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Pressure Mounts for Strict Regulation of Short-Term Accommodation
In reaction to the rising numbers of property investors buying up several apartments for short-term rental, the hotel sector is putting pressure on governments.....
Singapore Too Expensive for Decent Investment
Managers of the €1.6m Real Estate Capital Asia Partners (RECAP), SC Capital have said that property prices in Singapore need to drop another 30%
Can Anything Stop the Dollar's Stellar Rally?
The dollar has enjoyed a meteoric rise since the middle of 2014, reaching highs against major currencies not seen since before the global downturn....
Investment Artificially Inflating London’s Property Market
Price growth is continuing at a steady pace throughout the UK's property markets despite weakening wage growth.....
£100m Prime London Property Sold Day after Tory Victory
As it emerged the Tories had won a majority government at last week’s general election and mansion tax fears subsided....
American Buyers Max Out on European Real Estate
As highlighted in IPIN’s ‘Emerging Trends in Global Property Markets 2015’ series, American property investors are harnessing the power.....
UK Elections 2015: Is London's Property Bubble about to Burst?
As it draws closer to the UK's elections, foreign exchange markets have displayed more volatility than seen since the US had its 'fiscal cliff' moment.....
Trying to Follow London's Corrupt Money Trail
Even before London’s property boom the city as well as other areas of Britain have been considered safe investments for overseas buyers and developers.....
Abu Dhabi Overtakes Dubai as Driver of UAE Property Market
The UAE has seen a significant increase in investor interest in its real estate in the last year, returning to its former glory days before the global financial crisis.....
Starting Pistol Fired for New UK Pension Freedoms
Standard Life reported an "unprecedented level of customer contact" in the days following 6th April when new pension freedoms came into effect in Britain....
European Property Markets Continue Boom in 2015
Investment in global real estate markets shows no signs of abating this year, with statistics showing house price rises.....
Hotel Investment Booming in Dubai
A shortage of residential real estate in Dubai is directing the attention of investors and developers towards the luxury hotel apartment market.....
UK: Flipping Battersea
In the never-ending saga that continues with Battersea Power Station, several purchasers are selling their flats that not only remain un-lived in but have not even been built.......
London: The Johnson-Osborne Plan
So would residents of London like to be more like New York City? In a scheme announced by the Chancellor George Osborne.....
Revealed: Investment Trends in Real Estate Markets 2015
2014 was an exciting year for international property investors and we’ve seen the market open wider than ever before as we get closer to.....
London: A Casino in the Neighbourhood?
Would you like to have a Vegas-style gambling casino in your neighbourhood or for that matter on your street? This is the issue is being presented to the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.....
International Hotel Sector to Boom in 2015
The international hotel sector is set for exponential growth in 2015 as Chinese insurers continue their foray into prime property markets.....
Choosing the Right Income-Generating Property Asset
There are several reasons real estate is the most popular tangible investment on the market: revenue streams from rentals; long-term capital growth.....
The Changing Face of Turkish Real Estate
After an encouraging year for foreign investment in its real estate sector, Turkey's government is set to boost the market further through the introduction.....
The following is a summary of the distressed properties market relating to the US only. Whilst IPIN's expertise extends to distressed assets internationally.....
Property Related Funds & Syndicates
It is possible to invest in property without taking individual ownership of physical assets and the associated risks by dealing in property-related shares....
Parliament’s Plan to Control Housing Benefit Fraud
Whilst topics regarding the NHS, taxation and immigration are the most notable leading up to the British 2015 election, one issue that certainly gets its share of media attention.....
London: The Future of Getting Around
In May 2014 Britain's Planning Resource organisation reported that according to Office for National Statistics (ONS).....
Property Investment to be Boosted by UK Pensioners in 2015
April 2015 will see changes to pension legislation come into effect allowing lump sums to be transferred into bank accounts for any purpose.....
Thailand Real Estate Boosted by GDP Growth
Industry professionals predict that Thailand’s residential property market could see up to 10% growth on the back of the country’s improving economic fundamentals....
More Brits Looking Overseas for Property Investment
2014 has seen a resurgence of Britons buying property overseas, seeking to capitalise on a strengthening pound in Eurozone markets, where house prices are still heavily discounted and mortgages are cheap.....
Singapore Largest Foreign Investor in Asia in 2014
Property speculators from Singapore have poured money into overseas real estate markets this year, amidst a cooling domestic market.....
China's Property Market Continues Decline in November
As Chinese investment in overseas real estate remains at the highest levels ever seen, its domestic market has experienced declining house prices.....
Buy-to-Let: Residential or Student Accommodation – which do you think is the most lucrative?
What is the difference between the two types of Buy-to-Let (BTL) and which is the more profitable? Also, check out the Prime Hotspots on the interactive map...
Galliard Homes to Build £1bn of UK Residential in Joint Venture
London's largest privately-owned residential developer, Galliard Homes recently announced a joint venture (JV) focussing on regeneration projects in the South East of England.....
Is Equity Release Viable for UK Homeowners?
The British property market continues its stellar rise from strength to strength, with little or no sign of abating in the near future....
Fewer Foreign Buyers in Manhattan as Dollar Strengthens
The dollar has had a spectacular few months, rising with considerable strength against major currencies beyond even the most bullish analyst expectations.....
Pilbara MP's Open Invitation to Foreigners
Brendan Grylls, MP for the Pilbara, Western Australia has a vision of expanding the local population with 25,000 international migrants....
The New Admiralty Arch
So, does London really need another expensive hotel to accommodate business and holiday visitors? Obviously the local hotel industry thinks so with the new Conrad Hotel.....
