House prices in the United States increased by 7.5% to $225,300 in the 12 months to January 2019 while rents have increased by 2.1% to $1,468, the latest index shows.
In the area around Bucharest, the real estate market is stabilizing after several years of price increases followed by a cool-down in demand.
Owning a home is still very much part of the American dream with those who have their own property and tenants believing it to be an important aspiration, new research has found.
Building approvals in Australia have reached their lowest for five years, down 23.7% in the final quarter of 2018, new figures show.
Pending home sales declined as a whole in the United States in December, but for the second month in a row the Western region experienced a slight increase, according to the latest index.
Every capital city in Australia apart from Canberra saw property prices fall month on month in January with only Hobart, Adelaide and Canberra recording annual growth, the latest index shows.
The number of homes sold in the United States over their asking prices fell to a two year low at the end of 2018, a new analysis shows.
Italy's economy tipped into recession at the end of last year, according to latest figures.
Annual residential property price growth slowed in more than half of the largest housing markets in the United States in December 2018, the latest index shows.
More houses available to buy in Australia is making the market more affordable, but properties in Sydney and Melbourne are still too pricey for many, it is suggested.
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