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Phuket Property Probes Widen to Include Patong, Loch Palm Titles

PHUKET: Land probes on Phuket extended more widely today to the prime holiday resort coast near Patong and to a large estate near two of Phuket's premium golf courses.

Hong Kong Property Watch 2013: Home Prices Will Soar to All Time High by 2014

Sales of Hong Kong's new homes could reach record highs -- yes, another record high -- over the next couple of years as developers accelerate releases of residential projects, according to a report in the South China Morning Post.

China will not ease grip on property market

Business Recorder 23.09.2012
Thailand: Southern developer expands into Malaysia

A property developer based in Thailand’s southern province Pattani is planning to develop a condominium and community mall complex in Malaysia in mid-2013, according to The Nation.

China will not ease grip on property market

BEIJING: China plans to stick to its tight property sector policies and a nationwide rebound in home prices remains unlikely, a senior official at the housing ministry said in remarks published by state media on Sunday.

PROPERTY: Mom splurges on $ 1.37 mil condo as investment for son

SINGAPORE - A 56-year-old retiree told The Straits Times she bought a $1.37 million three-bedroom apartment for her son as an 'investment'.

'A home of our own seems a pipe dream now' - Tenants suffer as landlords push rents to new high

Rents have hit a new high after a fifth straight month of rises in August as landlords continue to benefit from exceptionally high demand as people are priced off the property ladder.

The slide in Mumbai sales registrations started in June and has continued in August. Photo: HT.

Bangalore: Mumbai property sales registrations declined for the third month in a row, as developers launched fewer projects and approvals for a large number of projects are still pending.

6 Steps to a Great Website in the Real Estate Market

First of all, hold on. Don’t stop reading if you have nothing to do with real estate! Even though the following advice is kind of specific, you can still adapt it to any other market and have a great website too. Now, let’s get down to business.

rural property has held its value better than homes in urban areas

House prices in rural postcodes now 17pc higher than urban properties, according to new research.

PROPERTY NEWS: Jakarta residential spikes; China, India heat up retail market

Jakarta outperformed all monitored markets in Asia in the high-end residential sector, supported by strong underlying fundamentals, according to the latest Residential Index from Jones Lang LaSalle. The city is set to see the strongest price growth for the rest of 2012 due to solid local demand.

Foreigners Buy More Real Estate in Spain

Property Magazine 20.09.2012

Toronto Community Housing REIT coming soon?

The Globe And Mail 20.09.2012
Foreigners Buy More Real Estate in Spain

Foreigners are purchasing real estate in Spain for the purpose of living there. There were 9,502 transactions made in the second quarter of 2012. That reflects a 12 percent growth over the same time period in 2011. It has been four years since such a high number of transactions took place. In 2007 there were 11,130 transactions made by foreigners.

Reminders of water damage can be seen on the side of 177 Pendrith St., a Toronto Community Housing building in Toronto's west end, where a number of apartments are in need of repairs, photographed March 10 2011.

Amid the offerings in the hot Real Estate Investment Trust market, income-craving investors may soon see an unusual new option: A portfolio of social housing buildings in downtown Toronto.

Heat Rises in Hong Kong Property Market

The Wall Street Journal 19.09.2012
Heat Rises in Hong Kong Property Market

HONG KONG—Real-estate transactions in Hong Kong have climbed sharply in recent days, fueled by the prospect of more quantitative easing in the U.S. and despite last week's fresh measures to cool the city's property market.

Damac praises Emaar's plan to build ‘The BLVD’

The Downtown Burj Dubai area is fast becoming one of the most desirable addresses in the world, according to a private luxury developer.

Weak signs for industrial property in Melbourne

UNDERLYING demand for industrial property in Melbourne is set to weaken over the next 12 months in line with the Victorian economy, according to the forecaster BIS Shrapnel.

Mary Ricks is chief executive of Kennedy Wilson, a California-based firm that bids on commercial properties included in British loan portfolios.

While the world is anxiously watching to see how the European debt crisis will unfold, many real estate investors in the United States are eagerly seeking opportunities to reap profits from the Continent’s distress.

Stabilization on the Chinese real estate market

Industry Leads Magazine 19.09.2012
Stabilization on the Chinese real estate market

For the first time in eight months there are signs of slow stabilization on the Chinese real estate market. After eight months of decline China’s home prices were stabilized in June. The stabilization is a result of pro-growth government economic policies and reforms.

4 Experts Share Advice On Real Estate Investment In NYC

The NYC rental market is undeniably strong right now, and mortgage rates are low. With this in mind, we suspected more New Yorkers might be considering putting their money into investment properties.

Canadian home sales in August slipped 5.8 per cent compared with July and were down 8.9 per cent compared with August a year ago.

OTTAWA — The Canadian Real Estate Association has cut its forecast for Canadian home sales this year and next and lowered its national average price forecast.


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