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Europe continues to see weakest house price growth among global markets

Thursday, 18 September 2014
More countries recorded a rise in house prices in the year to June than at any point since the start of the global financial crisis but Europe’s mainstream housing market is still lagging behind.
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Chinese commercial property investors increase in Los Angeles

Thursday, 28 August 2014
America’s Tinseltown is the latest target for Chinese commercial real estate investment, according to a new report from international real estate firm JLL.
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Luxury property prices rising in key global cities led by Jakarta and Dublin

Wednesday, 06 August 2014
Luxury property prices in key cities around the world have increased by 6.2% year on year led by Jakarta and Dublin.
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London tops the list for Chinese investment for residential and commercial property

Friday, 01 August 2014
London has been the most popular destination for Chinese real estate investors in the first half of 2014 with buyers looking for both residential and commercial properties, new research shows.
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Families renting in key global cities want a secure tenancy, new research shows

Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Significant differences in the structure of the private rental markets in London, New York, Berlin and the Randstad cities in Holland have led to vastly different numbers of families choosing to rent, new research shows.
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Rental growth in prime markets of Nairobi and Dubai outpacing London and HK

Wednesday, 02 July 2014
Prime residential rental growth in emerging markets such as Nairobi and Dubai continues to outpace that of the traditional financial centres of London and Hong Kong.
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UK has most transparent commercial property market in the world

Monday, 23 June 2014
Commercial property markets around the world are becoming more transparent with the latest index covering 102 key markets showing over 80% have improved since 2012.
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Corporate rental market changing to suit expat work patterns

Monday, 09 June 2014
As companies look to expand their global operations into emerging markets and strengthen their foothold in existing locations, the corporate rental market is changing, especially in major cities.
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Global house price growth slowing, latest international index shows

Monday, 02 June 2014
Global house prices have now risen for eight quarters in a row but the rate of price growth is now slowing, according to the latest index from Knight Frank.
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Favourable financial situation helping boost number of Brits interested in buying abroad

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
The strong UK economic recovery, rising domestic house prices, low interest rates both at home and overseas and a strong Pound against the Euro and Dollar are encouraging more people to buy property abroad, new research suggests.
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London tops the ranking for global luxury property, new report finds

Friday, 23 May 2014
London has topped the rankings of luxury property markets in the world for the second year in a row according to a new report from Christie’s International Real Estate.
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Mainstream and second home buyers still seeking value for money, research suggests

Tuesday, 13 May 2014
With the global economy displaying green shoots property buyers both in mainstream housing markets and second home hotspots are looking closely at which markets offer real value.
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Wealthy property investors set to target less obvious city locations, report suggests

Monday, 12 May 2014
Melbourne, Tel Aviv and Chicago could outperform other prime property markets in top world cities in the next few years as global investors seek alternative locations, it is claimed.
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Global luxury property growth slowing, latest prime index shows

Monday, 05 May 2014
Prime residential prices in key cities worldwide are still rising but with growth of just 0.8% in the first quarter of 2014, the weakest quarterly growth for two years.
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Global prime residential recovery moving out of cities to popular holiday destinations

Wednesday, 09 April 2014
While cities may have been the growth story for prime residential property in the last five years, it is likely to be the city getaway locations that show the best growth in the next five.
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Global commercial property investment set to rise 15% in 2014

Monday, 07 April 2014
Global transaction volumes for commercial property are set to see growth of at least 15% in 2014, which will take the annual total to well in excess of US$600 billion, according to the latest analysis.
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Average billionaire now owns four properties worldwide, survey finds

Wednesday, 02 April 2014
The average billionaire owns four homes, with each one worth £12.5 million, with most having one in a leading city and also a dream weekend of holiday home, new research shows.
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Global prime property rents up 4.8% in 2013, led by Nairobi and Dubai

Tuesday, 01 April 2014
Rents in global prime property markets increased by 4.8% in 2013 with Nairobi seeing the strongest rate of growth in annual terms at 26%, according to the latest index from Knight Frank.
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RICS report highlights importance of international valuation standards

Tuesday, 18 March 2014
International valuation standards have a key role to play in setting professional and ethical best practice and valuer responsibility around the world, according to a new research report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
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Mainstream global house prices up 8.4% in 2013, latest index shows

Monday, 17 March 2014
Global house prices saw record growth in 2013 and are mirroring the upturn in the global economy, according to the latest index report from Knight Frank.
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Global property investment market turned a corner in 2013, latest analysis shows

Thursday, 13 March 2014
The global property investment market delivered US$1.18 trillion of transactions in 2013, a 22.6% increase on 2012 and the highest total since 2007, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s latest International Investment Atlas.
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Sub orbital space travel set to change global property markets, it is claimed

Tuesday, 11 March 2014
Space, the final frontier as it is known, could soon be playing a part in the property market with a new report suggesting that the launch of sub orbital travel presents the opportunity to radically shift global property markets.
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Prime property markets in Asia Pacific seeing strong growth, latest international index shows

Monday, 10 March 2014
Booming Asian Pacific prime property markets are seeing prices rise again while the sector in Europe is not doing as well but Monaco still has most expensive real estate, according to the latest index from Knight Frank.
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Chinese becoming big investors in global real estate

Thursday, 06 February 2014
Chinese cross border investment into global real estate markets has risen rapidly since the global financial crisis of 2008, according to a new analysis from Savills.
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Sales of luxury homes in key international property hotspots soar

Wednesday, 05 February 2014
Luxury homes sales volumes in key international property hotspots surged in 2013, while median sales prices remained relatively constant, according to a new report by Christie’s International Real Estate and Strutt & Parker.
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Commercial real estate markets, led by UAE and Japan, improving fast says RICS

Friday, 31 January 2014
Real estate markets around the world are showing more encouraging signals as a result of a generally improving macro climate, according to the latest report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
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Property in Ireland and Spain named as prime targets for investors in 2014

Thursday, 23 January 2014
Real estate investors see buying opportunities, both residential and commercial, in Ireland and Spain, two of the countries whose property markets were worst hit by the global economic downturn.
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The world’s wealthiest investors set to put even more into global real estate

Tuesday, 21 January 2014
Private wealth is increasingly shaping the world’s real estate markets and the use of private equity in major property deals worth at least US$10 million has nearly trebled since 2009, a new report shows.
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International property standard consultation announced

Monday, 13 January 2014
The International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC) has launched a public consultation on new international measurement standard for office buildings.
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Global real estate commercial property investment volumes reach highest levels since 2007

Friday, 10 January 2014
Full year 2013 global commercial real estate investment volumes were up 18%, with 2014 set to exceed US$600 billion, according to the latest analysis from Jones Lang LaSalle.
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Mongolia and Grenada tipped as property investment hot spots

Monday, 06 January 2014
Property investors seeking the next emerging real estate market for investment might like to look at places as diverse as Mongolia, Africa, Brazil and Grenada in the Caribbean, according to a new report.
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