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Thai Property Bubble Dismissed

OJFall Property Report 11.11.2010

100-Storey tower to raise risk of crisis in Malaysia

Ksenia Gulyakina Property Report 05.11.2010
Thai Property Bubble Dismissed

The Bank of Thailand has played down concerns over the country’s record foreign direct investment fuelling a property bubble.

100-Storey tower to raise risk of crisis in Malaysia

Warisan Merdeka, the 100-storey tower planned to be built by a government fund in Kuala Lampur raises concerns that the development could represent the front end of a coming new crisis.

IMF Sees ‘Property Bubble’ in Big China Cities, Not Nationwide

Shanghai’s property market and some wealthier areas of Beijing may be starting to overheat, even as housing prices in China more broadly aren’t rising excessively, the International Monetary Fund said.

UAE mortgages surge Dh20b in seven months

Official statistics released today by the Central Bank of the UAE show that despite a slowdown in the country’s property market, mortgages extended by banks in the country increased by Dh19.7bn in the first seven months of 2010.

New York Commercial Real Estate Shows Signs of Improving

Despite falling rents and rising vacancy rates, the commercial real estate market could be improving.

Real Estate Home Sales Remain Flat Amid Unemployment And Economic Woes

While home sales for September haven’t been released yet, some experts are predicting that they will remain stagnate. August sales posted last month were flat. A variety of economic concerns, including high unemployment rates lead the causes.

House prices continue to fall - surveys

Two separate sets of figures show that house prices continued to fall in the third quarter of this year. Property website Daft.ie said asking prices for homes around the country fell by an average of 3.7% during the third quarter. Figures from its rival MyHome.ie show that property prices fell by 3.9% in the third quarter of this year, bringing the fall for the year so far to 11%

Beware of Property Bubbles Brewing Across Asia: Expert

Expect property bubbles of an "unprecedented magnitude" across Asia in 2011, if the region's central banks don't move to tighten monetary policy at an appropriate speed, warned Dominique Dwor-Frecaut, macro strategist at Royal Bank of Scotland.

Dubai property prices seen to fall further this year

Issac John Khaleej Times 05.10.2010
Why The Hong Kong Property Bubble Could Keep Going For A Long, Long Time

Everyone likes to talk about a Hong Kong property 'bubble', given that home prices have increased by more than a third since the depths of the recent financial crisis.

Dubai property prices seen to fall further this year

DUBAI — The pace of decline in Dubai’s property market has eased from that seen in 2009 as the emirate “moves closer to the bottom of the current cycle,” but prices and rents are expected to continue to decline in 2010, real estate investment and advisory firm Jones Lang LaSalle, or JLL, said in its latest report on Sunday.

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