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News related to real estate

Family home sales in Miami reach all time annual record, latest index shows
2015-01-29 11:02:45 [North America]
Miami home sales increased again in December with single family home sales setting an all-time annual record in 2014 and median sales prices continuing to increase at a more moderate rate, the latest data shows.Read full article: [Family home sales in Miami reach all time annual record, latest index shows]
 
London saw massive 16.3% rise in house prices in 2014, official data shows
2015-01-29 10:27:03 [Europe]
Average house prices in England and Wales grew by 7% in 2014 with London seeing a rise of 16.3%, the latest land registry figures show.Read full article: [London saw massive 16.3% rise in house prices in 2014, official data shows]
 
UK property tax reform boosts middle market, agents data suggests
2015-01-29 10:03:41 [Europe]
Stamp duty reforms in the UK announced at the start of December 2014 helped to boost the middle market and encourage prospective home buyers, according to the latest National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) Housing Market Report.Read full article: [UK property tax reform boosts middle market, agents data suggests]
 
Most UK home owners expect property prices to rise in 2015
2015-01-29 09:50:38 [Europe]
The majority of home owners in the UK are confident about property prices rising in 2015, although the number is down slightly from a year ago.Read full article: [Most UK home owners expect property prices to rise in 2015]
 
Bottom end of US housing market rebounds
2015-01-28 16:36:32 [North America]
Many home owners in the US at the bottom third of their markets are finally in a position to sell, according to the latest index data.Read full article: [Bottom end of US housing market rebounds]
 
Positive outlook for overseas buyers in the Caribbean and Central American
2015-01-27 16:00:11 [North America]
Property sectors in the Caribbean and Central America are set to grow in 2015 with the quality of life, good value for money and stability attracting more people to these regions, it is claimed.Read full article: [Positive outlook for overseas buyers in the Caribbean and Central American]
 
Research reveals lack of knowledge of planning issues in the UK
2015-01-27 14:02:32 [Europe]
Uncertainty over planning grey areas is fuelling the housing crisis in the UK with 60% unable to correctly define the Green Belt and a third believe building on green field is prohibited in all cases.
Read full article: [Research reveals lack of knowledge of planning issues in the UK]
 
Rental market expected to be stronger than sales in some parts of London
2015-01-27 12:30:34 [Europe]
This year is expected to bring fewer sales and more letting transactions, with strong rental markets across London’s Midtown, City and Docklands, a new report suggests. Read full article: [Rental market expected to be stronger than sales in some parts of London]
 
UK house price sentiment moderates
2015-01-27 09:54:43 [Europe]
Almost 20% of households in the UK perceived that the value of their home rose in January, according to the latest House Price Sentiment Index which reveals a downward trend in 2014.Read full article: [UK house price sentiment moderates]
 
UK home sales steady, seasonally adjusted figures show
2015-01-26 14:10:28 [Europe]
Sales of residential property in the UK remained steady at the end of 2014, with seasonally adjusted transaction levels in December around the same level as November.Read full article: [UK home sales steady, seasonally adjusted figures show]
 
Average prime property prices in London up £260 a day in 2014
2015-01-26 10:18:29 [Europe]
Average prime London property values rose by £260 a day over last year, and Balham saw the biggest leap as prices jump by 21% over the 12 months period, new data shows.Read full article: [Average prime property prices in London up £260 a day in 2014]
 
European commercial property sales set to continue with growth in 2015
2015-01-23 16:01:11 [Europe]
European commercial property transaction volumes for 2014 are likely to exceed the €160 billion mark, up 10% on 2013, new research shows.Read full article: [European commercial property sales set to continue with growth in 2015]
 
Middle market set to benefit from new property tax rates for Scotland
2015-01-22 10:20:49 [Europe]
Changes to the rate of property tax payable in Scotland from April have been confirmed with the middle sector of the market benefitting.Read full article: [Middle market set to benefit from new property tax rates for Scotland]
 
Average UK property prices down 0.4% in December 2014
2015-01-22 09:59:09 [Europe]
Average property prices in the UK fell by 0.4% in December but are still 8.2% above the same month in 2013, the latest index figures show.
Read full article: [Average UK property prices down 0.4% in December 2014]
 
New scheme launched to boost self build in the UK
2015-01-22 09:12:54 [Europe]
A new scheme that will enable more people to build or customise their own homes in the UK while also helping local authorities with land to develop has been launched.Read full article: [New scheme launched to boost self build in the UK]
 
Demand for smaller units remains robust in Hong Kong property market
2015-01-21 07:29:09 [Asia]
The new build residential real estate market in Hong Kong remained robust in December with small to medium sized units continuing to be sought after, the latest property market report shows.Read full article: [Demand for smaller units remains robust in Hong Kong property market]
 
Report highlights potential property hotspots in emerging markets
2015-01-20 12:33:59 [Global News]
Most people buying an overseas property look to the safest markets such as France, the UK and the United States, but a new report highlights potential real estate hotspots in emerging markets.Read full article: [Report highlights potential property hotspots in emerging markets]
 
