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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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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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Kenya Property Market 2019 : The Fall…

Real estate in general is a tricky investment option. People have the wrong belief that since real estate is an asset-backed investment and it has liquidation value, it is risk free. That is completely wrong. Property does provide more security compared to some of the other types of investments but it is not risk free. Its […]

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Factors that determine the best moment to put up property for sale

Mr Kosta Kosta Kioleoglou, regional managing editor, Africa Plantation Capital. PHOTO| COURTESY In Summary During the financial cycle, capital flows affect prices, while the physical cycle (of demand and supply) determines vacancy, which then drive rents and values. (Kioleoglou Kosta) Everyone gets into property investment with varied reasons and for an investor, it is to […]

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Demolitions in Kenya: How Legal Is Your Legal Title Deed?

One of the biggest challenges that the Real Estate Market faces in Kenya has traditionally been the fear of title deed authenticity. Fake transactions have created fear to investors who remain completely exposed to a registry system and a state that cannot provide indisputable titles of ownership. Land disputes are extremely common even when genuine […]

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Market expectations 2017: It is time to act

For several months now, people have been speculating as to what is going to happen during the year 2017. Despite the different opinions, everybody agrees that this year is full of challenges. The period of speculating has finished and now we are living the reality. Since the beginning of the year the news about the […]

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Kenya : Will 2017 Fair Any Better?

The world witnessed changes, unexpected overthrows, the Brexit referendum, the US elections, wars, terrorism, signs of instability in Europe, a wind of change for the Asian markets and Africa tried to overcome challenges amid a global storm in the year 2016. For many analysts, this was a preparatory period, a rehearsal before what is expected […]

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UK: Is property facing a meltdown in 2017?

THE HOUSING market is finally slowing after years of rampant growth and many Britons will give hearty thanks for that. GETTY The housing market is slowing after years after rapid growth The assumption that homeowners automatically celebrate price rises has been blown apart by the crazy growth of recent years, which has made the majority […]