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Archive for May, 2014

The guide to moving a family overseas the hassle-free way

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, May 30, 2014

Making the move abroad is an exciting transition, but also a big and potentially scary one – especially with a family. The concept of relocating life and loved ones may… Read more…

South Korea housing market turns a corner

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, May 29, 2014

World Property Channel – 27 May Alex Frew McMillan reports on changes ahead for the South Korean property market: After years of decline, the South Korean housing market appears to… Read more…

Taiwan to add second tax to second homes

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 28, 2014

In June 2011, a luxury tax was introduced by Taiwan’s parliament, the Legislative Yuan. The 15 percent luxury tax was imposed on investors who bought and sold properties within one… Read more…

Rent Ronaldinho’s mansion for FIFA World Cup Brazil

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Brazilian midfielder soccer player Ronaldinho has put his property in Rio de Janeiro up for rent during the last half of the World Cup. Ronaldinho’s mansion can be rented… Read more…

Affordability of homes in the US falls, but not in all areas

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, May 26, 2014

The median price of single-family homes in the United States rose by 7.4 percent over the past 12 months to US$198,200. The increase in pricing is mainly due to lack… Read more…

Homeowners in France – claim for winter storm damage now

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, May 23, 2014

In France, holders of property insurance can claim for damage caused to property due to a natural disaster (catastrophe naturelle). However, policy holders must wait to make a claim until… Read more…

Singapore’s overseas property investors urged caution

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, May 22, 2014

The strong Singapore dollar and restrictions on mortgage lending has encouraged Singaporean residents to invest heavily in overseas property, particularly in Australia and the United Kingdom. However, Singapore’s central bank… Read more…

Hong Kong may ease restrictions on housing market

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hong Kong’s housing market is strongly controlled by the US economy because the Hong Kong dollar is pegged to the US dollar (about HK$7.8 per US$1), which means that HK’s… Read more…

UK: Rising house prices biggest risk to UK economy

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, May 20, 2014

In an interview on Sky News yesterday, Mark Carney the Governor of the Bank of England said, “The biggest risk to financial stability, and therefore to the durability of the… Read more…

Move house? We’d rather have surgery!

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, May 19, 2014

Every expat knows that moving house can be a stressful thing to do (but probably many expats could teach non-expats how to do it with the least amount of fuss)…. Read more…

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