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A Handy USA Median-Home-Price Interactive Tool

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 29, 2013

The U.S. National Association of Realtors provides home buyers with a useful interactive tool showing the median home prices each quarter of the USA’s metropolitan areas. The tool shows the… Read more…

Hong Kong Property Cooling Measures Reduces Prices – Spurs Exit of Major Players

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 28, 2013

The cooling measures imposed by the Hong Kong government in February, including the doubling of stamp duty on residential and non-residential properties valued above $HK2 million, have started to have… Read more…

Japan’s Property Market Showing Signs of Recovery

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, March 27, 2013

As the fall in land property prices in Japan shows signs of slowing down, there is reason to believe that this, alongside government efforts to turn around the economy, will… Read more…

Turkey: Residence Permits Extended for Foreign Buyers

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Last year, Turkey ended the reciprocity condition for land sales opening up the door to international investment for many more nationalities and particularly those from the Middle East. Last week,… Read more…

Rent v. Buying – Which is a Better Deal in the USA Today

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, March 25, 2013

Despite the fact that the recent rise in the asking price of property in many cities in the USA has outstripped the increase in rents, home buying may still be… Read more…

Why India is Set to Have the World’s Highest Construction Rate

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 22, 2013

Brazil, Russia, India, China – the BRIC countries – have been threatening to explode in terms of growth; almost like a ‘coming soon’ show that’s been running for some time…. Read more…

UK’s Letting Agencies Must Disclose All Rental Fees Upfront

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, March 20, 2013

An undercover investigation by the UK consumer rights publication Which? revealed that letting agents in the UK are not being upfront about the fees they charge their clients who rent… Read more…

Australian Government Aims to Remove Non-Resident, Foreign Investors’ Tax Discount

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, March 19, 2013

From 8 May 2013, non-residents of Australia (including foreigners and Australians expatriates) may no longer benefit from the 50 percent discount on capital gains tax (CGT). The tax discount currently… Read more…

Germany Top Location for Real Estate Investors

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, March 18, 2013

Germany is the number one target for property investors in Europe in 2013, while London stands out as the single most attractive city for the second consecutive year, according to… Read more…

Italy’s Property Market Plunges to Eight-Year Low

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 15, 2013

New figures released by Italy’s tax agency the Agenzia delle Entrante, show there was a drop of 29.6 percent in property sales in the fourth quarter of 2012, the greatest… Read more…

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