Chinese property market starts to cool
The speed with which residential property prices are increasing is beginning to slow at last in China much to the relief of the government who has introduced several measures designed to cool the market.
Global economic strife impacts on Aussie real estate
In the wake of the global financial crisis the Australian property market continued to flourish unaffected by the ramifications that rippled across the world but current financial conditions now seem to be taking their toll.
100% mortgages back on offer in UK
Three years after disappearing from the UK property market the news that 100 per cent mortgages are back on offer will be warmly welcomed by hundreds of thousands of young buyers resigned to a future in rental properties.
House prices steady in Singapore
The effects of the uncertainty of the Eurozone debt crisis and the ailing economy in the US is being felt across the globe and real estate experts believe these issues are affecting the property markets in Singapore.
Dream home on the horizon for UK youngsters
New research shows that despite gloomy economic predictions for the future of the UK property market most youngsters throughout the UK believe they will own their dream home by the time they hit 35.
French real estate values on the way up
Unlike some of its close neighbouring countries the French property market is seeing property prices increase steadily and international investors are showing great interest in property for sale in France.
UK house prices continue to slide
As predicted by many experts residential UK property prices continued to fall during August, a drop of 0.6 per cent was recorded by Nationwide – the biggest monthly drop since October 2010.
Sydney property auctions subdued
The latest findings from the auction houses dealing in Sydney real estate show the market relatively steady in recent weeks despite a fall in sale prices.
Spanish developer promises to cut VAT
More good news for potential buyers looking to buy a new property in Spain developer Taylor Wimpey de Espana is planning to match the government’s promise of a 50 per cent VAT reduction on new properties.
Homeownership levels plummet in UK
By the end of this decade research suggests that home ownership across the UK property market will fall to its lowest level for more than thirty years.
Irish property prices continue to fall
A newly published report reveals that while residential property prices throughout Ireland are still dropping the rate at which they are falling is finally slowing down.
US real estate sales dip in July
New figures from the National Association show that while a small fall in pending homes sales across the USA real estate markets was recorded during July the figure is still much higher than the same period during 2010.
UK homes cheaper to buy than rent
It’s now official, according to research from the Halifax one of the UK’s largest lenders; it is cheaper for first time buyers to buy a property than to rent a home in most areas of the UK property market.
Poor results for property in Portugal
Latest information on the sales activity across the residential property market in Portugal suggests that house prices continue to fall across most areas of the market.
Steps to combat mortgage fraud
Following a successful trial period a new mortgage verification scheme has been rolled out across the UK property market in an effort to beat mortgage fraud while offering protection for lenders and customers alike.