Investing

  • Vacancy Rate Rising In Calgary Office SpaceVacancy Rate Rising In Calgary Office Space

    December 11 2014 11:01 AM

    The impact of falling oil prices is making businesses shy of taking more office space.

  • London Real Estate: Foreign Governments Making A Beeline With China, Qatar and Kuwait Ahead In RaceLondon Real Estate: Foreign Governments Making A Beeline With China, Qatar and Kuwait Ahead In Race

    November 17 2014 11:58 PM

    The demand is understandable given that London is the most lucrative international property market.

  • Celebrity Buyer Sues New Zealand Real Estate Agent on Luxury Home DealCelebrity Buyer Sues New Zealand Real Estate Agent on Luxury Home Deal

    August 06 2014 9:25 AM

    Elizabeth Barbalich, director of green beauty brand Antipode has sued her real estate agent demanding compensation, for duping her in a house deal that made her pay excess price to the sellers for a luxury house, reported stuff.co.nz.

  • Investing in a Serviced Apartment

    August 22 2013 5:24 PM

    Thinking of investing in a serviced apartment? Here's a quick synopsis of why it's a good idea.

  • The UK's two-tier housing market

    April 17 2013 8:08 AM

    The UK housing market remains weak. But with the UK economy on the edge of another recession, the surprise is that the housing market has not fallen more. And central London is booming.

  • Strong Housing Market in Chile

    March 22 2013 11:52 AM

    Property prices are rising quite strongly in Santiago, Chile's capital. The average "real" price of a new house in Greater Santiago rose by around 9% y-o-y to January 2013, according to the Chilean Chamber of Construction (CChC).

  • New Zealand's Property Market Buoyant

    October 18 2012 5:37 PM

    Residential property prices in New Zealand have continued to rise in the third quarter of 2012. The national housing median price rose by 6% to NZ$371,000 (US$304,168) during the year to September 2012, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ).

  • Christian Church Invests in Property in Singapore

    September 05 2012 11:56 AM

    Singapore's New Creation Church recognises the power of contemporary audience-capturing ministry and strong business returns of a good investment.

  • Australia Suburbs Where House Prices are More Appealing

    September 04 2012 7:13 PM

    It is not all gloomy in the Australia housing market. According to the latest RP Data/Australian Financial Review (AFR) data, there are some suburbs that allow investors to earn amidst disappointing price declines.

  • No Letup in Global Housing Market Downturn, Aggravating European Crisis

    August 30 2012 11:36 AM

    www.globalpropertyguide.com No end to the global housing market downturn is yet visible, except probably in the US, according to a survey of global house price trends by the Global Property Guide. Asia is weakening, and house price falls in the worst-hit European crisis countries are dramatically accelerating.

  • Big property surge in the Philippines!

    August 24 2012 8:55 PM

    Despite the recent floods, an extraordinary change of mood has gripped the Philippines, the sense of a new beginning.

  • Zynga CEO Mark Pincus unloads properties for SF mansion

    August 10 2012 6:21 PM

    The chairman and CEO of game developer Zynga Corp, Mark Pincus, has unloaded two of his properties in the San Francisco Bay Area worth $10.17 million not because of a lifestyle downgrade due to a recent stock plunge.

  • The Fallback Investment Strategy Your Retirement Needs

    April 27 2012 10:52 AM

    Retirement was something you were supposed to have sorted out by now. Superannuation was something that was going to help you do it. And the age you tell your boss, or your employees, 'I quit' was something you were supposed to have your eye on.

  • Charter Hall REIT Acquires Perth's Wanneroo Shopping Center

    April 11 2012 10:59 AM

    Charter Hall Retail REIT (ASX:CQR) (the 'REIT') has announced that it is in the tail-end of acquiring Wanneroo Central Shopping Centre in Perth, Western Australia for $70 million.

  • Irish House Price Falls Accelerating!

    February 29 2012 1:17 PM

    Ireland's economy is now slowly recovering, but its residential property market is still in deep trouble. In 2011, the national residential property price index plunged by 16.7% (-18.7% inflation-adjusted), based on data released by the Central Statistics Office.

  • Quake-traumatized Japanese shun condos

    January 26 2012 8:08 PM

    Property research firm www.globalpropertyguide.com investigated on the property development in Japan almost a year after the devastating earthquake. The Tohoku Earthquake of March 2011 had a not entirely surprising effect - the Japanese are now more nervous of condos, and their prices have fallen sharply.

  • Thriving property market in Seychelles

    January 26 2012 7:57 PM

    Property research firm, www.globalpropertyguide.com has featured the possibilities of investing in the thriving property market of Seychelles. Blessed by nature, the Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands with superb beaches, an unspoiled landscape, virgin forest, amazing marine life, lots of orchids, bougainvilleas, hibiscuses, gardenias and frangipani, and a profusion of bird species found nowhere else. It is 1,600 km off the coast of East Africa, with a population of only 81,000.

  • Foreign Developers Hold One Third of Aussie Apartment Market

    December 21 2011 6:17 PM

    Overseas investors hold one third of the new Australian apartment market. That's about 13,000 apartments in 37 projects spread across Australia, said property group CBRE.

  • Property Investments that Might Earn Big in 2012

    December 09 2011 10:11 PM

    A survey of more than 360 internationally renowned real estate professionals, including investors, developers, property company representatives, lenders, brokers and consultants has revealed the emerging top earners for the real estate sector in 2012.

  • Sydney Ranks High in Commercial Real Estate Investment Sites for 2012

    December 05 2011 6:21 PM

    Sydney is ranked as the third most favourable market in the Asia Pacific region for commercial real estate investment next year, largely due to the resiliency of the Australian economy, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2012, a real estate forecast jointly published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).