The Finnish economy, and its real-estate market by extension, have struggled since the global financial crisis, but both have improved in the last couple of years, agents said.
Even so, builders' overall view of the new-home market remains positive
The number of properties sold across the country fell 20 % last month versus a year ago, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) said on Friday
The industry group said actual sales, not seasonally adjusted, were down 9.9 % from August 2016
New home prices rose 8.3 % in August versus a year ago, slowing from a 9.7 % increase in July, Reuters calculated from National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data out on Monday
The six-month event, the first World Expo to be staged in the Middle East, is expected to attract up to 300,000 visitors a day when it opens in October 2020
A severe shortage of housing combined with surging demand in Ireland's fast-recovering economy has caused house prices to rise sharply
Picture Detroit, and blocks of foreclosed and abandoned homes may come to mind. But think again: While the “Motor City” days are far from returning, this city’s real estate market is showing signs of recovery.
A resilient property market will be good news for China's policymakers, who want to keep the real estate market stable ahead of a once-in-five-years Communist Party congress in October.
The seasonally-adjusted annual rate of starts rose to 223,232 in August from July's upwardly revised 221,974. Economists had expected a decline to a 212,000 annual rate