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  1. Property - International

    Dubai acts to prevent speculation on flats before they are finished

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:33am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Dubai acts to prevent pre-sale speculation Emaar Properties, Dubai's largest real estate developer, has banned estate agents from reselling homes before completion ... partly to foreign money. The International Monetary Fund warned in July that the authorities might need to intervene to prevent another real estate market bubble. Emaar chairman Mohamed Alabbar ...

  2. Property - International

    London house prices seen falling as BOE acts to cool market

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... last month to limit riskier mortgages and prevent an unsustainable buildup of consumer debt. That and tougher affordability tests were slowing activity, RICS said. "Rhetoric from key ...

  3. Property - International - REGULATION

    Britain's cooling measures to hit property price growth

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Peggy Sito, Bloomberg

    ... on the market. “It should prevent the mortgaged housing market getting into dangerous territory and will act as a drag on price growth in that part of the market.” This view was echoed by residential ...

  4. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Home prices in London run out of steam as common sense takes hold

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:29am by Bloomberg

    ... too far." The slowdown came as Bank of England governor Mark Carney was due to lead a discussion among financial stability officials yesterday on whether action was needed to prevent ...

  5. Property - International - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

    Dubai and Abu Dhabi housing markets show signs of overheating

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:39am by BLOOM

    ... in May urged the emirates to enact stronger measures to curb speculation in the property market in Dubai to prevent an "unsustainable" surge in prices. To avoid another bubble, ...

  6. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Heavier taxes on homes held in companies make London hotels an attractive option

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:22am by JAMES INNES

    ... property in a company, hotels look increasingly attractive. To date, new legislation has been enacted to target "enveloped dwellings", principally to prevent tax avoidance. However, there is growing pressure on the British government to take the heat out of the residential market, and this may well result in further measures designed to prevent a boom-bust scenario. In this respect, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's property sector is in for a bumpy ride

    Posted May 31st 2014, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... planners appear to be in two minds about allowing the correction in the property sector to continue as part of their broader market reforms or propping it up to prevent fallout. ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Investors bet on China property curbs easing

    Posted May 24th 2014, 01:53am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Investors bet on property curbs easing A gauge of mainland property stocks posted its biggest gain in a month yesterday on speculation the central government is easing property curbs to prevent the economy from missing its growth target for this year. China Vanke and Poly Real Estate advanced more than 3 per cent, with the Shanghai property sub-index ...

  9. Property - International - HOUSING

    British home prices soar 3.6 per cent this month, at record highs

    Posted May 21st 2014, 06:00am by Reuters

    ... a "major housing-supply boost" to prevent excessive rises in house prices. ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China

    China to manage troubled property sector at local level

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:56am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Central authorities will put the onus on regional officials to deal with the sector as it seeks to prevent an abrupt slowdown or surge in prices Local governments set to take on burden China will increasingly manage its troubled property sector at a local level as it seeks to avoid sparking either an abrupt slowdown that undermines the economy or another surge ...




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