Real Estate


US housing market recovery is on its way, but slow, analysis suggests

While 2011 was clearly a challenging year for the residential property market in the United States, there is a lot to be positive about looking ahead to 2012.

Finding a trustworthy real estate advisor

India’s real estate industry has always been beset by risk, and many unwary buyers and investors have burned their fingers on it. When buying or selling on an unorganized real estate market, trustworthy advisors are worth their weight in gold because they can make the difference between time gained and time wasted – and between financial gain and substantial loss.

Thai election results: Property analysts take “wait and see” attitude to Yingluck Shinawatra

As the dust settles on Pheu Thai’s landslide victory, the political situation in Thailand has become clearer but the economic situation for the property sector is still ambiguous.

Incredible India: Staggering amounts of opportunity in property market

Despite the continuing turbulence and uncertainty in other parts of the globe, two economies – India and China – will continue to grow at an annual rate of 8-10%. In fact, by 2020 India will become the 3rd largest economy after China and the US.

Thailand should retrofit its buildings for earthquake safety

With recent earthquakes in Japan and Burma, some have raised concerns about the safety of buildings in Thailand. Bangkok’s City Hall, for example, recently warned that as many as 2,700 buildings in the capital are susceptible to damage from an earthquake.

Corrections in Mumbai’s residential property markets

Mumbai saw a steep rise in property prices during the boom period of 2008. However, the economic slowdown in 2009 led to a property market crash which made itself very tangible in Mumbai in the first quarter of 2009, stabilizing by the middle of year and rising again between the 3rd and 4th quarters. The rate of price ascent picked up during 2010, hitting high notes of between 30-60%.

Hong Kong property analysts urge more cooling measures

Byron Perry Property Report 16.03.2011
Hong Kong property analysts urge more cooling measures

Property analysts in Hong Kong have urged the government their to implement more property market cooling measures, according to the South China Morning Post.

Luxury expert: Beyond speculation in luxury real estate

It is quite common, particularly in the domestic media, for property investors to be labelled as “speculators”. This makes me every uncomfortable, as in essence, anyone who puts money into something is, of course, looking to make a profit.

Singapore property prices may be hurt by supply surge in 2013 and 2014

Local analysts predict house prices in Singapore might fall over the next few years due to a significant increase in supply of completed units.

A Perfectly Profitable Paradise – More Reasons To Invest In The Philippines

If you are thinking about investing in the Philippines you’ll be pleased to hear that the World Bank has ranked the Philippines as one of the world’s 10 most improved economies in facilitating trade and investment across borders.

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