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11 tips for planning a self-build property

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The weeks leading up to winter and Christmas are not the time to start a building project, but it is a good time to start planning for the New Year…. Read more…

Mexican housing market soars

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, October 7, 2016

Strong demand for resort communities from abroad boosts Mexico’s property market.     Research from Global Property Guide shows that the nationwide house price index rose by 5.32% year-on-year in… Read more…

Building a property in France: 6 pros, 5 cons and a dash of inspiration

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 25, 2015

We take a look at the benefits and disadvantages of building your own home in France. Some people choose to build a home because that’s what they had always intended… Read more…

Does anyone build their own home?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, May 9, 2014

The UK’s Planning Minister Nick Boles told the Grand Designs Live show in London this week that building your own house is a more affordable way to provide a home… Read more…

UK: Housing revival may be threatened by skills shortage

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, May 8, 2014

The private housing sector in the UK is driving a construction industry revival, although skills shortages threaten the pace of recovery, according to the RICS UK Construction Market Survey for… 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…

Dubai’s New Earthquake Code Will Slow Down Construction

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 22, 2013

A senior official at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday that Dubai needs to regulate the pace of its real estate recovery to avoid another boom-bust cycle. The… Read more…

Hollande Gives Boost to French Building Industry

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, April 2, 2013

France is to cut the VAT on new social housing construction from seven percent to five percent from January 2014. President Hollande made the announcement during a visit last week… Read more…

Why India is Set to Have the World’s Highest Construction Rate

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 22, 2013

Brazil, Russia, India, China – the BRIC countries – have been threatening to explode in terms of growth; almost like a ‘coming soon’ show that’s been running for some time…. Read more…

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