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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.

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.

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.

Russia urges citizens to refrain from buying property in occupied Cyprus

The Russian Foreign Ministry has warned Russian citizens about the dangers of buying land in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus. In a statement at the Interfax News Agency, Deputy Director of Press and Information Department Zacharova Maria, stated that the administration in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus, is an illegal state and property purchases should be avoided.

Downer: Cyprus leaders to focus on the property issue

The leaders of the two communities in Cyprus will be focusing on the issue of Property during their next two meetings in the context of the UN-led direct talks to solve the Cyprus problem.

Property experts call for clarity on disputes

Property experts in Dubai are calling for more clarity in legal proceedings and quicker resolutions for real estate disputes, as a flurry of investors seek refunds and compensation from developers.

Singapore property agents required to display ID cards while working

All property agents in Singapore must display their Estate Agent Card prominently when working beginning on March 1, AsiaOne has reported.

REITs on verge of major legal changes

TIM KILADZE The Globe and Mail 18.12.2010
REITs on verge of major legal changes

The management teams at Canadian REITS must be smiling wide today after the Department of Finance came out with its proposed amendments to the Real Estate Investment Trust rules. The current set is quite stringent. At the moment, REITs cannot hold any ‘non-qualifying’ properties in their portfolios.



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