Property auctions increase

Property auctions increase by year end. In Greece, the state is planning to auction 31 properties between October 17 and December 19, and according to sources this figure may grow considerably, as besides the increase in bank account confiscations and asset freezes, the Independent Authority for Public Revenue is increasing the pace of online auctions …

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Canada sales data to be made available

Canada sales data to be made available. The Canadian Real Estate Association says it will soon be adding historical sales data to its realtor.ca website. The industry group said the information will be included along with new listings and be accessible without a password. Whether you want to sell your residential property or buy a …

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Pass SST savings to property buyers

Pass SST savings to property buyers. KUALA LUMPUR — Property developers will review prices of new homes in response to the government’s call for tax exemption savings on construction materials. This will be passed on to consumers. According to the New Straits Times, some said they could also apply discounts to existing units despite the …

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French say Airbnb is a property agent

French say Airbnb is a property agent. Online rental marketplace Airbnb rejected on Friday a contention by a leading French hoteliers’ association that it is a real estate agent and should be subjected to property rules in a case which could affect other online services. Since its launch in San Francisco in 2008, Airbnb, which …

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Dubai as a property investment

Dubai as a property investment. Expats should invest in property priced below Dh1.5 million, which is the most stable segment and offers best long-term returns, according to real estate market analysts. For a family that has money to invest, we would also advise to stick below Dh1.5 million price point, which represents the most stable …

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Buying property in Mauritius

Buying property in Mauritius. South Africans are increasingly dominating the property market in Mauritius with their buying power, contributing to growth in the construction and real estate sector. This is according to Diane Watkins, executive director of Barnes International Realty in Mauritius. Whether you want to sell your residential property or buy a new real …

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India’s first Real Estate Investment Trust

India’s first Real Estate Investment Trust. India’s much-awaited maiden real estate investment trust (REIT) is set to debut almost four years after the rules were notified and efforts by the government over the past few years to put in place regulations on par with global standards. Whether you want to sell your residential property or …

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Property Developers in Hong Kong

Property Developers in Hong Kong. Property developers are cutting prices in Hong Kong to lure buyers amid the increasing downside risks in the world’s least-affordable housing market. Vanke Property Overseas Ltd. released 231 units of its new project Le Point in Tuen Mun Friday, with prices as low as HK$9,878 ($1,265) per square foot, the …

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Africa real estate opportunity

Africa real estate opportunity. Africa needs to develop the domestic conditions to absorb the much higher levels of global real estate investment currently considering Africa, in order to deploy global investment on a significant scale. Typically, African real estate accounts for around 0.5% of large global funds’ commitment. That said, most of the global real …

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