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Top Holiday Rental Hotspots for 2014

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, December 30, 2013

Many full-time expats and second home owners have property overseas that they rent out for part of the year or as a full-time rental business. One of the principal keys… Read more…

Multi-Generational Housing: Wake Up And Smell The Demographics

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 27, 2013

The worldwide recession has forced many families to double-up with three, sometimes more generations living under one roof. Not something that’s a big deal for many cultures around the world… Read more…

Dubai: Second Homes to be Licensed in Drive to Increase Tourism

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, December 23, 2013

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, has issued a decree that will help regulate the holiday homes market in Dubai and broaden the range of visitor accommodations,… Read more…

China: First-Tier City Home Prices on the Rise

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 20, 2013

New home prices in 66 cities in China rose in November compared to the previous month; the highest increase was 1.3 percent. Existing or second-hand property prices also rose month-on-month… Read more…

Greece’s Property Agents Warn New Tax could cause Property Collapse

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, December 19, 2013

AFP – Greece’s real estate agent association Omase warned earlier this week against a possible collapse of the sector in big cities because of new property taxes in a controversial… Read more…

Luxembourg Apartment Prices Rise Again

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The Duchy’s Ministry of Housing (l’Observatoire de l’habitat du ministère du Logement) published statistics this week on apartment sales that took place in the third quarter (Q3) 2013. The price… Read more…

Demolition of British-Owned Spanish Homes a ‘Substantial Problem’

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, December 17, 2013

A “substantial problem” is how the British Foreign Office described the situation faced by some 4,000 British expats with property in Andalucía, Spain, to the BBC this week. Owners of… Read more…

UK House Prices Predicted to Rise by Eight Percent in 2014

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, December 16, 2013

The smallest December fall in housing prices in the UK (-1.9% representing £4,782) since 2006, indicates that the housing market is on track to build further on 2013’s momentum, says… Read more…

New EU Law on Loans for Buying Homes

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 13, 2013

The European Parliament has adopted new rules on mortgages, a move that is welcomed by the European Commission.   Measures to enforce EU rules that will ensure home buyers across… Read more…

Beijing: Property Prices Driven Up by Schools

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, December 12, 2013

BEIJING (Reuters) – Zhong Jian and his wife are willing to pay double the going rate for a tiny home in a Beijing neighbourhood so their 18-month-old daughter will be… Read more…

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