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Archive for August, 2013

USA: Housing Bubble’s Growth slows down in the Wild West

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, August 30, 2013

“If you were worried about a housing bubble, July’s asking-price slowdown will probably be the best news you’ve heard this year,” says Jed Kolko, Trulia’s Chief Economist. The reported slowdown… Read more…

UK: First Time Buyers at Highest Level Since 2007

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, August 29, 2013

More first-time buyers (FTBs) were advance loans in the second quarter of 2013 in London and Wales since the end of 2007, according to new data released this week by… Read more…

Western Europe’s Real Estate Index Records Growth for First Time in Two Years

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Western European real estate markets recorded capital value growth (+0.1 percent) for the first time since Q3 2011, according to CBRE’s latest European Valuation Monitor. (CBRE is a commercial real… Read more…

USA: The Top 10 Housing Markets at Low Risk of Natural Disaster

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Before signing on the dotted line, property buyers may like to know the likelihood of a natural disaster occurring in the area they are interested in. According to Trulia, the… Read more…

UK: Secret Report on the Effect of Wind Farms on Housing Prices

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, August 26, 2013

The UK government’s Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has commissioned the consultancy Frontier Economics to review the effect of wind farms on the price of rural property. According to a report… Read more…

12 Years for Northern Ireland Property Recovery

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, August 16, 2013

House prices in Northern Ireland will take another 12 years to recover, according to a report by PriceWaterhouseCooper (PwC) and reported by UTV, the Channel 3 licensee for Northern Ireland…. Read more…

UK House Prices Increase Overall but with Wide Regional Variation

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, August 15, 2013

UK average house prices increased by 3.1 percent over the year to June 2013, up from an increase of 2.9 percent in the year to May 2013, according to the… Read more…

Spain is Eating Up its Own Coastline

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Environmental group Greenpeace has accused Spain of overdeveloping its coastline and heading towards further environmental disaster with the passing of the recent Coastal Law (ley de costas) which will make… Read more…

Italy: Coalition Party Balances on Property Tax’s Thin Red Line

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, whose conservative People of Freedom party (PdL) supports the coalition government, has warned he would instruct his party to pull out of the coalition… Read more…

UK: Highest Number of Buy-to-Let Mortgages Since 2008

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, August 12, 2013

Lending to landlords in the UK’s buy-to-let (BTL) market topped £5 million in the second quarter of 2013, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML). Commenting on the data,… Read more…

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