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  1. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Highs and lows across the region

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... years. Among the good news for Asia-Pacific is that regional property markets have recorded the highest growth globally since 2008, with Hong Kong leading the pack with 82.6 per cent growth, ... spot, with average growth of only 2.6 per cent last year, following seven rounds of cooling measures on non-landed properties. Png Poh Soon, head of research for Knight Frank in Singapore, says: ...

  2. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Opportunities in paradise

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:29am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... laws on foreign ownership have seen a decade of steady growth in the island's property market. "Buyers are drawn to Mauritius for various reasons. We continue to see investors looking ... more to investment decisions than an appealing natural environment, and as one property portal asked of the diminutive African nation last year: would you buy there? Increasing numbers ...

  3. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Greeks eye eastern promise

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... overseas, passing last April a law offering five-year residency to foreign investors who buy property worth more than €250,000 (HK$2.63 million). The residence permits are renewed every five years, ... markets and plunged the country into a prolonged recession, continues to wreak havoc on the nation's property sector. Bank of Greece data covering the second quarter of last year showed ...

  4. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Cyprus property agents talk up Chinese interest

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by SUSIE WATKINS

    ... law in 2007 to allow non-European Union (EU) nationals who buy properties worth over €300,000 (HK$2.98 million) automatic and permanent, yet flexible, residency permits. Now the policy has ... Property developer Cybarco, which is developing several luxury builds on the island and selling the portfolio with the respected global player Knight Frank, is behind the country's first ...

  5. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Buyers now reign in Spain

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 04:01am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... that the relaxed laws on foreign ownership- known as the "golden visa"- will encourage a raft of overseas buyers. The €500,000 spend doesn't have to be on just one property- the amount ... for desperate measures, and last year Spain was so anxious for an economic quick fix that it was prepared to give away citizenship for a song. For property purchases of a mere €160,000 (HK$1.7 million), ...

  6. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Resort interest hot in Japan

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... warming: buyer interest has cooled for snow-capped alpine property. According to data from Knight Frank, prime property prices in key ski resorts worldwide have fallen 9.1 per cent since their peak ... reluctance seems to be thawing. Many high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) still want to own an alpine property- 38 per cent in the United States and Canada, and 11 per cent of Asia's wealthy, ...

  7. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Golden chance to soak up sun

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by SUSIE WATKINS POLAKOVA

    ... are clamouring for a golden opportunity to invest in Portuguese property. Following clarification of a new visa system, which automatically offers residency in return for a substantial investment ... brought in earlier this year, can shine a little sunshine on the ailing economy. The country certainly needs it. Prices of property have fallen by more than 20 per cent since 2008, the economy ...



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