East Africa the Engine for Growth for the Continent

EAST AFRICA – THE ENGINE OF GROWTH FOR THE CONTINENT! With South Africa’s economy in the doldrums and the largest economy on the continent, Nigeria, (population 190 million), struggling to reach 2% growth, the focus for international trade and investment should justifiably move to East Africa. Combining the countries of Ethiopia, with a population of …

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Brexit and Bitcoin

The fallout of Brexit could boost Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The decline of the Pound and UK assetsAfter former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab was eliminated in the second round of voting, the remaining five candidates took part in a live televised debate. Unsurprisingly, Brexit dominated Tuesday evening’s debate between Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt, Michael Gove, …

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Warning to Owners of rundown properties

LAS VEGAS – The county has a warning for the owners of rundown properties. Clark County Commisioner Tick Segerblom is calling on landlords in older parts of the Las Vegas valley to bring their properties up to code and keep them well-maintained. Segerblom laid out the consequences they could face for not meeting the county’s …

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Confidence dips for Property Developers

Confidence dips for Property Developers. Thailand – The new lending curbs and bearish housing demand has affected listed developers’ confidence in the first quarter of 2019. According to a recent survey by the Real Estate Information Center (REIC), the listed developers’ current sentiment index dropped to 52.2, a new low in 20 quarters since the …

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Brexit causing Estate Agency Staffing Problems

United Kingdom – The estate agency industry is in a staffing dilemma because of the continuing uncertainty over Brexit and its effect on the housing market. That’s the claim from the founder of the UK’s longest-established estate agency recruitment consultancy. Your Property Angels Attorney Realtor Partner will advertise and sell your property, offer you exclusive …

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Property owners face steep tax increases

Australia – A bull run in Melbourne’s commercial real estate values over the last five years has caused a sharp rise in land tax assessments arriving in landlords and property owners’ mailboxes, rattling many investors. long with stamp duty, land tax is one of the Victorian treasury’s biggest revenue sources, expected to contribute $3.1 billion …

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