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The dollar has enjoyed a meteoric rise since the middle of 2014, reaching highs against major currencies not seen since before the global downturn....
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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......
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Whilst most people in America the United Kingdom are aware of Section 8 Housing and Section 106 respectively, many are not fully informed on how these programs work. Documentary maker Kevin Murphy elaborates...
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When commentators began to suggest that the US housing crisis had changed people's attitudes towards housing; turning the US into a nation of renters, many took the potential for this being a "possibly permanent" change with a large pinch of salt...
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A rolling rock collects no moss, but the American rock does seem to be slowing into this year. But it is still way too early to say that the doom-sayers have now been proven right. For a start the American housing market is far too big to judge as a whole, and when judged as a sum of its parts the recovery is still alive and well...
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In the last year we have all seen a taste of how incredible the Florida recovery will be, but for those who think that Florida housing recovery can be put into the past tense, you should check foreclosure figures...
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Everything is bigger in America, and the so-called mega-malls are no exception. But they are an exception to the wider rule, as we have seen in previous downturns people spend more on entertainment, arguably to cheer themselves up from all the economic woes...
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Around the world you can hear stories about hot retail investment sectors, with new malls being built and rented out by the handful in the likes of Turkey. Even in America there are still plenty of mall developments being reported. But in the UK only one new mall is to open this year...
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The latest release from the S&P Case-Shiller house price index, (which is as close to being an official house price index as it gets in America) shows US house prices up by between 4.5% and 5.5% in the 12 months...
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Property investment is set to intensify in the US hotel market, with buyers becoming more aggressive in 2013. According to Jones Lang LaSalle's Hotel Investment Outlook, 2012 was a positive year for the sector...
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You should never put all of your eggs into one basket, or so the old saying goes. The Asian property market is no exception to this rule and while there is undoubtedly growth, several factors call for trepidation, if not outright concern...
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It is now going on 7 years since America started to crumble, 6 years since the UK caught the disease, and between that and 5 years since most the rest of the world followed suit, and still we aren't back out the other side in any real way...
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When you take all the divisions out of the equation, overall the global residential real estate market does seem to be making a comeback, in most cases fueled by internationalised (cross-border) demand levels...
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The Eurozone. As predicted last year – it's still alive, it's still bogged down by indecision and the UK is still doing the hokey-cokey on the side-lines...
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When America crashed few markets suffered worse than Miami, with thousands of foreclosures every week and very few people buying, available stock was languishing on the market...
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Residential home construction in the US has hit a 4 year high according to the latest information from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)...
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New data from the California Association of Realtors for September showed that the continued shortage of available homes for sale not only lowered sales, but took the average house price to the highest level in 4 years...
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It's that time of the year again; the time when we stop worrying about this year, and start planning for the next, even if the continued volatility out there makes planning seem almost impossible at times...
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The chances are you will already have heard some of the mounting evidence to suggest that the US housing market is bottoming, and probably some of those reports that pour water on the optimism...
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According to the Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance HousingPulse Tracking Survey, investors were responsible for 21.9 per cent of house sales in America in July...
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Some 55% of properties purchased by foreigners in America are now purchased by Chinese buyers according to a new report. The data shows that Chinese buyers invested a whopping $9 billion dollars...
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Most of the world is still feeling the effects of the financial crisis and for many it will get worse before it gets better, but for investors residential property in the US is certainly back on the menu...
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The banking world is in tatters and one thing that global property needs to get back on its feet - if not to flourish - is the cooperation and support of the banks...
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Chinese buyers are flooding into the American property market as it continues to show signs that it has bottomed. According to the latest data Chinese nationals are now the second biggest foreign buyers in America after Canadians...
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According to the NAR foreclosures fell across the country from 2.8% in July 2011 to 2.7% in December, but the drops were much more pronounced in the areas...
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According to some experts the mounting up of positive metrics across consecutive months can only be interpreted as showing that the market has bottomed. But the market hasn't bottomed, and nor will it for at least another year, according to other experts. So, what's the truth here?
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The US and UK housing markets have experienced many similar trends during the financial crisis; with both experiencing the same trends, usually one followed by the other...
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Despite being one of Europe's (PIIGs) most heavily indebted countries, and well wrapped up in the whole sovereign debt crises, Italian pooled funds have posted some pretty decent returns in the first half of this year.
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Buy to Let has been haunting the UK press with much gusto in recent months for many reasons. Mortgage lenders have been citing a rise in lending and subsequently new mortgage products in a bid to "cope" with rising demand in the arena...
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