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Double-digit drop in Dubai real estate companies

Experts from Property Finder believe that the exits are a ‘much-needed’ sign of consolidation in the industry Lukman Hajje, Property Finder’s chief commercial officer said it is “positive” for the industry that only property companies with verified credentials will continue to operate, making the market more streamlined and transparent. A total of 486 property companies […]

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Singapore is 5th best for Chinese real estate capital investors

Some of the major 2018 acquisitions by Chinese real estate investors in Singapore were the US$441 million Goodluck Garden condo by Perennial Real Estate and Qingjian International in November According to US commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Chinese investors have been pouring funds into Singapore’s real estate, reaching US$650 million in four […]

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China’s Property Market, Once a Lifeline, Now Carries Economic Risks

A school and residential buildings are under construction at Yanan New Zone, Shaanxi province, China, in January. PHOTO: YAWEN CHEN/REUTERS Beijing relied on home buying to help boost the economy in 2015, but concerns about debt and house prices could limit that option now SHANGRAO, China—Investors were pouring into this sleepy city in southeastern China until late […]

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London Homeowners Test the Waters in Brexit-Hit Housing Market

Asking prices for London homes rose this month as owners tested a fragile market before the spring selling season. Values gained 3.4 percent from January to 614,182 pounds ($788,000), property-website Rightmove said in a report published Monday. The seasonal boost still left asking prices in the capital 2.1 percent lower than a year earlier. “It […]

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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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Greek Property Market Outlook 2019

Due to the Greek economic slump, which began in 2008-2009, Real Estate faced a huge decline. For almost a decade prior to the global financial crisis of 2007–2008, the real estate market and property values increased with an impressive ratio. The main reason for this incredible performance of the real estate sector was the unlimited and […]

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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 […]