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  1. Country comes to life

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... up.' Jonathan Bramwell, head of country at buyer agency Prime Purchase, says British expatriates relocating from Hong Kong are buying homes for retirement or close to schools ...

  2. Sterling opportunities

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... buying agency Property Hunt has a client from Hong Kong, a British expatriate, looking for a home in Kensington. 'Now is a good time to buy, because of the weak pound,' says Russell ... wealthy British expatriates relocating to Britain often bought country homes in southern England within commutable distance of London. However, there are few Hong Kong-based buyers at the moment, ...

  3. Brazil is making HK investors dance

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... of these Hong Kong buyers are western expatriates, so to them Brazil may not seem like such a faraway place. The group is largely made up of young professionals, including lawyers and bankers, looking ...

  4. Prices begin to soften in Mauritius

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... as a result, other markets, particularly in the euro zone, have increased interest.' Some buyers are western expatriates based in the Middle East. Projects had not been marketed in East Asia, so ...

  5. Prime time in London

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Overseas investors have flocked to London since the spring when prices were 50 per cent below their late 2007 peak in US dollar terms. Buyers include mainlanders, British expatriates and Chinese ...

  6. Spain's buoyant market bucks global downturn

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Costa Calida and has a large expatriate community. According to the census office, there were 353,367 foreign residents living in Spain in 1991, a figure that rose to 1.57 million in 2001. Many ...

  7. London is no longer calling

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... term. According to Knight Frank, they may hold purchases for up to 10 years. Hong Kong-based British expatriates tend to buy a property as part of their pension plan, the agency's research ...



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