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Archive for June, 2013

The Latest Snapshot of Housing in the UK

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, June 28, 2013

Detailed analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) of the 23.4 million homes in the March 2011 census of England and Wales reveals some interesting housing statistics. The key… Read more…

Chinese Investors Flock to Portugal

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, June 28, 2013

In October 2012, the government of Portugal announced changes to the legal rules of entry for foreign nationals. Non-EU citizens can now obtain a Portuguese residence permit, known as a… Read more…

Spain: Unravelling Short-term Property Rental Laws

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, June 27, 2013

On 4 June 2013, a new law that modified the Spanish Tenancy Act, or LAU, came into practice. It is a general, national law, and therefore it is applicable throughout… Read more…

Top Ten Buy-To-Let Cities in the UK

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Southampton is the best city in the UK to purchase a buy-to-let property for investors looking to achieve maximum yields. The survey of the buy-to-let market by HSBC identified and… Read more…

Spend a Night In London’s Battersea Power Station

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, June 25, 2013

In 1983, the iconic coal-fired Battersea Power Station on the south bank of the River Thames in London was decommissioned and has lain vacant since then. However, work has now… Read more…

Flooding in Canada has Double-edge Sword

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, June 24, 2013

Extensive flooding in Alberta, Canada has left many in the area with property damage. 100,000 people were evacuated from Calgary on Friday due to the flooding. On top of the… Read more…

The 10 Best US Cities for the Young, Broke and Single

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, June 21, 2013

There are lots of property, housing and living surveys out on the web but not many for under-30s. At least that’s the view of who took to the streets… Read more…

France Lowers Capital Gains Tax Limit for Expat Home Owners

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Speaking on Capital sur M6 last Sunday, President Hollande of France announced that the limit for full capital gains tax exemption (d’imposition des plus-values immobilières) on the sale of a… Read more…

The World’s Tallest, Twisting Tower

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, June 18, 2013

It’s been described as a DNA-like helix, a piece of lego, a twisted box…whatever you want to call it, the Cayan Tower in Dubai’s Marina is the tallest twisted structure… Read more…

UK: Positive Consumer Sentiment and Record Property Prices

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, June 17, 2013

Three reports on the state of the UK economy show property prices rising to new records and consumer and business confidence at its highest since February 2010. Rightmove reports, “New… Read more…

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