After the Catalan crisis, is Barcelona’s property market bouncing back? Read more

After the Catalan crisis, is Barcelona’s property market bouncing back?

Spain suffered a seismic shock in October last year when Catalans voted for independence. Much like Brexit, it was a bitter and divisive referendum, with added violence on the streets. The repercussions were swift. Madrid, which had declared the referendum illegal, dismissed the Catalan government and imposed central rule. “The real-estate consequences were immediate,” said […]

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What $1 million buys in real estate around the world

Monaco reigns as the most expensive market in the world, according to a report from real estate brokerage Knight Frank. Hong Kong and New York took second and third, respectively. If you’re looking for a bargain in luxury real estate, check out Sao Paulo or Cape Town, South Africa. Robert Frank | @robtfrank       for […]

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Greek property market halts its slide

The Greek property market showed the first signs of recovery in the last quarter of 2017, moving up the charts of countries surveyed by the Global Property Guide and Knight Frank. According to the Global Property Guide’s annual price index, Greece now ranks 39th among 45 countries surveyed, while at the height of the economic […]

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Fourth month of price declines in softening property market

OLIVIA CAISLEY Reporter Sydney @livcaisley The housing market has slumped again with preliminary figures suggesting a soft start to March. While the previous auction ­results in late February had been hailed a “super Saturday”, AMP Capital Chief economist Shane Oliver said that spike in auction clearance rates was just a “temporary boost”. At the weekend […]

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China aims to keep property market stable in 2018

BEIJING (Reuters) – China aims to pursue “stable and healthy development” of the property market in 2018 with an increased focus on providing affordable housing and developing the rental market, Premier Li Keqiang said in a government work report released on Monday. “China will maintain the position that homes are for living in, not for […]