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  • Jul 31, 2014
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Here's something you may not have heard for a while: Eastern Europe is hot property. Perhaps not yet the residential markets but, for institutional investors looking for fresh opportunity,...

30 Jul 2014 - 5:59am

Unable to pay her mortgage, Manoli Herrera turned over her flat to the bank and moved into one of six abandoned buildings occupied by other jobless families in Sanlucar de Barrameda.

30 Jul 2014 - 5:59am

Home sales in New York's Hamptons, the Long Island holiday locale popular among financiers and celebrities, climbed in the second quarter as more inventory became available for buyers.

30 Jul 2014 - 8:26am

Multimillion-pound housing developments in London are segregating less well-off tenants from wealthy homebuyers by forcing them to use separate entrances.

27 Jul 2014 - 6:27am

Asking prices for London property have fallen for a second consecutive month as a rise in the number of homes for sale softened the market for sellers, Rightmove said.

23 Jul 2014 - 5:20am

Toronto condominium sales jumped in the second quarter, as investors in Canada's biggest city soaked up a wave of supply to feed demand for rentals.

23 Jul 2014 - 5:20am

The rise of Dubai's red-hot residential real estate market is slowing as government steps to curb speculative buying have an impact and higher prices start to affect demand, consultants JLL said...

23 Jul 2014 - 5:20am


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JP Morgan Chase's asset management unit intends to quadruple its holdings of European commercial property in need of renovations or new tenants as well-occupied buildings in good condition become...

16 Jul 2014 - 5:08am

Advertised prices for Berlin flats rose more than twice as fast as rents in June as housing demand in Germany's capital outpaced construction and low borrowing costs encouraged buyers.

16 Jul 2014 - 5:08am

Google, owner of the world's biggest search engine, bought a San Francisco office building and agreed to lease space at a nearby tower as it expands its real estate presence in the city.

16 Jul 2014 - 5:52am

After successfully staging football's World Cup, Brazil has something else to offer: property. However, will time ever be called on a bull run that has seen house prices almost double since 2008...

16 Jul 2014 - 5:48am

Lodha Developers, which is building the world's tallest residential tower, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) that may raise as much as US$1 billion, sources said.

15 Jul 2014 - 5:04am

London house prices rose at their slowest pace in 15 months last month and values are expected to fall as Bank of England (BOE) measures to cool the property market deter buyers, the Royal...

11 Jul 2014 - 1:31am

Foreigners bought US$92.2 billion of homes in the United States in the 12 months to March, led by buyers from China, according to the National Association of Realtors.

9 Jul 2014 - 5:24am

What a difference 12 months can make. A statement of the obvious for anybody in the business of real estate, but in Ireland this saying is particularly apt.

9 Jul 2014 - 5:02am

Surging land prices are prompting lenders to reject more requests from developers faced with slowing home price gains and soaring construction costs.

9 Jul 2014 - 5:02am

Canada's two largest pension funds are expanding their holdings of New York real estate, announcing separate deals to buy stakes in Manhattan office towers.

2 Jul 2014 - 4:49am

The Bank of England’s move to tighten mortgage lending criteria will act as a drag on price growth in parts of the British market where home prices have been surging to unaffordable levels,...

2 Jul 2014 - 5:04am

Australia approved a record A$24.9 billion (HK$175.23 billion) of home purchases by foreign buyers in the nine months to March, a 93 per cent jump from the same period a year earlier, UBS said.

2 Jul 2014 - 4:49am

Australian approvals of home purchases by foreigners are on the rise, driven by increasing wealth globally and better integration with Asia, according to central bank assistant governor...

28 Jun 2014 - 5:20am

London's property wave is swamping the world's oldest profession. The central Soho district's prostitutes and sex cinemas are being overwhelmed by upscale restaurants, bars, hotels and flats.

25 Jun 2014 - 1:30am

High school teacher Huang I-chung said he had hunted in vain for a home in Taipei's soaring market for four years, convinced that owning a flat could help him find a wife.

25 Jun 2014 - 5:28am

The two-year-old housing recovery in the United States is faltering. The Mortgage Bankers Association has lowered its forecast for combined new and existing home sales this year to 5.28 million....

25 Jun 2014 - 1:30am

Asking prices for London homes fell from a record this month in a sign that buyer concern about overpaying is prompting them to step back from the market, according to Rightmove.

18 Jun 2014 - 3:29am

The idea of luxury property may seem incongruous in the context of Jakarta, yet, according to Knight Frank, the Indonesian capital has the fastest-growing prime real estate in the world.

24 Jun 2014 - 9:19am

"Keep calm. There's no bubble," proclaimed a giant poster on a 40-storey building overlooking a Dubai highway, advertising a property finding portal late last year. That may have been true at the...

18 Jun 2014 - 3:29am

Investors have become more upbeat about the trading performance of Asia-Pacific hotel markets, with expectations for Tokyo the highest in the short term and Melbourne in the medium term, a survey...

24 Jun 2014 - 9:19am


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