Foreign Investment: Too Much of a Good Thing?
Recent reports suggest that overseas investors now own almost 25% of all UK commercial property, most of it in London.....
Why Chinese Investors Love Australian Real Estate
When it comes to investing overseas, Chinese property hunters often head for global neighbours Australia, where they have spent more than $24bn.....
Chinese Investors Seek Safe-Haven of British Infrastructure
China is seeking financial sanctuary in Britain's energy, property and transport infrastructure....
UK Sees First-Time Buyer Revival
Despite gloomy reports on the lack of affordability for many British buyers trying to get on the property ladder, September saw a healthy 11% increase....
Chinese Investors get Thumbs Up for Australian Mining
It's no secret that China has generated huge amount of wealth for its population over the last decade, with more millionaires and ultra-high net worth individuals....
Spain's Glut of Unsold Homes Diminishing Fast
An increase in sales by foreign buyers and institutional investors has led to predictions that unsold homes in Spain will shrink to 563,000 units in 2015....
Mining Boom Attracts Investors Down Under
Western Australia's (WA) Pilbara region has been known as a hot spot for property investment for years, fuelled by the regional iron ore mining boom.....
Optimistic Growth Forecast for Spanish Economy
Spain has released consistently strong economic data over the last eight quarters, leading economists to raise forecasts towards more positive growth through 2015.....
High Speed 2 Railway £40bn Boost to UK Economy
The controversial railway network that will link Britain's south and north could be worth more than £40bn to the economy, say economists.....
Buy-to-Let: The Only Way is Up North
Media reports showing a booming demand for rental properties in the UK have been on the increase in 2014, with demand significantly outstripping supply.....
Middle East Investors to Spend €115bn on European Property
New data shows that the richest investors from the Middle East are set to pour billions into European property......
New York's Waldorf Hotel to be Largest Ever Chinese Acquisition
Hilton Worldwide Holdings have announced the sale of the world-famous Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York for a staggering $1.95bn to Chinese investors....
Green Shoots of Recovery for Abu Dhabi Property
New data shows that residential real estate in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi has shown strong signs of recovery for the first time since 2008.....
Wealth in Europe at Record High
Swiss bankers have released data showing that wealth in Europe rose 1.7% in 2013, exceeding the peak recorded prior to the 2007-2009.....
UK Property Boosted by Help-to-Buy Say Government
The last week has seen a number of positive highlights for the UK property market. For example, the latest Help-to-Buy figures reveal that nearly 53,000....
UAE Hoteliers Eye-Up Manchester Investment Market
Dubai's luxury hotel developers Jumeirah Group have highlighted Manchester as a potential expansion location which could transform the skyline and the....
Spain Hosts 45.4 Million Visitors - Sets New Record
For the first time since records have been kept, Spain was visited by 9,070,024 tourists in the month of August alone, bringing the annual total......
Marbella's Prime Property Heats-up Market
Spanish property prices have recently reported price growth after six years in the doldrums, suggesting the bottom of the market has been reached.....
Why Chinese Investors are Buying Overseas
Over the past few years there has been an increasing amount of Chinese money pouring into overseas real estate markets. With more than 40,000 new millionaires created.....
UK Attracts Record Foreign Direct Investment in 2014
The UK has attracted the most inward investment projects since records began in the 1980s, creating the highest number of new jobs....
Chinese Overseas Residential Property Investments up 84%
An incredible €1.2bn has been spent by Chinese investors on overseas property projects in the first half of 2014, representing an increase of 84%....
Spanish Property Officially a Bull Market
In the second quarter of 2014, Spanish house prices recorded an increase for the first time in six years, confirming the nation's return.....
Prices of London's Premier Properties up 27%
House prices in London's most exclusive and expensive areas have increased from £3.7m in Q2 to a whopping £4.7m in Q3..........
Hassle-Free Property Investments Top of UK Asset Class
It's well recorded that London's prime property markets have experienced extreme inflation due to heightened interest from some of the world's richest investors....
Spain’s Record-Breaking Year for Tourism
New tourism figures covering January-July of this year reveal that Spain is on target for an outstanding year in tourism, a crucial sector....
Are House Prices in Europe in Touch with Reality?
In June of this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) called on policymakers to do more to curb rising housing prices around the world....
British Expat Investment in Affordable UK Homes up 60%
According to a new report, the UK has seen a huge increase in overseas investors seeking and purchasing properties under £70,000....
Re-Birth of the Iconic Crystal Palace
Originally designed by Sir Joseph Paxton, the iconic Crystal Palace is now poised to become one of South London's newest major developments.....
60% Increase in British Property Millionaires in One Year
UK Property website Zoopla has published a study today which reveals that the number of homeowners who can refer to themselves as property millionaires....
Mass Exodus from China's Property Market Boosts UK and Eurozone
Speculation about the future of China’s property market has increased as real estate moguls Li Ka-shing and Wang jianlin have gradually withdrawn....
Real Estate Still UK's Largest Investment Asset Class
As a result of budgetary changes in March 2014, more pensioners are investing in residential property as part of their pension pot....
Will Bamboo Change the Face of Western Construction?
Housing shortages exist in various regions all over the world as the global population continues to increase year-on-year and construction falls behind....
UK Construction: Strongest Growth for 11 Years
According to data from Markit, the UK's construction sector recorded a rating of 62.4 on the purchasing managers' index (PMI). Any figure above 50 indicates growth...
China's Real Estate - A Market in Crisis
After China's house prices rose dramatically through the first months of 2013, the government imposed stringent cooling measures which may have been too efficient...
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...
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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