UK asking prices up 1.4% this month, latest index shows
2015-01-20 10:03:15 [Europe]
The price of property coming to the market in the UK increased by 1.4% in January at a time of year when prices usually fall, according to the latest index from Rightmove.Read full article: [UK asking prices up 1.4% this month, latest index shows]
 
Home sales fell almost 6% in December, latest CREA index shows
2015-01-19 16:36:21 [North America]
Nationally home sales in Canada fell in December compared with the previous month, recording a fall of 5.8%, the latest index shows.Read full article: [Home sales fell almost 6% in December, latest CREA index shows]
 
New Scottish property tax rates being reviewed
2015-01-19 15:08:42 [Europe]
The new property tax rates due to replace stamp duty in Scotland in April are being reviewed amid concerns that families buying in areas like Edinburgh face unfair bills.Read full article: [New Scottish property tax rates being reviewed]
 
House prices fell in most regions in France in 2014
2015-01-19 09:56:07 [Europe]
House prices in regional France continued to fall in 2014, but there are considerable variations, according to figures from estate agents.Read full article: [House prices fell in most regions in France in 2014]
 
Home movers in the UK increased in 2014 but well below recent highs
2015-01-19 08:46:49 [Europe]
Last year there was an 8% rise in the number of home movers, the highest annual total since 2007 but still little more than half the average between 2004 and 2007, new data shows.Read full article: [Home movers in the UK increased in 2014 but well below recent highs]
 
New Zealand housing market saw a sales surge at end of 2014
2015-01-16 17:39:20 [Australasia]
Last year ended with a sales surge in the New Zealand residential real estate market with transactions up 24.2 in December compared with the same month in 2013.Read full article: [New Zealand housing market saw a sales surge at end of 2014]
 
Price growth and new buyer demand declines in UK housing market
2015-01-15 15:53:01 [Europe]
House price growth and new buyer demand in the UK both tailed off in December 2014 but stamp duty reforms are still expected to support market activity in the months ahead.
Read full article: [Price growth and new buyer demand declines in UK housing market]
 
Cost of building has increased significantly in London, new global study shows
2015-01-15 15:02:48 [Global News]
The average cost of construction in central London is now higher than Switzerland, the most expensive country in the world to build, according to a new international costs report.Read full article: [Cost of building has increased significantly in London, new global study shows]
 
More UK landlords opting for low cost short term buy to let mortgages
2015-01-15 11:57:23 [Europe]
The proportion of landlords in the UK favouring shorter two year fixed rates for mortgages has doubled in a year, new research suggests.Read full article: [More UK landlords opting for low cost short term buy to let mortgages]
 
Asking prices still rising in many parts of UK, latest index suggests
2015-01-15 10:56:12 [Europe]
Prices are rising in more regions in the UK than might be expected for the time of year and price discounting is at a four year low, according to the latest asking price index.Read full article: [Asking prices still rising in many parts of UK, latest index suggests]
 
Prime central London rental values flat for second month in a row
2015-01-15 09:12:04 [Europe]
Rental values in prime central London were flat for the second consecutive month in December as a seasonal year end slowdown and the impact of global economic uncertainty dampened demand.Read full article: [Prime central London rental values flat for second month in a row]
 
UK mortgage market sees lending fall off toward end of 2014
2015-01-14 17:37:48 [Europe]
Lending trends to first time buyers, home movers and remortgaging in the UK have declined but there has been an annual rise in buy to let lending, according to the latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.Read full article: [UK mortgage market sees lending fall off toward end of 2014]
 
Scotland’s house prices dip after post referendum boost
2015-01-14 07:08:39 [Europe]
Residential property prices in Scotland fell 0.1% in November, reversing October’s uplift in the wake of the independence referendum vote, the latest index shows.Read full article: [Scotland’s house prices dip after post referendum boost]
 
RICS continues its worldwide push with global board apointment
2015-01-14 01:31:20 [Global News]
The Global Valuation Professional Group Board (GVB), which is part of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has appointed its first chair based outside of the UK.Read full article: [RICS continues its worldwide push with global board apointment]
 
UK house prices up 10% in year to November 2014, ONS data shows
2015-01-13 12:10:33 [Europe]
UK house prices increased by 10% in the year to November 2014, down from 10.4% in the previous month, the latest data from the Office of National Statistics shows.Read full article: [UK house prices up 10% in year to November 2014, ONS data shows]
 
Property prices in Ireland up over 16% year on year
2015-01-13 10:20:39 [Europe]
Residential property prices in Ireland increased by 16.2% year on year in the 12 months to the end of November 2014, the latest official figures show.Read full article: [Property prices in Ireland up over 16% year on year]
 
