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  • Sep 18, 2014
  • Updated: 5:28pm

For the longest time, Japan's property market has been frozen. Only those investors who had the nerve to sit out plummeting prices, economic crises and catastrophic natural disasters, such as the...

17 Sep 2014 - 5:52am

Chicago's River North, a district once notorious for its prostitutes and dilapidated warehouses, has become one of the hottest office markets in the US.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:52am

London's property market could benefit if Scotland votes for independence and some financial institutions decide to relocate to Britain, according to Rightmove.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:52am

The proportion of foreigners buying Paris apartments climbed to the highest in 15 years in the first half as they took advantage of falling prices. Foreign buyers accounted for 8.3 per cent of the...

17 Sep 2014 - 5:52am

Canadian home prices rose in August and the pace of 12-month appreciation accelerated, a report showed, suggesting robust demand for housing is continuing into the second half of the year.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:52am

Foreign direct investment in Mauritius jumped 67.3 per cent to 7.926 billion rupees (HK$1.92 billion) in the first six months of 2014 from a year earlier, helped by a flow of money into real...

17 Sep 2014 - 5:52am

Emaar Properties, owner of the world's biggest shopping centre, is seeking to raise as much as US$1.58 billion from the initial public offering of its malls unit in the United Arab Emirates'...

15 Sep 2014 - 4:40am

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18 Sep 2014
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British house prices barely rose last month, according to a survey from mortgage lender Halifax that added to other signs of moderation in the housing market.

10 Sep 2014 - 4:43am

Ranjan and Gita Chhibber said they failed in their year-long effort to save their home because of forces beyond their control - a US$1.3 billion mortgage deal between Bank of America Corp and...

10 Sep 2014 - 4:43am

Sweden's Social Democrats are heading for a national election victory backed by housing plans that could dig the country deeper into debt.

10 Sep 2014 - 4:43am

Spanish home prices increased in the second quarter for the first time since 2008, adding to signs that the property market is stabilising.

10 Sep 2014 - 4:43am

Irish real estate investment trust Green Reit is close to raising new debt for investment in expectation of rising commercial property rents because of a shortage of office space, its executive...

10 Sep 2014 - 4:43am

London's property market stagnated last month for a second month as buyers were reluctant to accept high asking prices amid the prospect of increasing borrowing costs, Hometrack said.

3 Sep 2014 - 5:43am

The continued steep climbs in the price of homes in London is unprecedented, with one agent claiming homes in the right streets have increased in value by £588 - every day - over the past year.

3 Sep 2014 - 3:50am

Hong Kong-born architect James Cheng has a slightly contrarian point of view when he considers the sustainability factor of his birthplace.

3 Sep 2014 - 3:50am

The French government has unveiled plans to revive the housing sector, its second set of measures in three months and a response to criticisms of policies to date that are seen to have discouraged...

3 Sep 2014 - 3:50am

High stakes for high return, if you can stick it out for the long term - investors are buying into a boom in sub-Saharan African real estate.

3 Sep 2014 - 3:50am

Chinese investors have shown keener interest in buying overseas properties as their home market suffers from a slowdown caused by high inventories and tight financing.

3 Sep 2014 - 3:00pm

After moving six times in 10 years, chemical researcher Choi Youn-ho is hopeful easier mortgage rules will finally allow him to buy a home on the outskirts of Seoul for his family of four.

27 Aug 2014 - 5:34am

Central London office buildings considered riskier bets are commanding higher prices as a shortage of properties available to lease sends rents soaring.

27 Aug 2014 - 5:34am

Home flipping, in which a buyer resells a property quickly for a profit, is on the decline as United States residential price gains slow and foreclosures dwindle.

27 Aug 2014 - 5:34am

China Metallurgical Corp has won a residential and commercial site in Singapore for about HK$2.92 billion.

22 Aug 2014 - 11:26am

London home sellers cut asking prices by the most in more than six years this month, adding to signs the property market in Britain's capital is coming off the boil.

20 Aug 2014 - 5:21am

New York's real estate world is filled with tales of ordinary people who bought property decades ago and saw values soar to the millions. Seth Weissman is seeking investors to get in early on the...

20 Aug 2014 - 5:34am

Sales of existing homes in Canada rose last month to their highest level since March 2010, notching their sixth consecutive monthly increase after a slow winter, the Canadian Real Estate...

20 Aug 2014 - 5:35am

Singapore's home sales were little changed last month as developers offered fewer projects amid cooling demand following a slew of property measures.

20 Aug 2014 - 5:35am

Billionaire Lang Walker, founder of one of Australia's largest private developers, said home prices in Sydney and Melbourne have climbed too much, and he is turning his focus to his investment in...

16 Aug 2014 - 1:07am
 

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