In the industrial northeastern region of Alsace, international buyers find quality housing for sub-Paris prices.
In the Flemish tourist haven of Bruges, where the housing stock is slow to change, prices are rising along with demand.
Hong Kong, Singapore and Osaka have just been ranked as the world's most expensive cities to live in.
The National Statistics Institute's House Price Index (IPV) also showed that house prices in the fourth quarter of 2019 dropped by 0.6% on average compared to the third quarter.
Long a haven for foreign companies and their employees, the small nation is facing a housing squeeze as Europe restructures its business.
China's construction activities were stalled in February as the government extended Lunar New Year holidays and advised people to stay indoors as a precaution against a coronavirus outbreak.
This will be one of the first measures geared towards protecting tenants by the new government, which made accessible housing a priority in its coalition manifesto.
After two hurricanes in 2017, the tiny U.S. Virgin Island has seen sales rebound, although the priciest homes are the slowest to move.
With the 2020 Summer Olympics on the horizon, prices are rising in Tokyo, Osaka and other major Japanese cities as fewer apartments go on the market.
Last year, the number of transactions across the city fell by about a third. Here’s a look inside the numbers.
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