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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    New powers eyed for Bank of England over mortgages

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 04:04am by Reuters

    ... by the central bank to regulate lending to landlords. The proposals are in line with finance minister George Osborne's desire to give the Bank of England greater oversight of residential mortgage lending to reduce the risk that the housing market could overheat and destabilise Britain's economy. "The government is proposing that the [central] bank is granted powers of direction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1631933/new-powers-eyed-bank-england-over-mortgages
  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Riskiest London offices lure investors as rents soar

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:34am by BLOOM

    ... occupied the longest, the research firm said. Buying properties with leases nearing their end is risky because tenants can move out, leaving the landlord without income. Yet, the amount of central ... Bloomberg in London Riskiest London offices lure investors as rents rise Central London office buildings considered riskier bets are commanding higher prices as a shortage of properties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1580844/riskiest-london-offices-lure-investors-rents-soar
  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Mayfair office market squeeze spawns new central London hot spots

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... of what's left, accounting for 55 per cent of new office leases in the districts this year, commercial real estate brokers Cushman and Wakefield said. "When you see occupiers becoming more ... of Blackstone's real estate unit. While there are no precise boundaries for the West End, it's usually considered the central business area west of the City of London financial district. It includes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1316895/mayfair-office-market-squeeze-spawns-new-central-london-hot
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    London skyscraper The Gherkin goes into receivership

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... affected by the substantial appreciation of the Swiss franc against the pound." The first 15 floors of the Norman Foster-designed skyscraper are occupied by the insurer Swiss Re, which ... and currently, the central London economy is doing well and the City is improving," he said. It could be sold to a global pension fund, or a US private equity house, but it was more likely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1496904/london-skyscraper-gherkin-goes-receivership
  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Londoners priced out of home market blast foreign buyers

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Bloomberg

    ... and developers to convince locals that they have not been forgotten in the rush to court overseas investors. Foreign-born buyers made 69 per cent of central London new-home purchases in the two years ... lending for development. A main reason for the local backlash: two-thirds of foreign buyers are investors rather than owner-occupiers, broker Savills said in November. Home prices in the city, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1469461/londoners-priced-out-home-market-blast-foreign-buyers
  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain's Help to Buy homes plan a mixed blessing for Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by RUCHARD WARREN

    ... prospective owner-occupiers was high. "This liquidity may help existing investors to sell properties into the owner-occupier market," said Hadfield, "It is worth noting that all the properties we have sold in the past six months on behalf of overseas investors have gone to owner-occupiers." Less welcome to Hong Kong investors is the inflationary affect Help to Buy may have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1200391/britains-help-buy-homes-plan-mixed-blessing-hong-kong

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