Archive for April, 2011

27th & 28th April news from Propertywire.com

April 28, 2011

Troubled Dubai developer stops selling
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Villages of portable houses to be built in earthquake hit Christchurch
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Thai developer reveals plans for India and wider Asian projects
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Private property landlord sector in UK sees growing dema
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Mon 25th & Tues 26th April news from Propertywire.com

April 26, 2011

Prices fall further as Portuguese property market lack of confidence continues
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Property sales and prices in the US exceed expectations in March, latest figures show
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Property developers next in line in bid to cool Chinese real estate markets
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Investors seeking legal route to recover down payments on stalled Ajman projects
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Buying a property in Scotland is cheaper than renting, research shows
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Mortgage lending in UK increases but doubts remain about future levels
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ARLA reinforces advice about property inventories for landlords
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RICS valuer registration scheme to become mandatory in the UK
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Political turmoil in Gulf and Middle East could benefit UAE property markets
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Weekly news stories 18-21 April 2011

April 21, 2011

Weekly news stories 18-21 April 2011

German commercial property market recovered from downturn of 2009, analysis shows
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Real estates agents in Portugal positive despite bail out
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US property market seeing an uneven recovery, latest data suggests
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Short term growth for Oman property market sluggish, consultants believe
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English farmland values up 11% compared with a year ago
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Property analysts predict more cooling measures in China as prices keep rising
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UK real estate agents report surge in demand for property
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UK farmhouse property market flat, latest analysis suggests
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Best UK farm land values since 2008, report show
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Healthy increase in occupier demand in Dubai office market, report shows
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Chinese buyers taking Singapore property prices to a new high
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Weekly news stories round-up 11-15 April 2011

April 18, 2011

Property prices fall in New Zealand
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Moody’s downgrades Chinese property sector from stable to negative
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Mediterranean countries see rise in interest from overseas buyers
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More lending set to boost Dubai property market, analysts say
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Shortage of property in London West End, analysts suggest
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Swiss property market maintains its winning streak 
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UK country house property market has a Spring in its step, according to property finders
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Demand for better quality rental properties rising in the UK
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Melbourne is most sought after commercial property location in Australia, report shows
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Christchurch earthquake effect on NZ property market revealed
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Chief exec of leading property investment company to address ADIT in Brazil
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UK property market was flat in March, latest RICS report shows 
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More UK buyers completing on property in London West End, agents suggest
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French commercial sector sees strong recovery after two years of negative values
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A nice name helps make a property more desirable, research shows
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UK govt announces growth plan to transform empty offices into new homes
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Egypt property market facing a lost year, according to analysts
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Spanish commercial property improved in 2010, index shows

April 7, 2011

Spanish commercial property delivered a positive total return in 2010 of 4.9%, a substantial improvement on the -9.3% delivered in 2009, according to the IPD Spain Annual Property Index.

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News from Propertywire.com Tues 5th & Wed 6th

April 6, 2011

News from Propertywire.com Tues 5th & Wed 6th

Saudi announces measures aimed at expanding its property market
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Analysts predict good year for Dublin office market
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Regulator promises to inject more trust in Dubai property market
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Confidence in Scottish property market on the rise, research suggests
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Law Society’s new home buying quality mark has CML support
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Global demand for prime central London property increases

April 4, 2011

Global demand for prime central London property increases

The prime central London residential property market saw a dramatic increase in demand in both the sales and lettings sectors last month particularly from the Middle East, according to estate agent W A Ellis.

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Demand for rental properties grows in north and central parts of UK

April 4, 2011

Demand for rental properties grows in north and central parts of UK

Northern and central regions of the UK are catching up with the south of the country interms of property rental demand, it is claimed.
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Rich North Americans looking to invest long term in property

April 4, 2011

Rich North Americans looking to invest long term in property

Wealthy North Americans are starting to look more closely at investing in residential real estate, an asset class that until recently was the pariah of the investment world.

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