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Man charged for posing as a property agent

Asiaone 14.11.2012
Man charged for posing as a property agent

SINGAPORE - The Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) has filed charges against a man who illegally posed as a property agent.

Real estate lawyers face rising malpractice claims

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- If you're no fan of those faintly ominous television ads by lawyers casting a net for potential medical malpractice clients, consider this.

Leaseholders can find themselves paying thousands of pounds a year but having no say over a property's management. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Present system gives freeholders little incentive to make sure leaseholders get quality service, CentreForum says, as the number of tribunal disputes quadruples in a decade

Spanish property writedowns dent Santander's profit

Santander announced on July 26th that its first-half profits are 51 per cent lower than in 2011. The financial services provider took a heavy hit after it wrote off a further €2.8 billion (£2.2 billion) relating to bad Spanish property loans and repossessions.

Elizabethville landlord sues over rental-property inspection law

Elizabethville might appear to be a quaint and quiet place, but a battle has been sizzling in the little northern Dauphin County town for years.

New mortgage rules slam door on cooling housing market

Existing home sales dropped 1.3% in June from the month before and were down 4.4% from the year before, suggesting that Canada’s housing market was already cooling before Ottawa tightened mortgage rules.

Real Estate Regulatory Agency in Dubai crackdown on broker violations

Dubai’s Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) is considering fining individual property brokers for violations rather than the firms they work for, it has been confirmed.

UAE cheque fraud laws benefit property market recovery: Nakheel chairman

The chairman of property developer Nakheel, Ali Rashid Lootah, accredits the initial financial recovery of Dubai’s property market to a strict enforcement of a policy that criminalizes debt. (Al Arabiya)

Hong Kong's incoming leader in illegal property structure scandal

HONG KONG: Another scandal over unauthorised extensions to has hit again, and this time Hong Kong's incoming leader Leung Chun-ying is at the centre of the controversy.

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