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  1. Property - International - HUNGARY

    Rate cuts pull home seekers back into Hungarian market

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 06:07am by Bloomberg

    ... in Europe. Hundreds of thousands of families who held Swiss franc mortgages faced soaring monthly payments when the national currency- the forint- plunged after the 2008 financial crisis. Hungary ... the Swiss franc since 2008. A post-crisis high of 23 per cent of all foreign-currency mortgages were non-performing in the second quarter, according to the central bank. "Hungary has the lowest ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Beijing casts net far and wide in anti-graft push

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 04:56am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Beijing casts net far and wide in anti-graft push The crisis facing Hong Kong-listed Agile Property Holdings after its chairman was put under house arrest has aroused investor concerns about how widespread President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign will be in the struggling property industry. Qi Jingmei, a senior researcher at the State ...

  3. Property - International - GREECE

    Greek fund aims to raise €400m in sale of state real estate assets

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... Taprantzis said. The privatisation fund is tapping into renewed investor demand for Greek assets as the country emerges from a six-year economic crisis. It has completed €1.9 billion of real estate ...

  4. Property - International - CANADA

    Bank of Nova Scotia chief says fears of housing bubble exaggerated

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... "Bubble is perhaps the most overused word since the global financial crisis," Porter said in Washington at the weekend, referring to Canada's housing market. "We are very ... economy has to graduate from what has been a housing-development-led recovery coming out of the global financial crisis, and there has to be spending in the real economy," he said. He cited ...

  5. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Silk Road takes new turn with Chinese property investments in the West

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 10:36am by Adolfo Ramirez-Escudero

    ... A powerful China, the second-largest economy in the world, and with large foreign currency reserves, seems to have begun a slow but firm economic conquest of new territories by taking strategic ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China lacks high-quality assets to support reits, say experts

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:02am by Langi Chiang

    ... and the securities regulator, but progress was slowed by the global financial crisis as Beijing policymakers became wary about liberalising real estate-related investment vehicles- which were largely blamed as the trigger point for the 2008 crisis. Another complication is that Beijing is worried that a property asset bubble exists and that allowing more money into the sector will only make it bigger, ...

  7. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Retirees spark trailer park home boom in Australia

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... required between A$340,000 and A$370,000, it said. "The global financial crisis dealt a triple body blow to retirees" as savings shrank, low interest rates eroded incomes, and living ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - MACROSCOPE

    China's property market is unlikely to be a US-style disaster

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 06:05am by THU HA CHOW

    ... Thu Ha Chow Households on the mainland are not so saddled with debt as pre-crisis America, and future demand for property is likely to be strong Mainland property market unlikely ... household debt as a percentage of gross domestic product was 33 per cent, as was the proportion of household debt to disposable income. Before the global financial crisis, the numbers in the US were ...

  9. Property - International - REAL ESTATE

    Asian property deal boom to see more mall purchases

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:07am by Bloomberg

    ... the global financial crisis. That tally includes US$10 billion for a single site in Seoul's Gangnam district by a Hyundai Motor-led group and Singaporean firm Frasers Centrepoint's bid ...

  10. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Australians opting for urban apartments over suburban homes

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... in, eyeing rental yield or capital gain down the track, and Australians heading back into property after disappointing stock market returns since the global financial crisis. "On ...




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