London boroughs, Manchester and Kingston upon Hull are retirement rental hotspots in England and Wales, according to new research based on an analysis of data from the Office of National Statistics.
Read full article: [France still top choice for overseas property investors]
France is still the number one choice for British people buying property abroad, according to the latest overseas property hot spots report compiled by Conti, the overseas mortgage specialist.
Read full article: [Pay £34,000 extra to live near England's top state schools, research shows]
Parents face parting with almost £34,000 extra to secure a home close to the country's top performing state schools, according to new research by Lloyds TSB.
The growth of London’s prime residential property market is cooling as values rose by an average of 0.9% in the second quarter of 2012, taking the sector’s 6% annual price growth to its lowest level since September 2009.Read full article: [Growth of London’s prime residential property market slows]
Real estate markets in the Asia Pacific region are likely to see varying fortunes in the coming months as various government policies continue to affect the sector, according to Knight Frank.
Wealthy people are shunning emerging property markets as they value security, good education for their children over volatility, political insecurity and risk, new research shows.Read full article: [World's wealthy create safe haven property markets most notably in London and Miami]
The gap in annual price growth between the best and worst performing luxury residential markets was 45% in 2011, according to the results of the Knight Frank Prime International Residential Index (PIRI).Read full article: [Miami, London and Vancouver in demand from wealthy property buyers]
London, New York and Kuala Lumpur are today (Wednesday 14 March) named as the top three global property investment hubs by the latest IP Global property barometer.Read full article: [London, New York and Kuala Lumpur named as top three property hot spots]
There will be winners and losers in terms of what happens to properties along the new high speed rail route between London and Birmingham that has been given the go ahead by the UK government.
The land for the Paramount branded theme park in Murcia, Spain, will be officially signed off next month, it has been confirmed.Read full article: [Paramount Spanish theme park land deal due next month]
France has overtaken Spain as the most searched for location for British buyers looking to invest in a property overseas.Read full article: [France tops the overseas property search league table as Spain declines]
The town of Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire has been named as the place in the UK with highest the proportion of £1 million plus homes for sale.Read full article: [Beaconsfield named as UK town with most million pound plus properties]
Property in sought after suburbs in New Zealand is increasing in value with more real estate breaking the million dollar price line.Read full article: [Sought after suburbs in New Zealand see highest property price increases]
European commercial property markets now offer better value to investors than they did in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest European all property DTZ Fair Value Index.Read full article: [European commercial property offers better value, index shows]
Residential development land values are continuing to recover in the UK, but growth is slow and faltering, favouring southern regions over northern, a new report reveals.Read full article: [Residential development land recovery is patchy in UK]
Read full article: [Surge in Middle East buyers seeking trophy property assets in London]
Middle Eastern buyers account for 20% of overall investment in property in London as they seek safe havens to put their money during a time of turbulence in their region, according to a new report.
Manchester, known across the globe for having one of the world's most famous football clubs, has come a long way over the years and is now firmly one of England's biggest and most popular cities not just for football or leisure attractions, like The Trafford Centre, but for excellent property investment opportunities, it is claimed.Read full article: [Manchester tipped as property investment hot spot]
London is not the only property development hot spot in the UK with towns in North Yorkshire and Devon also are ripe for residential projects, it is claimed.Read full article: [Research reveals Yorkshire and Devon property development hot spots]
Corby in the East Midlands is England’s top property repossessions hotspot, having the highest rate of at risk home owners, closely followed by Barking and Dagenham and Newham in London, Knowsley in the North West and Thurrock in East of England, new research shows.Read full article: [Research reveals England’s property repossession hot spots]
Poland is not a traditional second home location but it is becoming increasingly popular with real estate investors looking to rent out their properties, it is claimed.Read full article: [Strong growth predicted for Polish residential market]
Singapore’s National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan has declared that he is concerned about the country’s booming property market.Read full article: [Minister voices concern over Singapore property supply]
Hong Kong's finance chief has warned that property prices are too high as he announced new measure to tame the red hot real estate market.Read full article: [More land sales in Hong Kong to try to cool rocketing property prices]
The residential real estate market in Cape Town, South Africa, is currently a classic buyers’ market in with properties taking 19 weeks on average to sell and then with only 15 % of vendors achieving their asking price, a new report reveals.Read full article: [Cape Town market proving popular with foreign property buyers, report suggests]
Average global house prices rose by 2.8% in the year to December 2010, according to the latest data from The Knight Frank Global House Price Index.Read full article: [Global property market sees sharp divergence]
The market for second homes in the popular south west region of the UK is booming as demand for holiday rentals increase, according to real estate consultants Knight Frank.
Chew Magna, a typical English village in the Somerset countryside, is named as the best location in the country to live in research conducted by property consultants Savills.Read full article: [Somerset village comes out as best in England]
France is becoming a more popular country for overseas buyers as the number of internet searches for real estate rises, according to a new report.Read full article: [France and Germany rising in popularity among overseas property buyers]
Thousands of people delayed buying property during the recession and may now benefit from discounted overseas real estate prices which have dropped by up to n40% in popular destinations, it is claimed.