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8 cities to please every type of expat

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Discover eight cities where a home may fulfill your career, financial and expat-living hopes. When it comes to making the decision to move overseas there are many criteria and questions… Read more…

Asian investors flock to Spain’s tourism property sector

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, February 18, 2016

Spain is the latest country to attract investment from the Far East as investors take advantage of cheap asset prices and booming travelling demand.   The tourism property sector is… 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…

Where do the ultra-rich buy property and how much do they pay?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, April 28, 2014

There has been an “explosion” of US$1 million-plus residential property sales across the globe signalling a resurgent global luxury housing market, according to a new report by Christie’s International Real… Read more…

Hong Kong: Property Sales Drop in January Prompting Call to Lower Prices

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, February 10, 2014

Total property sales in Hong Kong fell by 3.1 percent in January compared to December 2013 and 29.9 percent compared to January 2013, according to new figures released on February… Read more…

Hong Kong Home Prices to fall up to 15 Percent in 2014

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, December 9, 2013

Property prices in Hong Kong are expected to fall by up to 15 percent, due to the government’s cooling measures and increased supply. Luxury residential prices are not expected to… Read more…

Hong Kong: Give Them an Inch and They’ll Take a Mile

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Hong Kong‘s 7.1 million inhabitants live on just 30 percent of its land. The remaining 70 percent of land is made up of woodland, wetland, barren land and protected country… 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…

Hong Kong Takes Further Steps to Cool Property Sector

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 22, 2013

Hong Kong is to increase stamp duties and introduce tough stress tests for home mortgage loans, Financial Secretary John Tsang said on Friday. One of the measures is the increase… Read more…

Where in the World has The Most Affordable Housing…?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, January 21, 2013

In which major market is it possible to buy affordable property? To answer that question, the 9th annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey analyses 337 metropolitan markets in Australia, Canada,… Read more…

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