Archive for the ‘Business News’ Category

Propertywire.com currency watch – 22nd August

August 22, 2011

• Sterling hits 3-1/2 month high against the dollar
• Euro opens higher despite further tensions
• All eyes focus on Jackson Hole
• NZ, Australian dollars gain versus Yen

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Currency Watch news 15th June 2011

June 15, 2011

• UK CPI came in as expected at 4.5%
• US Retail Sales Fell less than expected
• Euro falls on EU deadlock over Greece
• Is the Euro dying a slow death?
• Hawkish RBA Governor Statements propels Australian Dollar

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Dollar post a tentative bounce from larger decline as the S&P 500 threat-ens collapse

June 7, 2011

Tuesday, 07 June 2011

• Dollar post a tentative bounce from larger decline as the S&P 500 threat¬ens collapse
• Euro rally flagging as Greece’s round two bailout just around the corner
• British pound stumbles as MPC expected to hold rates
• RBA leaves interest rates on hold at 4.75%

 

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14th – 18th March news from Propertywire.com

March 18, 2011

Dubai property prices set to fall up to 30% in next two years

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England needs 750,000 new properties by 2025
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Lending to UK commercial property market still limited
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Average US property prices fell again in January
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UK estate agents report more properties coming onto the market in February
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Stamp duty thresholds kept down in UK
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London lettings market sees robust start to year
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Bleak jobs market holding back UK property industry
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Second home market in south west of UK showing growth
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Somerset village comes out as best in England
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France and Germany rising in popularity among overseas property buyers
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Global distressed property listings are set to rise while investor interest wanes
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Wait and see property investors to capitalise on discounted overseas property
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Strong property rental growth for world’s top retail and entertainment streets
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Spa towns in the UK command higher prices, research shows
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This weeks news from Propertywire.com Feb 28th – March 3rd

March 3, 2011

UK property rents increase rapidly

Energy Performance Certificates failing to influence property buyers and tenants

Lawyers warn against adverts for so called property title protection insurance

Most European property markets are recovering, new report indicates

Buying frenzy for new build properties in France reported

UK property prices edged up in February but market still flat

Prime property prices in London rising as demand from overseas buyers soars

Private property rented sector increasing in the UK, new figures show

Call for rating websites with online feedback for UK’s private property sector


Mortgage affordability in the UK at its best for 10 years, it is claimed

Monday and Tuesdays news from PropertyWire.com

February 1, 2011

 

Report signals the recovery of the commercial office market in Poland
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New planning rules open way for friendly developers
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English farmland values increased 13% in 2010
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Rise on demand for one bed rental properties in London
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Average Scottish property prices rise by 83% since 2000
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Fewer buyers for £1 million plus properties in the UK, research suggests
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This weeks news round up from Propertywire.com

January 28, 2011

Further Chinese measures to curb real estate market
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Turkey property prices up in five key locations
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Plans for new ski development near Chamonix in the French Alps unveiled
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Low cost property auctions set to become more popular in the UK
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Little known tax allowance could save holiday home owners thousands
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US residential market could be at bottom, index specialist suggests
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Property prices at rock bottom, back to 2004 levels in some parts of Bulgaria
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UK property tax increase unlikely to hit prime real estate market
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Call for cost effective sustainable houses for the UK
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Private residence club offers apartments in Tuscan countryside
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Brisbane property market set to dip in aftermath of floods
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US existing home sales exceed expectations
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UK property rent attitudes changing
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This weeks news from Propertywire.com

January 21, 2011

Falling sales cool Singapore’s red hot property market
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Villa prices steady but rest Dubai property will see further falls
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Northern Emirates property market subdued, further price falls expected
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Spanish court ruling helps victims of property scams
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Auctions in US repossession hotspots down for first time since credit crunch
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More than half of UK estate agents report buoyant start to the year
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Asia leads the way in sustainable real estate solutions
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Confidence returning to specific locations and developments in the Dubai real estate market
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Mixed outlook for UK property market as finance remains a problem
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Trump brand and luxury residential tower for India
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Ringo Starr puts exclusive riverside US ranch up for sale
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Research suggests property is seen as better investment than gold
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Residential property prices starting to rise in Baltic states
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End of 2010 sees strong surge in land sales in England
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This weeks news from Propertywire.com 10th – 12th Jan

January 12, 2011

 

Recession hit property owners looking to rent should seek advice

More UK property landlords confident

New RICS Land and Society Commission calls for evidence

Property prices in central London boosted by European buyers

Halifax says UK property prices likely to fall further in 2011

Abu Dhabi sees steep rent falls in last quarter of 2010

Property prices slowing down in Brazil’s largest city