Total value of UK homes now stands at £5.75 trillion, new research shows
2015-01-13 09:16:05 [Europe]
The total value of homes across the UK now stands at £5.75 trillion, an increase of £543 billion in one year and £966 billion in five years, new research shows.Read full article: [Total value of UK homes now stands at £5.75 trillion, new research shows]
 
Commercial real estate global sales reach new record high
2015-01-12 10:27:07 [Global News]
Direct commercial real estate sales volumes globally reached US$218 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, up 28% on the previous quarter and 4% higher than quarter four of 2013.Read full article: [Commercial real estate global sales reach new record high]
 
UK politians favour council tax change rather than new mansion tax
2015-01-12 09:49:13 [Europe]
The majority of MPs in the UK believe additional higher rate council tax bands would be a better way to reform annual property taxes on high value homes than introducing a mansion tax.Read full article: [UK politians favour council tax change rather than new mansion tax]
 
Property markets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi set for a stable 2015
2015-01-09 14:42:10 [Middle East]
Property prices in Abu Dhabi are expected to see a gradual increase in 2015 but not on the scale that was seen in 2104, it is claimed.Read full article: [Property markets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi set for a stable 2015]
 
Valuations activity up 9% in UK despite price growth slowing
2015-01-09 14:34:59 [Europe]
Valuations activity in the UK housing market grew 9% year on year in 2014 despite a cooling in property price growth, according to the latest research from Connells Survey and Valuation.
Read full article: [Valuations activity up 9% in UK despite price growth slowing]
 
Latest data shows UK Help to Buy scheme has now helped over 73,000
2015-01-08 12:30:19 [Europe]
The majority of sales under the UK government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme continues to be to first time buyers representing 83% of total sales, the latest figures show.Read full article: [Latest data shows UK Help to Buy scheme has now helped over 73,000]
 
UK housing price growth slowed at end of 2014, index data confirms
2015-01-08 10:37:35 [Europe]
House prices in the UK in the last three months of 2014 were 0.3% higher than in the previous quarter and are expected to increase by up to 5% in 2015, according to the latest index report.Read full article: [UK housing price growth slowed at end of 2014, index data confirms]
 
Lower end US housing market set to be the best performer in 2015
2015-01-07 18:07:54 [North America]
The lower end of the residential real estate market in the United States is set to outperform other property sectors in 2015.Read full article: [Lower end US housing market set to be the best performer in 2015]
 
Auckland property market sees record sales, record prices and low listings
2015-01-06 17:08:48 [Australasia]
December’s residential property sales in Auckland were the strongest they have been for the final month of the year for the past decade, the latest data shows.Read full article: [Auckland property market sees record sales, record prices and low listings]
 
Valencia and Madrid tipped as potential property hotspots for 2015
2015-01-06 11:30:35 [Europe]
Valencia and Madrid have been named as potential property investment hotspots for 2015 as the country’s property market continues its recovery.Read full article: [Valencia and Madrid tipped as potential property hotspots for 2015]
 
Average city rents up almost 5% in the US in 2014
2015-01-05 15:26:02 [North America]
Americans paid out $20.6 billion more in rent in 2014 compared to 2013 as nationally average rents in cities increased during the year, new data shows.
Read full article: [Average city rents up almost 5% in the US in 2014]
 
Scottish prime property market set to be busy due to tax change in April
2015-01-05 11:28:53 [Europe]
An increase in demand for prime property in Scotland between September and December ensured a strong end to 2014, both in terms of prices and sales, the latest index report shows.Read full article: [Scottish prime property market set to be busy due to tax change in April]
 
City property values in Australia decreased gradually during 2014, latest index shows
2015-01-02 14:55:41 [Australasia]
Residential property values in Australian capital cities increased by 0.9% in December to take the annual increase to 7.9%, the latest index data shows.Read full article: [City property values in Australia decreased gradually during 2014, latest index shows]
 
US home owners more confident than those who rent, new analysis suggests
2014-12-31 14:50:05 [North America]
Home owners in the United States are generally more confident than renters in their local housing market’s performance, according to the latest research from Zillow.Read full article: [US home owners more confident than those who rent, new analysis suggests]
 
Home sales fall in Miami after two months of significant growth
2014-12-30 13:41:23 [North America]
After two months of significant growth, home sales in Miami fell by 9.2% in November but prices are still rising, but at a slower pace than before.Read full article: [Home sales fall in Miami after two months of significant growth]
 
Owners of empty homes should be hit with extra tax, new research note suggests
2014-12-30 12:04:46 [Europe]
Britain's housing crisis is being made worse by hundreds of thousands of homes left empty, according to a new report from the Institute of Public Policy Research.Read full article: [Owners of empty homes should be hit with extra tax, new research note suggests]
 
Annual house price growth slows across the UK, house price index shows
2014-12-30 11:23:45 [Europe]
Most regions in the UK saw annual house price growth fall in 2014 taking the average price to £189,002, according to the latest Nationwide house price index.Read full article: [Annual house price growth slows across the UK, house price index shows]
 



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