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Building shows Williamsburg real estate market is still white hot

Last Monday at 7 p.m, the sign-up sheet at 65 N. Sixth St. just off Wythe Ave. kept getting longer and longer. Couples, some with children, pranced through model units at the relaxed open house that picked up steam as the sun set and work hours wound down.

Indians fear property bubble burst back home, find Dubai safe

A few years ago buying a property in Dubai was a sign of affluence for Indians back home, but that’s not the case anymore.

Malaysians top foreign private-property buyers here

Malaysians have replaced the Chinese as the largest group of foreign private-property buyers in Singapore, the latest data showed as foreign home purchases saw a strong 73 per cent rebound of 611 units in the second quarter of this year from the previous quarter.

JAMES SMITH: Previous owner David Blackmore outside the former landmark department store in Wellington's Lower Cuba St.

A last ditch attempt by a former high flying Wellington property developer to avoid bankruptcy could be derailed by a $5000 debt.

Housing associations should develop homes and commercial property to take a slice of a lucrative market as grant funding dries up. Photograph: Micha Theiner / Rex Features

Housing associations are at a cross roads. Gone are the "good old days" when the path ahead was obvious. While we used to be sheltered from market risks and business perils by generous funding arrangements and a healthy dose of benign regulation, these have now been taken away and we must to step forward and accept responsibility for determining our own destiny.

Foreign buyers returning to S'pore property

SINGAPORE - Foreign interest in non-landed private residential properties is returning, following a slump in interest after the Additional Buyer's Stamp Duty (ABSD) was introduced in December last year.

Russian government officials, just as the other Russian buyers, are interested mainly in vacation properties in Bulgaria. Photo by BGNES

Bulgaria is tops the list of international property destinations for Russian state officials, according to a survey of the Russian newspaper Vedomosti.

Voluntary property insurance accounts for almost one-third of Azerbaijani market

Some 30.85 percent of premiums of Azerbaijani insurance companies, or 62.161 million manat were collected on types of voluntary property insurance in January-July. Payments for these types amounted to 16.082 million manat, which is 32.51 percent of all insurance claims, the Ministry of Finance said.

Mumbai's real estate crashes, suburbs turn attractive

Skyrocketing real estate prices in Mumbai and global economic conditions have badly hit Mumbai's real estate sector with sales falling by nearly 70 per cent.

Chinese Real Estate Developers Build Villa On Top of Shopping Malls

In China, where space is scarce, developers have to be creative with how to find land. Well, how about building homes on top of a shopping mall?

The Future of Rental and Property Markets

It has recently been reported that buy-to-let investors are set to make a rather handsome return on their investments during the course of the next 13 years. This has come as a result of increasing rental prices and the fact that house prices are beginning to recover; this has enabled a further boost to the property market.

According to the Real Estate Investment Promotion and Management Centre at the Dubai Land Department, Indian investors have bought a total of 2,153 properties valued at Rs 5,670 crore.

DUBAI: Foreign investor purchases in freehold projects in Dubai are still dominated by Indians who have retained the number one spot since foreign ownership regulations were applied, a new research has revealed.

Brits who bought an idyllic holiday home in France like this in Burgundy have been warned the property market is in 'freefall'

British people with homes in France were today warned that the property market is in 'free fall'.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver said property sales in the area remained stuck at 10-year lows in July, dropping another 11.2% from June.

TORONTO – Realtors are calling it a “summer lull,” but the latest statistics show Vancouver’s housing market is mired in a 10-year low for sales with no immediate end in sight.

Further property curbs expected

China Daily 14.08.2012
The Next Safe Haven in Europe: German Real Estate

Despite yielding extremely low or even negative returns, German Bunds have not lost their safe haven appeal, underscoring the huge appetite among investors for low risk assets as the euro zone debt crisis drags on. But a new asset class is on the rise – and many believe it has a lot more to offer.

A salesman talks with potential homebuyers at a real estate fair in Qingdao, Shandong province. With the government making an effort to rein in the once-overheated property market, growth in investment in real estate development in the country slowed down in the first seven months of the year. Yu Fangping / For China Daily

Authorities said to have lowered annual land supplies to 159,300 hectares Officials in some provincial governments have already been given warnings by the central government that they are not adhering strictly enough to curbs and policies introduced to keep property prices in check.

India property giant DLF sells land for nearly $500 mln

NEW DELHI: India's biggest property developer DLF has sold a large parcel of land in commercial hub Mumbai for nearly $500 million, a statement said Monday, as it struggles to reduce its massive debt.

Dubai real estate recovers on safe haven status, Indians main buyers

DUBAI/LONDON: For a key to the recovery of Dubai's real estate market, one need look no further than the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, which rises out of the desert floor of the city's gleaming downtown area.

Singaporean real estate investors present in all market segments

VietNamNet Bridge – Singaporean real estate investors have been present and reaping fruits in Vietnam over the last many years. Their money has been poured into all the segments of the property market.


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