Archive for March, 2011

Survey shows majority of people who buy a new property in the UK are satisfied

March 31, 2011

The vast majority of people in the UK who buy a new home are satisfied with the overall quality of their purchase and would recommend their builder to a friend, a new survey shows.

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More Chinese buying property in Singapore

March 31, 2011

The proportion of mainland Chinese buying residential property in Singapore increased by 3% in the fourth quarter of 2010 in a sign that they are moving away from the over heated Chinese market.

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UK property prices edge up again in March

March 31, 2011

UK residential property prices increased by 0.5% in March, an indication that the real estate market is proving resilient despite gloomy economic news and fears about job losses.

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New flights boost St Lucia property and rental markets

March 31, 2011

New British Airways daily flights from Gatwick to St Lucia in the Caribbean have been welcomed by property developers and second home owners as a move that will boost the real estate sector and the holiday rental industry.

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Wed 30th March news from Propertywire.com

March 30, 2011

Dismal start to 2011 for US residential real estate market

The US residential real estate market is experiencing a dismal start to 2011 with only two major metropolitan areas, San Diego and Washington D.C., seeing positive year on year home price gains.
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UK’s newest national park could deal with 4,000 planning applications a year

Some 4,000 planning applications a year are expected for the South Downs, the UK’s newest national park which officially comes into being on Friday (April 01). Read more...

Estate agents report increase in activity and demand in UK property market

Activity in the residential property market in the UK has surged following the winter slowdown with buyer demand increasing especially in central London where quality homes are being snapped up, it is claimed.
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News from Propertywire.com 29th March

March 29, 2011

Historic Tuscan villa restoration for holiday homes

The sixteenth century former Tuscan home of ancient and influential Italian families linked to the Medici is to be restored to create an exclusive clubhouse for use by residents of holiday properties being offered for sale on the estate. Read more

UK prime country house market sees prices rise in first quarter of 2011

Prices of UK prime country houses rose in the first quarter of 2011 by 0.5%, partially reversing some of the prices falls in the second half of 2010, the figures published today (Tuesday March 29) show.
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March issue of PropertyWire Confidential

March 28, 2011

PropertyWire Confidential March 2011
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Latest news from Propertywire.com 25th – 28th March

March 28, 2011

Friday and Mondays news from Propertywire.com

 

One of most famous London riverside sites for sale
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UAE becoming an affordable and attractive option for company offices, it is suggested
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Global property market sees sharp divergence
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Growth in prime central London residential market surprises experts
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Tropical Australian island sells at bargain price
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Latest reports suggest US commercial property values are on the up
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Todays news from Propertywire.com

March 23, 2011

 

£250 million scheme to help first time buyers seen as too little, too late
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Online UK estate agent offers money back guarantee
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London office property market sees occupier demand rise 6%
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Portugal sees further property price falls and lack of confidence in market
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Monday & Tuesday news from Propertywire.com

March 22, 2011

UK residential property rents edged higher in the first three months of the year
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China saw strong property markets in 2010 but residential expected to decline in 2011
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Dubai apartment rents down 30% in last year
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Brazil clamps down on foreign ownership of agricultural land
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UK property owners reluctant to move, new research suggests
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Foreign investors put off buying in Bangkok
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