International Real Estate

Only way is up if you take the long-term view

Home prices in "world class cities" always rose in the long run.

Two weeks after the government announced new stamp duties in a bid to hose down overheated home prices, the talk of the town is still where prices are headed.

Tuesday, 13 November, 2012, 9:01am

London still calling as a safe haven for buyers

The euro zone's worsening debt crisis is a dark cloud passing over the international economy, but for London estate agents it has a silver lining. Southern Europeans are moving money out of their economically troubled home countries into the British capital's property market, where it is driving up sales transactions and prices.

16 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Franchise players target HK

Booming luxury market lures global firms Sotheby and Engel & Volkers

The red-hot luxury residential market in Hong Kong appears to have triggered a new round of competition in the property brokerage industry with at least two international real estate franchisers planning to make their first forays by selling franchise rights in the city.

11 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Real estate agencies search for more online opportunities

Updated at 4.30pm, Wednesday: Hundreds of the mainland's real estate agencies and property developers are going online to boost their profiles and look for more business opportunities. Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday.

11 Oct 2000 - 12:00am