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Property Exuberance Is Reborn in Indonesia

The Wall Street Journal 15.10.2012

Property market shows signs of life

The West Australian 15.10.2012
Property Exuberance Is Reborn in Indonesia

JAKARTA–Fifteen years after the Asian financial crisis sent overheated Indonesian property markets tumbling, the archipelago nation’s real-estate markets are soaring again–just as economic storm clouds gather across the world.

Property market shows signs of life

Australia's housing sector is showing tentative signs of improving, despite continued caution from property investors, economists say.

Dim property outlook for office and retail sectors

The property market might be displaying resilience amid a global economic slowdown, but experts say both the office and retail segments face weakness ahead.

Brian Hayes: urging people to avail of mortgage relief deal

THE Government is warning young couples tempted to buy a house to act now -- or lose out on a €5,000-a-year "offer of a lifetime".

Property prices in the US more than expected

Prices of homes in the US climbed more in the year to July 2012 than forecast, providing more evidence that the country’s housing market is starting to recover.

Spanish property prices have fallen by over 50%

A survey conducted by the University of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and property firm Tecnocasa has revealed that the average price of a property in Spain has fallen by 53% since 2006.

Income still attractive

The Sydney Morning Herald 09.10.2012
Bangalore is seeing greater demand for larger properties at higher prices. A file photo of a real estate project in Bangalore. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

Projects at affordable prices helped boost sales in Pune, while Bangalore saw a huge demand for high-end properties

Income still attractive

Domestic investors are still wary of Australian-listed property. Despite the sector gaining more than 20 per cent over the past year, making it the best-performing sector of the Australian sharemarket, domestic investors are not buying into the recovery. Many are still haunted by memories of the sector's spectacular blow-up during the depths of the global financial crisis.

Lack of new homes to push up London property prices

Residential property prices in London will almost certainly continue to rise in the long term as large increases in demand for housing in the capital over the next decade and beyond will not be matched by an upsurge in the supply of new homes being developed, new independent research published by Cluttons today shows.

Latest reports on prices of property in Italy

Despite the ongoing problems in the Eurozone, property prices in Italy remained relatively flat in the second quarter of 2012. That’s the result of a new report from the Italian Land Agency that found prices in the country remained steady despite a fall in transaction numbers.

Competition Commission of India rejects complaint against Supertech

NEW DELHI: The Competition Commission today rejected a complaint regarding alleged abuse of dominance by real estate developer Supertech, as the fair trade regulator did not find any evidence to support the charges.

Bulgarian Property Market Heading For Bottomsville

During the (now not so recent) overseas property boom Bulgaria had its fair share of popularity. Indeed, in the run up to its EU accession in 2002 it was among the top destinations for overseas property investors to buy. However, as with so many of the early successes, it was a victim of that success and it became overdeveloped.

Investing in property? Get the details right

The Sydney Morning Herald 02.10.2012

Property market stronger in Dubai than Abu Dhabi

Construction Weekonline 02.10.2012
Investing in property? Get the details right

The residential property market has been weak over the past couple of years but it continues to be a core investment, alongside shares, cash and fixed income securities. The lesson from the fall in prices since 2010 is that investors have to make sure they pay attention to all the details when they invest in real estate: get the right finance; be clear about all the costs they will have to pay and stay on top of tax issues.

Property market stronger in Dubai than Abu Dhabi

Dubai’s real estate market recovery is more robust than that of neighbouring Abu Dhabi, with steady rent increases and price growth for prime assets across the hotel, retail and residential sectors, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) said in its Q3 report.

State's property prices fall 12%

Irish Times 26.09.2012
Singapore’s Private Home Prices Climb to Record on Sales

Singapore home prices climbed to a record in the third quarter after developers sold more homes, a government report showed.

Property prices continued to fall in the year to August, but rose month on month.

Residential property prices throughout Ireland fell by almost 12 per cent over the year to August, but the pace of decline slowed from July, the Central Statistics Office said today.

Prime central London’s residential property prices show 51% increase

London’s upmarket residential property prices saw a further increase in September, showing a 51% increase since the low points of March 2008. But tax modifications have affected some sector of the market, with the sales in the £2 million to £5 million segment falling 20% in the quarter to September compared with the same period last year.

Phoenix German property fund launches new share offer

The CISX listed German residential property fund Phoenix Spree Deutschland has launched a new share offer, looking to raise between £6m and £10m.


Barwa Real Estate Group, Qatar’s leading international real estate and investment company is expected to take part at Cityscape Global 2012. The event is scheduled to run from 2-4 October 2012 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.


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