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US Property Seller’s Market Developing

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 28, 2013

Sales of existing homes in the United States crept up in January and house prices continued to rise, prompting the National Association of Realtors (NAR) to suggest a seller’s market… Read more…

Top Ten Foreign Buyers In Phuket, Thailand

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The top ten foreign nationalities that made up property buyers and investors in Phuket, Thailand in 2012, based on immigration data by top ten countries of origin, were: Russia ChinaSwedenAustraliaSouth… Read more…

China Invests Reserves in UK Properties

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 26, 2013

China’s foreign-exchange regulator, trading in the UK as the UK-registered Gingko Tree Investment Ltd, has been investing in UK property and infrastructure to the tune of US$1.6 billion. According to… Read more…

Official video advises best practice for overseas buyers

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, February 25, 2013

BuyAssociation has teamed up with the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to produce a 15-minute online video guide to buying property abroad. Though the video is made with Brits… Read more…

Hong Kong Takes Further Steps to Cool Property Sector

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 22, 2013

Hong Kong is to increase stamp duties and introduce tough stress tests for home mortgage loans, Financial Secretary John Tsang said on Friday. One of the measures is the increase… Read more…

French Property Sales Expected to Slump in 2013

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 21, 2013

A report released by the Notaires de France shows that 2013 will most likely be marked by a further decline in the volume of property sales and the beginning of… Read more…

UK Buy-to-Let Lending at Four-Year High

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Buy-to-let lending in the UK accounted for 11.5 percent of total gross mortgage lending in 2012, up from 9.8 percent in 2011, according to full-year data released Wednesday by the… Read more…

Malaysian Minister Warns Property Buyers to Visit in Person

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Malaysia’s My Second Home Programme (MM2H) is one of the most inviting residency plans in the world. It allows holders a multiple-entry visa that is valid for up to ten… Read more…

US Vacation-Home Loans: Cash May Be King

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, February 18, 2013

Qualifying for a loan to buy a property in the United States isn’t easy these days, even in areas that have been hit hard by the property crisis. It’s particularly… Read more…

African Property Markets Primed to Take Off

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 15, 2013

A new report by Knight Frank reveals that demand for high quality commercial and residential property in Africa continues to grow. According to the Africa Report 2013, the continent has… Read more…

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