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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


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A dilapidated 110-room, 70,000 sqft estate is back on the market in Philadelphia, but an architect says the US$20 million price tag does not include the tens of millions more it needs in repairs...

13 Aug 2014 - 5:06am

In today's health care setting, architects are designing spaces that recognise one of the key tenets held thousands of years ago by the "father" of Western medicine - that of comfort's role in...

13 Aug 2014 - 6:24am

The share of US mortgages that are seriously in arrears fell to the lowest in six years as the job market improved, allowing borrowers to stay current on payments while higher home prices made it...

13 Aug 2014 - 5:05am

Growth in London house prices will slow to about 3 per cent next year as the prospect of higher borrowing costs forces sellers to lower their expectations, Hamptons International said in a report...

13 Aug 2014 - 6:26am

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, bought a stake in an estate in London's Mayfair district for £343 million (HK$4.5 billion), expanding its property holdings in the British...

13 Aug 2014 - 6:28am

JP Morgan Chase, the biggest US bank, is considering moving its headquarters within New York as the company has fewer employees in the nation's largest city, according to a person briefed on the...

13 Aug 2014 - 6:29am

United States first lady Michelle Obama, speaking about President Barack Obama, stated: "You can't really understand Barack until you understand Hawaii."

13 Aug 2014 - 4:05am

Dalian Wanda Group, China's largest developer of commercial properties, has made its first foray into Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, blazing a trail for other Chinese developers eyeing the world-...

13 Aug 2014 - 4:51am

Ausin Group (Finance), which offers property and mortgage broking in Australia to Chinese buyers, expects to sell two-thirds more homes and to double the amount of loans it arranges as demand from...

7 Aug 2014 - 5:44am

Late pop singer Michael Jackson's Neverland estate is being considered for sale, a spokesman for the company controlling the property said.

6 Aug 2014 - 3:50am

India is laying the groundwork to make real estate investment trusts tax-exempt and allow them to trade on public exchanges, a move that may help unlock as much as US$20 billion of listings.

6 Aug 2014 - 3:50am

Australian home prices rose in July for a second month, led by strong gains in Melbourne, putting paid to recent talk that the market was running out of steam and due for a correction.

6 Aug 2014 - 6:55am

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,...

4 Aug 2014 - 5:02pm

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

Swire Properties has presold at record prices more than 40 per cent of the first residential tower at its large mixed-use project in Miami, Florida, as Chinese buyers lead a surge in foreign...

4 Aug 2014 - 5:02pm


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