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Hong Kong Billionaire Offers HK$1B to Man Who Will Marry His Lesbian Daughter and Make Her Straight

Jan 24, 2014

Hong Kong real estate tycoon is offering HK$1 billion ($120 million) to anyone who will marry his lesbian daughter and can make her steer away from lesbianism.

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Residential building in Australia eases back but detached homes at highest for three years

Jan 9, 2014

Residential building approvals in Australia eased back during November 2013 but the recovery in activity remains strong, according to the Housing Industry Association, the voice of Australia’s residential building industry.

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Annual bank survey suggests optimism is returning to the UK real estate market

Jan 9, 2014

Optimism is returning to the UK property market with the number of people planning to move doubling over the last 12 months, according to a new survey.

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Jan 9, 2014

Some £500 million is to be made available in the UK to build new affordable homes through an agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB), it has been announced.

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UK landlords expecting a buoyant 2014, survey finds

Jan 8, 2014

Over half of landlords in the UK expect tenant demand to increase in 2014 with four in 10 reporting growth in the last six months, a new survey shows.

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Report highlights potential property hotspots in the UK in 2014

Jan 7, 2014

The UK property market has split in two with London and sought after cities in the south east set to perform the best and be in demand in 2014, according to a new analysis.

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More foreign buy to let buyers in the UK real estate market

Jan 7, 2014

The number of foreign landlords investing in UK property has now passed the two million mark, according to new research.

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UK house prices 8.4% higher than a year ago, latest index shows

Jan 7, 2014

UK house prices increased by 1.4% in December and were 8.4% higher than a year before but are still around 5% below 2007 peak levels, according to the latest index from the Nationwide Building Society.

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