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  1. Business - Property

    London property market continues to defy gravity

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London London property market continues to defy gravity The British capital's real estate market powered to a seventh month of increases in March, driving values ... to mortgages may be easing. It also adds to evidence of the regional disparity in the British property market, with London prices rising at three times the pace of the national average. "Sadly, ...

  2. Property - International - RENTALS

    Hong Kong landlords warned over renting UK property to illegal tenants

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren property.post@scmp.com HK landlords warned over UK illegal tenants Hong Kong-based landlords of British property must ensure their tenants have the right to live in Britain under new government plans announced this month. Landlords who do not comply with the proposed legislation will be fined. In an attempt to crack down on rogue property investors and illegal ...

  3. Property - International - EUROPE

    UK tax on empty properties would alleviate home shortage, EU Says

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 05:03am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg European Commission says levy penalty would encourage developers to make better use of land Tax on empty properties 'would ease UK shortage' The UK government should consider introducing a tax on vacant properties to encourage construction companies to make better use of the land, the European Union says. Such a levy would help ease the country's housing ...

  4. Property - International

    Prime property in the new tax world

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 08:45pm by Gráinne Gilmore

    ... market in terms of price rises over the last two or three years. Prices have risen by 9.4 per cent in the last 12 months alone, while average prices across the rest of the UK have risen only very ... highs. But the market for family homes and pied-a-terres in the most fashionable areas of London has been slightly overshadowed in recent months by the announcement of new property taxes ...

  5. Property - International

    Resentment rising in London against foreign property buyers

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 09:54pm by Richard Warren

    ... home-owners taxed more heavily. Right-wing politicians want immigration restricted more tightly. Priced Out, a group which campaigns for people unable to afford their own home, says overseas property investors squeeze Londoners out of the housing market. What upsets Londoners most are wealthy foreigners who occupy their homes for only a few months or weeks each year. Pockets of Belgravia ...

  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Battersea Power Station development in London attracts HK$8b of sales

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... director of broker Sourcing Property, said. Less than a mile from the Battersea station, Ballymore Group is developing Embassy Gardens, where a three-bedroom apartment is being marketed for £2 ... out of seven of whom plan to rent out the properties they buy in London, spent more than £3 billion on new homes there last year, 25 per cent more than in 2011, the broker added. ...

  7. Property - International

    UK student property proves a flexible investment for Asian buyers

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 06:38pm by Richard Warren

    ... the property after their children have finished using it. These student-home-buying parents help underpin housing markets in some university towns. The second biggest group of international students ... property purchases matched that of Hong Kong parents it could help lift housing markets in many parts of the country beyond Oxford. ...

  8. Property - International

    UK student accommodation offers a dynamic property investment opportunity

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 09:20am by Jonathan Baines

    ... Jonathan Baines According to the British Council, the UK student population is forecast to grow by more than 20 per cent over the next decade. The Unite Group, one of the UK's leading developers and managers of student accommodation, reports that the supply ratio across the UK of purpose built student bedrooms in relation to full time students seeking accommodation is 1:3, ...

  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    UK property market uneven, with London and southeast driving prices

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

    ... are approaching those levels. Elsewhere, however, the market has not recovered to those heights, and there are borrowers trapped in negative equity. Howard Archer, chief UK economist at IHS Global ... warnings of a house price bubble and even calls for a house price cap from some quarters, the Office of National Statistics reported the cost of a UK home increased by 0.3 per cent during the month ...

  10. Property - International

    £92b of UK commercial property loans face refinancing woes, survey shows

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London £92b funding gap seen in UK property loans British commercial real estate investors may be unable to refinance about half of their £198 billion (HK$2.3 trillion) of bank loans as property values fall, a survey by De Montfort University shows. About £92 billion of remaining bank loans are "likely to be [not] refinanciable on terms available ...




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