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UK house sales expected to drop to lowest level in 20 years

Coronavirus hits the market just as it started to recover from slowdown after 2016 Brexit vote The UK housing market has come to a sudden halt, with sales expectations dropping to their lowest level in more than 20 years after estate agents closed their doors in the nationwide coronavirus lockdown. The score for sales expectations […]

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Greek Property Market :House prices show marked slowdown

The Greek housing market has doubtlessly slowed down this year, with the sale price growth rate declining for six consecutive months. Based on data from the first quarter of 2020, the slowdown marks are clear, as most areas observed a lower pace of price growth compared to the fourth quarter of last year. Across Greece prices grew at an annual […]

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UK property market moves into cold storage

As Britain enters the most serious phase yet in its fight to tackle the coronavirus crisis, the traditional “spring selling season” in the housing market has been all but forgotten. The government’s crisis measures to limit the spread of Covid-19 mean estate agents, prospective buyers and surveyors are barred from making home visits — bringing the […]

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Economic slowdown decreases house prices by 0.61pc in Q419

By MARGARET NJUGUNAH, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 3 – House prices maintained a downward trend in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to the Kenya Bankers Association House Price Index (KBA-HPI).   The report attributed the performance to an overall slowdown in the performance of the economy, which in turn tightened disposable income growth among potential home buyers.   During the period under review, house […]

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UK house prices rising at fastest rate since February 2018

Halifax shows rate of growth at 4.1%, partly due to sales delayed amid 2019 uncertainty UK house prices are rising at their fastest annual rate for nearly two years, according to Halifax, prompting claims that the property market is heading into the crucial spring season in reasonable shape. Halifax said house prices rose by 0.4% in […]

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How the world’s top 15 luxury housing markets will perform in 2020

Paris will have the hottest luxury housing market in 2020, according to Knight Frank. Global consultancy firm Knight Frank forecasted how the world’s top-tier luxury real-estate markets will perform in 2020. Paris will be the world’s hottest luxury housing market in 2020, with prices expected to grow by 7%, according to the report. High-end real-estate in the French […]

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Dubai sees ‘first signs of growing confidence’ in property market

Chestertons delivers upbeat analysis on 2020 real estate prospects in Dubai amid slowing price declines and stabilizing rental rates. Dubai’s real estate market could be seeing the first signs of growing market confidence, according to new research. Chestertons said this is a result of a notable slowdown in apartment sales price declines and the stabilization […]

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Rics: Political chaos pushes London house prices down in November

Brexit has cast uncertainty over the housing market in 2019 (via Getty Images) Political uncertainty held back London house prices in November, a new survey has shown, with gauges of demand and sales stuck in negative territory. Property company owners are hoping that today’s General Election will provide a clearer political and economic picture that […]