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Introduction to Property Market Cycle

Market cycles, also known as economic cycles or business cycles, refer to the natural and recurring periods of growth (expansion) and decline (recession) in an economy. These cycles influence various markets, including stocks, bonds, and real estate. Understanding market cycles is integral for investors as it can guide their decisions about when to invest, what […]

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ECB tells banks to factor in further drop in property prices

Reuters November 7, 20234:19 PM GMT+2Updated 3 days ago A view shows the logo of the European Central Bank (ECB) outside its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany March 16, 2023. REUTERS/Heiko Becker/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights FRANKFURT, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Euro zone banks should factor in the risk of a further fall in property prices when […]

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STATE OF THE US HOUSING MARKET: More data shows that rising house prices won’t last — the dip is coming

According to the CoreLogic Home Price Index Report, national home prices saw a year-over-year increase of 5.4% in May — up from a 3.6% gain in April 2019. CoreLogic attributes the growth to a decrease in housing supply because of the pandemic. “Tight supply and pent-up demand, particularly among millennials, provides optimism for a bounce-back in […]

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How international property markets are responding to Covid-19

Here’s how international markets are reacting. Images: Getty More Australia has shut down auctions and open houses, significantly impacting the number of homes hitting the market. Beyond that, however, it’s too early to know just what impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on house prices. The most recent figures show Australian property values rising 0.7 per […]

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Singapore Property investment sales leapt 31.4% to $3.59b in Q1

The residential sector accounted for 30.4% of sales volume. Preliminary property investment sales volume jumped 31.4% QoQ to $3.59b in Q1 2019 despite the absence of major office en -bloc deals, according to CBRE’s highlights of property investment sector performance in Southeast Asia. The residential sector still accounted for the majority of investment sales volume […]

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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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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 […]