 going into the New Year'
Tom Brown, MD of property finance and investment firm Ingenious Real Estate, shares his thoughts on what 2024 may hold for residential prices, the buy-to-let sector, and the wider policy environment.
Tom leads the origination, assessment and management of investments within the real estate sector for Ingenious Real Estate. Since 2020, Tom has been the lead contact as part of Ingenious’ membership of the UK Green Building Council showing the team’s commitment to supporting a sustainable built environment. Prior to joining Ingenious, Tom spent 27 years at The Royal Bank of Scotland working extensively within the real estate finance sector, supporting developers and investors. More recently, Tom was a key member of the bank’s Capital Resolution Division, negotiating the divestment of a portfolio of the bank’s non-core real estate lending. Assets included residential, commercial and hotel backed loans in locations across England and Scotland. Tom began his career at NatWest Harrow Weald branch in North West London, working in various retail banking roles, before joining the Bank’s Corporate Banking division as a team head in 1998. Since 2000 Tom has worked almost exclusively in the real estate lending sector.