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Montreal’s Real-Estate Market Is About to Eclipse Vancouver’s

Vancouver is on pace to lose its status as Canada’s second largest housing market to Montreal. While still Canada’s most expensive city for housing, a recent collapse in sales has led the value of real estate transactions substantially lower. That leaves Montreal’s soaring market poised to overtake the Pacific coast city’s. In January, the total dollar value […]

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Rents are falling…who wants to move to a new home in UAE?

Khaleej Times takes a closer look into real estate trends, moving costs and recent consumer habits in the UAE. Falling rents in the UAE are a good reason to move into a brand-new apartment or villa in a desirable location. However, independent studies and reactions from real estate companies, property builders and families say another […]

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Why Technology Hasn’t Fixed the Housing Crisis

Billions have been flowing into a corner of the tech industry focused on the housing market. And now there are start-ups to help landlords manage properties, or homeowners manage sales, or tenants manage their packages. But hardly any of it touches the central problem of housing: For many people, it costs too much. “None of that investment, nor the […]

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Six Cities Leading Shift in the Housing Market, According to First American Real House Price Index

SANTA ANA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today released the November 2018 First American Real House Price Index (RHPI). The RHPI measures the price changes of single-family properties throughout the U.S. adjusted for the impact of income and interest rate changes […]

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Sydney house prices fall at fastest rate in 20 years

  Michael McGowan  Housing costs have fallen by 11.4% since peak, while nationally prices record the steepest fall in 15 years Sydney property prices have dropped back to mid-2016 levels, although the median house price in the harbour city remains above the $1m mark. Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP House prices in Sydney have recorded their sharpest downturn in […]

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Rich Families Hunt for Real Estate Bargains Beyond the Big City

Beacon House isn’t everyone’s idea of prime office space. But the four-story, red-brick building an hour’s drive from the City of London’s glass-paneled towers is a discrete example of how wealthy families are looking further afield for returns in a crowded real estate market. The southwest London property is among eight on the website of […]

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Asia’s property markets join the global slump

From Hong Kong to Singapore and Australia, lower house prices and higher mortgage rates are denting consumer confidence Deep in a provincial region of northwestern Turkey, it looks like a mirage – hundreds of luxury houses built in neat rows, their pointed towers somewhere between French chateau and Disney castle. Meant to provide luxurious accommodations […]