Builders started work on more homes in September and American consumers this month were the most optimistic in seven years, signalling the US economy will ride out a global slowdown.
Canadian concerns about a housing bubble are overblown in a country where credit growth is modest and the job market is stable, says Bank of Nova Scotia chief executive Brian Porter.
John Purnell, 75, and his wife Patricia, 72, moved into a factory-built house in a converted trailer park west of Sydney this year, eschewing traditional retirement communities and other homes in...
The Greek fund charged with selling state assets will attempt to raise €400 million (HK$3.89 billion) by securitising real estate in a move designed to attract investment to the debt-stricken...
London house prices dropped for the first time in almost four years and the outlook for the city's property market is fading, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
The Silk Road is probably the oldest expression relating to the opening up of business channels between Asia and the West. The expression and the concept have certainly evolved through the...
Beijing's latest move to simplify approval procedures for outbound investments will put mainland investors in a more competitive position in the global market and speed up the pace of investment...
Twenty-one cranes loom over the south bank of the River Thames. Here, in the biggest concentration of residential projects in London, developers are steaming ahead just as prices are starting to...
South Korean President Park Geun-hye's success in reviving the property market is prompting the country's sole issuer of bonds backed by home loans to plan record sales of the notes.
Recent years have seen a renaissance in what Knight Frank calls the global cities.
Ben Bernanke says he cannot refinance his house. With his book advance and speaking fees, why does the former Federal Reserve chairman even want a mortgage?
Mortgage credit remains tight for most US borrowers, but one group is having little trouble getting loans: landlords.
The United States Supreme Court agreed to decide whether people suing for housing discrimination must prove they were victims of intentional bias, in a case that may give long-sought protection to...
Australians are less inclined towards the big backyard these days, preferring the convenience and lower maintenance of inner-city apartment living.
Norway's US$855 billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, will focus its future real estate acquisitions on booming global cities, its deputy chief said.
Australian construction activity expanded at the fastest pace in nine years last month, led by a boom in housing and a recovery in commercial building.
Australia's central bank said regulators were considering new steps to rein in lending for housing investment and an initial announcement was likely by the end of the year.
Singapore's home prices declined for a fourth consecutive quarter, the longest losing streak in five years, as tighter mortgage measures cooled demand in Asia's second-most expensive housing...
British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to build 100,000 new homes and offer them to younger first-time buyers at a 20 per cent discount if his party wins a national election in May.
When the British interior designer and architect David Collins died after a short illness last year, many feared his eponymous studio would disband.
Croesus Group, an Asian real estate manager, is evaluating another fund with logistics properties after listing its first trust holding Japanese shopping centres in Singapore last year.
Lee Sang-kun does not need to read the real estate section to know South Korea's financial hub is emptying.
Australian policymakers have two housing markets to worry about, and it is a toss-up which carries the most risk.
More and more Hongkongers will be looking for exit strategies to invest offshore if politi-cal instability in the city continues, say agents selling overseas properties.
Canada will not make any sudden changes to the country's system of housing finance, even as the government looks at ways to reduce its role in the market, Finance Minister Joe Oliver said.
Housing starts slumped in August from the highest level in almost seven years in the United States, reflecting a setback in multifamily projects that are at the forefront of the rebound in real...
Keppel Reit, the second-biggest office property trust in Asia excluding Japan, will buy a stake in a Singapore office tower from Keppel Land valued at S$1.25 billion (HK$7.64 billion).