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In 2014, global luxury residential prices increased by 6.2 percent.

According to the new Knight Frank Prime Residential Prices Index, luxury residential property prices rose 6.2 percent on average in the year to June 2014 across the global index's 32 cities. The value of luxury homes in main US cities is now growing at a faster pace than in other European and Asian …

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In Q2, London received $5.7 billion in commercial investment, with 75% of it coming from overseas.

Cushman & Wakefield, the world's largest privately-owned real estate services company, reported £3.38 billion in central London commercial property sales in the second quarter of 2014, bringing the overall investment in the first half of 2014 to £7.6 billion.

The figure for Q2 2014 is down from…

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For the first time in 41 years, London home prices are more than double the national average.

According to global real estate consultancy Cushman & Wakefield, the average London home price is now double the UK average for the first time in 41 years.

London homes are now twice as expensive as the average UK property for the first time since building society Nationwide released house price …

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Westfield Malls will be purchased by Intu for $1.4 billion.

Intu Properties Plc, the UK's largest shopping mall operator, has paid £867.8 million ($1.4 billion) to Westfield Group for three shopping malls.

According to a corporate statement, the retailer will purchase the 230,000-square-foot Sprucefield retail park in Northern Ireland, the 1.3 million-sq…

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Commercial Investment in London Hits a Six-Year High.

According to Cushman & Wakefield, commercial property transactions in Central London hit £19.9 billion in 2013, the highest level since 2007. The £13.5 billion in transactions was up 47% from the previous year. However, it is still less than the pre-crisis high of £20.54 billion set in 2007. rea…

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Trophy Assets are more difficult to come by, according to a fund manager.


Korean and Chinese institutional investors who have dabbled in overseas real estate with cautious acquisitions are finding it increasingly difficult to find offers.

According to the asset manager whose firm advised on the first offshore property acquisition by a Chinese insurer, a revival i…

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Residential properties in Chile

Following relatively recent law changes, Chilean law is neutral between landlord and tenant.

The following summary only refers to the renting of properties in urban areas; however, guidance will be provided on the legislation governing rental of properties in rural areas. qatar properties for sal…

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Rent: Can the landlord and tenant agree to rent in Botswana freely?

Botswana's rental market is a free market and the landlord and tenant can freely agree on rent. There is a rent control law, but it only applies to commercial properties in urban areas (Chapter 43:09).  buy property in qatar for expats

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In the lease agreement, provisions for…

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Rentals: Can tenants and landlords agree on rent freely in Barbados?  buying property in qatar for expats

Tenants are generally subject to free market arrangements in Barbados, and rents can be freely agreed. Rent is usually quoted weekly or monthly.



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11 New hotels in NYC that make the big apple even more enjoyable!

Manhattan, a 13,5-mile-long island, is one of the biggest cities in the world — ask every New Yorker. She has it all, after all: Broadway's slew of emotional productions; Michelin-starred restaurants offer dinner well into the middle of the night; Fashion Week – people who see the streets and hotels…

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Povlsen retains the richest crown of Scots!

Danish landowner and business leader Anders Povlsen remained at the top of Scotland's rich list following over £1.2 billion in the past year of his wealthy ballon.

The owner of the Edinburgh building, Jenners, also has a 25 percent stake in the Asos online fashion chain which saw its value rocke…

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The Danish model, plus five additional LTC choices!

Residents of care homes in Denmark are allowed to sip a glass of wine or smoke a cigarette. Even in the winter, they go outside. There are a few stairwells in the units, which were designed to provide residents with additional exercise. real estate companies in qatar

The most apparent distinctio…

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The number of apartments in Prague has increased by 98 percent – these districts are now the most rented!

More apartments are available on the Prague market for long-term rents, and rent falls due to the effects of coronavirus, which has limited tourism users with short-term rents.

At the end of the second quarter of 2020, the number of long term rental apartments in Prague increased by 97.7 percent …

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How much money do you have? The most expensive property for sale in the Czech Republic is on the market!

Prices for the most expensive real estate in the Czech Republic have dropped. A private villa in the exclusive Bubeneč district of Prague, filled with embassies and government buildings, offers amenities not found anywhere else in the country, with a price tag of CZ500,000,000 (500 million Czech kor…

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Prague City Hall wants to allow Parliament to regulate Airbnb in a stricter way!

Prague City Hall plans to request a change to the law in the Czech Parliament so that city rental services like Airbnb can be better regulated.

Councilor Hana Kordová Marvanová (UPC) was authorized to prepare a proposal to amend the Trade Licensing Act of Prague.

Under the amendments to the …

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The profitability of renting property in the first quarter of 2018 increased to 7.8 percent

The purchase of a house for rent is increasingly an option for small savers who expect a return. According to an idealist study, in the first quarter of 2018 the income from housing investment has risen by six percentage points to 7.8 percent in the last year, due to increased demand for rents. qat…

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Frustrated home vendors need not give up the competition to deliver results!

Defeated house hunters around the country abandon purchasing property as their houses' prices increase and intense competition keeps them out of company.

In what industry analysts term "boom fatigue," some buyers ó especially those with small budgets ó hesitate and wait to see whether prices cras…

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Island rent in Spain for 20,000 a night

Yes, you read it right—in fact, in Spain you can rent an island. Of course for island rentals, the price is not exactly within reach of ordinary mortals: renting this Spanish island costs 20,000 euros per night. We are talking about Illa de Tagomago, or Tagomago Island, 900 meters from Balearic Isla…

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A newly constructed luxury seafront villa in Los Monteros!

Los Monteros exclusive residential area in Marbella is greatly appreciated for its surroundings and luxury beachfront villas, including 24-hour security and proximity to La Cabane, the famous 5-star Hotel Los Monteros. This newly constructed villa in this popular resort features a contemporary ethni…

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Collective self-consumption: 74 percent of Spain's apartment blocks are suitable for solar panels!

According to idealist/energy data, the vast majority of multi-familiar Spanish residential buildings can install solar panels on their roofs, which can lead to shared energy consumption among neighbours. Different sector studies have shown that bills can be cut by up to 40 percent and the initial in…

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