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As highlighted in IPIN’s ‘Emerging Trends in Global Property Markets 2015’ series, American property investors are harnessing the power.....
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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.....
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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%....
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The General Council of Notaries in Spain published data this week showing that US, Chinese and Russian buyers were among the most active foreign buyers...
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After feeling the ravages of recession more than most other countries in Europe, Spain now appear to be emerging from the wreckage with significant strength, contrary to speculation from economists...
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A report issued by international credit ratings agency Fitch shows that although property prices in Spain are 30% below their 2007 peak, prices are still likely to continue falling in 2014, bottoming out in 2015...
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The majority of people who invest in the UK's commercial property market are opposed to the nation leaving the European Union (EU), a new survey has discovered...
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Like most forms of property investment in the current climate there are 2 schools of thought on which markets you should invest in. You have those who believe that the flight to primary cities not only can't be ignored but shouldn't be strayed from, and those who continue to believe in emerging market growth potential...
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The property markets are now more diverse than ever with each sector fighting harder for news coverage and making its case for public investment. We take a look over the past month's activity on IPIN Live and what property investors were reading, and give our opinion as to why...
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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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We could talk negative statistics on the UK economy all day... Heck we could put on some slow jazz, open a bottle of our favourite (or strongest) alcoholic spirit and really get down to the nuts and bolts of the misery if we really wanted – it is Christmas after all...
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The summer selling season 2012 is just about to end for Spain, and surprisingly for some it is ending on rather a high note. According to a recent report sales in August were 4% higher than July and 7% higher than the previous year...
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My mother always said, drastic times call for drastic measures, and it was certainly a drastic measure when Spain finally admitted it needed bailing out by the EU, although not this time for government debt but for the survival of its beleaguered banking system...
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The Greek elections have been and gone and unfortunately the Eurozone is no further forward than it was before the elections...
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Spain and Ireland right now are a near perfect experiment for two different ways of dealing with a burst real estate bubble; both had bubbles of the same magnificent proportions...
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The Euro was originally formed to make trading easier between several countries and unify day to day business. It has failed. How about something gets done to actually achieve that?
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There is a widening gap between the best and worst performing European office markets, with polarisation in the sector expected to continue throughout 2012...
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CBRE has just released its all-important global index of capital values for Q1 2012. The index shows growth slowing around the world, with the global growth for the quarter just 0.3% the smallest quarterly growth recorded by the index since Q4 2009...
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For those that don't know, the European debt crisis has taken a turn for the worse again. Fresh fears over the need for a Spanish bailout and/or the possibility that the EU would disband because of its inability to give a bailout the size the Spain would require...
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House prices in the prime central London housing market could plummet by as much as 50 per cent if the single euro currency was to collapse, experts have warned...
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According to a new report from the Moody's investment service, the US commercial property recovery has slowed in the past 3 months. The firm puts it down to continued concerns over the EU debt crisis...
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Experts are predicting that German property investment volumes are set to return to pre-crash levels this year after a surge in first-quarter portfolio-transactions signalled buzzing investor-sentiment and appetite...
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According to the latest report into the student property sector in the UK, it continues to perform very well indeed. According to the CBRE's quarterly market review of the sector (Q1 2012), £1.15 billion was invested in the sector in 2011...
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There are significant opportunities for property investors in the student accommodation market. This is according to Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), which outlined the scope of the sector and the room for growth in a recent presentation....
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Property investment experts are predicting another strong year for German property investment this year, as it continues to be perceived as a safe-harbour in the Euro-sovereign debt storm...
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It has been said that a government has limited control over what it can do to influence things like property price growth, but this isn't so in China, it has near-total control. After easing us in gently from April 2010...
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Wealthy Middle Eastern and Russian buyers are, along with Brits taking over from Chinese and European Union buyers as dominant in the Prime Central London market according to a new report...
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Italians and Greeks are pouring millions of Euros into the London property market, which is standing out as one of the few safe-havens within Europe. On the first wave of the financial crisis, investors from Italy and Greece...
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CB Richard Ellis has just released its latest report into UK student housing investment, and it makes for very positive reading indeed. According to the data investment in student housing has increased by more than 120% in the last year...
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During the boom emerging markets were all the rage with investors, especially private investors who could only see the potential profit of a studio apartment for £7k (for example), and hear the talk of the 40% instant gain made on completion of an off plan property...
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For those that don't know, the combined intellect of the European Union's financial brains has come up with a tax first conceived in a university lecture in the seventies...
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Student property investment experts are warning of the potential for falling student numbers to become a long term problem, affecting the long term yield potential of specialist student property investments, especially those serving lower-class institutions...
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During the boom, many of the buyers that caused scintillation in the Dubai property market were from the EU, but now not only Dubai, but the UAE and wider gulf region is wishing that the loss of such buyers were its only exposure to the EU's sovereign debt crisis...
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With tuition fee increases set to come into force at universities across the UK from September 2012, investors in student property may be wondering just how their assets will perform...
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The latest figures published in the Knight Frank Global House Price Index for the second quarter of the year indicate that growth in capital values has stalled...
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Investors in France are finding that the country's banks are becoming more reluctant to offer real estate loans to overseas buyers, it has been claimed...
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After more than 10 years since the infamous BRICs Report by Jim O'Neil of Goldman Sachs – the latest "next big thing" to invest in according to one research house is MINT...
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Albania is currently leading the way in terms of economic recovery among the Western Balkan nations. This is according to the latest figures from the EC Economic and Financial Affairs Department's Candidate and Pre-Accession Countries Economic Quarterly Report Q4 2010...
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Now, in Europe we have commercial properties being sold at severely depressed prices, especially malls, and especially in those countries mired by the sovereign debt crisis.
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Property industry leaders are expected to urge governments to work towards a global standard for measuring the sustainability of buildings, it has been revealed. The news comes ahead of a conference session chaired by British Property Federation chief executive Liz Peace later this week....
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Portugal has been told that it only has a few months to convince the international money markets that it can avoid becoming the next eurozone county to fall. Following the news that Ireland has had to seek out a bailout from the EU, the country now faces an uphill struggle....
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A significant percentage of independent financial advisors (IFAs) believe that their clients could benefit from investing abroad. Indeed, 71 per cent were in favour of the investment option, according to research commissioned by the Belek Golf Club....
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The European debt crisis has passed. The introduction of austerity measures, tax hikes and public sector pay cuts by eurozone governments has helped to successfully quell worries and slash public deficits in the region....
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