News - Archive for July 2014
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Spanish Property Sales Up 48% in 2014
Spanish real estate valuation and assessment specialists TINSA have released data showing that Spain’s housing market is now recovering, amidst gradually improving....
The Ups and Downs of the Chelsea Barracks Development
Across the Thames in the shadows of the controversial Battersea Power Station and its resurrection is another development that has also had its share...
NAEA First-Time Buyer Data at Odds with Industry Reports
The National Association of Estate Agent’s (NAEA) claimed that just 3% of buyers in June were first-time buyers under the age of 30...
UK:165,000 Affordable Homes to be Built by 2018
The British government have announced a new affordable homes programme that is set to change the way properties are built in the country with many being largely constructed off-site....
Spanish Property Considered Best Value in Europe
Spain suffered more than most countries following the financial crisis with rigorous austerity measures, escalating public debt, heavy financial reliance on the Eurozone...
UK Buy-to-Let Market on Very Shaky Ground
There is no doubt that the increases in UK property prices have been largely driven by the huge rise in private landlords coming to the market....
New BRICS Development Bank a Political Coup for Putin
The establishment of a multilateral development bank operated by the BRICS nations, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, proposed at the....
Pensioners Financially Better Off Than UK Workers
Research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) published today has revealed that only those over the age of 60 have not experienced any drop....
Europe Benefits as Crisis Deepens for China’s Real Estate Market
Shanghai Securities News have revealed that when record-high payments become due for China's real estate investment trusts (REITs)...
Bridging the Wealth Gap Columbian Style
The British press has recently been full of reports concerning the increasing gap between rich and poor created by the economic downturn in the UK...
Dubai: Introducing the World's First Climate-Controlled City
Dubai has one of the most recognisable skylines in the world, earning the Emirate city a reputation for pushing boundaries with its architecture...
Investment from Middle East in European Assets Surges in 2014
World leading property consulting and research firm CBRE have revealed that investors from the Middle East are expected to spend €135bn in overseas...
Stratford - London’s Latest Prime Market
When London won its bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games, the fortunes of Stratford, a somewhat deprived area with many brownfield sites, improved beyond expectation.....
House Prices Not Our Problem Says Bank of England
The Bank of England (BoE) introduced new measures last week to cap household indebtedness caused by an overheated UK property market and soaring mortgage...
Could the Recyclable Home Solve the UK Housing Crisis?
The housing crisis in the UK is one of the biggest social and economic challenges facing the country. According to government figures 122,950 new homes...
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